Work Visa Germany

Work Visa Germany

Non-German citizens, who wish to move to Germany and work there, may need a Germany Work visa to do so.

There are three types of Long stay Employment Visa depending on your field of expertise and the economic needs of the Federal Republic of Germany.

Germany General Employment Visa
Those intending to apply under this type of National Employment Visa must fulfill two vital conditions:
  • vocational qualification
  • a concrete offer of a contract of employment.
Germany Special Employment Visa
Germany has established a visa for specialist professionals who wish to work and live in Germany. This type of visa applies particularly to graduates with special professional knowledge, university teachers with outstanding career profiles and experienced managers with an offer of a job carrying a salary not less than 86.400 euros per year.

The only conditions the applicant of these categories must fulfill is the possession of sufficient funds to maintain themselves, and a contract of employment.
Germany Self-Employed Visa
This category includes those who:
  • wish to work as freelancers in Germany
  • wish to start a business in Germany and have sufficient funds to do so
The process and documents required are the same as for other visa types, with an additional requirement being that you must prove your work will bring benefit to Germany.

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