Visa and Immigration
IRC supports you competently with all the formalities when brining an international employee as Expat or new local hire from abroad to Germany.

Most essential for a successful international transfer is the timely approval of all necessary visa and immigration applications. Our many years of experience dealing with all the formalities pertaining to visa applications, the application of the work permit authorization and residence permits as well as the local administrative procedures, allows us to say, we are extremely versed to best assist you and your assignee with these essential procedures.

IRC has excellent contacts to the authorities ensuring quick solutions for often very difficult and tedious time-consuming requests.

Entering Germany for a short-term assignment or new job is more than simply arriving at the airport. Germany with its specific bureaucracy, differing from state to state, can be confusing and cause delays. Put your trust in IRC for quick and comprehensive solutions and high professional consultancy for all inbound and outbound assignees or local hires.

IRC offers the following services:

  • Identification of individual visa and immigration needs
  • Coordination of the entire visa application process
  • Application and extension of the work permit authorization
  • Application and extension of the residence permit
  • Preparation of application forms
  • Organization of document flow
  • Support with local registration requirements

IRC accompanies you and your assignee from the initial clarification of all visa regulations before departure to all local registration requirements upon arrival

Service Modules
Our different service modules allows IRC to offer customized destination services. We can gladly put together an individual service concept for you.

Orientation: Comprehensive information about the new place of residency in Germany. IRC offers an extensive neighborhood orientation tour which enables your assignee the selection of the residential area, which best meets their needs.
We respond to the individual needs of your assignees and create a search profile to assist in finding suitable properties. Our scope of Home-Finding Service includes limited to unlimited accompanied viewings. This can be negotiated.
Handover of property
We document every property handover with a protocol and digital photos of damages. IRC supports your employees with all formalities regarding lease negotiations, lease summary in English and offering registration support with utility suppliers.

Whether it concerns moving companies , renovations or interior design - through our netowork of selected service providers, we can put together the perfect team for solution to your employee's needs.
Family support
It is IRC's top priority, to integrate the entire family well, with the greatest empathy for the individual needs. We support the family with their choice of educational institutions and facilitate the integration of each family member into a supportive social network.
Administrative Assistance
Through our expertise and excellent contacts with the government authorities, we can support you and your assignees efficiently with all authorizations and formalities. From visa support, to work permit authorization to local registrations and residence permits.

Ongoing Support
Would you like continual suppor? We can supervise the expiration dates of all permits and can offer an emergency 24/7 hotline to your assignees. Discuss with us your needs.
The coordination of all necessary proceedings for a stress-free departure is with IRC in professional hands. We have all deadlines of contract terminations and formalities at one glance.
Special services
You are planning to move an entire department or your company headquarters to a new location? Through our many years of experience with company moves, we can respond professionally to your specific needs.

We are happy to create an individual service concept for you.
Our team manager will advise you competently.

More Services

Employee Relocation


VIP Executive Services


Spouse Career Counseling