Entrepreneurs from non-EU countries have the option of obtaining a residence permit to set up a company or to be self-employed in Germany. The legal basis for this is established in Section 21 of the Residence Act, and the family can also, according to Sections 29ff. follow the residency law.
Prerequisites for this are, among other things, that there is an economic and/or regional interest. A positive impact on the economy must be demonstrated and the company's financing must be secured and documented.
After a positive decision by the immigration authorities, the investor usually receives a three-year residence permit, which can be converted into a settlement permit (permanent residence) after the viability of the company has been checked accompany you to the application and successful granting of the residence permit.