Reader question: Can I get a retirement visa for Germany?
FOR MEMBERS

Reader question: Can I get a retirement visa for Germany?

Unlike in EU countries such as Portugal or Spain, Germany does not have a visa specifically for pensioners. Yet applying to live in the Bundesrepublik post-retirement is not difficult if you follow these steps.

EXPLAINED: Could people in Germany soon be working until the age of 68?

EXPLAINED: Could people in Germany soon be working until the age of 68?

Explained: What are Germany’s planned new pension reforms?

Explained: What are Germany’s planned new pension reforms?

Why poverty among pensioners continues to rise in Germany

Why poverty among pensioners continues to rise in Germany

Half of all Germans ‘worry about old-age poverty’

Half of all Germans ‘worry about old-age poverty’

How does Germany’s pension system measure up worldwide?

How does Germany’s pension system measure up worldwide?

Should Germany raise the retirement age to 69?

Should Germany raise the retirement age to 69?

Four in five Germans ‘concerned about retirement’

Four in five Germans ‘concerned about retirement’

‘My goal is to be happy’: how thrifty Germans are leaving the rat race early

‘My goal is to be happy’: how thrifty Germans are leaving the rat race early

How to maximize your German pension – even if you plan to retire elsewhere
FOR MEMBERS

How to maximize your German pension – even if you plan to retire elsewhere

Women in Germany receive half the pension men do, study shows

Women in Germany receive half the pension men do, study shows

5 things to know about retirement in Germany
FOR MEMBERS

5 things to know about retirement in Germany

Incomes of the old rising faster than those of young, study shows

Incomes of the old rising faster than those of young, study shows

Germany’s ageing baby boomers to be drain on economic growth: report

Germany’s ageing baby boomers to be drain on economic growth: report

Why your children may have to work until 71 in Germany

Why your children may have to work until 71 in Germany

Here’s where people live the longest in Germany

Here’s where people live the longest in Germany

Want a fat state pension at 37? Join the Social Democrats

Want a fat state pension at 37? Join the Social Democrats

Work until 69? Germans riled by Bundesbank call

Work until 69? Germans riled by Bundesbank call

German Federal Bank wants to raise retirement age to 69

German Federal Bank wants to raise retirement age to 69

Lufthansa strike hits long-haul passengers

Lufthansa strike hits long-haul passengers

Pension payments policy failing: expert

Pension payments policy failing: expert

Mercedes: No foul play over Rosberg retirement

Mercedes: No foul play over Rosberg retirement

What are the triggers for work stress?

What are the triggers for work stress?

Ageing Germany lowers retirement age

Ageing Germany lowers retirement age

Coalition agrees to lower retirement age to 63

Coalition agrees to lower retirement age to 63

CDU threatens to pull plug on early retirement

CDU threatens to pull plug on early retirement

Poor pensions frighten half of Germans

Poor pensions frighten half of Germans

Germany ‘third best place to grow old’

Germany ‘third best place to grow old’

Germans say ‘nein danke’ to retiring at 67

Germans say ‘nein danke’ to retiring at 67

Teacher wins fight to work past 65

Teacher wins fight to work past 65

Nearly half fear working until later pension

Nearly half fear working until later pension

Optimistic youth fail to prepare for old age

Optimistic youth fail to prepare for old age

More Germans than ever take early retirement

More Germans than ever take early retirement

Mental illness forcing more to retire early

Mental illness forcing more to retire early

More pensioners working low-paid jobs to get by

More pensioners working low-paid jobs to get by

German workers retiring later in life

German workers retiring later in life

Muslims forming charity system for kindergartens and care homes

Muslims forming charity system for kindergartens and care homes

Labour Ministry defends raising retirement to 67

Labour Ministry defends raising retirement to 67

Germans retiring later in life

Germans retiring later in life

SPD buries hatchet over pension age hike policy

SPD buries hatchet over pension age hike policy

Leading economist calls for pensions at 70

Leading economist calls for pensions at 70

Pensioners’ choir on a highway to hell-raising

Pensioners’ choir on a highway to hell-raising

MPs push for end to pension guarantee

MPs push for end to pension guarantee

Berlin residents at highest risk for poverty

Berlin residents at highest risk for poverty