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19.03.2020 - FAQ

We have tried to answer some FAQs for visa applicants and German nationals in time of the coronavirus outbreak.

FAQ

An extension of the visa is not possible. Please put in a new application as soon as the travel restriction is lifted. Also, a refund of the visa fee is not possible.

You are requested to withdraw your application. You can apply again once the travel restrictions are lifted. A refund of the visa fee is not possible.

The cancellation of your appointment will be registered on a waiting list. You will be contacted in order to reschedule your appointment as soon as the travel restrictions are lifted.

Please contact us for theses reasons via the contact form on our website, we will assess your case and offer an appointment if necessary.

We request you to contact us via the contact form on our Website; we will assess your case and offer an appointment if necessary.

Please contact your local immigration office (Ausländerbehörde) for detailed information. They will advise you if your residence permit / Fiktionsbescheinigung can be extended or if you need to apply for a visa.

Due to the nationwide lockdown the Visa Section of the German missions in India as well as the offices of our service provider VFS Global remain closed. As soon as we can reopen you will be informed through the website of the German missions in India, www.india.diplo.de. Only then you may book an appointment online with the Embassy / Consulate or make use of our visa service provider VFS.

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