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Abstract: Germany plans to streamline its visa policies to attract more IT professionals from India.
Germany plans to implement streamlined policies for work permit to attract more international professionals for its IT sector.
The Chancellor of Germany, Olaf Scholz, while visiting India stated that he hoped that Indian professionals would make use of the opportunities offered by Germany. He also said that the international professionals could come to Germany with their family members without any hurdles through the new streamlined visa process.
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Germany has been enhancing its legal framework to be one of the top opted destinations for work overseas for software developers and IT professionals. It has been a priority for the German government. The sector is facing a shortage of skilled professionals.
The German government is simplifying the rules to migrate to Germany. It plans to streamline the process of German citizenship to attract international professionals. It also plans to relax the requirements for German language for skilled professionals from abroad. Having proficiency in the English language would be sufficient.
Multiple companies in Germany are offering around 2 million job vacancies, according to the data by DIHK, which is the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry. The 2 million job vacancies can generate approximately 100 billion Euros and boost the economy of Germany.
A significant number of IT professionals from India work in Germany as well as in the other countries of Europe.
In 2022, India and Germany formalized a mobility program to facilitate mobility between the two countries and boost employment opportunities by exchanging talents and skills.
The agreement comprises:
The new policies for immigration to Germany for work will boost the country’s reputation as a popular work overseas destination and also help in addressing the workforce shortage in the country.
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