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Changing the job/employer in Germany on Blue card

I came to Germany 1.5 year back and I have blue card valid until 31/12/2020, I have an offer (join date on or before 15th Mar 2021) now that I want change my Job I have visa appointment on 15th Dec. I ...
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Is it possible to get the “Carta Blu” in Italy with my 3-year Associate's Degree Diploma (Laurea Breve)?

I am in the process to work in Italy. The prerequisite for working there is to obtain a Work Visa. The Work Visa is called "Carta Blu EU" (Blue Card). The Italian Authority send to me and my ...
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Blue card validity after deregistration

I have a blue card from when I worked for a firm in Germany. I came back to India on the 12th of October 2020, after deregistration (Abmeldung) in Germany. But the blue card validity is until December ...
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Lost my job in Germany, can I apply for family reunion without turning back to my home country?

I’m a non-EU citizen, and I entered Germany with a D-Type Visa. My visa is valid until February 2021 but I didn't get my residency permit yet. I have visited Foreigners Office 2 weeks ago, and they ...
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Seeking a blue card visa, or getting D-type visa first, and then apply for Blue Card visa for Germany

My understanding is: I get a D-type/National Visa from the German Embassy in my country, and once I get there in Germany, I will apply for Blue Card. It was like this until someone told me that one ...
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Working from Outside EU while being Employed in Germany

I work for a German Company with a German Blue Card. I plan to visit India for 3 months. Out of this 3 months 7 weeks would be Vacation. But the rest of the Time I will be Working from home. So my ...
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Contract work on Talent Passport – European Union Blue Card

Is it legal to work on contract work in addition to one's main job while on the passport talent EU blue card? What about while on chomage? It seems it ought to be but I can't find legislation one way ...
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Taxe employeur on Blue Carte renewal

I am in France on a Passport Talent Blue Card. It is time for renewal and my current status is that I am working with a different employer than the original one. I switched after 2 years and 4 months ...
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What happens to dependents when primary visa holder leaves (France)

I am on a European Blue Card in France that is valid for 4 years. My wife and son are on "passeport talent-famille". I have been having trouble getting anything useful in France and am going ...
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Suggestions required: Work Permit or Blue Card [duplicate]

I am living in Germany for 5 years now (complete 5 years today:-] ). I have completed my Masters in 2.5 years and started a full-time IT job after the degree. It's been 29 months that I am working as ...
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Change country with blue card

I have a blue card and I'm living in Germany for the past 6 months. I received a job offer to move to the Netherlands. Do I have to apply for a new blue card in the Netherlands?
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Registering a civil union blue card holder Germany

I am going to Germany with a blue card, but the law in my country does not recognize us until there is a marriage. I want to bring my long-term girlfriend with me to live in Germany. Can I as a blue ...
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Self-Employment in Germany with Blue Card after I quit my job

I am a US citizen with a Blue Card in Germany and held my job in Berlin for two years. I quit and told the Auslanderbehorde. They told me I have 6 months to look for a job. I found freelance ...
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Blue card employer change with English contract

I am currently living in Munich, and I am looking for a change of employer. Even though I arrived to Germany in 03.12.2018 I have the Blue Card since April 2019; so I assume I need to confirm with the ...
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Switching Employers After Traveling on Blue Card Visa and Arriving in Germany

I have a job offer (Blue Card) which I have accepted. However I have recently received another job offer which is extremely exciting and I want to switch over to this. Now since the COVID, visa ...
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How long can I stay outside of Germany to still keep my Permanent Residence Permit (Niederlassungserlaubnis)? [duplicate]

I'm a non-EU citizen. 32 years of age. I did my Masters in IT (3 years) from Germany. After my Masters i've been on a BlueCard visa (3.5+ years). I'm currently eligible for a Permanent Residence (...
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What should I do to benefit from my spouse's Blue Card?

I’m a non-EU citizen who just moved to Germany with a D-Type Visa and I started working 2 weeks ago. My visa is valid until February 2021. I didn’t get my residence permit yet. I have visited the ...
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Apply for blue card in Germany with a non-related university degree

I recently moved to Germany (Aschaffenburg) with a family reunion visa (My wife is a software developer who lives and works in Aschaffenburg). I found a job in Frankfurt two weeks ago as a software ...
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Advance Approval according to § 81a AufenthG & Blue Card for work permit in Germany

If the salary of a future employee (also happens to be a skilled worker) in Germany already qualifies for Blue Card, can the employee still get Advance Approval according to § 81a AufenthG for fast-...
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Advance approval according to § 81a AufenthG for work permit in Germany, is it the right one?

According to the new Skilled Immigration Act, an employer would receive an Advance Approval document from the foreigners registration office in Germany and would pass it on the qualified professional. ...
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Working from India after getting Blue card

I, today got the blue card, now after 10 days I want to go to India and work for 6 months from there for the same German company and with Indian payroll, Would it affect my blue card status? What will ...
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Unemployment with Blue card in Germany

I'm a Blue Card holder in Germany since October 2018, when I started working. In 2019 I switched my employer without problems. Unfortunately, in March of this year I was told my contract would be ...
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Intra EU Mobility - transfer residence permit from one member State to another

Background: I am a non-EU citizen. I have completed my master studies from a recognised German University and later worked in Germany for 3 years. Among the 3 years of work permit visa in Germany, I ...
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Blue Card Renewal

I have applied for Blue card renewal, Immigration office gave me a letter after the appointment stating the law :18b abs 2s. Will i get blue card or normal residence card, as my previous card was Blue ...
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Am I eligible for an EU Blue Card as a Network Engineer? [duplicate]

Please I Have an offer with an annual salary of 50.000 Euro in IT field ( as Network Engineer ) with more than 3 years of experience also I have the approval from the the Federal Employment Agency , ...
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Is a period with national visa counted for Blue Card permanent residence permit?

