EU blue card

  • People who can prove a job offer for a highly qualified position in Germany can receive an EU blue card.
  • The person must possess the requisite professional qualifications and must demonstrate a sufficient salary. 
  • The EU blue card is given for a maximum of four years when it is first issued.
  • After 33 months, the recipient of an EU blue card with basic German language skills can apply for a permanent settlement permit. With sufficient German skills (B1), this is already possible after 21 months.