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Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Arranging a holiday job for foreign students is confirmed

Description

Students who are enrolled abroad can work a holiday job in Germany during the semester break.
As an employer, you can use them wherever you need them, for example

  • in the kitchen,
  • in service,
  • in agriculture,
  • on the assembly line or
  • in building cleaning.

The Federal Employment Agency can help you fill vacancies for holiday jobbers by arrating holiday jobs to foreign students. Your contact person for the employment of foreign students is the Employment Agency in Cologne.

If all the requirements are met, the Employment Agency for holiday employment will send out a placement confirmation.

If you would like to employ foreign students as part of a holiday job in Germany, the Federal Employment Agency can support you in finding suitable applicants.

If you would like to be asked for placement by the Federal Employment Agency, proceed as follows:

  • Go to the website of the Federal Employment Agency, download the form "Job offer for a holiday job in Germany" and fill it out. The Cologne Employment Agency will suggest suitable applicants.
  • Once you have finally decided on an applicant, fill out the application form "Holiday employment for foreign students, technical college students" in duplicate.
  • In addition, fill in the form "Declaration of employment".
  • Send the completed forms to the Cologne Employment Agency. Please note that your application can only be processed if you have completed the forms in full and submit the application form "Holiday employment for foreign students, technical students" in duplicate.
  • The Cologne Employment Agency will check your documents and, if all requirements are met, certify your intended holiday employment.

If you have already made personal contact with a student, proceed as follows:

  • Go to the website of the Federal Employment Agency, download the form "Application form "Holiday employment for foreign students, technical college students" and fill it out in duplicate.
  • In addition, fill in the form "Declaration of employment".
  • Forward the form "Declaration of Enrolment Certificate" to your future holiday employee(s) so that the university or technical college completes this form. In addition, we still need a certificate of enrolment issued by the university or technical college in the original in German or English, alternatively with translation.
  • Send the completed forms together with a passport copy of the applicant to the Cologne Employment Agency.
  • Please note that your application can only be processed if you have completed the forms in full and submit the "Application form holiday employment for foreign students, technical students" in duplicate.
  • The Cologne Employment Agency will check your documents and, if all requirements are met, certify your intended holiday employment.

Alternatively, you can also apply for holiday employment at www.arbeitsagentur.de.

  • Go to the website of the Federal Employment Agency.
  • Fill out the forms "Application form "Holiday employment for foreign students, technical students" and "Declaration of employment" online and save these forms.
  • In the case of electronic applications, company stamps and signatures are not required.
  • Upload the application forms and the following documents in our "Upload Service" of the Federal Employment Agency, the application forms and the following documents:
    • Declaration of enrolment certificate
    • Passport copy
    • Certificate of enrolment
    • if applicable, translation if the certificate of enrolment is not available in German or English
  • To use the upload service, you must be logged in with your user account. If you do not have a user account, you must register once.
  • Then send the original certificate of enrolment to the Federal Employment Agency.
  • The Cologne Employment Agency will check your documents and, if all requirements are met, certify your intended holiday employment.

In order for students or technical students from abroad to be allowed to work in your company, they must

  • be enrolled at a university or technical college abroad,
  • complete the holiday job if there are official holidays at the location of your foreign university or technical college and
  • comply with the possible period of employment of a maximum of 90 days within 12 months.

When establishing contact between you and the student or technical student without the involvement of the Federal Employment Agency (for example, through a private placement agency):

  • Form "Declaration of Enrolment Certificate"
  • Declaration of Employment (EzB)
  • Original of the certificate of enrolment from the foreign university or technical college in German or English, for other languages additionally with translation into German or English
  • Copy of the applicant's passport

When establishing contact between you and the student or technical student through the Federal Employment Agency:

  • Declaration of Employment (EzB)

The service of the Federal Employment Agency is free of charge for you.

You do not have to observe any deadlines.

The processing of your application usually takes between 1 day and 4 weeks.

There are no legal remedies.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs

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