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Germany Job seeker Visa


The Germany job Seeker Visa is an German National long stay visa which was launched on August 12, 2012. The primary goal is to attract more skilled experts from overseas to visit Germany to take part in interviews and to find jobs. Germany is currently attracting over one million skilled people to come to work and stay in the country for a lengthy period of time.

The lack of skilled workers in a variety of areas and jobs in Germany especially in manufacturing, engineering, and IT as well as health specialists, has forced to the Federal Government to try and come up with alternative solutions to fill the gaps in labor.

Processing Time :

  • Embassy/Consulate Processing Time 3-4 months* starting from the date of application
  • The procedure and timeframes for processing are reviewed from time moment at the choice of German Consulate/Embassy.

Benefits of applying for Germany job Seeker visa:

  • Look for a job your in Germany
  • An option for speedy processing in order to obtain permanent residence for Germany
  • Letter of offer without preconditions
  • The chance working in one of our most powerful economies
  • Job Opportunities in a range of major industries
  • Possibility to take your family members, including the children and spouse to Germany following the obtaining of permanent residency.


  • Germany is in search of skilled foreign workers for the job fields that are not in demand (e.g. engineers, technicians, scientists, IT)
  • More than 1.2m vacant positions are available across Germany. German employment market.
  • Top Industries: Machinery, Automotive and Aviation, Chemical and Medical, Energy and Environmental Technology, Engineering, Electronics and ICT, Consumer and Service.

What Are the Eligibility Criteria for a Germany Job Seeker Visa?

The applicant must also fulfill several criteria in order to be eligible to apply for the Germany job seeker visa, as follows:
The possession of a Bachelor or Master’s Degree from a German university or an equivalent foreign degree.
Have a relevant (a minimum of 5 years) of experience in your related field of interest/study.
Show proof of travel or medical insurance for your entire stay in Germany or until you get your Work Permit.
Show proof that you have sufficient funds to cover your whole stay in Germany.
= We have a team of qualified and experienced immigration consultants who specialize in the German visa process. We cater services that not only meet your visa needs but also serve you beyond it :
Eligibility Check : We help you check whether your occupation is listed in Germany’s in-demand list. Along with this, our team guides you to understand the eligibility requirements, customized document checklist, process, and more.
Visa Application and Follow-up : We apply for the visa on your behalf and follow-up with the concerned authorities to keep you updated on the status.
Resume Preparation: We have India’s finest writers who specialize in preparing German standard resumes and cover letters.
Job Search Assistance: We cut down your stress of knocking every company for a job. Our network is strong, with the help of which we ease your job search process and connect you to employers. As German employers are keen on several aspects while hiring foreign candidates, we help you crack the code. Our expert job search assistants give you tips and tricks on winning a job in Germany.
Interview preparation assistance: Firstly, we help you understand what happens during the visa interview. Our team prepares you to pass the interview with a positive result. We also help you prepare for German jobs.
Miscellaneous services: With our recognition of being “more than just a visa company”, we go the extra mile in providing you services that help you enjoy a comfortable stay in Germany.
Extra Services : From accommodation search help to post-landing services, we cover everything !
While this is an overview of the process, the finer details of Germany’s job seeker visa can be collected from our consultant at any of our nearest branches. Kansas Overseas Careers has been helping students as well as professionals to migrate to Germany through various visa pathways and shall be glad to assist you too .