Job Training (§ 16a AufenthG)

04.09.2023 - Article

You can do Job training in Germany provided you have a position in a German company and have knowlege of the German language ( Level B1 for a qualified training or a minimum of A2 for all other)

Where and How to apply?

Visa applications can only be lodged in person by prior appointment with the German Embassy in Wellington. Honorary Consuls do not handle any visa applications.

Appointments have to be booked via our online appointment booking system

New Zealand citizens can travel visa free to Germany and can apply for the necessary permit after arrival at the local immigration Office.

What do I need to fill out and provide?

Please have your complete application ready for your appointment and do not include staples, post it notes, paperclips and folders of any kind. The photograph is not allowed to be stapled, glued or blue tacked to the form.

  1. Please print out your completed visa application form
  2. Required documentation according to the checklist
  3. Please read the data protection regulation and print out the data regulation signature sheet
  4. Visa fees
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