BAMF - Bundesamt für Migration und Flüchtlinge - Highly-qualified workers

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Highly-qualified workers

As a highly-qualified foreigner, you may receive an open-ended residence permit immediately, subject to certain preconditions, known as a "settlement permit" (section 19 of the Residence Act). Highly-qualified foreigners are in particular scientists with special technical knowledge, as well as teaching personnel and scientific personnel in prominent positions.

Further information: see brochure entitled "Studying and Working in Germany", page 35

Date 1 January 2014

Additional Information

You will find useful information here

For further information see the indicated addresses or the link “important contacts” at the end of the list.

work and job (The Federal Employment Agency)

Telephone: Hotline +49 1801 555111
homepage: Federal Employment Agency

Important addresses

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Warning!

There have been several occasions very recently in which people have pretended to be employees of the Federal Office and asked for an interview at which they questioned asylum applicants intensively. This took place in some cases on the pretext that a second hearing was allegedly needed. Important: The Federal Office does not conduct home visits! These individuals do not work for the Federal Office. The Federal Office has therefore filed criminal charges. If something similar happens to you, or if you observe anything of this nature as a carer, please report this to your local police station.Interviewers from reputable survey institutes who are currently conducting interviews as part of research projects in which data are collected on a voluntary basis clearly state who they are working for. They also give the name of the survey institute and prove this by showing the appropriate documentation. This means that you can make enquiries should you have any doubts.

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