Working in Germany: the official website
for qualified professionals


 You can contact us in a variety of ways. By email, chat or hotline, in German or in English – our specialists are there to help you.

We’re here to answer all your questions about living and working in Germany on this live chat, in German or in English.

You can chat with us from Monday to Friday, from 9am to 3pm CET. We look forward to talking with you!

+49 30 1815 - 1111

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Please note that our chat room is closed on the following days:

  • 12 February 2018 (Carnival Monday)
  • 30 March 2018 (Good Friday)
  • 02 April 2018 (Easter Monday)
  • 01 May 2018 (Labour Day)
  • 10 May 2018 (Ascension Day)
  • 21 May 2018 (Whit Monday)
  • 31 May 2018 (Corpus Christi)
  • 26. September (from 12 PM)
  • 03 October 2018 (German Unity Day)
  • 01 November 2018 (All Saints' Day)
  • 24 December 2018 (Christmas Eve)
  • 25 December 2018 (Christmas Day)
  • 26 December 2018 (Boxing Day)
  • 31 December 2018 (New Year's Eve)

Information about the chat operator

The Federal Employment Agency (BA) supports international professionals with finding a job in Germany and informs employers about the option of international recruitment. With their service unit, the Migration Support Centre (VWC), the BA offers international professionals a wide-ranging information and advisory service relating to the topic of working and living in Germany. The focus of this service is the personal and individual consultation of your requests via chat, phone or email.


Send us your questions about living and working in Germany in German or English. We will answer as soon as we can.

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You can get personal advice in German and English over our hotline. We look forward to your call!

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Here you'll find answers to the most frequently asked questions about living and working in Germany, as well as about our Web site and partners.

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In our chat you can put your questions to our specialists in German or English, rapidly and without prior login.

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Schicken Sie uns Ihre Fragen zum Arbeiten und Leben in Deutschland auf Deutsch oder Englisch. Wir antworten Ihnen so schnell wie möglich.

E-Mail schreiben


Über unsere Hotline erhalten Sie am Telefon eine persönliche Beratung auf Deutsch und Englisch. Wir freuen uns auf Ihren Anruf.

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Hier finden Sie Antworten auf die häufigsten Fragen zum Leben und Arbeiten in Deutschland sowie zu unserer Webseite und unseren Kooperationspartnern.

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In unserem Chat können Sie Ihre Fragen auf Deutsch oder Englisch direkt an unsere Fachleute stellen, schnell und ohne Anmeldung.

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