Welcome to Germany!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, restrictions for entry into Germany from areas of variant of concern apply. Persons entering these areas are required to provide a negative test result and quarantine. Restrictions from other areas have been lifted.
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?
A Schengen visa can be issued for travels within all Schengen countries for a maximum stay of 90 days within a period of 6 months.
For stays over 90 days
New rules for the immigration of skilled workers to Germany entered 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.