German Working (Employment) Visa Requirements

To qualify as for a German work permit, the basic requirements for the employee and the German company are as follows:

  • The potential employee has to be employed on equal terms as a German employee.

  • German or other European nationals are not available to fill the position.

  • Usually the employee must have a university degree or comparable qualification. For some positions there are special requirements.

  • The German company must be registered at the Labor Authorities in Germany and apply for a Corporate Registration Number.

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