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Longer duration stays in Germany
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Here you will find information about applying for a visa if you wish to go to Germany and stay longer than 90 days.
Visa application for Germany
Please note that visa questions/applications will be handled in Stockholm only. Our honorary consuls cannot help you in this matter.
For trips to Germany exceeding 90 days (e.g. family reunion, employment, studies etc.) you need to apply for a visa in advance at the embassy in Stockholm. Your application can only be rendered in person, after booking an appointment online.
A visa can only be issued if the application is complete and all documents necessary are attached. For information about which documents you need for your visa application please read the information sheet below.
If you have difficulties speaking German, Swedish or English with us, please bring an interpreter.
Checklist visa application
- Thoroughly read through the applicable information sheet below.
Fill in and print out the form. https://videx-national.diplo.de
- Be on time for your appointment. If you are delayed or cannot attend the appointment, please cancel the appointment at least three days in advance.
Electronic Form https://videx-national.diplo.de
Information sheet - Blue Card EU 18b (2)
Information sheet - Family reunion
Information sheet - IT specalist
Information sheet - Job seeking 20
Information sheet - Mobility for students
Information sheet - Partial recognition of vocational Training 16d (2)
Information sheet - research stay 18d
Information sheet - skilled workers holding a university degree 18b (1)
Information sheet - Skilled Worker with vocational training qualification 18a
Information sheet - Study doctorate students 16b
Information sheet - vocational Training 16a
Biometrical photos - instructions
Information sheet - Health Insurance in Visa Procedures
Your visa application will be processed as quickly as possible. Please refrain from inquiries during the process as this will only slow down the procedure. Please be informed that questions solely regarding the status of your visa will not be answered.
General information about visa for Germany
Entry and residence - overview
Subsequent entry of spouses: language skills (BAMF)
Flyer download - Basic knowledge of German (BAMF)