Visa to Germany

Antragsformular Schengenvisum

Short-term (Schengen) visas - for up to 90 days

The Austrian Embassy in Canberra is responsible for issuing Schengen Visas on behalf of Germany in Australia. Australian citizens are not affected: They do not need a visa for the Schengen area (including Germany) for an intended stay of up to 90 days.

Muster eines elektronischen Aufenthaltstitels (Aufenthaltserlaubnis) in Deutschland

Long-term visa (national visa)

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 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. Papua New Guinea be...

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Visa to Germany

VIS - Visa Information System

Visa requirements - list of countries

Entry and residence-overview


Application form: Residence Permit

Consultation by phone in passport and visa matters

Dame am Telefon

You have questions about your passport / visa application or you are unable to find information necessary for your application on our website? We call you Please book an appointment link to booki...