Here you can ask, answer and find questions surrounding the topic: arriving in Germany

i am currently an Aupair in Düsseldorf. i applied to study (ausbildung) but my academic documents have not been processed by the Köln office till now, despit having received a place for study.

i have now acquired a place for FSJ. the issue is however, that my Aupair Visa is still Valid for another year, but i have agreed with my Family that i can go and start my FSJ if i want.

1. do i need to exchange visas again? is my Aupair Visa still valid, so that i only renew once it is over?

2. if i have to change visas, which documents do i need and what is the process of changing these visas?
asked Sep 9 in Other Questions by VerbalQueen
Dear @VerbalQueen, Welcome back to the Wefugees Community and thank you for your question. Unfortunately, I am not familiar with the visa/residence types for Aupair and FSJ or the proceedings. I will link our dear @mbeon-Christine here again, as she is much more knowledgeable in education/employment issues. However, I read in this paper ( that it could get more complicated as the residence permit for the FSJ usually requires the application for the specific FSJ visa before you enter Germany. Best, Meike

Please log in or register to answer this question.

3,271 questions
4,050 answers
134,797 users