National visas - Family reunification visa to a minor German child

05.01.2021 - Article

Required documents:

Please make sure to prepare two complete sets of the following documents collated in the order listed below and bring them to your appointment. Incomplete documentation may result in the rejection of your application.

To apply for a visa, you need the following documents (original with 2 copies each):

  • valid passport and two copies of the data page, if applicable previous passports
  • 2 biometric passport photos (not older than 3 month)
  • 2 fully completed application forms for national visas.

               Videx - electronic form

Please fill in all questions in the application form and provide the contact telephone number; please don't forget your signature!

Information in accordance with Articles 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) Acknowledgment of receipt of the General Data Protection Regulation


Note for spouses / civil partners from EU / EEA countries:

If your spouse / partner to whom you would like to move to Germany is not German, but a citizen of the EU / EEA states (person entitled to free movement), you do not need to provide proof of language proficiency. Please also present a current certificate of freedom of movement OR a confirmation of registration from your German place of residence, proof of work and a current certificate of earnings from your spouse (each with two copies).

Stand: Januar 2021

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