Visa can now be issued by the German Consulate General in Istanbul. Applicants who have already been informed by the Embassy about the positive decision on their visa will be contacted by IOM Kabul regarding the procedure of visa stamping and passport delivery.
Residents of Afghanistan also may apply for a German visa at the German Embassy in New Delhi.
You can schedule an appointment for submission of your Schengen visa application via/at the Embassy’s service Provider.
•For detailed information about the required supporting documents, please refer to the website of the German Embassy in Kabul and the general visa Information of the German Missions in India.•Supporting documents in a language other than German or English have to be presented with a German or English Translation.
•If you do not speak English or Hindi, it is highly recommended that you bring a translator to your visa appointment.•Please be aware that processing time for your visa request will be approximately ten to twelve days and may well take several weeks in some cases, especially if follow-up is needed. We urge you to present your application in a complete and well-prepared manner!
If you want to apply for a National (long-term) German Visa, e.g. for family reunion, you will have to register in a waiting list through the website of the German Embassy in Kabul. You will subsequently be allotted an appointment in New Delhi.
You cannot schedule an appointment for a National Visa directly through the German Embassy in Delhi or the Embassy’s service provider and you cannot submit an application without an appointment.
You will find all pertinent information regarding the application process on the website of the German Embassy in Kabul.