Visa to Germany


Visa/ Entry requirements for Germany

Antragsformular Schengenvisum

Short-term Visa for Germany

The Austrian Embassy in Canberra is responsible for issuing Schengen Visas on behalf of Germany in all States and Territories of Australia.

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Long-term visa for Germany

If you intend to stay longer than three months in Germany, you have to apply for a National Visa. A processing time of several months must be expected.

Visa section

Visa for applicants from Papua New Guinea

Due to the closure of the Consular Section of the Embassy of France in Port Moresby, applications for Schengen-Visas to Germany can currently not be processed in Papua New Guinea.

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All statements mentioned on this website are based on knowledge and experiences of the German missions in Australia at the time the website was published.  As far as correctness and completeness are concerned this information is supplied without liability.

Make an appointment


An appointment is needed at all missions in Australia. Depending on the mission, the appointment can be made online or over the phone.

Entry and residence-overview


Overview of visa requirements/exemptions for entry to Germany.


Application form long-term visa


Please find the application form for a long-term visa for Germany here.