The German employment market is extremely attractive to international applicants. As well as a diverse range of roles, there is a broad workforce definition which includes internships and freelance opportunities. German workers enjoy some of the most progressive employment rights in the world. There is a diverse range of roles in the German job market. International applicants are especially welcomed for roles in which there is a huge demand for workers. This includes nurses, doctors, engineers, mechanical technicians and IT professionals. Along with the range of roles, there are also a range of contracts.

To get a job in Germany, one must check their chances, get their qualifications recognized, look for a job, write an application, apply for a visa and obtain health insurance. An application to a German company includes a covering letter, a CV with a photograph, certificates and testimonials. Having the required qualifications and emphasizing them in the covering letter must be ensured. Citizens from EU countries, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Iceland do not require a visa to work in Germany. Citizens of Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand or the USA can also work in Germany without a visa for a period of three months. Citizens of all other countries require a visa. To apply for a visa, one must make an appointment at the German Embassy in their country. Health insurance is mandatory in Germany, and that applies from the first day of stay.

There are several types visas in Germany i.e. Tourist Visa, Student Visa, Business Visa, Student Internship Visa, Family or Friend Visa, Medical visa etc. Various work permits are given to foreign nationals in Germany, namely, visa for qualified professionals, job seeker visa, work permit for freelancer, specific labour market access visa and EU Blue Card. In order to get a visa, one must have an adequate qualification, which includes a bachelor or masters degree and a job offer from German employer.