All About Your Visas
The Visa Application Centre caters to applications for Schengen visas. Click on the respective links to know more about these visas.

Eligibility Criteria for a Visa
If you wish to travel to Germany please check whether you need a visa before applying.
Some nationalities are exempted from presenting a visa when travelling to Germany. Click here for more information
Some nationalities are subject to fall under a visa facilitation agreement. Click here for more information

How early can you apply?
Visa applications may be submitted only 90 days prior to the intended date of travel. Applications for Schengen and National visas are accepted through prior appointments only.

Schengen Rule
Schengen visa has to be obtained from the Embassy or Consulate of the country where the MAIN PURPOSE OF TRAVEL lies. In case of travel to multiple Schengen countries, please make your application to the Consulate where you will be staying for the maximum number of days. In case the duration of stay in the Schengen countries is same for each country, then visa application should be submitted with the country that is applicant’s “First Point of Entry”. Please check your travel plans before submitting your application

Interview and Further Documentation
The Consulate General of Germany in Dubai may advise VFS to call applicant for a personal interview at the Consulate and / or to ask for supporting documents in addition to the list of documents provided on this site.