Employment Visa (Qualified Professionals)
If you intend to take up an employment in Germany - regardless of the duration of your intended employment - you are required to apply for an employment visa.
The offical website of the Federal Government of Germany Make it in Germany contains a lot of helpful information about working and living in Germany.
Information about the application procedure can be found here.
Compile the required documents according to the purpose of your stay by using the following checklists: