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Hi everyone,
does someone have an idea if refugees can get a "Gewerbeschein" to organise small jobs for themselves?

I have researched it a little on google but all I found was the requirement to be accepted as "Asylant" and be allowed to work. Nothing more.
It seems "too easy" for Germany.
Thanks everyone in advance!
asked Nov 30, 2015 in Work by Leo

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Hi Leo,

indeed there are no traps as far as I know.
For further information go to

Good luck, Jan
answered Dec 3, 2015 by Jan
+1 vote
Hi Leo,
that's what I received as information from Arbeitsagentur.
"Erwerbstätigkeit gestattet" also means Gewerbeschein etc.
"Beschäftigung gestattet" only as employee.
answered Dec 17, 2015 by Silvia Hackl
But please be aware... "Gewerbeschein" is cheap. Tax declaration might by expensive. And you are forced to create one if you have a "Gewerbeschein".
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