Visitor Visa from India to Germany

Visitor Visa from India to Germany Description

  • This visa is given to applicants who intend to stay in Germany for a short period for purposes such as tourism, visiting and vacationing.
  • The type of visa issued to travelers going to Germany for a short period is the Schengen visa. This is because Germany is part of the 26 Schengen countries in Europe.
  • There are uniform rules that guide the Schengen visa and the possession of this visa (if issued for multiple-entry) allows travelers go to as many Schengen countries as they want to.
  • Travelers on this visa go to Germany for other reasons such as business trips, holiday or to visit relatives as well.
  • For the short-stay visa, the reasons or purposes for travelers' visits would be clearly stated on their visas. The purpose of your trip to Germany must be plausible and comprehensible.
  • Applicants' passports should be valid for at least 6 months beyond their stay in Germany.
  • Passports that contain illegible data cannot be accepted and your passport must not be damaged.
  • The short-stay visa is valid for up to 90 days within a 180 day period in Germany. Your date of entry starts your 180- day period.
  • The Schengen visas can be issued for one, two or multiple entries. These entries depend on the visa holder’s reason for travel. 
  • If you will be leaving and re-entering the Schengen area during your visit, you will need to apply for a double or multiple-entry visa.   
  • Please note that with a Schengen visa you are not allowed to work or study.

Visitor Visa from India to Germany Requirements

  • A Schengen visa application form that has been appropriately filled and signed.
  • An original passport with a validity of more than 6 months from the traveler's entry date.
  • Two blank pages of the passport for visa stamps.
  • Identical passport-sized photographs which fulfill the visa photo requirements set by the Schengen states.
  • Health insurance with a coverage of £30,000 for the entire Schengen area.
  • Proof of accommodation provision for the traveler.
  • Host details (name, address, passport details, etc) for travelers who have hosts in Germany. A letter of invitation from the host should back this up.
  • Bank statements dating back to the last 3 months of consistent use. There can be 0ther proof of financial sustenance as well.
  • A detailed flight itinerary.
  • A declaration of accuracy of information. 
  • Application form should be completed in either English or German.
  • Return ticket to India or Onward ticket to the other country.
Validity: 90 days
Processing Time: Three weeks
Cost: €60.00

No. 6/50G, Shanti Path, Chanakyapuri, P.O. Box 613, New Delhi 110021, India.


(+91) (11) 4419 9199

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