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Germany is one of the best European countries that offer tremendous job opportunities to the ambitious crowd because of a large shortage in skilled labor among its own citizens. Among all of the European countries, Germany has the most to offer as far as work in the fields of Science, Engineering and Technology are concerned. Additionally most German companies pay generously and the work-life balance is given a lot of importance. By working in the country you can be assured a high quality living, safety, and a no-stress visa process.

TYPES OF WORK PERMITS:

GENERAL EMPLOYMENT WORK PERMIT:

This is the most common type of visa issued to work in Germany. It requires a confirmed job offer from a German company and is valid till the end of the duration mentioned in the employee's contract.

SPECIALIST PROFESSIONAL GERMAN WORK PERMIT:

This type of visa is specifically for individuals with a specialized training or excellent earning potential.

SELF-EMPLOYED GERMAN WORK PERMIT:

This type of visa is issued to individuals who want to set up their own business in Germany. However this type of work permit may be hard to qualify for as the individual needs to display that he has excellent business plans and the potential to succeed.

"VAN DER ELST" GERMANY WORK PERMIT:

This type of visa is issued to individuals who are being transferred through their company to the German branch.

AU PAIR WORK VISA GERMANY:

This type of work visa is specifically issued to individuals who have been hired as "live-in nannies" by a Germany-based family. This visa is valid for a period of 12 months but the individual must possess strong German language skills to qualify.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR THE WORK VISA:


APPLYING FOR THE VISA:


50,000 - 60,000 work permits are issued every year for the country. To ensure a smooth and comfortable visa process, early applications are encouraged.

Work Visa