residence permit

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Residence permit is the name of the temporary residence title that third-country nationals receive in Germany → Main article Residence permit (Germany) .

Austria and Switzerland do not use this designation. Comparable residence permit hot in both countries residence permitMain article residence status (Austria) and main article residence status (Switzerland) .

The legal system in the United States of America does not recognize a residence permit in the European sense. Temporary residence rights are usually granted via a visa , which can also be valid for a longer period, from the respective US mission abroad (embassy, ​​consulate). Extensions usually require a return to the home country and a new application. Only the unlimited United States Permanent Resident Card is similar to the residence permit in the European sense.