- Your top 10 first things to do 🙂
- (1) – Find a proper job
- (2) – Find a flat share
- (2 bis) – Rent your own flat
- (3) – Anmeldung
- (4) – Health Insurance
- (5) – Sorting your Tax ID out
- (6) – Opening a bank account
- (7) – Mobile phone plan
- (8) – Insurances you should really consider
- (9) – Finding the best internet provider in Germany
- (10)- Steuererklärung – Tax refund
Your top 10 first things to do 🙂
This neat timeline you see underneath will help you set a to-do list to make sure you do things in the right order.
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(1) – Find a proper job
You need that sweet sweet cash to afford those nights out at Wilde Renate. Let’s see how to get a good job in Berlin.
(2 bis) – Rent your own flat
Prefer to live on your own ? Nice choice too.
(3) – Anmeldung
Got a place where to live already ? Then you must go through a pinacle of German administration. A simple but compulsory registration that will help a lot for what’s next for you.
(4) – Health Insurance
God bless Germany for its most complex health care administration. This way to understand the system a little bit better.
(5) – Sorting your Tax ID out
Nothing says “I live here” better than paying taxes. You will need to get a tax ID for that.
(6) – Opening a bank account
You got the monies. Now you need somewhere safe to put the monies. Here is a suggestion and a guide.
(7) – Mobile phone plan
Look at you being all popular ! You’ll need a phone line to keep in touch with all those new friends. Pre-paid or subscription, with or without hardware, we tell you how.
(8) – Insurances you should really consider
One is never too careful about being covered. A broad introduction to different kinds of compulsory and complimentary insurance you should really think about.
(9) – Finding the best internet provider in Germany
Homesick already? You want to skype with Dad & Mum but you ain’t go any internet connection. A quick intro.
(10)- Steuererklärung – Tax refund
Every year, you can get some of your taxes by doing a tax statement. Yes, free money!