Job Seeker Visa

Job Seeker Visa

Higher education is king in Germany. Unlike any other nation, Germany offers a wide variety of highly regarded universities, a huge selection of courses, degrees that are highly valued around the world, cheap living expenses, and degrees that guarantee high employability.

In addition, Germany has a long and rich history, a vibrant and dynamic lifestyle that combines the modern and the classics, the urban and the country, and other elements that will engross you and make you appreciate every minute spent here.


You require the following in order to apply for a Job Seeker Visa to Germany:

  • being qualified
  • assemble all required paperwork
  • Complete an application
  • Schedule a visa appointment.
Eligibility of Applicant:
  • Possess a bachelor’s or master’s degree from a German university, or a foreign degree of equal standing.
  • have at least 5 years of experience in your field of study;
  • demonstrate that you have the resources to support yourself while you are in Germany;
  • possess travel or health insurance for the duration of your visit to Germany or until you receive your work permit.
Documents Checklists:
  • A valid passport (issued in the past 10 years and valid for at least 12 months after your scheduled return)
  • A copy of your passport’s data page
  • 3 passport pictures based on biometric specifications
  • A cover letter where you explain the objective of your visit, how you plan to find employment, and your alternative career plans if you cannot find a job
  • Diploma of your degree (or any other proof of academic qualification from a German or non-German universities).
  • Proof of accommodation in Germany (where you will be staying during your visit)
  • Proof of financial means to cover the costs for the time of your stay in Germany by showing one of the following documents:
  • Verpflichtungserklärung (formal obligation letter) by a sponsor living in Germany
  • Bank account statement, or
  • Blocked bank account.