News and Updates

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    01 July 2020

    As instructed by the Embassy of Germany starting 01 July 2020, The Germany Visa Application Centre will start receiving applications by appointment only for Seaman Transit visa (Type C) category. Our operations day and timing will be as follow.


    Operational Hours:

    Application Submission

    Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except Public Holiday) at 08:00-12:00 and 13:00-15:00 with appointment

    Call Centre

    Monday, Wednesday and Friday (except Public Holiday) at 08:00-12:00 and 13:00-16:00


    Mandatory courier applied until further notice

    Customers are encouraged to wisely schedule the submission of their visa applications at Germany Visa Application Centre to match their travel arrangements.

    It is mandatory for customers to book an appointment on our website before submitting their applications.

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    23 March 2020

    Germany Visa Helpline Services is unavailable

    Due to ongoing global COVID-19 developments and the local government directive to close business operations for a temporary period, our helpline services are currently unavailable. Customers are advised to check the respective country-specific page, or COVID-19: Customer Advisories’ section, on or the respective embassy/ consulate website.

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    18 March 2020

    Discontinue of acceptance of Schengen visa

    With effect from Monday 23 March 2020 the visa application procedure at the Embassy of Germany in Jakarta for Schengen visa and for German national visa will be stopped almost completely until further notice and the Visa Section will be closed for the public.

    With effect from Thursday 19 March 2020 the Visa Acceptance Centre at VFS Global in Jakarta and the Offices of the Honorary Consuls of Germany will not accept any visa applications.

    Requests to accept visa applications with urgent need to travel ( e.g. because of a medical emergency) are to submitted exclusively per Mail at the following mail address:

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    12 March 2020

    As a precautionary measure to avoid the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), all customers visiting the Visa Application Center in Jakarta are required to have their body temperature checked before entering the Centre.

    For customers with an appointment and having a temperature ≥ 38 ℃, our security team will date stamp the appointment letter and inform the customer to return with the letter when his/her health condition has improved, by emailing our helpdesk:

    Those with signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g. fever, cough and difficulty breathing) should seek medical advice as early as possible from the Indonesia Health Authorities.

    Your cooperation is highly appreciated.

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    14 February 2020

    Starting 12 February 2020, visa application for Seaman National can be submitted through VFS. You are required to have an appointment online for submitting the application.

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    20 January 2020

    Increased fees for visa applications

    Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros or the equivalent amount in your local currency. For children between 6-12 years old the visa fee will increase to 40 euros or equivalent.

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    24 October 2019

    Germany Visa Application Center Helpdesk

    Dear Visa Applicants, we would like to inform you that the Germany Visa Application Center Helpdesk is back to normal. You might contact us at 021-30418719 or e-mail at .

    Thank you.