53,274 people have already registered on the site for temporary employment in Germany, the State Employment Promotion Agency of the Georgian Ministry of Health reports.
Registration for Georgian citizens has been open since February 15 and will last throughout the year.
The agency says 53,274 people have so far registered at the ‘Temporary Employment Migrant Registration Portal,’ of which 35,121 filled in the application form ‘Temporary Employment in Germany.’
Georgian citizens will be able to find temporary legal employment in the German labor market for a period of 1 to 3 months. Seasonal work there kicks off in April. Registration is available throughout 2021 on the portal: https://workabroad.moh.gov.ge/.
Temporary seasonal employment is carried out within the framework of an agreement between Georgia and Germany. Employment is available for seasonal work in the agricultural sector.
Applicants for seasonal work must meet the following requirements:
Must be a citizen of Georgia;
Age: 18 to 60 years;
Has not traveled to the Schengen Area for 3 months before leaving for Germany;
Must have work experience and motivation to harvest;
Absence of any reason (violation) that restricts re-entry into the country;
Basic communication skills in German or English (in case of group employment, it is necessary that at least one member must be able to communicate in German or English). The language knowledge level requirement is determined by the employer.
Georgian citizens will be able to work legally in Germany for three months from April 1. The number of citizens is indefinite; however, work is defined only in the agricultural sector.
By Ana Dumbadze