Visa Information

Wichtiger Hinweis

*Please note: Due to increased applications for tourist visa the processing time is now up to 15 working days.

  쉥겐(Schengen) 관광 비자는 신청이 많아진 관계로 비자 발급 소요 기간이 최대 15일까지(근무일수) 길어집니다. 양해 부탁 드립니다.

Which Visa do you need?

Depending on the purpose and duration of your intended stay inGermany you need to apply either for a "Schengen Visa" or a "National Visa".

Short term stays of up to 90 days in 180 days (e.g. tourism, visiting family and friends, business trip)

According to the so-called Schengen agreement, tourist and business visas issued by any of the following Schengen countries (Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland) are valid for travel to all Schengen states. However, you always have to apply at the Consulate or Embassy of the country which is your main destination. Employment is not permitted with this type of visa.

Long term stays

If you plan to stay more than 90 days within 180 days you need a National Visa (e.g. permanent residence with German spouse, study, long
term language training, Au Pair, employment)

Please Note

In order to apply for a visa, your passport must have at least two empty pages. Your passport must have been issued within the last ten years. A passport older than ten years that has been extended for a period exceeding ten years from the time of issuance cannot be accepted.
Applications can be handed in without an appointment during our opening hours.

To find out which documents you have to prepare, please read the section below according to your visa type.

Please note that all photographs have to meet the following requirements.

If you are working for the
US military and you are "PCS'ing" to Germany, please read the section SOFA stamp.

Visa Informationen

* Aufgrund vermehrter Antragsstellung für touristische Schengenreisen verlängert sich der Bearbeitungszeitraum auf bis zu 15 Arbeitstage. Wir bitten um Verständnis.


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Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care, we can not accept any responsibility for inaccuracies contained herein.

Visa Information (한국어, English, Deutsch)

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