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24.06.2022 - Article

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Entry to Germany

Nepalese and certain non-EU nationals need a

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Arriving in Germany © dpa

visa in order to enter Germany. An overview of visa requirements/exemptions for entry into the Federal Republic of Germany can be found here.

The German Embassy processes visas for Slovenia and Luxembourg too.

Which Visa Category do I have to apply for?

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 - Schengen Visa (maximum of 90 days, e.g. for a holiday or business trip)

Long stay - National Visa (more than 90 days, e.g. to attend university, work or join a family member in Germany)

FAQ on visas and entry

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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?

Find out here


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