22 November 2017

GERMANY: EU Blue Card minimum salaries to increase

The salary threshold for EU Blue Card holders is going to increase in January 2018.  

The minimum salary for non-European Economic Area nationals applying for work authorization under the EU Blue Card program will increase to € 52,000 (from € 50,800) per year for non-shortage occupations and € 40,560 (from € 39,624) per year for shortage occupations. 

How does this affect the client?

Companies should ensure that the new and renewal applications for EU Blue Cards starting 1st January or later meet the new salary requirements.


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