Long-Term Housing

Minimum Rental Periods

The minimum rental agreement period is typically 1 year.

Required Documents for Signing a Lease

Typical documents required to sign a rental contract include:

• Valid ID.
• Proof of employment

Standard Security Deposit

The security deposit is equivalent to 1-3 months’ rent.

Local Norm for Returning the Security Deposit

The security deposit will be returned upon termination of the lease and completion of a walk tthrough inspection. Any damages incured will be deducted from the returned security deposit.

Rental Commission

Should you utilize the services of a real estate agent to help you in your search, agencies usually collect rental commission equal to 1 months’ rent.

Payment of Rental Commission

The agent’s rental commission is typically paid by the tenant.

Accepted Method of Payment

Wire transfer, check, and cash are acceptable methods of payment.

 

School Registration

School Fees

Typical school fees includee a registration fee – typically around 230 EUR.

Accepted Method of Payment

Wire transfer, check, and cash are acceptable methods of payment.

Additional Notes

 

Obtaining a Driver’s License

Requirements

An International driver’s license is acceptable.

Additional Notes

An internation driver’s license is issued in the country of origin.

 

Opening a Bank Account

Required Documents

In order to open a bank account, you may be asked for:

• Valid passport
• Valid resident card OR valid visa
• 2 ID pictures
• Completed application forms

Time Required

It may take 1-2 weeks’ for your account opening to be complete.

Additional Notes

Generally there is limited use of credit cards.