Job Seeker Visa – Do you know these 13 documents are required?

Applying for Job Seeker Visa and getting an appointment slot is tedious. In complete preparation of documents can lead to visa rejection.

[rb_related title=”Also in This Issue” total=”2″]

Here you can find the list of documents needed for applying Job Seeker Visa:

Required Documents for Job Seeker Visa:

  • Completed Job Seeker Visa Application, Fill the application form and Print
  • A valid passport with at least 18 months until the expiry date.
  • Photocopy of your passport
  • 3 biometric passport photos
  • A cover/motivation letter outlining your intentions for employment and reasons for them. It should also outline your plan should you fail to find relevant employment.
  • Degree certificate Certificates for other relevant professional qualifications.
  • Before obtaining a visa to work your foreign degree must be recognized or be comparable to a German degree. You can print from Anabin
  • A detailed Curriculum Vitae (CV) in the German language and German format.
  • Proof of accommodation in Germany for the period of job seeking.
  • Proof that you have the necessary funds to cover six months’ living costs. Note that this will need to be a higher amount if you are moving to one of the more expensive cities such as Munich. You can prove this in a number of ways; a letter of obligation or Verpflichtungserklärung from a sponsored resident in Germany, a bank account statement, or a blocked bank account.
  • Evidence of your personal status in your home country, e.g. birth certificate, marriage certificate, etc. (Both English and translated in German)
  • Proof of health insurance
  • Visa fees (€75) confirmation (mostly Demand Draft, check the website of your country)

Optional: Please take copies of German Language certificates if you have any