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Sub: Application for Skilled Job Seeker Visa to Germany

Dear Sir / Madam,

I, ………………..(name) would like to apply for the Skilled Job Seeker Visa for Germany. I was made aware of the Skilled Jobseeker Visa for Germany by some of my friends. I always wanted to work in a European country and the skilled jobseeker visa allows me to search for a suitable job in Germany. I have researched on the basic requirements for this visa and after going through the requirement, I am confident of providing all the relevant supporting documents & obtaining the Skilled Jobseeker visa. Based on my skills & qualification I am fully eligible for the visa as a skilled worker. Germany is one of the fastest growing economies in the world and it has always been my desire to be part of Germany and utilize my skills for the betterment of the economy as a whole.

Reason for being in Germany:                                                                    

I was fascinated after going through the guidelines of the Skilled Jobseeker visa to Germany. This visa will give me a chance to explore the various employment options in Germany. I will be able to meet the employers in person and put forth my points about the skills which I possess and how my skills can benefit the company in it growth. Personal interaction with a prospective employer will always have a positive effect than a online or email interaction from a foreign country and also the employer will know and understand my skills in a better perspective and I will also be able to have a better understanding about the company’s nature of work.

I will also get a chance to explore the various cities and towns in Germany and will get to know the people from all walks of life. I will be able to acclimatize myself to the culture of Germany.  Please find the detailed explanation about my education, work experience & future career plans.



I am currently …. years old and was born on …………. I have enclosed a copy of my Passport - ---with validity from ------------- to --------. I have also enclosed my Birth Certificate for my proof of age for the Proof of personal status in India.




§  Provide all educational details along with certificates/awards if any.

The Status of the Graduation Degree Institute/University i.e. (your college name) based in India is ---- as per the web site

I have enclosed the relevant qualification certificate & mark sheet for your reference.

Work Experience:


Work experience details

Current Employer / Self: Designation & Duration

Reference Name for Employment Verification


Current employer details along with your role and

Experience details






Previous employer details








Summary of your job experience……


Based on my research for on the employments opportunities in my sector in Germany, has given me the motivation to apply for the jobseeker visa and prove my skills and subject knowledge and at the same time learn from the experts.


Below are few websites where had been searching for jobs in my sectors:

Based on my roles & responsibilities and skills gained during my employment with my employer, I am confident of getting a job in my skills sector or expertise in Germany within the stipulated time. I have done a research on the jobs in Germany relevant to my skills and the prospects for my skills are good. I have all the relevant documents and proof about my skills and the same can be verified with my employer.


Summary of your resume….

Based on this experience I am confident of landing a job in my skills area in Germany. I have also enclosed a detailed resume which gives full information about my roles and responsibilities with all the employers I have been associated with during my tenure along with the letters from my employers for my roles and responsibilities for your kind reference.

Maintenance Funds


As per the guidelines, an applicant who is applying for Skilled Jobseeker Visa in Germany must demonstrate the availability of maintenance funding to support their stay in Germany while searching for jobs and to meet the daily expenses as per the cost of living in Germany to the tune of maximum for the 6 months duration;


  • EUR 8,100 (for 6 months) = INR 5,75,000 as per current conversion rate.


Hence, as per the maintenance fund criteria, I understood that I have to show a minimum of INR 5,75,000 considering a standard exchange rate @ Euro 1 = INR 72


All the expenses associated with this trip are supported by me. I have been maintaining Saving Account of INR… bank….account number…..) which will be sufficient to accommodate me for the duration of my stay in Germany while searching for Jobs. I have sufficient funds in Saving Account which can be withdrawn at any point of time to take care of my expenses while in Germany searching for jobs.


Please note that towards the maintenance fund criteria, I have enclosed all the supporting documents towards fund maintenance for your reference. If you have any further query, please contact the bank authority to the specified contact numbers in the enclosed bank letter.





Accommodation details…..


I will look for a suitable accommodation for the rest of the duration of stay in Germany after landing in Germany.


  Travel & Medical Insurance:


I have taken the Travel and Medical Insurance to cover my duration of stay in Germany. I am attaching the Travel & Medical Insurance Policy (PolicyID) to cover my stay in Germany from TATA AIG Travel Insurance for your reference for the period from….to …..



Course of Action



I have already established contact with some of the employers and employment agencies in Germany. Once I land there, I will get in touch with the employers whom I had been in touch with and also contact other companies where there is a requirement for my skills and work experience. I will try to land a good skilled job in my area of expertise with a reputable organization and based on that proceed to apply for the work permit and settle down in Germany.


As the Skilled jobseeker visa is issued only to search for a Job, once I get the Job I will ensure that I apply for the skilled worker residence permit with all the relevant documents from the employer before starting work in Germany.


Continuity of Career



I feel it is time to put my talents to a more diversified and challenging situation in Germany, as it ranks very highly among the countries of Europe.  


I am sure that skills and work experience that I have gained during my working years and the roles which I have handled during my tenure, will surely satisfy any enterprising and foresighted employer in Germany. After browsing various job sites for jobs in Germany, I am confident of landing in a good job in Germany with my subject expertise and real time exposure and settling down in Germany.


If by chance I do not get a job in Germany, I have already backed up my career continuity in India with my employer, as I have proven my skills which any company will be on a lookout as a backup plan. But I am confident of getting a job in Germany in my sector or area of expertise.


My humble request your kind office to consider all the above-mentioned points before concluding a final decision. Based on the above-mentioned justifying facts, I request you to review my application and grant me the visa, which I truly deserve.


I am enclosing my detailed resume along with the relevant certificates to support my application for your perusal. If you have any questions or comments, please call me on Ph: Or E-mail:


Yours Sincerely,



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