If I have a Germany Job Seeker Visa which has validity for 6 months. Can I extend the validity if I do not travel for a job search.

Or should I reapply again after certain period of time ?

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A job seeker visa for Germany cannot be extended.

You have 6 months to either find a job or return to your home country, from where you can apply for a new visa but it will be tougher to obtain.

Normally in order to then get a secondary job seeker visa, you would have to show that you have improved your skills in some way which had previously stopped you obtaining a job. e.g. more training, qualifications, or improvement in your German language skills.

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