Post Study - Residence Permit

Post-study work permit

As a student studying in Germany, you can apply for an 18-month post-study residence permit upon graduation. 

You can apply for the residence permit to look for a job that corresponds to your qualifications. You can apply for this permit as soon as you have passed your final exam.

During these 18 months, you may take up any kind of employment to support yourself and fund your job search.

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