EU and EEA (European Economic Area) nationalsEU nationals do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany.
Non-EU and non-EEA (European Economic Area) nationalsGenerally 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)|
of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs.