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processing a Germany Long Stay Freelancer Visa

With a freelance visa in Germany, you can work with different startups, businesses or individuals on a need-based and part-time contracts

To be self-employed in Germany, you will need a so-called Germany Freelancer Visa.

This type of visa has risen in popularity in recent years, although the road to getting one is a long and often frustrating process of German bureaucracy.

What is a German Freelancer Visa?

As the name suggests, the German Freelancer Visa allows you to live in Germany and work as a freelancer. The overall “visa” is divided into two components:

  1. Freelancer (Entry) Visa. This is a National (D) Visa, which you have to apply for at the Ger...
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processing a Germany Job Seeker Visa

Through this visa foreigners can come to Germany, attend interviews and find a job.

The shortage of skilled workers in many sectors and professions in Germany, specifically in engineering, manufacturing and the IT sectors, as well as health specialists, has pushed the Federal Government to try and find other solutions in order to fill the labor gaps.

The Germany Job Seeker Visa is a German National long stay visa that was established in August 2012. The main idea is to lure more qualified experts from abroad to come to Germany to attend interviews and find a job. However, job seekers are not allowed to work in Germany under this type of visa.

Do I Need to Apply for a Job Seeker Visa for Germany?

If you are a national of one of the countries below, you do not need to apply for a Job Seeke...

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Germany Student Internship Visa

Prospective universities are not the only opportunity that Germany offers to foreign students and newly graduates. Foreigners also have the chance to do an internship in their field study / interest, at the many institutions and companies here. During the internship, they can benefit professionally and have the chance to work alongside specialists of their field of study.

Who Can Get an Internship in Germany?

Everyone interested can get to do an internship in Germany. Even if your German is very basic, or you know no word in German at all, you can still manage to get an internship. It all depends on the company that wants to hire you as an intern.

Here are two ways of finding an internship in Germany:

  • You can check online for internship vacancies.
  • You can also email the company/institut...
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Germany Student Visa and Student Applicant Visa

Types of German visas for students, requirements, application steps and FAQs

Germany has lured many bright students from around the world to study at one of its prestigious universities in the past decades.

With around 300 educational institutions with more than 15,000 different study programs, the European country attracts a lot of international students every year.

Do I Need a Visa to Study in Germany?

Only citizens of the following countries can study in Germany without a visa:

  • EEA/EU citizens.
  • Australia.
  • Andorra.*
  • Brazil.*
  • Canada.
  • El Salvador*
  • Honduras.*
  • Israel.
  • Japan.
  • Monaco.*
  • New Zealand.
  • San Marino.*
  • Switzerland.
  • United States.
  • South Korea.

*Need a visa only if they want to work during or after their studies in Germany.

However, everyone must register at the local Residents’ Reg...

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Germany Visa

Germany visa types, information on applying for a Germany visa and FAQs

Germany sees a number of visitors every year and plenty of people who want to live there long-term. However, most people need to have a valid visa in order to enter the country. In 2019, German consulates and embassies issued 1.959.401 short-term visas and 324.636 long-term visas to foreign nationals.

Who Needs a Visa for Germany?

If you are travelling to Germany for the purpose of tourism, then you will not need a short-stay visa to Germany if you are a national of the 62 visa-exempt countries. A German Tourist visa entitles its holder to stay in Germany for a maximum of 90 days within a 180-day period. Holders are permitted to travel to Germany and the other 25 Schengen countries while the visa is valid.

Types of V...

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