Our service for migrants from abroad
The Welcome Center Erzgebirge will help you and your family get settled so that you soon feel right at home. Our service is regional, free and tailored to your needs ‒ delivered person to person.
We put all our care and expertise into putting together the most important information for you, along with your own personal welcome package. We ensure that you find the right contact person for your needs and support you step-by-step on your way here.
Small and medium-sized businesses that make it easy to acclimate thanks to short distances and flat hierarchies, as well as a thriving network of clubs and societies to help you socialise ‒ that’s my Erzgebirge. More information at www.erzgebirge-gedachtgemacht.de.
Erzgebirge Qualified Professionals Portal
The economic area of Erzgebirge offers attractive jobs for migrants from Germany and abroad: Sought. Found. Find exactly what you’re looking for quickly and conveniently with the Erzgebirge Qualified Professionals Portal.
Checklist „First Steps“
You wish to emigrate to Germany to live and work. This requires careful planning and preparation. The Welcome Center Erzgebirge will help you take the first steps in your new home.
New home: the Erzgebirge region
Reaching from Seiffen to Stützengrün, from Burkhardtsdorf to Oberwiesenthal, the Erzgebirge is the biggest district in the Free State of Saxony. It is a large region that offers a wide range of opportunities for living and working. Every year, thousands of tourists visit the Erzgebirge, not least because of its natural wonders and variety of cultural services. Our economy is based on one of the highest industry densities in Saxony, offering you a comprehensive choice of professional prospects. In addition, the Erzgebirge is known for its reasonable cost of living, affordable home ownership and extensive range of childcare and educational facilities for children. Here you will find further information about our beautiful Erzgebirge region.
The Erzgebirge offers not only attractive job prospects but also a wealth of breathtaking natural landscapes.
Frequently Asked Questions
A family member is already living and working in Germany. Under what conditions can other family members join them?
First of all, the decisive factor is country of origin.
Do I need a residence or work permit for Germany?
Your entry to Germany and prospects for acquiring long-term residence status will depend on which country you come from.
From which country of origin will you be entering Germany? Do you need a visa?
In principle, EU nationals, as well as nationals from Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland, can enter Germany. Freedom of movement rules allow them to work without restriction in Germany.