Which visa do I need to apply for?


If you wish to travel to Germany for a short stay of up to 90 days, please apply for a Schengen visa. This visa entitles you to enter all countries of the Schengen region. The Schengen visa will be issued for the following purposes:

  • Visit
  • Business
  • Medical treatment
  • Language course up to three months
  • Tourism

If you plan to stay in Germany for more than 90 days, please apply for a National visa. With a National visa you can travel to all Schengen countries for a maximum of 90 days per 180 days.


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