Visa Regulations

EU and EEA (European Economic Area) nationals

EU nationals do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany.

Non-EU and non-EEA (European Economic Area) nationals

Generally speaking, all other foreigners require a visa for stays in Germany. A visa is not required for semi-annual visits of up to three months for nationals of those countries for which the European Community has abolished the visa requirement.

Citizens of the countries listed below require a visa to enter Germany

Asia and Oceania Afghanistan, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Comoros, Fiji, Georgia, India, Indonesia, Iran , Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kiribati, Korea (Democratic People's Republic), Kuwait, 
Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Lebanon, Marshall Islands, Maldives, Micronesia, Mongolia, Myanmar (Burma), Nauru, Nepal, Northern Mariana Islands (Federated States of Micronesia, Mariana Islands, Caroline Islands, Palau Islands), Oman, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Qatar, Samoa, Saudi Arabia, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Thailand, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Tonga, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, United Arab Emirates, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Viet Nam, Western Samoa, Yemen
North America Belize, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica, Midway Islands, Montserrat, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands
South America Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Falkland Islands, Guyana, Peru, Pitcairn, Suriname
Africa Algeria, Angola, Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Côte d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Saint Helena and Dependencies, São Tomé and Principe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Europe Albania, Belarus (see also White Russia), Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Ukraine, White Russia (see also Belarus)
For visa application and further information please visit the website
of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

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