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Types of visa

Would you like to work, study or set up a business in Germany? You might need a visa in order to realise your plans. Read more on what types of visas there are, what requirements apply and which visa you are eligible for.

Learn more about: Work visa for qualified professionals

Work visa for qualified professionals

The work visa for skilled workers provides you with direct access to the German job market. Read more on what requirements you must meet in order to work as a skilled worker in Germany.

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Learn more about: EU Blue Card

EU Blue Card

Having numerous advantages, the EU Blue Card is one of the most popular resident titles for highly skilled workers. It is best to verify right away whether you are eligible for an EU Blue Card.

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Learn more about: Visa for IT professionals

Visa for IT professionals

In Germany, qualified and experienced skilled workers in IT are in high demand. Coming from abroad, there are a lot of options to receive a work visa – with or without a formal qualification certificate.

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Learn more about: Visa for jobseekers

Visa for jobseekers

Job seekers from abroad can enter Germany in order to look for a job. In some cases, a visa might be necessary. We will explain how it works.

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Learn more about: Visa for the recognition of foreign qualifications

Visa for the recognition of foreign qualifications

For many international skilled workers, the professional recognition is a basic requirement in order to receive access to the German job market. Inform yourself in advance on whether you require a visa for that purpose.

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Learn more about: Visa for training

Visa for training

Are you interested in completing vocational training in Germany? Do you require a visa or a residence permit in order to do that? We will show you how it works.

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Learn more about: Visa for self-employment

Visa for self-employment

As an entrepreneur from abroad, your business plans could thrive in Germany. In some cases, a visa for self-employment might be necessary.

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Learn more about: Visa for studying

Visa for studying

A student visa makes a stay in Germany for study purposes possible. Moreover, employment during and after your studies is an option. We will explain what you need to consider.

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Learn more about: Other types of visa

Other types of visa

Here you can find information on other visa options for people who plan a longer stay in Germany – whether it is for language learning or for work purposes in certain professions.

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