Living & Working in Germany
Can I use my Indian drivers licence in Germany or do I need to exchange it for a German licence? Do I need an International licence?
As a general rule non-EU nationals need a residence title (visa or residence permit) to take up employment in Germany. Indian nationals, if intending to work in Germany must apply for an employment visa from the competent mission before arriving in Germany.
Research and innovation in Germany are on the rise. With its strong industrial foundation, Germany is meeting the challenges of global competition while creating secure and sustainable jobs for the future. These jobs offer opportunities for many people, particularly for skilled workers. Germany is also an attractive location for international students.