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I came for language course to prepare for study in October 2020. I got schengen visa. I can not travel back home because of  corona travel restrictions . Can I apply for visa switch to student application visa? I have not yet got any admission yet because I am not done with my language course and can't apply for student visa. I am at B1. Can I pay for further tuition in language course and apply for student application visa?  Second question. My funds are in my home country. Can I apply for blocked account in Germany on tourist visa? My visa expired but I understand I have up to June 30th. Third question. Is there someone who can help me with free counseling in Heidelberg? I have other personal questions I need to ask.
asked Apr 26, 2020 in Legal advice by Siku

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Hello Siku,

thank you for reaching out the wefugees community.

At first you have to contact the foreign office (Ausländerbehörde) to extend your visa. In the time of coronacrisis this is not the problem.

For a student visa you need minimum Level B 2. Also necessary is an annual budget of 10236 € on a blocked account. Here are more informations;

For free acounselling please contact my colleagues in Heidelberg. You can find the addresses here:;jsessionid=F8CB93943C729C21729A4367C913FCFD

I hope my answers were helpful and I would be very happy if you would contact me again with further questions. I'm a consultant with mbeon and I‘ll be glad to help you over a longer period of time. Mbeon is an online advice for migrants via the mbeon app, which you can install on your smartphone for free. Download it from App Store or Google Play Store. You can find me in the mbeon app and get confidential individual advice in a secure virtual space without other people reading our conversation. Further information:
Best regards,
your mbeon advisor

answered Apr 27, 2020 by manrhei-mbeon
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