What are the advantages of German blue card to holder?
Amongst many exceptional advantages gained by becoming an EU Blue Card holder, presented below you may find an overview of the key beneficial components:
- Equal work and salary conditions to national citizens,
- Free movement throughout EU,
- Social rights, including education, economic, cultural, human, health rights,
- Family reunification and
- Permanent-residency rights.
All benefits except for housing, loans and grants are provided to the EU Blue Card holders.
EU Blue Card holders are allowed to go back to their home countries or other non-EU states for a maximum of 12 consecutive months without losing the EU Blue Card ownership.
You can apply for the permanent residency permit after 33 months of working in the first hosting state, or 21 months if B1 language level knowledge is achieved.