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Applying for a residence permit to look for a job after vocational training

Description

If you have successfully completed a school or in-company training in Germany, you can be granted a residence permit to look for a job.

The residence permit will be issued to you for a limited period of time directly after your previous training. An extension is possible if the maximum period of 12 months was not used at the time of the first grant. If you cannot find a job during this time, an extension is also excluded. You are then obliged to leave Germany.

This residence permit allows gainful employment without restriction.

You can only apply for a residence permit in person at the immigration authority responsible for your place of residence.

  • You submit the required documents in the original and pay the application fee.
  • The Foreigners' Registration Office checks whether the conditions for grant are met.
  • If all requirements are met, the Foreigners' Registration Office will record your biometric data (photo, fingerprints) and order the electronic residence permit (eAT) from Bundesdruckerei GmbH.
  • As soon as the eAT is completed, it will be handed over to you by the Foreigners' Registration Office.

Please contact the competent immigration authority.

You must already be in possession of a residence permit for the purpose of looking for a job after successfully completing school or in-company training in Germany, which has not yet exhausted the maximum period of 12 months.

In addition, you must meet the general conditions for obtaining a residence permit. These are in particular:

  • a secure livelihood,
  • a clarified identity,
  • Possession of a valid national passport.
  • Valid National Pass
  • Proof of secure livelihood (e.g. employment contract and payslips, bank statements, submission of a declaration of commitment by third parties)
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Proof of qualification (certificate of completion, certificate or attestation of your training company or educational institution about the successful completion of an apprenticeship
  • 1 current biometric photo
  • Please ask the immigration authority responsible for you whether you need to submit further documents.

Application before the expiry of the current residence permit. An interview 4 to 6 weeks before the previous residence permit expires is recommended. The residence permit, including an extension, is limited to 12 months.

The processing time depends on the workload in the locally responsible immigration authority.

  • Contradiction

Detailed information on how to lodge an objection can be found in the decision rejecting your application.

  • Administrative court action.
  • Online procedure possible: no
  • Written form required: no
  • Personal appearance necessary: yes

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg

District Office Harburg

Fachamt Einwohnerwesen

Harburg Town Hall Square 1

21073 Hamburg, Germany

E-mail: bezirksamt@harburg.hamburg.de

fax: 040 42790-7600

Phone: +49 40 428713849

Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community

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