Germany Schengen visa

/Germany Schengen visa
Germany Schengen visa 2018-06-28T12:18:48+00:00

We can apply for your visa through VFS Global in London and get appointment within 1-2 days (subject to availability). The German consulate processes applications for most nationals in 5 working days. However, for some nationalities, they take 14 working days to process. Please contact us to check about this.

We will check your documents and prepare the application before submitting it to the visa application centre. You will provide us all the supporting documents including passport and UK residence permit card. Our representative will accompany you to the visa centre for submission of application and for you to give biometrics, if required. We will collect passport once it is ready for collection.
Please carefully check your jurisdiction before making your application – Scotland and the following counties in North England are part of the Edinburgh Consulate General’s consular district:

Cumbria, Darlington, Durham, Hartlepool, Middlesbrough, Northumberland, Redcar and Cleveland, Stockton on Tees, Tyne and Wear (Tyneside), as well as North Yorkshire with the exception of Selby and York.

Please note the documents cannot be older than 1 month at the time of submission to VFS Global.

List of documents for different types of applications

  1. Printed application form (signed by the applicant in the required places). In case of a minor under 18, both parents have to sign the application form. We will help you to complete the online application form.
  2. Additional information sheet (signed by the applicant in the required places). In case of a minor under 18, both parents have to sign the application form.
  3. Original current Passport – must be valid for 3 months after the intended date of travel, have at least 2 blank pages with ‘visa’ pages, observation pages will not be considered as a blank page. The passport must not be issued more than 10 years ago.
  4. UK residence permit (card or passport with a stamp) – you must have at least 3 months remaining on the residence permit after the trip.

Please note you cannot apply if you have a C-type visitor visa and if your UK residence permit is only valid for six months from the date of issue.

  1. Two new UK passport size photos (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm) with a light grey background. The photo must be less than six months old.
  2. Original hand signed letter from employer/accountant/university addressed to the German consulate in London – this letter must be issued less than 1 month ago confirming your employment/self-employment/student status.
  3. UK current account bank statements for the last 3 months dated not more than a month ago with a balance of £50 a day plus outstanding expenses for hotel and flights (if they haven’t been paid for).

Alternatively, you can provide traveler’s cheques for 60 Euros a day plus expenses for hotel and flights.

  1. Direct hotel confirmation. If you book a hotel from booking.com/hotels.com/hostelworld website, then you will need a confirmation directly issued by the hotel.
  2. Return flight/Train/Coach tickets.
  3. Annual travel insurance valid for all Schengen countries. The insurance must cover medical expenses and repatriation cost for a minimum of 30,000 Euros.

We can help you to book your tickets and accommodation along with travel insurance. This will ensure that the whole process is hassle-free and convenient for you.

Fee.

Consulate fee VFS Global fee Our fee Total fee
£50 £90 £60 £200
  1. Printed application form (signed by the applicant in the required places). In case of a minor under 18, both parents have to sign the application form. We will help you to complete the online application form.
  2. Additional information sheet (signed by the applicant in the required places). In case of a minor under 18, both parents have to sign the application form.
  3. Original current Passport – must be valid for 3 months after the intended date of travel, have at least 2 blank pages with ‘visa’ pages, observation pages will not be considered as a blank page. The passport must not be issued more than 10 years ago.
  4. UK residence permit (card or passport with a stamp) – you must have at least 3 months remaining on the residence permit after the trip.

Please note you cannot apply if you have a C-type visitor visa and if your UK residence permit is only valid for six months from the date of issue.

  1. Two new UK passport size photos (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm) with the light grey background. The photo must be less than six months old.
  2. Original hand signed letter from employer/accountant addressed to the German consulate in London – this letter must be issued less than 1 month ago confirming your employment/self-employment status. This should state details about your business trip and if the company is going to cover any expenses.
  3. Signed Letter of invitation from the company office in Germany dated less than a month ago in pdf or by fax. It should confirm kind of business relations, travel purpose, duration of the business trip(s) and if applicable, a confirmation to cover travel expenses and costs of stay occurring.
  4. UK current account bank statements for the last 3 months (if an employer is not covering expenses) dated not more than a month ago with a balance of £50 a day plus outstanding expenses for hotel and flights (if they haven’t been paid for).

Alternatively, you can provide traveler’s cheques for 60 Euros a day plus expenses for hotel and flights.

  1. Direct hotel confirmation. If you book a hotel from booking.com/hotels.com/hostelworld website, then you will need a confirmation directly issued by the hotel.
  2. Return flight/Train/Coach tickets.
  3. Annual travel insurance valid for all Schengen countries. The insurance must cover medical expenses and repatriation cost for a minimum of 30,000 Euros.

We can help you to book your tickets and accommodation along with travel insurance. This will ensure that the whole process is hassle-free and convenient for you.

Fee.

Consulate fee VFS Global fee Our fee Total fee
£50 £90 £60 £200
  1. Printed application form (signed by the applicant in the required places). In case of a minor under 18, both parents have to sign the application form. We will help you to complete the online application form.
  2. Additional information sheet (signed by the applicant in the required places). In case of a minor under 18, both parents have to sign the application form.
  3. Original current Passport – must be valid for 3 months after the intended date of travel, have at least 2 blank pages with ‘visa’ pages, observation pages will not be considered as a blank page. The passport must not be issued more than 10 years ago.
  4. UK residence permit (card or passport with a stamp) – you must have at least 3 months remaining on the residence permit after the trip.

Please note you cannot apply if you have a C-type visitor visa and if your UK residence permit is only valid for six months from the date of issue.

  1. Two new UK passport size photos (4.5 cm x 3.5 cm) with light grey background. The photo must be less than six months old.
  2. EU Family member’s original valid passport.
  3. Original proof of relationship such as marriage/birth certificate. If the certificate is issued outside the UK, then it may need to be stamped by the respective embassy in the UK. Please contact us to get more information.
  4. Direct hotel confirmation showing both names. If you book a hotel from booking.com/hotels.com/hostelworld website, then you will need a confirmation directly issued by the hotel.
  5. Return flight/Train/Coach tickets with both names.

We can help you to book your tickets and accommodation along with travel insurance. This will ensure that the whole process is hassle-free and convenient for you.

Fee:

Consulate fee VFS Global fee Our fee Total fee
£0 £90 £60 £150
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