Speech by Federal Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock at the event to launch the development of a National Security Strategy
Lifting of COVID-19-related restrictions for entry into Germany with effect as of Saturday, 11 June 2022, 12pm/0.00h CET
The visa sections of the German Missions in India are open. The high demand, especially for Schengen visas, is currently leading to longer waiting times than usual. Please apply for your visa in…
Since 16 August the Federal Foreign Office has been able, in extremely dangerous conditions, to fly more than 5300 people out of Kabul to safety. This figure includes over 530 German nationals and roughly 4400 Afghan nationals, of whom almost 50% are Afghan women.
For Afghan applicants who are already registered on the waiting list and who are waiting for an appointment for the interview or who recently had to flee from Afghanistan:
A new statutory basis for the fees charged by the Federal Foreign Office and its missions abroad comes into effect on 1 October 2021. As a result, the fees for attestations, authentications and other Services will change. The fees for passports, ID cards and visas are not affected.