Blue Card EU ("Blue Card EU")

The Blue Card is an approved EU residence permit for the carrying out of highly skilled employment.

Amongst others, the requirements are as follows:

  • A relevant university degree,
  • A job which corresponds to the qualifications,
  • A minimum gross salary.

Holders of a Blue Card EU can receive permanent residency permit on simplified terms.

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Release note

The German original version of this text was drafted in close cooperation with the relevant departments. The Innenministerium released it on 29.10.2018. Only the German text is legally binding. The Federal State does not assume any liability for the translated texts.
In cases of doubt or if you have any questions or problems, please contact the relevant authorities directly.

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