The German Consulate General in Kolkata issues visas for its consular area, which includes the states of: West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram,Nagaland and Tripura.
Depending on the purpose and duration of your stay In Germany you can either apply for a short term “Schengen Visa” (for a duration of less than 90 days) or for a long term “German National Visa” for stays over 90 days. The German Missions in India have started outsourcing the handling of SCHENGEN visa applications to VFS Global. Now, every client will have the option to submit his or her Schengen visa application at a nearby Visa Application Centre.
Visa-Hotline: +91 (0) 33 2479 1141
Timings: Mon-Thur: 09:00 - 10:00h and 13:30 - 14:30h, Fri: 09:00 - 10:00h
Kindly note that due to the present pandemic situation the office operational procedures can be affected abruptly hence, calls during the hotline period may not be always answered. Inconvenience caused is regretted. We thank you for your understanding and co-operation.
Collection of issued visas: Mon-Thu: 13:00 - 13:30h
(On the date specified at the counter while submitting application)
Kindly refer to the Website for the list of holidays.