Hiring from a non-EU country is a major challenge for many employers. How does the visa application work? Which steps are required from the employer side? When can I expect my new employee to start in Germany?
We will guide your new team member through the application process at home and in Germany and ensure a quick and smooth start in their new position at your company. Toegther with our partnering immigration lawyer will provide legal advice on your individual circumstances if needed. Our practical knowledge and many years of experience makes us a reliable partner for your HR department. During the process we will keep you informed about all important steps and timelines.
Your life brings you to Germany, but not as an employee? We also support you in applying for a residence permit as a freelancer, company founder, student or for family reunion. Just let us know! .
These steps are included in our Visa package:
Information about the application process and translation of information provided by the German Mission .
Setting up a Trello board to allow a detailed overview of the entire application process .
Help filling in application forms and compiling all necessary application documents .
If necessary: Support filling-in pre-approval (Vorabprüfung) at the Federal Employment Agency (ZAV) for normal work permit application
If necessary: Help submitting ZAB evaluation for an university diploma for Blue Card application.
… and after issuance of the Visa by the German Mission:
City registration (Anmeldung): appointment booking, accompaniment, help filling in application forms .
Help signing up for German public health insurance: we refer you to one of our health insurance partners and help filling in application forms .
Requesting Social Security Number .
Getting in touch with the Foreign Office and submitting residence permit application .
Requesting appointment at the Foreign Office (each case is reviewed individually by the Foreign Office) .
Accompanied visit to the Foreign Office and language assistance
General information about Visas and immigration to Germany you can find on the website of the Federal Foreign Office.
Please get in touch with us if you have any questions regarding Visas or the immigration process in Germany.