Stay for qualified patients for employment Unfortunately this specification of service has not yet been completely translated.

If you only have a tolerance but are professionally qualified (e.g. vocational training, university degree) and have the prospect of a job, you can apply for a residence permit for the purpose of employment. Note: A residence permit may only be issued if there is a specific job offer, whereby the admission of employment is generally based on the requirements of The business location of Germany, taking into account the conditions on the labour market.

Evidence of the above conditions, in particular proof of job or job offer and qualification


Preconditions
The issue of a residence permit normally requires that: you meet the passport and visa requirement, subsistence is guaranteed without using public funds (the subsistence is deemed to be secured if income equal to the simple social assistance rule rate plus the costs of accommodation and heating as well as any health insurance contributions achieved), there is no reason for expulsion and Your stay does not affect or endanger the interests of the Federal Republic of Germany for any other reason. In addition, you must sufficient housing and have sufficient knowledge of the German language, meet the objective and personal requirements for labour migration, and have a job or a specific job offer. The factual and personal requirements include in particular: Qualified vocational training acquired in Germany or a university degree University degree acquired abroad and uninterrupted 2 years of professional experience in Germany Qualified vocational training acquired abroad and 3 consecutive years of work as a specialist in this profession in Germany It is also a prerequisite that the Federal Employment Agency has given its consent, unless otherwise regulated by regulation. Note : The issue of a residence permit is excluded if you have deliberately deceived the immigration authority about circumstances relevant to your residence law or have deliberately delayed or obstructed official measures to terminate your stay. They must also not have any links to or support extremist or terrorist organisations.
Section 8 Law on Residence (AufenthG ) (extension of residence permit) Section 18 Law on residence (AufenthG ) (employment) Section 18a Of the Residence Act (AufenthG) (Residence permit for qualified patients for the purpose of employment) Section 19 Residence Act (AufenthG ) (residence permit for highly qualified persons) Section 21 Law on Residence (AufenthG ) (Self-employment) Section 39 Of the Residence Act (AufenthG ) (approval of the Federal Employment Agency) Section 45 Residence Ordinance (AufenthV) (Fees for residence permit)

They must submit the application for a residence permit in writing to the immigration authority for the purpose of employment. The approval of the Federal Employment Agency is obtained by the Aliens Authority in an internal administrative procedure. You are only allowed to take up employment after receiving the residence permit for the purpose of employment. Tip: After 2 years of working with this residence permit in the profession for which you have demonstrated the qualification, you may also take up employment in another area.

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Last update or date of publication
28.05.2018