Welcome to Germany!
Here you can find information on visa applications and visa renewal.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions are in place for entry into Germany from a large number of countries. Moreover, persons arriving from many countries are obliged to self-isolate for a period of 10 days. Details are available here.
Which visa do I need for Germany?I want to travel to Germany as a tourist, on business, for my studies, to work, or to join family members who live there.Which visa should I apply for?
For short stays (less than 90 days )
For long stays ( over 90 days)
New rules for the immigration of skilled workers to Germany will enter into force in early 2020. The new law extends the opportunities for qualified professionals from outside the European Union to come to work in Germany.
Since 1st August 2018 close family members (spouses, minor single children and parents of minor children) of persons with subsidiary protection status living in Germany are entitled to apply for a…
Here you will find the answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) concerning visa and travel to Germany and the Schengen countries.
You have been issued a visa for the territories of the Schengen States? As soon as you receive your short-stay visa, make sure that all the information it contais is correct.