How much time does it take to process the visa?

05.03.2020 - FAQ

The processing of a Schengen visa by German missions usually takes five working days.

Depending on the purpose of the trip, it can take up to three months to process a National visa. Furthermore, the German Embassy reserves the right to have submitted documents checked by specialized lawyers as part of the application procedure.

As soon as the German Embassy has decided on your case, you will be contacted. Questions about the application status cannot be answered during the processing time.

Further information on Schengen visa and National visa can be found on our Website.


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