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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

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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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