Applying for a Germany Visa?

The German Government has outsourced it's Visa Services to VFS GLOBAL and some other Companies those have opened their Visa Application Centres across all regions in the World.

All foreign nationals wishing to enter Germany must be able to submit statutory documents at the border concerning the reasons for their stay, their means of support and accommodation arrangements. You can find here more information about Visa Regulations of Germany

In the given list choose your Country of Residence to visit the local website of VFS GLOBAL or You can find here more information about Visa Regulations of Germany.

Most Common documents

We have listed here the Mandatory requirements and you need to select your region to find more specific documents (if any):

  • Guide to supporting documents: visiting Germany
  • A Valid Original Passport (valid at least for your duration of intended Travel or for the next 6 months
  • Completed and Signed Visa Application Form - Germany accepts ONLINE applications only (Parents could sign on Children's behalf)
  • Minimum 2nos. Passport Size photographs with white background
  • Travel Insurance covering your Travel period
  • Confirmed Air Ticket and Hotel Bookings
  • Proof of your Financial ability (ex: Bank statements(3to6 months), Property Documents, Investments etc.,
  • If you are working a letter from your Current Employer confirming your position, salary and duration of work with the Company and approval to leave you for this trip
  • If you are a Student a letter from your Educational Institution confirming your leave for this trip
  • Appropriate Visa fees and Service Charges to the Visa Application Centre
  • Find your nearest Visa Application Center by clicking on your respective country in the above given list of Countries.

Visa Application Forms

Geraman Visa Application Form

Visa Photo Requirements

Rules for passport photos


Latest German Visa application fees

Visa Appointment wait times

Visit the website of your local Visa Application Center or the German Diplomatic Mission to book an appointment in order to apply for a German Visa.