Family Reunion with persons with subsidiary protection

Two children in a Syrian refugee camp

Syrian refugee camp, © IMAGESLIVE via ZUMA Wire

07.07.2018 - Article

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 family reunion visa.

Applicants who have their residence in Oman or Yemen should register for an appointment -only- on the Special Website mentioned below. Applicants who are presently not residing in Oman or Yemen will not be accepted by the Embassy in Muscat.

After sucessful registration applicants for the German Embassy in Muscat will be directly contacted by the Embassy for an appointment. Please note that appointments are granted in chronological order depending on the date of registration.

Presently appointments are given as of January 2019 .

All applicants with a confirmed appointment are advised that the appointment is only granted for an interview and submission of applications. All applications will be processed through the competent authorities in Germany and the  process may take up to several weeks/months.

In the interim, all applicants are requested not to book an additional online appointment themselves neither to contact the Visa Section for an appointment.

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