Germany needs more Filipino nurses, salary at P141,000

Good news Filipino nurses! Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) posted that the Germany government is looking to hire more nurses with competitive salary package for accepted applicants. 

UPDATE: POEA has extended the deadline for submission of applications. Check below.

Germany hiring nurses

 POEA announced through their official website that the Federal Republic of Germany has vacancies for staff nurses in a government to government arrangement. In a recruitment specification form no. 200011, POEA said that the International Placement Service of the German Federal Employment Agency (ZAV/BA) is in urgent need of qualified applicants for registered nurses in the following areas:

  • Intensive Care Unit 
  • Geriatric Care/Nursing Home/Elderly Care* 
  • General Ward 
  • Medical and Surgery Ward 
  • Operating Room 
  • Neurology, Orthopedics and related fields 
  • Psychiatry 

 *Please note that nursing homes in Germany are inpatient facilities, where geriatric nurses deal with older people in need for help with different health conditions (unlike being a Private Duty Nurse).


  • Filipino citizen and permanent resident of the Philippines 
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing 
  • Active Philippine Nursing License 
  • At least one (1) year related professional experience (bedside) in hospitals, rehabilitation centers and/or care institutions
  •  Applicants must have German language proficiency or willing to undergo German language training in the Philippines to attain Level B1 (to be paid by the employer) and 
  • MUST be able to attend the language class in April/May 2021; or with B1 or B2 Language Proficiency Level in accordance with Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Salary and Benefits

  • Salary: Successful candidates shall have a starting monthly salary of 2,000 Euros (gross) which will be increased to 2,400 Euros (gross) or around Php 141,000 after recognition as a qualified nurse. 
  • Travel Expenses: The employer will pay the visa and airfare from the Philippines to Germany. 
  • Board and Lodging: The employer will assist the employee in finding a suitable accommodation. The selected nurse will bear the expenses in full or in part of the board and lodging. 

Qualified Applicants should register online at or and personally submit the following documents at the counters of Manpower Registry Division, Ground Floor, Blas F. Ople Bldg. (formerly POEA Bldg.), Ortigas Avenue corner EDSA, Mandaluyong City (fastened in a folder and properly labeled with RSF No. 210002-A, Applicant’s Name, Position Applied For, Country of Destination, PEOS Online Number and ERegistration Number), during their respective schedule of appointment:

For Registration: 
  • Cover letter and curriculum vitae with colored passport size picture 
  • Nursing Diploma (notarized copy)
  • Board Certificate and copy of license from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) 
  • Certificates of employment in related field (previous and current) (notarized copy)
  • Attendance and/or level certificate for German language, if available 
  • Valid Passport copy (at least 6 months valid upon submission of application) 

 Applicants are required to present their original documents for authentication of written information before forwarding the résumé to the employer. 

The deadline of submission of applications for Regional Offices is on February 24, 2021, while those who will submit in Central Office (POEA – Ortigas) will be on February 26, 2021.

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