Germany: EU Blue Card Salary Requirements

Key Points  

  • Germany increased EU Blue Card minimum annual gross salary requirements by profession for 2023  


The government of Germany updated its 2023 minimum salary requirements for EU Blue Card holders. As a result, the minimum annual gross salary has been raised to the following:  

  • € 45,552 for Natural Scientists, Mathematicians, Engineers, Doctors and IT professionals (also known as MINT professions) 
  • € 46,530 for applicants over 45 years of age 
  • € 58,400 for all other professions 

For further information on qualification requirements for the EU Blue Card in Germany, check here.  

What are the Changes? 

The government of Germany increased the country’s EU Blue Card annual gross salary requirements for 2023.  These changes reflect economic changes in Germany and the country’s desire to remain a competitive location for foreign talent. 

Looking Ahead  

Continue to check the government of Germany’s website and Envoy’s website for the latest updates and information. 

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