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New: Brochure on the fast-track procedure for skilled workers

The brochure answers the key questions related to the fast-track procedure for skilled workers. It tells you which documents you need for the procedure, who is responsible for the procedure, and who the procedure is aimed at.

War in Ukraine: FAQ for employers

The current situation in Ukraine raises questions for many employers and employees in regard to industrial law and residence law. The Confederation of German Employers' Associations (BDA) compiled all information available at present in an FAQ. The FAQ is continuously being further developed and updated.

Quick-Check for employers

The Quick-Check helps you in recruiting and integrating international skilled workers or trainees. Discover the possibilities!

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Do you have any questions?

Do you have any remaining questions on the recruitment of foreign skilled workers? Our experts are happy to answer them! Learn more about different ways to contact us by clicking on one of the symbols on the right-hand side.

Guide for employers

The Skilled Immigration Act improves immigration opportunities for skilled workers from countries outside the EU (third countries). The "Possibilities of skilled worker immigration - What employers need to know" guide provides a concise explanation of all legal regulations concerning the employment of skilled professionals from third countries.

Important points of contact

Would you like to apply for the fast-track procedure for skilled workers? Our overview helps you to find the right point of contact in your federal state.

At a glance: attracting professionals from abroad

This check list for recruiting professionals from abroad explains how to find and integrate foreign skilled workers into your business. It also provides information on what to consider when it comes to the legal framework.

New recruiting project "Hand in Hand for International Talents"

Are you a company of the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (IHK) and looking for a specialist in the fields of electrical engineering or computer science? The project "Hand in Hand for International Talents" supports you in your search for suitable specialists with vocational training in Brazil, India and Vietnam.

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