Non-EU citizens wishing to enter Germany must have a valid visa or have identifying documents from a country that is part of the visa-waiver program.
Obtaining a German Visa
German visa application steps vary depending on your country-of-residence. Please consult the German Embassy or Consulate nearest you in order to determine the appropriate steps to obtain your visa. The visa application process can be lengthy so we encourage you to start as early as possible. To learn more about the visa application process, please visit the Federal Foreign Office of Germany website.