Frequently Asked Questions
EU Blue Card
- Am I convenient to have a Blue Card?
If you are a non-EU Citizen, if you have five years or more professional job experience or you completed your higher education then you are able to apply and have a Blue Card.
- Does Blue Card mean permanent residency in Europe?
It depends on the country. After 2 to 5 years you employed on the Blue Card, you can apply for a permanent residency.
- I am a student in Europe, is it an advantage for me?
Many European countries provide opportunity to stay in Europe for some couple of months after graduation. If you apply on Blue Card in the country that you studied and if you can learn the local language beside English, it may be an advantage for you.
- Will I have the same salary with the citizens?
Acquisition of Blue Card has the following requirements. The applicant must have a work contract or binding job offer with a salary of at least 1.5 times the average gross annual salary paid in the Member State.
- Which countries are subject to the Blue Card?
You can apply for the Blue Card in;
Austria, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Estonia, France, Greece, Italy, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Sweden, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain.
Denmark, Ireland, UK are not subject to the EU Blue Card.
- Can I work in other EU countries?
After 18 months you may move to a different EU country to work in highly-skilled employment. You must apply for a new EU Blue Card in the country you wish to move to.
- What is the language requirements for the EU Blue Card?
There is no language requirement for Blue Card but being a good English speaker and learning the language of the country which you want to resident will be a big plus for you.
- What dos applicant mean in my profile?
When you registered in EU Blue Card Job Network, you will be assigned with an applicant number. This is your unique number and can not be transferred or changed.
- How the Job Network system promotes me to employers?
When you filled your profile and when your Eligibility reached 100%, we promote your profile to employers on our database. When we verify your CV or Diploma we categorise you for employers. For example, if an employer is looking for a designer, we show them all the designer related verified profiles and we try them to contact you as soon as possible.
- What will happen if an Employer contacts me?
First of all, we will be happy to see again that our system brought an applicant a new life and a new future! If employer interested in your profile, we will notify you. You will have a mail and you will see some tips and roadmaps part to apply for Blue Card on your profile page.
- How can I activate the Submit Blue Card JN button on my profile page?
Submit button will be active when your Eligibility reaches 100%. So please fill all fields which marked with an asterisk and verify your Qualification.
- Is my online payment safe?
Your online payment is processed by Payment Service Provider ICEPAY. ICEPAY makes the online payments in this webshop possible, by offering online payment methods like PayPal and iDEAL and ICEPAY handles your online transaction. The webshop is responsible for the handling of your order and ICEPAY has the responsibility for your online payment.
Check the ICEPAY website for more information about online payments via ICEPAY.
- I am looking for some highly-qualified professionals, how do I register?
On top of the main page, please choose Employer Login. On that page, you can find a register button for the Employers.
- Can I send a blue card holder employee to another country?
Yes, blue card holders can work up to 3 months in a branch office of your company.