Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Kapstadt

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Employment; Specialists with the approval of the Federal Employment Agency (BA) / Prior consent according to § 81a AufenthG

Please read the following text in detail before booking an appointment.


If this booking variant applies to you, you can book an appointment. If you book the wrong category, your appointment booking cannot be considered:


 An employer may only employ a foreigner if he has a residence permit which entitles him to work, provided that he is not already entitled to employment by law. Obtaining such a residence permit can be accelerated by the employer's actions or can be made more reliable in terms of planning. For this purpose, the legislator has introduced the pre-approval procedure of the Federal Employment AgencyPrior consent according to § 81a AufenthG.

 Book your appointment now if you are in possession of a "Prior approval by the Federal Employment Agency or are in possession of a Prior consent according to § 81a AufenthG".

If you have any further questions or you cannot find a free date, please send an email to We will offer you an appointment within a period of 3 weeks.




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