Once payment has been received, you will receive an email which includes a list of required documents and information you need to bring. Please select the required document checklist below:
please note: Should your application be incomplete upon submission at the Visa application Centre, you will be charged an additional reappointment fee to submit your updated application
Requirements regarding passport pictures
Please view the following information regarding the requirements regarding the passport picture:
Visa photo specification, [pdf, 551k]
Document to complete for third party collection
If you wish for a third party to collect your documents and passport, please complete the power of attorney form:
You can download the authorisation form
Applications for Minors
If you intend to submit an application for a minor, each parent/legal guardian must submit a separate, signed authorisation form as well as a copy of each parent's/legal guardians' passport photo page. The Schengen visa application form has to be signed by both parents/legal guardians.
Applications for spouses of EU citizens / Germans
The below document needs to be signed by the EU citizen / German and confirms that all costs will be covered.
How can my friend(s) in Germany get a formal letter of obligation?
The formal letter of obligation is available at the local Aliens' office in their place of residence in Germany. Please bring the original of this letter when applying for your visa.