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Arriving in Germany

Arriving in Germany, © dpa

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Welcome to Germany!

Arriving in Germany
Arriving in Germany © dpa

Ugandans, South Sudanese or non-EU nationals need a visa in order to enter Germany.
The type of visa you require depends on how long you plan to stay. Are you planning a short visit to Germany, e.g. for a holiday? Or would you like to stay longer, e.g. to attend university?


Please choose how long you are planning to stay.


Short stay (maximum of 90 days, e.g. for a Holiday or business trip)

Long stay  (more than 90 days, e.g. to attend University, work or join a Family member in Germany)