Welcome to the website of the Visa Application Center for Germany managed by VFS Global. VFS Global is a commercial company, working as a privately-run service company. VFS Global is authorized by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to collect their clients’ visa applications and provide complete information on the visa application procedures and requirements. All assessments and decisions on visa applications however, will only be made the German Embassy.

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Applicants are advised to be wary of fraudulent calls and SMSs claiming to be from Germany Visa Application Center requesting money to process or fast track the release of the pending application from the Embassy. Please note that VFS Global does not play any role in the adjudication of visas. All decisions handling and processing time are at the sole discretion of the German Embassy.

If you suspect you are being targeted by a fraudulent website or receive alleged scam e-mails/calls, feel free to report them to

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  • The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany and VFS Global Germany Visa Application Centre will be closed on 20 February 2020
  • Starting February 2020 – Applicant may apply for a visa 6 months in advance (180 days) for regular Schengen visa and 9 months in advance (270 days) for Seafarer – Transit visa prior the intended date of travel.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here


Visa Forms
Visa Fees At A Glance

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Schedule An Appointment

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Schedule an appointment to visit the Visa Application Centre

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If you have already submitted your application at the Visa application center, you can check the status of your application here

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General Information


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Locate your nearest Visa Application Centre. Please select your resident city below.

News and Updates

Please note: As of 02 February 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person...

Published on 20 January 2020

Starting 06 October 2019, Helpline number will change...

Published on 25 September 2019

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