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Visa Information in English

16.08.2023 - Artikel

Information on visa procedures for English-speaking customers

Unfortunately, the Visa Section of the German Embassy in Kyiv is currently closed. It is not possible to obtain a German visa in Ukraine. The German Embassy in Kyiv has no technical and human resources to accept visa applications and issue visas for the time being.

You can find up-to-date information from the Visa Section with further links on our website in Ukrainian and German language.

Do I need a visa for Germany?

Please follow the link to the website of the German Federal Foreign Office to check if you need a visa for Germany:

Table of countries whose citizens require / do not require visas to enter Germany

What kind of visa do I need?

For short (up to 90 days in any 180-days period) stays in Germany your need a Schengen visa (category C). For long (more than 90 days) stays and for work you need a national visa (category D)

May I apply for a visa in Ukraine?

The competence of the diplomatic mission arises from the regular residence of the applicants. Regular residence is a place where the person actually resides, not only temporarily (e.g. on a visit basis), but for a certain period of time. If you live in Ukraine and have a residence permit, you have to apply for visa in Ukraine

Information for members of the diplomatic missions in Ukraine : if you are going to work in the diplomatic mission of your country in Germany and you need a visa, please contact the visa section by e-mail for further information.

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