Long term visa
You want to stay in Germany for more than 3 months and/or work in Germany?
All persons who wish to stay in Germany for more than 90 days are required to obtain a residence permit.
All persons who wish to seek employment in Germany are required to obtain a residence permit in the form of a visa. Where needed, a work permit will be included in the visa issued for this purpose.
Entry clearance requirements are dependent on the nationality of the applicant. Citizens of many countries do not need a visa to visit Germany for stays up to 90 days. Please check our country list if you are not sure whether you need a visa.
“Recognition in Germany” is the official online portal for the Federal Recognition Act. It provides migrants and foreign skilled workers with information on how and where they can submit an applicatio...
Recognition in Germany