Welcome and ServiceCenter Essen (WSC)

Welcome to Essen - Let's make it your home!

We at the Welcome Center are pleased to welcome you to Essen!

Do you have a residence title for an employment for the highly qualified, for ICT, as a researcher, for self-employment or as a freelancer? Or do you want to apply for such a residence title (e.g. the Blue Card EU)? Then we can provide all the required services necessary according to the residency and registration law.

You are not a member of this group? No problem. Our colleagues at the Citizen Center and the foreign office will help you.

You can find our opening hours down below. Please keep in mind that you will need an appointment. You can arrange one via phone or via e-mail.

DayOpening and telephone hours
Monday8 AM to 1 PM; 2 PM to 3 PM
Tuesday8 AM to 1 PM; 2 PM to 3 PM
Thursday8 AM to 1 PM; 2 PM to 6 PM
Friday8 AM to 1 PM


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