Other types of visa
Other than taking up employment, there are other reasons to apply for a visa to enter Germany. For certain professional groups, special entry and employment rules have to be considered. Read more about other types of visa that are designed for a long-term stay in Germany.
Visa for research
Germany is an attractive location for many international researchers. Those who come from abroad and wish to enter Germany for a research stay may need a visa for their research endeavours.
Visa for language acquisition
Taking a German class in Germany can have many advantages: the acquired language skills can immediately be put to practice in everyday life. For this purpose of stay, a visa for language acquisition may be necessary.
Visa for a study-related internship EU
As a student enrolled in a university abroad, it is possible to complete an internship in Germany to gain some initial work experience. For this purpose, a visa may be necessary in individual cases.
Visa for IT specialists
IT experts from abroad have many options to work in Germany. For people requiring a visa, a special regulation applies in order to receive a work visa.
Special regulations for professional drivers
Professional drivers from third countries can work in Germany, even without a formal recognition. Learn which requirements apply for the visa and the stay.
Special regulations for artists
Taking up work as an international artist in Germany is subject to a special regulation, if they happen to come from third countries. Verify whether you meet the requirements for the entry and stay.
Special regulations for language teachers
With a visa to work as a language teacher, you can live in Germany and teach your mother tongue at a school. Learn which visa requirements apply for this purpose.
Professional athletes and coaches
In professional sports, athletes from third countries can receive a residence title to professionally practice their sport in Germany. You can read here which requirements apply for the visa and the stay.