I am in the process of applying for a European Blue Card for working in the IT sector in Paris.
Here are the conditions:
1) You must have a Diploma leading to at least 3 years of higher education.
2) You must have a contract of employment equal to or greater than 12 months justifying a minimum annual remuneration of 54K
You have been issued a D-Visa for
Blue Card §9a AufenthG
with permission, as a foreigner, to work §39 AufenthG
with a specialized qualification §2 BeschV
The following steps are needed before you start working
Accommodation and Registration
Registration at the Foreigners Office
Becoming am member of a Health insurance company (Krankenkasse)
VBL is what is called a Betriebliche Altersversorgung of the Öffentlicher Dienst (Public service), so those basic rules apply
part of my salary goes to VBL
This is not quite correct
you will not find any reductions from your gross salary
The employer pays in the monthly contribution on top of the gross salary
I am unlikely to stay at the ...