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I have just moved to Berlin from Melbourne Australia.
Two days after arriving I have secured a job. I start work on the 30th of June, but in order to start I need a bank account (German), German Insurance and a tax number.
As part of my work permit condition I needed 12 months travel insurance, does this cover my German insurance?
Also I am yet to find a place of residence, therefore I cannot apply for a bank account, insurance or a tax number. It also seems I cannot apply for an apartment without a German Bank account?
Are there ways around this?
Any help would be greatly appreciated.