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Visa Information in english

19.02.2018 - Artikel

Visa information in English

Whether you are planning a short term visit, attend a business meeting, or take up studies or employment in Germany - here you can find information on the visa application process and required documents

Appointment Booking

All visa applicants are required to make an appointment. During peak travel season there may be a waiting period for an appointment.

Book an Appointment

General Information about the Procedure

Going to Germany? This website will help you to find out whether or not you need a visa and will guide you through the application process. It also allows you to download  the relevant application forms free of charge and provides you with detailed information on the required documents you have to submit with your visa application.

General Information about the Procedure

Schengen Visa for Third-Country Nationals Living in Bulgaria

Visa information for  Third-Country Nationals living in Bulgaria with a valid bulgarian residence permit.

Schengen Visa for Third-Country Nationals Living in Bulgaria

Visa for family reunification

Planing to join your spouse who resides in Germany? See link below for further information.

Visa for family reunification

Visa for Students, University Applicants and Language Course Participants

Germany is increasingly attractive to students, offering international degrees such as Bachelor and Master degrees. Further information on the requirements can be found here.

Visa for students, university applicants and language course participants

Entry Visa for EU Blue Card

The EU Blue Card allows third-country nationals with a university degree to take up employment in Germany commensurate with their qualifications.

Entry Visa for EU Blue Card

Visa Fees

Since 14 May 2008, the fee for Schengen visas has been EUR 60. The fee for national visas has increased to EUR 75 since 1st of September 2017. Please note that all fees must be paid in Bulgarian Leva (BGN), in cash or by credit card (visa, mastercard). Fees are to be paid upon submission of the application. Further fees will not be charged.

Visa Fees

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