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I am 13. I have an arranged place to stay in germany for 1 year. I know german pretty well and intend to go to school there.I have US as well as German passports. What paperwork do I need to fill out?

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    You should check out what the requirements of the airline you’ll be flying with eg aa.com/i18n/travel-info/special-assistance/… – Traveller Jan 3 at 16:40
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    You shouldn't post too much personal information here, but: is that place with relatives of your family? Do they have children approximately your age? That would make things a lot more realistic. – o.m. Jan 3 at 17:01
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You write that you are 13 and that you have arranged a place. Under German law, your legal guardians have the right and duty to supervise your location in accordance with your age and maturity. They don't have to watch a 13-year-old every minute, but they do have to know and agree with your plan.

  • As a German citizen, you need no visa. You do need a written permission from your guardians stating your identity, their identity and contact information, a copy of their identity documents, your itinerary and destination, the identity of any adults you're traveling with.
  • Usually, something like this is arranged with a student exchange program, but that is not strictly necessary. Your guardians could arrange for your stay with other responsible adults.
  • The host family will need to register your residence with the municipal authorities.
  • You will probably be required to go to school. That will follow when you register your residence.

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