Employment Visa (vocational qualification)

25.01.2024 - Article

1. General Information

The EU Blue Card allows third-country nationals with a university degree to take up employment in Germany comparable with their qualifications.

General information on the EU Blue Card is available on the website on the portal for qualified professionals: www.make-it-in-germany.com.

Online Application via the Foreign Office's Foreign Portal

You can easily apply for your visa online through the Foreign Office's Foreign Portal. We assist you in preparing the documents through pre-examination. You can check your application status online at any time.

Here is how the online application process works:

Step 1: Fill out your online application form and upload your documents.

Step 2: Submit your application. Your information and documents will be checked for completeness. You will receive feedback online. If your application is complete, you will receive a link to book an appointment.

Step 3: Book an appointment with our visa section online through the provided link.

Step 4: Attend your on-site appointment. During this appointment, your identity will be verified, and your biometric data (fingerprints and photo) will be captured. You can then pay the fee.

Step 5: Track your application status online.


On-Site Application at Your Foreign Mission

You can also apply for the visa on-site at the Embassy. To do this, prepare the necessary documents and then schedule an appointment. The documents will be checked for completeness only during the appointment. If there are missing documents, an additional appointment at the embassy may be necessary.

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