Residents' Registration Office (Einwohnermeldeamt)
Students from non-EU countries must additionally apply to the Municipal Immigration Office (Ausländerbehörde) for a residence permit. This must be done immediately after arrival in Düsseldorf.
You require the following documents for a residence permit:
Opening a bank account at any (savings) bank in Germany is easy. A current account is normally free of charge for students. Setting up a bank account makes good sense. Many of the payments you will need to make, e.g. rent, health insurance etc. can be done by bank transfer.
To open a bank account you require:
In order to enrol at HSD and receive a student card, you need to take the following steps: