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?
Choose between short- and long-term Visa and find more information on application process, renewal & current restrictions here:
Are you planning a short term visit to Germany? Do you want to visit a friend in Germany, attend a business meeting or need medical treatment? Here you can find information on the application process and required documents for a Schengen Visa.
If you want to live, work or study in Germany, you need a National Visa (long-term visa). Here you can find information on the application process, the different visa types as well as the required documents.
Here you can find answers to frequently asked questions regarding the visa process, that we cannot respond to individually.