Category: Moving & Relocation
The transition from one country to another, as you say goodbye to one place and travel to the next, can be a very traumatic experience. Not knowing what will happen when you arrive – being unsure of what you will have to do when you walk out of the airport, or even how to get from the airport to your new accommodation – can be very stressful.
When you sign up as a German taxpayer, you’ll see a line on the form asking for your religious affiliation. This is not a totally innocuous question.
Germany, you’ll soon discover, is a very well-run country. But bureaucracy is a price for keeping a well-run operation. Your very first duty is to let the local authorities know where you are – not at every minute, but the location of your official residence.