Working in Münsterland | Employment of Ukrainian refugees
Help for people from Ukraine
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Many people from Ukraine have to leave their country because of the war. We warmly welcome them to Münsterland!

You are an employer in Münsterland and would like to offer a job to Ukrainian refugees? Then you have come to the right place, because here you will find frequently asked questions and answers (FAQs) on this topic. In addition, we show starting points in Münsterland that support you in employing people from Ukraine.


IMPORTANT: In order to keep the information clear, we have limited ourselves exclusively to topics that could be relevant for the employment of people from Ukraine from the perspective of employers. This FAQ is not official information from the Federal Government or any other public body. Therefore, you cannot refer to it when contacting German authorities.

We provide information on the following topics:

Job placement

You want to offer people from Ukraine a job and don't know how to find them? Are you looking for counselling centres that can support you? These and other FAQs on the topic of job placement are answered here. We introduce you to contact points and online platforms where you can both offer a job to Ukrainians who have fled and find job applications:


Work permit

Under what conditions can Ukrainian refugees take up work? Where can they get a work permit? These and other FAQs are answered here:

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Professional recognition

For which professions is formal recognition of professional qualification necessary? Which authority is responsible for this? What are the costs for employers? These and other FAQs on the subject of professional recognition are answered here:

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Onboarding in the company

The first day of work is approaching and you are wondering, for example, at which bank in Germany a new employee from Ukraine can open a bank account or how to obtain an income tax identification number? FAQs like these and more information on onboarding in the company can be found here:

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General Ukraine aid in the Münsterland

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Here you can find further information and contact points in Münsterland:

The city of Münster and the districts in the Münsterland region provide information on their websites on the topic of Ukraine aid. As a rule, the contact persons in the cities and municipalities are also listed there.

  • District of Borken. You can find more information here.
  • Coesfeld district. You can find more information here.
  • City of Münster. You can find more information here.
  • Steinfurt district. You can find more information here.
  • District of Warendorf. You can find more information here.

Link-Tips Ukraine-Aid

Selection of links on the entry and residence of Ukrainian refugees
  • KOFA Competence Centre for Skilled Workers. You can find more information here.
  • Federal Ministry of the Interior and Home Affairs. You can find more information here.
  • Network Companies Integrate Refugees. You can find more information here.
  • BDA THE EMPLOYERS. You can find more information here.
  • Federal Ministry of Education and Research. You can find more information here.

Your contact persons

Get in touch and let's talk about your concerns. We will be happy to develop the next steps together with you.

Monika Leiking
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Monika Leiking
Head of Service Onboarding@Münsterland

0049 2571 94 93 15

Birgit Stübing-Beunink
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