Please read the following information about the statement of comparability for foreign higher education qualifications: Direct link to KMK – required documentations Please collect the following documents and prepare officially certified photocopies (notarised copies/ with apostille): The diploma of the higher education qualification to be assessed in original language An overview of subjects and grades
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Registration office

The knowledge of the German language is required for the online registration. The German language is helpful when registering with the authorities since many officials do not speak English or only insufficiently to clarify complicated matters. In order to register in Hamburg, an appointment at one of the registration offices is required. You can make
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For the payment of the salary the tax ID must be transmitted to the employer. The tax ID is generated automatically at the time of registration and sent by post within 2-4 weeks by the tax office. It is possible to request the tax ID directly from the registration office a few days after registration.
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