Job registration requirement

On 8 December 2017, the Federal Council agreed on how to implement the Act for Implementing the Article of the Constitution for Managing Immigration (Art. 121a of the Federal Constitution) at ordinance level.

Here you can find the ongoing, up-to-date information on the job registration requirement that has applied since 1 July 2018.

First report on the execution of the job registration requirement, November 2019 (in German) (PDF, 1 MB, 01.11.2019)

Stellenmeldepflicht: Das Wichtigste auf einen Blick! (PDF, 1 MB, 03.05.2018)

Stellenmeldepflicht: Informationsvorsprung für Stellensuchende (PDF, 148 kB, 05.11.2018)

Explanatory video: What does the job registration requirement mean for employers and jobseekers?   

AVG-Praxis öAV (in German, French and Italian only) (PDF, 686 kB, 01.07.2020)
Part B of the bulletin regarding public employment services (Bulletin LSE SPE/AVG-Praxis öAV) contains directives regarding the obligation to advertise vacant positions.

The list of occupation types (PDF, 59 kB, 10.12.2019) (in German) sets out which types of occupation will be subject to the registration requirement from 1 January to 31 December 2020, with a trigger level of 5% unemployment.

Use the Check-Up tool to see quickly and easily if your job has to be registered.