Hamburg Welcome Center (English)

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The Hamburg Welcome Center is a central point of contact for all matters relating to the integration into the labour market of people who are planning on immigrating or have already immigrated to Hamburg, as well as for for companies and employers.

The Hamburg Ministry of Work, Health, Social Affairs, Family and Integration, the Ministry of the Interior and Sport, the Employment Agency and the Job Center work hand in hand under one roof to support you in cooperation with other organisations.

Our services

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Would you like to work as a professional in Hamburg or do an apprenticeship here? Then you have come to the right place!

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Companies and employers

Are you looking for skilled workers or trainees? We will be glad to help you!


Our website is currently under construction. We are working hard to ensure that all content will soon be available for you again.


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Job search

Job newsletter

Are you looking for a new job? Then take a peek at our job newsletter. We will be happy to put you in touch with the companies if you find an offer interesting.

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Supplementary document to the residence permit

Admissibility of the exercise of employment

New legal regulations as of 01.03.2024 allow people with certain residence permits new or extended employment opportunities - without having to change the supplementary document ('Zusatzblatt'). Find out more in this information sheet.

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разрешение на временное пребывание украинцев

Extended: Residence permit Ukraine.



Contact us

You can find us at

Süderstraße 32b, 20097 Hamburg.

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Opening hours

Changed opening hours of the reception (1st floor) from March 11, 2024:

Monday: 9 am to 12 pm
Tuesday: 9 am to 3 pm
Wednesday: 9 am to 12 pm
Thursday: 10 am to 3 pm
Friday: 9 am to 12 pm

​​​​You can reach the telephone hotline during the following office hours:

Monday: 1 pm to 3 pm
Wednesday: 1 pm to 3 pm
Thursday: 4 pm to 6 pm

You can reach us by calling +49 (0) 40 42839-5555.

Please send e-mail enquiries to