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Select A Destination Country - Germany

Travel and Work in Germany

Germany and Canada have signed a bilateral arrangement that permits Canadians ages 18-35 to travel and work in Germany for up to 12 months.


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Please consult the website of the Embassy of Germany to find out how to submit an application to participate.

Please note: application times, fees and approvals vary from country to country. Foreign embassies may use different names for each category. It is recommended that you plan your trip well in advance of your anticipated departure date.

Want to Travel and Work in Germany?

Here is some general information on specific country requirements and other links of interest. Please consult the website of the Embassy of Germany for the most accurate, up-to-date information relevant to your travel and work abroad plans. You might want to bookmark this link for future reference on your Mobile, iPhone, BlackBerry or Tablet device while travelling.

General Information

  • Fee to participate: No Fee*.
  • The participant must have enough money to cover their initial living expenses. A declaration form must be signed.
  • Current travel advisories for Germany: voyage.gc.ca.
  • About the culture in Germany: intercultures.ca.

*Amounts are subject to change without notice and may vary depending on exchange rate fluctuations.  Please consult the Embassy of Germany to know the exact procedures to follow for that destination.

Embassy contact information for Germany

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Date Modified:
2013-08-13