APPLY FOR A GERMAN WORK VISA
Get a German residence permit for the purpose of employment
You are a German company who wants to offer an employment to an applicant who needs a visa? Or you are an employee and have signed a work contract with a German company? Great! Now it's time to learn about how this works. Scroll down and you will find an explanation on how to apply for the work visa by yourself, or how to get it with one of our expert's support.
Please note that on this website we exclusively describe the process for international employees who want to work in a company that is based in Germany. For freelancers or students who want to work in Germany the visa application processes may vary. Good news: EU-citizens don’t need a working permit. They can travel to Germany, register and start to work without any restrictions!
Digital solution: Apply for work visa by yourself
Applying for a German work visa is no doubt a complex process. There is a lot of contradictory information circulating online. The first step is obtaining a valid employment contract from the German company. After that is done, more paperwork is waiting. Documents must be gathered and translated into German. An appointment must be made at the German embassy – and, if everything works out fine, another one at the foreigner's office in Germany. An interview must be attended for the electronic residence permit (eAt). Challenges await you at every step of the way.
Here is a step-by-step explanation of what you need to do, if you want to apply for a residence permit for the purpose of employment in Germany! Do it yourself online!
Get an expert: Apply for a German work visa
Are you scared of making expensive mistakes in the visa application? You are doubtful about what paperwork you have to gather, and what boxes to tick? Unfortunately, it is not unusual that new employees make some mistakes in their visa application so that they get rejected. After that they have to repeat the process, fill out all forms again, make new appointments at the embassy and foreigner's office, etc. As such, submitting a new visa application may take several months.
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