Do I need a visa to work in Germany? And which visa regulations apply to me if I want to study or train in Germany? For many, these questions top the list of enquiries when considering looking for a job in Germany and planning the next stage in their career. The answer in a nutshell is: whether or not you need to apply for a visa, and which one, depends on which country you come from and what professional qualifications you have. In our Visa section, we explain the most important aspects about visas for Germany – for example, the different kinds of visa that exist, how to apply for a visa and who can ask for a Blue Card. For an even quicker introduction to the subject, do our Quick Check test to find out what possibilities are open to you for living and working in Germany.
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