If you would like to work as an IT specialist in Germany, you have various options for obtaining a visa. The chart explains the different types of residence titles and the respective requirements.
Advantageous ways have been paved for IT specialists outside the European Union/EFTA (so-called “third countries”) to obtain a work visa in Germany. The type of visa you receive depends on your qualifications and your job offer in Germany. The table down below gives you a first overview of the different options.