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telc for Immigrants

A step forward for your life in Germany

Are you planning to spend a few years in Germany? Or do you intend to stay permanently? A telc German language certificate helps you with immigration, in everyday life and in your work.


If you are looking to acquire German citizenship, then you need to show proof of your German language skills at B1 level. The German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees recognises the following exams:

  • Deutsch-Test für Zuwanderer A2-B1 (at level B1)
  • Zertifikat Deutsch B1 / telc Deutsch B1

Of course, you can also take an exam at a higher level.

Residency for foreign spouses

Does your husband or wife want to join you in Germany? Does he or she need a visa?

telc can help you. Visa offices at German consulates recognise Start Deutsch 1 / telc Deutsch A1 certificates as proof of language ability.

Working in Germany

A telc certificate not only helps with your business at official agencies and public authorities, but also  when you are seeking employment. With a Deutsch Beruf certificate, you show that you can use the German language successfully during the course of a normal business day. This exam is available at levels A2+, B1+ and B2.

We wish you every success for your life in Germany!