All those years, Einstein travels on his Swiss passport, he pays the military service exemption tax to the Swiss Army, and, like every foreigner, is obliged to renew his residence permit in Germany on a regular basis. In April 1922, in order to limit the repeated correspondence and the related costs, the German Foreign Office suggests that the Swiss Embassy would apply for a permanent visa on behalf of Einstein.


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