ICT Card Germany

ICT Card Germany

Bringing managers, specialists and Trainees to Germany easily with the ICT-Card.

If your company is wishing to send workers from a non-EU country to a branch inside the EU, our lawyers can help you apply for an Intra-Corporate Transfer Card. The ICT card allows companies according to § 19 German Residency Act (Aufenthaltsgesetz) to legally transfer employees from one branch of their business outside the EU to another one inside the EU.

The purpose is to provide an easy way in bringing managers, specialists as well as trainees to Europe. If you are looking to transfer an employee to the European Union, don’t hesitate to reach out to us. Our lawyers are happy to provide you with thorough and personalized assistance concerning the issues specific to your case.

Prerequisites for applying for an ICT Card are:  

  • The applicant has already been employed for at least 6 months, 
  • They are not still in the probationary period of their work contract, 
  • The applicant is a non-EU citizen and is being transferred to a branch of the company in the European Union, 
  • They will be employed at the company throughout their entire stay, 
  • The applicant has a university/college degree or other proof of the required skillset, 
  • The contract duration is between 90 days and one year (for a trainee) and 90 days and three years (for a specialist or manager). 

Please note, applications for an ICT-Card should be handed in 90 days in advance.  

Contact us now. Our experienced legal team will be happy to take care of the application process for you.  

“We, at Schlun & Elseven,  help you and your company go through the immigration process as easily and fast as possible.”

“We, at Schlun & Elseven, can help you go through the immigration process as easily and fast as possible.”

Frequently asked questions regarding the ICT Card

Find out more about the most frequently asked questions about our services concerning the ICT Card. Use our contact form if you have any further questions about the ICT Card or our Immigration Services in general.

The ICT Card is valid for up to a year for trainees and up to 3 years for managers and specialists.  

Yes, an expired ICT Card can be renewed in Germany after a cooling-off period of six months.  

The additional Mobile ICT Card allows workers who already received an ICT Card from a member state to work in another EU member state for more than 90 days.  For example, a manager from Canada who received an ICT Card to work in Italy, can also work in Germany for longer than 90 days with a Mobile ICT Card. In case workers will be stationed in the other subsidiary for less than 90 days within a 180-day period, a Mobile ICT Card is not required. 

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„Business Immigration Germany – by Schlun & Elseven“ is a website for all matters of Business Immigration from all over the world to Germany by the renowned German Law firm Schlun & Elseven. Due to our extensive experience in German residence and work permits, family reunification and various immigration cases, we can offer full-service legal advice and comprehensive support you can trust. 

Don’t hesitate to use our contact form. Our lawyers are happy to help you figure out the best way to approach your business immigration process now.

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