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EU Blue Card ("Blue Card EU")

The EU Blue Card is a residence title for highly qualified employment.

The requirements include

  • a German university degree, a recognised foreign university degree or a foreign university degree that is comparable to a German university degree,
  • a job corresponding to the qualifications, and
  • a minimum gross salary.

Holders of an EU Blue Card can obtain a settlement permit under eased conditions.

Detailed information

Settlement permit

Release note

07.07.2023 Ministry of Justice Baden-Württemberg