Germany opens labour market for skilled workers from non-EU countries

30.08.2019 - Article

New rules for the immigration of skilled workers to Germany will enter into force in early 2020. The new law extends the opportunities for qualified professionals from outside the European Union to come to work in Germany.

Employees with different professions
Employees with different professions© colourbox.de

Before applying for a visa under the new rules, interested candidates need to obtain official recognition of their professional qualification from the competent German authorities. Information about the procedures can be found on www.anerkennung-in-deutschland.de. Interested professionals should start these procedures early. This is possible even before the new regulations enter into force.

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