1.3 Checklist for departure

What you should do before leaving Germany:

  • Get in touch with the immigration authorities once you have passed your last examination to clarify questions such as when does my residence permit expire? How long can I stay in Germany?
  • De-register with the local authorities
  • Cancel your health insurance and liability insurance
  • Terminate your rental contract
  • Close your bank account
  • Cancel any other contracts such as mobile phone provider, gym membership and so on