Job Seeker Visa in Germany

1. Introduction

Germany job seeker visa is for foreign nationals who intend to work in Germany. The visa allows them to continuously stay and job search in Germany for 6 months. Germany job seeker visa (long or short term)is a temporary residence permit.

2. Features Of Job Seeker Visa

  • 1. Temporary residence permit or job search permit of 6 months
  • 2. If you get a job in 6 months, you can apply for a German work visa
  • 3. If you are unable to find a job, need to return to your country of origin

3. Eligibility

  • 1. Minimum 15 years of STEM education(Science, Engineering, Technical or Mathematics)
  • 2. Minimum 3 years of work experience relevant to education

4. Benefits of applying for a Germany job seeker visa

All applicants must satisfy all of the following prerequisites:

  • 1. Earn in Euros!
  • 2. 1000s of jobs available.
  • 3. Relocate in less than 6 months
  • 4. Opportunity to convert to EU Residency later.

5. Visa fee & processing time

  • 1. Visa Fee is 4200 INR
  • 2. An additional amount of INR 20,000 will be charged for verification of your Indian-origin documents
  • 3. Visa processing time maybe 3 months or more

6. Documents & funds required

  • 1. Valid passport with a validity of at least 12 months
  • 2. Motivation letter outlining the details like the purpose of seeking a job in Germany, plan of action to get a job, the time required to secure a job, etc. The letter should have the next career plans if the job search in Germany is unsuccessful.
  • 3. Documents to prove your educational qualifications
  • 4. CV with educational and employment details
  • 5. Proof of accommodation in Germany
  • 6. Proof of sufficient funds to sustain the stay
  • 7. Medical and health insurance
  • 8. Minimum 3.5 Lakhs in liquid cash
  • 9. Referral Letter
  • 10. Proof of personal status in India (marriage, birth certificate, etc)

7. Conclusion

There are so many opportunities for doing a job in Germany. You can get a very good salary. The best part is you have the option to get a great future. If you want you and your family can settle over there permanently after getting citizenship. Don’t think a second time just check which visa would be most suitable for you.