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Arriving in Germany

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17.02.2021 - Article

Welcome to Germany!

First read the important information of this website! Below the text you find a link to information on entry restrictions and quarantine regulations in Germany.

Please choose how long you are planning to stay:

Short stay (maximum of 90 days, e.g. for a holiday or business trip, if you ARE a Rwandan national):

  • Concerning the Schengen-Representations for Germany / by Germany we would like to inform, that all Schengen-Representations in general shall stay suspended until further notice or until central authorities bilaterally come to an agreement that at certain posts we shall continue the representation.

Short stay (maximum of 90 days, e.g. for a holiday or business trip)

Long stay (more than 90 days, e.g. to attend university, work or join a family member IN Germany)

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Use the following checklist to make sure your application documents are complete. All documents listed here are to be submitted in the requested form and order.

Be aware that submitting an incomplete application can lead to the application being rejected

Checklists for national visa

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