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Visa, Work Permit, and Immigration Support in Germany

Are you thinking about expanding your business overseas? Before you make any decisions, it’s important to consider employment options that are compliant and cost-effective. This is especially important when you’re assigning someone to an international project. You want to make sure that immigration issues don’t become a problem down the road. That’s why it makes sense to assign your best talent to the project so that you can avoid any potential headaches later on.

Business Immigration Challenges in Germany

  1. The visa application process can be lengthy and frustrating, often causing people to miss important business opportunities.
  2. The current restrictions on international business travel can it impossible for employees to obtain the necessary paperwork to work in Germany.
  3. Visa applicants may be denied for several reasons, including administrative errors or paperwork mistakes. These challenges can range from delays in the visa application process to administrative barriers, to outright rejections of visas, and the need to reapply.
  4. As the EU and German government continues to tighten their business immigration policies, businesses are finding it increasingly difficult to bring in foreign workers.

How Acumen International PEO Helps Overcome Business Immigration Challenges in Germany

The modern business world is truly global, with companies expanding their reach to encompass new markets and customers on every continent. As a result, companies frequently search for employees with international experience and language skills to help them succeed.

However, if you’re looking to hire someone who doesn’t currently reside in your home country, you may find that immigration laws can make it challenging to do so. Many large corporations have faced difficulties on this front in recent years due to changing immigration policies or changes in the political climate that make it harder for them to secure visas for foreign workers.

There are many advantages to using Acumen Global PEO when expanding your business into new territory. A Global PEO can provide local expertise and an understanding of the specific immigration challenges faced by your employees. By hiring an employee through a global PEO like Acumen International, you can work around issues of immigration and visa requirements. The process works by temporarily hiring the individual in their home country while completing all necessary paperwork. This allows you to secure the talent you’ve identified without worrying about the normal challenges that arise when hiring someone from abroad—and ensures your employee will be ready to do their job as soon as they step off the plane!

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Immigration Support in Germany: Cost-effective and Risk-Free

Complete and risk-free employment in developed regions, like Germany, may outline the success of the whole venture, just as it creates unnecessary contingencies. Finding an appropriate solution for work permits and immigration is a prerogative for the initial project phase. It is, however, a matter of time that defines budget effectiveness when it goes about operations within the international market. We are a “ready-to-go” global employment service provider, our prime concern is your timeframe and prudent budgeting.

Acumen International provides comprehensive work permits and immigration support in Germany, granting multinational companies with a comprehensive background for global expansion without incorporation. Our solution for global mobility grants companies to expand and operate their businesses across multiple markets with a single point of control. Use the most comprehensive global immigration support as we have helped hundreds of companies meet their requirements while hiring expatriate staff and international assignments.

Benefits of Immigration Support Services in Germany by Acumen International PEO

As a global employment organization, you can benefit from our work permit & immigration support in the following way:

  1. As a long-term solution allowing to employ ex-pats with 100% immigration compliance in  Germany.
  2. As an ad-hoc solution before establishing your business entity in Germany.

Acumen International takes on responsibility for visa and work permit sponsorship for your expatriate personnel that we employ locally on your behalf after receiving a work permit in Germany.

Global Mobility Solutions for Foreign Talent in Germany

If you need to handle long-term international assignments for various types of expatriates in Germany, as well as within other jurisdictions, it is our strong point to meet the relocation demands of your company. In a very intelligent and consistent way, Acumen International can handle the reins of payroll, HR, work permit, and immigration affairs.

We can turn the embarrassing and complicated immigration procedure into a practical and forceful solution, so you dedicate your time to achieving the supreme business goals.

Step forward with international growth and reap the benefits of expansion into the global markets while your international employees get their work permits within the standard duration of the immigration service in Germany and are officially employed on your behalf. Learn more about the timelines and requirements for getting a work permit in Germany below.

Estimated Time for Work Permit Securing in Germany

Typically, the work permit issuance procedure in Germany takes 1 to 3 months until entry to Germany and a further 1 to 2 months before the whole process is completed.


6 Steps to Get a Work Permit in Germany

  1. Work Authorisation Application (optional)
  2. Visa Type D Application
  3. Visa Type D Collection
  4. Entry to Germany
  5. Town Hall Registration
  6. Residence Permit Application

Documents required for the work permit application in Germany

Name Notes
Two completed Permit application forms Printed and signed
Two color passport-size photographs Make sure that your face takes 70 to 80 percent
3.2 cm x 2.6 cm; maximum size 3.9 cm x 3.1 cm;
white background, no eyeglasses
Passport (ID) valid for three months minimum Minimum two blanks
Maximum ten years old
Must not contain illegible data
Undamaged condition
Proof of permanent/temporary residence Copy of Utility bills
Health insurance Provided by German Employe
Valid from the first day of employment
A signed letter of the job offer from the company in Germany (a Contract) Including job title, job description, and salary information
Approval by the Federal Employment Agency May be required
CV Valid Curriculum Vitae proving qualification level
Diploma/qualification certificates Qualification improvement
Cover letter Purpose and duration statement
Clear Criminal record Notarized and Apostille-approved copy
Birth Certificate Notarized and Apostille-approved copy
Marriage Certificate (if traveling with a spouse) Notarized and Apostille approved copy/ies
Airline ticket/proof of vise fee paid

If you need your ex-pat personnel to legally work for you in Germany without the need to set up your business branch, we assist you with work permits and immigration support.

Contact our team to get the latest commentary on how to meet the requirements tied to your foreign employees’ immigration matters and relieve you of the responsibility of getting a work permit by working with our local partners. We will collect all the necessary permits and provide you with a detailed update on the application progress.

Contact us for more details about how you can get a work permit for your expatriate staff and employ them through Acumen International in Germany.

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