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There are 27 services for Job search and unemployment

Job search and unemployment

If you lose your job, you are bound to have lots of questions. Am I entitled to unemployment benefit? Where do I have to register? How am I insured? Where can I find help with looking for a job? You can find information and support relating to unemployment and job-seeking here.

Services:

Apply for a citizen's allowance

If you do not have enough money to cover your own living expenses, you can apply for citizen's allowance.

Apply for a residence permit to look for a job after completing your studies

If you have successfully completed your studies in Germany, you can apply for a residence permit for up to 18 months to find a job that matches your qualifications.

Apply for an extension of the residence permit to look for a job for skilled workers with academic training

As a professional with academic training who has already obtained a residence permit to look for a job, you can apply for the extension of the residence permit up to a maximum total duration of six months.

Apply for benefits for participation in working life

If you need support in professional integration or to secure an existing job due to your disabilities, you can receive special help or support for this.

Apply for integration subsidy at the employment agency

If you hire people in your company who are not yet performing at full capacity at the start of employment, you can apply for subsidies to cover wage costs.

Apply for integration subsidy at the job center

If you hire people in your company who are not yet performing at full capacity at the start of employment, you can apply for subsidies to cover wage costs.

Apply for municipal integration services

If you are receiving Bürgergeld and are having difficulty finding a job due to your personal life situation, you can take advantage of counseling and support services at your responsible job center.

Apply for placement budget at the employment agency

If you are looking for or starting a new job or training program, you can, for example, have your expenses for application documents or for travel to an interview reimbursed by your employment agency.

Apply for support for the training and employment of severely disabled people

As a company, you can receive subsidies or advice on how to maintain or create jobs and training positions for severely disabled people.

Apply for unemployment benefit

If you lose your job or training place, you can apply for unemployment benefit to ensure that you are financially secure.

Apply to the employment agency for support for people with disabilities who want to complete further training

If you want to do continuing education and you need special support or assistance because of your disabilities, you can do the continuing education in a company or facility that is set up to meet your special needs.

Apply to the employment agency for work aids for people with disabilities in training and employment

If your employees need special support during training or at work due to a disability, you as an employer can apply for work assistance.

Apply to the Federal Employment Agency for benefits for participation in working life

If, due to your (impending) disability(ies), you need support in finding training or a job or in securing your training or job, you can receive support for this in the form of grants or special assistance.

Apply to the job center for funding for people with disabilities who want to complete further training

If you want to do continuing education and you need special support or assistance because of your disabilities, you can do the continuing education in a company or institution that is set up to meet your special needs.

Apply to the Jobcenter for work aids for people with disabilities in training and employment

If your employees need special support during training or at work due to a disability, you as an employer can apply for work assistance.

Applying for a new social security card

You may apply for a new social security card if you have lost your card, damaged it, or if it is no longer readable.

Applying for a start-up grant

If you are unemployed and want to start your own business, you are entitled to financial support.

Applying for support from an integration service for a person with disabilities

If you need special support with professional integration or to secure your job due to your disability, the employment agency can commission a specialist integration service for this purpose.

Applying for voluntary unemployment insurance

If you are not compulsorily insured under the unemployment insurance scheme, you may apply for insurance on a voluntary basis under certain conditions.

Assistance towards living expenses (SGB XII) Approval for minors in foster care

Minor children who live in another family (foster family or relatives) can receive benefits to secure their livelihood in accordance with SGB XII in order to secure the necessary livelihood of the foster child. Foster carers can also receive these benefits.

Receive funding for an activation and professional integration measure from the employment agency

If you are unemployed, at risk of unemployment or looking for training, you can be supported by measures that make it easier for you to (re)enter the world of work.

Register as a jobseeker

If your training or employment relationship ends, you must register as a jobseeker at least 3 months in advance.

Register as unemployed

If you wish to apply for unemployment benefit, you must register as unemployed electronically on the Federal Employment Agency's specialist portal or in person at the Employment Agency responsible for your place of residence.

Report changes in personal situation in case of unemployment

If there are any changes in your personal situation during your unemployment, you must report them.

Request certificate of good conduct

If you need to prove whether you have a criminal record or not, you can apply for the simple certificate of good conduct, the extended certificate of good conduct or the certificate of good conduct for submission to an authority.