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National Visa

12.02.2020 - Artikel

For long term stay more than 90 days.

Pässe mit verschiedenen Visa
Pässe mit verschiedenen Visa © Colourbox

A national, long-term visa (D-Type Visa) allows you to stay in Germany as a resident for more than 90 days and to travel freely within all member states of the Schengen Treaty (including airport transit), while you live in Germany.

How and where to apply

In the UAE, all visa applications are processed and decided upon by the German Consulate General in Dubai.

Applicants wishing to apply for a Long stay visa for Germany need to contact our external service Provider   VFS Global  http://www.vfsglobal.com/germany/UAE/ for an appointment by sending an E-Mail to Germany.longstay@vfshelpline.com

Once the appointment date is confirmed, the applicant needs to attend in person to the Visa Section of the German Consulate in Dubai with all the required documents for the appointment.

Please check carefully the relevant information and requirement sheets for your type of travel purpose and ensure to submit all requested documents. All documents need to be submitted in 3 sets (1 x Original and 2 x copies). The original set is returned to the applicant at the end of the interview. Only complete applications can be processed.

Application Form for National Visa

Please fill out the application and bring a printout to the interview.

Requirement Sheets for National Visa

Additional Requirements / Information&Declaration for National Visa

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some of your questions might be answered below

Frequently asked questions (National Visa)

For more information, please contact Ms. Mona Osman at the Goethe Institute in Abu Dhabi at the following email-address: studyingermany@goethe.de

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