I entered Germany with a temporary 6-month national visa in September 2018 and started working. The goal of the visit was initially an application for a Blue Card. The appointment for the Blue Card ...
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Do I need to be employed to apply for German permanent residence after 21 months as a Blue Card owner?

21 months already has passed while I worked in Germany (Berlin) as Blue Card owner. Can I just quit the job, pass B1 exam and apply for permanent residence? Or is being employed at the time of ...
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Work/study in Germany on an Austrian dependent-pass

What is the process for a non-EU citizen living in Austria on an Austrian dependent pass to seek residence and employment (or study) in another EU country, specifically in Germany? Does this require a ...
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Leaving to India from Germany without house de-registration

I have got Blue card (residence permit) in Germany. I came from India in March and now wants to leave Germany back to my home country because of all these covid situations. First I will leave my ...
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Germany Blue card - 1 Year Rule vs Certificate 51

I joined a German Company dated 01 July 2016. I was sent to Mexico , by my German Company dated 1 April 2018. The project comes to an end and i have to move back to work in the same company to Germany ...
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Polish Blue-Card to German Permanent Residency

I'm holding a Polish Blue-Card (for almost 2 years). I'm planning to relocate to Germany and apply for Permanent Residency If I move to Germany, will my 2 years of EU Blue-Card (given in Poland) be ...
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May a blue card dependent stay out of Germany for more than six months?

My wife is a pregnant (now in 6th month) and she wants to stay in India for almost 10 months (for delivery, visa for baby too), I want to know is there any article number that allows the blue card ...
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Blue Card additional sheet restrictions - employer name

I am a non-EU citizen currently working in Germany as a software engineer. I entered Germany with an entry visa on which it says "Blaue Karte" and my employer name, and that happened in February. I ...
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Changing employer with a Blue Card during Corona crisis, with a lower salary

I have a question and I hope some of you may have some advice. I arrived in Berlin 3 months ago (in February 2020) as a non-EU citizen, and I am a Blue Card holder. I've done the Anmeldung, didn't get ...
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Same Job and Salary But Change of Location (Company Has Many Offices) Inside Germany

I have a German BlueCard (for the last 2 months) which I got at city X, which is one of my company's several locations. Now my company HQ is in city Y (both X and Y are inside Germany, different ...
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Is it possible to extend the validity of blue card (Germany) from India

Is it possible to extend the validity of the blue card (Germany) from India?
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How to inform Foreign office about Leaving Germany (Currently Working on a Blue Card)

I am a Non-EU citizen and I am working in Germany for around 1 year 11 Months now. Now due to some personal reasons, I am leaving Germany. I have started with the De-Registration process (Abmeldung), ...
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Blue Card by Deutsche post

Few weeks ago (approx 2 weeks before lock down) I applied for Blue Card at KeplerStraße, Berlin office and my pick up date is 27 April. Am I going to get the Blue Card by Post at my address?
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Blue card holder employed by company in Germany may move to Sweden

I'm a non-European citizen who moved to Germany under the Blue card resident permit. It is now 21 months that I'm living and working in Germany. My manager proposed a project in the employer's ...
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Blue card change of company

I have a Germany Blue Card and want to change my employer. And there is a rule in blue card: For the first two years of employment, approval from the Foreigners’ Registration Office must be ...
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Can I change jobs after 4 months as a Blue Card holder in germany? [duplicate]

I have received a better job offer than the one I'm currently in and I was wondering if it's possible to change jobs?
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EU Blue card in Switzerland

I currently have EU Blue Card issued in Poland. I have a job offer from Switzerland and I wonder, what will the consequences if I accept it, assuming my work permit in Switzerland was approved and I ...
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Study Masters Degree while working full time in Berlin

I am currently working full time in Berlin as a software engineer. I would also like to pursue a Masters Degree (MS) without quitting my current job (as-in part-time/weekend college). Is it possible ...
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Germany Blue Card surname change after wedding

I am a BlueCard holder and been working in Germany for 6 months now and I have a wedding in 3 months. Wedding will not be in Germany, it will be in my home country. After marriage, my surname will ...
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EU Blue Card Extension

I was recently issued a blue card. Expiry of blue of the card is about one year corresponding to the expiry of my passport. Though I have a permanent contract, I was told by the immigration officer ...
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How can I convert an Italian residence study permit to a German residence permit if married to a non-eu BlueCard holder?

How can I convert an Italian residence study permit to a German residence permit if married to a non-eu BlueCard holder(or a Niederlassungserlaubnis holder). I am an Indian citizen living in Italy on ...
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Marriage after EU Blue Card

I am and my husband is non-EU citizen. I work in Germany with the EU Blue Card as an IT Specialist since April 2019 and then 7 months later I got married (It means; first I started to work with Blue ...
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Understanding EU blue-card and related rules

# Facts : Blue card minimum salary requirement 53600 (2019) If it is less then 53600 and more then 40800, then must fall into specific prefession If one holds blue card, has a fixed salary, has ...
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Blue Card Application in Poland

I’ve received an offer from my current employer to work in Poland and I’ve accepted the offer for which Work Permit is in progress. I would like to apply for Blue Card in Poland which would enable my ...
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Work permit update in Berlin

I came to Berlin from India on May 2019 to work as a software engineer in a startup in Berlin. I received my Blue Card on 30-Sep-2019 and it is valid for 4 years. I also received separate work permit ...