Work Permit


The Stuttgart Region offers you interesting and sustainable career opportunities. The prerequisite for starting out on your career is a work permit.

As an EU citizen with the right to move freely, you have unrestricted access to the German employment market. You do not need a visa or a residence permit to enter Germany or work here. The same applies if you come from Iceland, Lichtenstein, Norway or Switzerland.

If you are a citizen of another country, the rules on a work permit depend on where you come from and on your qualifications.

The Welcome Service Region Stuttgart (WSRS) is an offering by the Stuttgart Region Economic Development Corporation (Wirtschaftsförderung Region Stuttgart GmbH). The project is funded by the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labour and Tourism Baden-Württemberg.