I came to Germany for an ausbildung from a non-eu country. But i think starting this ausbildung was not a good idea for me, i didn't like it and im not happy. I found a job here. I have studied translation&interpretation in my country and this job is also about interpretation. Is there a way for me to convert my ausbilung visa to work permit? ( I got my visa with this ausbildung contract)

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asked Sep 15 in Work by Auseli

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Hi @Auseli,

It is possible to change to a work permit. However, the work permit is for people with a qualification. You need to have your qualification recognised as comparable with a German one. This can be done using the database Anabin or the authority ZAB:

https://anabin.kmk.org/anabin.html

https://www.kmk.org/zab/statement-of-comparability.html

Here is an example of the process and documents needed in Berlin:

https://service.berlin.de/dienstleistung/329328/en/

The process and documents, however, should be the same throughout Germany. Once your qualification has been recognised and you have an offer of a qualified position, you can apply to change your permit.

Best,

Éanna

answered Sep 16 by mbeon-Éanna
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