In Germany and India’s new mobility plan: Extended residence permits to students & 3,000 job seeker visas annually

India and Germany have formalised a new mobility programme, which will facilitate mobility and employment opportunities for fostering the exchange of skills and talents.

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar signed an agreement on Comprehensive Migration and Mobility Partnership with his German counterpart Annalena Baerbock in New Delhi.

The agreement includes the Academic Evaluation Center in New Delhi, 18 months extended residence permits to students, 3,000 job seeker visas annually, liberalised short stay multiple entry visas and streamlined readmission procedures.