"Hotline Working and Living in Germany"
Our hotline offers personalised information and advice, in German or English, on the following topics:
- Job search, work and careers
- Recognition of foreign vocational qualifications
- Entry and residence
- Learning German
The hotline is available from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. CET, Monday through Friday, under the telephone number +49 30 1815-1111. We look forward to hearing from you!
Calls from a landline in Germany are subject to the normal charges. Charges for mobile telephone calls may differ. Calls from abroad are subject to the international charges applicable under your plan.
The hotline is part of the German government’s strategy for responding to demographic change and is operated jointly by the Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) and the Federal Employment Agency (BA) under a cooperative arrangement among the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi), the Federal Ministry of the Interior (BMI), the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) and the Federal Employment Agency (BA).