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Posted on May 14 2018

Do you know what is EU Blue Card?

By  Editor
Updated January 17 2024

The EU Blue Card is a Residence Visa offered to highly qualified professionals from non-EU nations planning to work in the European Union. The overseas nationals who obtain this card are offered benefits and securities.

The EU Blue Card is a Residence Authorization for nationals of the non-EU nation who possess a University degree or equivalent qualification. They are authorized to stay for being employed in the EU, as quoted by the Info Migrants. The Blue Card holders can apply for PR in EU after a certain period of time.

Overseas nationals who possess Blue Cards are permitted to bring over a spouse, partner, children, and dependent relatives. They can also sponsor the visas for family members.

Upon approval, the validity of the Blue Card is between 1 to 4 years based on the duration of the work contract of the applicant. The cardholders can apply for renewal. Upon residing in an EU nation for 2 years, the Blue Cardholder is entitled to rights on par with citizens. This excludes housing rights, grants, and loans.

The applicants of the EU Blue Card must satisfy the below conditions:

  • They must offer proof for completion of studies at the University level
  • They must submit a binding job offer or an employment contract

Applicants of the Blue Card must be paid highly to receive it. They are expected to possess at least a gross salary of 52, 000 Euros in case of Germany. But if the occupations are in shortage such as Mathematics or Science it is 40, 560 Euros.

Blue Card can be applied for from all member nations of the EU. It excludes the UK, Ireland, and Denmark.

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