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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.
The national visa is the entry visa for a long-term stay (more than 3 months) for a specific purpose of travel.
Usually issued for 90 days, after entering Germany, visa holders must apply for a residence permit in Germany.
Choose the right visa type from the following categories: