Questions and answers
You would like to apply to us and have some questions? Then take a look here and see if we have already answered the question. You will generally find the answer here that you are looking for. However, if your question is so specific that you cannot find it here, simply give us a call or send us an email. You will find the contact information at the bottom of the page.
Preparation is everything
To make sure that your application reaches us safely, you will find quick answers here to frequently asked questions
It is best to address the cover letter for your application to the contact listed in the advertised position. Or simply use the formulation “Dear Sir/Madam...”.
It may take several weeks to process your application in some circumstances. If you would like to check the status of your application in between, please get in touch with the contact listed on the relevant advertised position.
No, the applications are processed in the order in which they are received. You should therefore prioritise your applications when you upload them. The application that is uploaded first will also be processed first, followed by any second application and then a third.
Questions and answers on the online application
To make sure you get it right first time, we guide you step-by-step through the application process at the following link.
Simply click the “Reset password” button (or follow the link) and wait 5 – 10 minutes. A new password will be sent during this time to the email address you provided.
Please be patient when you request the new password and do not request another password again until you have received your new password via email. Otherwise it will already be invalid again because of the subsequent password request received. You can then continue with your application using the new password.
If you are still a minor, you will need a declaration of consent for your application, which has been signed by your legal guardian, for example your parents. You have to include the declaration of consent with your online application as an attachment.
Yes, almost all of the saved data is automatically available for a new online application. Simply complete the mandatory input fields in the new application under the “Your application data” menu option.
It is really important that you always use the same email address for all applications.
Yes. You can change details such as name, address, telephone number, password or email address after you have uploaded your application. To do so, simply log in to your applicant cockpit. After logging in, you can amend the details you have entered or add other information on the “My profile” tab.
You can also withdraw your application via the applicant cockpit. To withdraw an application, simply click the “Withdraw” button next to the job title that is no longer of interest in the “My applications” section.
Yes. You will receive confirmation as soon as the data has entered the system. If you request communication by email, you will receive the confirmation by return. If you have stated that you prefer communication by post, you will receive confirmation of receipt no later than 2-3 working days after uploading your application.
If you have submitted several applications, please note that initially only your first application will be processed.
If you do not receive confirmation of receipt of your application, first check the spam folder in your email mailbox. If there is also no confirmation of receipt there, please contact our careers hotline:
+ 49 (0)5361-9-36363
(Monday to Friday 7 am to 7 pm)
Yes. You can exit the application assistant at any time and complete and submit the application at a later stage.
If you have not yet submitted your application, you can retrieve and complete it at any time via the applicant cockpit. Log in to the applicant cockpit with your user data and then look for the job title for the application you wish to complete in the “My applications” section. Next to the job title you will find a button labelled “Edit”. Click this button to access the application forms.
For legal reasons, not all information is classified by us as mandatory data. But please remember: the more information you provide, the easier it will be for us to build up a picture of you.
First things first: Protecting your personal data is very important to us. By using the system you provide Volkswagen AG with your personal data and information. We will process and use your data in our online application system solely for the purpose of ensuring that the application procedure operates correctly and effectively. Your data will not be passed on to third parties without your express consent. Additional information can be referenced in the general data protection guidelines aimed at customers under “Legal information” at the bottom of each page on this website.
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