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IT professionals with practical knowledge from third countries

Do you run a business and need IT specialists? There is a special regulation for the recruitment of international IT professionals, according to which applicants from third countries can obtain the BA's approval for employment in the IT sector without formal recognition of their qualifications in Germany (Section 6 of the Ordinance on the Employment of Foreigners – BeschV).

Read more about the required residence permit for IT specialists with practical professional knowledge on the website for skilled workers under the "Visa" section.

Important to know: If the applicants from third countries have an academic degree or vocational qualification in the IT sector recognised in Germany, they are subject to the residence requirements of the EU Blue Card or the visa for skilled workers.

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Federal Employment Agency (BA)

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