Germany Employment Visa

Germany is a popular destination for jobseekers across the world. The reasons include a fast-growing economy, job opportunities in various sectors, and competitive salaries.

Germany is looking for skilled workers in several sectors; the government offers various work permit options for international workers.

Work visa for non-EU residents

Non-EU residents must apply for a permit to work in Germany. They will need a residence permit before travelling to Germany. They must approach the German embassy or consulate in their country.  Their application must include the following:

  • Job offer letter from the firm in Germany
  • Valid passport
  • Annexure for an employment permit
  • Certificates of academic qualification
  • Certificates of work experience
  • Approval letter from the Federal Employment Agency
EU Blue card

Individuals are eligible for the EU Blue Card if they have a graduate or undergraduate degree from a recognized university and a job with an annual gross salary of €56,000 (as of 2021) in Germany before moving there.

Any of the following individuals are eligible for an EU Blue Card:

  • Those who have graduated from a German university
  • Those who are highly skilled professionals in the field of either mathematics, IT, life sciences, or engineering
  • Those who are medical professionals

It’s necessary that these eligible individuals earn a salary comparable to German workers.

Privileges of EU Blue Card:

  • You are allowed to stay in Germany for 4 years
  • You are eligible for permanent residency after 2 or 3 years
  • Your spouse and children are eligible to come with you
  • Your family members are eligible for work permit
How can Y-Axis help you?
  • Y-Axis can:

    • Advise you on producing records of information as required
    • Advise you on how the funds needed for the permit need to be shown
    • Assist you in completing the application process
    • Review your records of information needed along with the permit application
What is the EU Blue Card?

The EU Blue Card – Blaue Karte EU – is a residence title for non-EU academics that wish to work in an EU Member State. For an EU Blue Card, applicants must have a university degree along with a work contract meeting the requirement for minimum gross salary.

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