Does BASF provide sponsorship to candidates who require and employment visa to work in the United States?

Across the globe, BASF is committed to recruiting top talent with the goal to form the best team. In the U.S., the requirements and process for obtaining work visas is often complicated and difficult. Therefore, we are not able to offer sponsorship for every one of our positions; these decisions are made on a case-by-case basis. If you meet the requirements for the position in which you are interested, we welcome you to apply.

How long does it take before I will be contacted about my application?

We regularly review candidates who have applied to open positions and evaluate their credentials against the job profile. Unfortunately due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot follow up one-on-one with every candidate.  To learn more about our Application Process, please click on that section

Can I check the status of my job application online?

Yes. From the moment you submit your application, you will have access to check where you job application is in the hiring process. For instructions, click on the PDF attached at the bottom of this page.

Who can I contact if I have technical questions about my online application?

Please contact our Employment Service Center at 1-800-432-9191 or email them at

I can’t find a suitable job on your website can I still apply?

We no longer accept general applications, CVs or resumés via email. For Professional roles, you can only apply to a specific vacancy found through our Job Search Engine. If you sign up for our Search Agent service, we’ll email you with notifications of new vacancies matching your preferred criteria when they arise

I’ve already submitted my online application for one position, do I need to resubmit for any other positions?

Yes.  When considering candidates for a particular position, BASF considers applicants who demonstrate their interest in the position by applying online to that specific position.  As a result, you need to specifically apply for all the positions that you would like to be considered for.  BASF, moreover, uses this information for applicant tracking purposes as required by applicable law.

I interviewed last week. When should I hear back?

Typically after an onsite or final interview, you can expect to hear back within a two-week timeframe from one of our Human Resources representatives. However, due to the position, travel schedules, and other factors, it can take a bit longer.

I have a disability that limits my capability to apply online. How can I request an accommodation in order to complete the application process?

If you require an accommodation to complete the electronic employment application, please call our Accommodations Line at 877-297-8868 or email us at You will be prompted to leave a message and a member of our Human Resources team will return your call within two business days. Please note this line is only for those individuals who need an accommodation to apply for a job. Calls for any other reason will not be returned.

BASF Hiring Process – At a Glance

Ever wondered what happens after you submit your application to BASF? Here's a high level look at the steps required to be hired by BASF.