Schengen Visa

18.01.2018 - Article

For short stay up to 90 days.

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Information about Schengen Visa

A “Schengen-Visa” (short stay visas) enables you to travel for a maximum of 90 days within 6 months to all Schengen states (see above).
Tourism, business, visit, medical treatment, sports tournament etc.

Documents / Application forms / Information leaflets

Application forms
Save time and fill out your application online in your prefered language 

Please check the relevant information and checklists for your type of travel purpose and ensure to submit all requested documents as per the checklists; if you are unable to provide certain documents, please explain why. Please submit 1 set of original documents.
Processing time
Up to 15 working days

Here you will find all relevant information about the different types of short stay visa as well as application forms and leaflets.

Medical PDF / 409 KB

Airport Transit PDF / 407 KB

Artists Culture PDF / 409 KB

Business PDF / 361 KB

Sports PDF / 406 KB

Tourism PDF / 403 KB

Visit with German or EU spouse PDF / 422 KB

Visit PDF / 408 KB

Declaration on Travel Health Insurance PDF / 206 KB

Authorization Minors PDF / 11 KB

When to apply
Application can be submitted up to 3 months prior to the date of travel

Where to apply
In the UAE, all visa applications are processed and decided upon by the German Consulate General in Dubai. Nevertheless please observe the jurisdiction of the respective Visa Application Centers:
Applicants residing in Dubai and the Northern Emirates need to submit their applications at VFS Global in Dubai .

Applicants residing in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain need to submit their applications at VFS Global in Abu Dhabi .

See also the following links for appointments at VFS Global in Dubai and Abu Dhabi:
Dubai and Northern Emirates
Abu Dhabi and Al Ain 

Additional content

some of your questions might be answered below

Frequently asked questions (Schengen Visa)

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