The job seeker visa is a type of National Visa. It allows you to come to Germany to find work. The job seeker visa can't be extended1, 2. It's valid for 6 to 18 months, depending on your situation1. You must have a university degree or vocational training to apply for it1.

Once you have found a job, you can apply for a freelance visa, a work visa, or a Blue Card.

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