In order to travel to the following Schengen States Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland for visit, tourist or business purposes up to 90 days you need a short-stay Schengen Visa. If your main destination is Austria, Germany, Finland, Italy, Luxemburg or the Netherlands you have to apply for a Schengen Visa at VFS Global. Only in exceptional cases and by appointment, visa applications are accepted at the German Embassy.
For staying more than 90 days you have to apply for a National Visa (long-stay visa) at the Embassy of the concerned Schengen state.
Before you apply for a visa please read the Visa Regulation below carefully:
Here you can find out whether you need a Schengen visa for visits to Germany and the Schengen states of up to 90 days. You can find an overview of the countries whose citizens require/do not require…
High-quality photos form the basis for the perfect reproduction of the image and are a precondition for the application of facial biometrics in ID documents/visas. Please find the photo requirement for visa application in the pdf file below:
To apply for a visa you need an appointment.
Please use our online booking system to book your appointment.