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Access to the labour market

Accessing the labour market is not always easy for immigrants. Recognition or evaluation of foreign qualifications can help in this respect and is therefore particularly important.

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Recognition of foreign professional qualifications

If you gained your professional qualifications outside Germany and would like to use it in the German labour market then the Federal Office will be happy to advise you.

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Looking for work

Looking for work in a foreign country is often difficult. On the following pages, you will find information about careers advice, looking for work and the standard way of applying for jobs in Germany.

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Employment law

How many hours make up a full-time job? What will happen if I am ill? You can find legal information all about your employment here.

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Income and taxes

Your income is subject to taxation in Germany. How you pay tax depends on whether you are employed by somebody else or self-employed. You can find further information here.

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