Living in Germany

Make it in Germany

The portal for international qualified professionals is the official multilingual online portal for international qualified professionals. It helps them find out how to make a success of coming to Germany – from preparations in their home countries to arriving and getting settled in.


Living and working in Germany

You are planning to live and work in Germany? Please take a look at this leaflet of instruction, which will provide you with a very good overview of everything you need to need to know.

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Website of the Federal Employment Agency

Do you have questions concerning working in Germany, job market trends, tax or social security? The following website offers detailed information for everyone that is interested in living and working in Germany.

Visa regulations

At this link, you will find an overview on requirements for nationals of different countries.

Living in Germany

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German Customs

Germany and Europe

Whether you are travelling, ordering goods online, returning to Germany after an au-pair assignment, or planning to employ a household assistant - find all relevant legal information on the website of the Geman Zoll.

Information by the Federal Foreign Office


Take a look at this general overview of the Federal Foreign Office on working in Germany.