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This visa is aimed at persons who would like to undertake vocational training in Germany. For this purpose, a training contract must have been already signed with a German company. One of the requirements is good knowledge of the German language. General information can be found on https://www.make-it-in-germany.com/en/visa/kinds-of-visa/training/ .
You can apply for a Visa for vocational training after setting an appointment via e-mail. Please attach all listed documents to your e-mail. After checking the completion you will be assigned an appointment.
At the time of your visa appointment you have to submit the following documents in person (original plus one copy):
- completed and signed application form for a long-term visa
- 1 recent passport photograph
- your national passport
- residence permit for Portugal
- visa fee 75,- Euros
- proof of health insurance
- training contract
- filled in form "declaration of employment Agreement" (Erklärung zum Beschäftigungsverhältnis) from the Federal Employment Agency
- contract with the professional school
- proof of German language skills (B1 language certificate)
Please note that in individual cases, the Embassy may ask for further documents.