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Germany Visa for Indians

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90 Days Germany Visa

Processing time:

15 Working Days

Stay period:

90 Days


180 Days

Visa category:

Tourist & Business





Are you planning to visit Germany for tourism or business purpose ?  It needs to apply for Germany visa for Indians to visit the country for any of the purposes. There are different types of Germany visa types available for Indians on the basis of their stay duration and purpose of visit. Thus it is necessary to know about process for Germany visa from India, Germany visa cost from India, and Germany visa requirements for Indians.

Do Indians need Schengen visa to visit Germany?

Yes, Germany is a part of the Schengen area, so you have to apply for Schengen Germany visa from India to visit the country. It is suitable for short term visits up to 90 days for any of the purposes like tourism, business, training, family visits, etc.

Types of Germany visa for Indian 

  1. Schengen visa: Indian can get Schengen visa for Germany for up to 90 days stay that is valid for 180 days. It mainly includes the following types.
    1. Germany tourist visa
    2. Germany business visa
  2. Long stay/National Visa :If you want to stay more than 90 days in Germany , you can apply for National ‘D’ visa. This visa is mainly for students, workers, and those planning to be in Germany for a long time.
  3. Airport transit Visa: Indian travelers transiting through Germany airport can get the Transit visa

When to apply for Germany visa?

The visa processing time for a Germany visa from India is 15 days. However, during peak seasons or certain situations, the processing time can be up to 60 days longer. It’s recommended to apply for the visa up to 6 months in advance to ensure a smooth process.

How to apply for Germany visa with Itzeazy?

  1. Visit the Itzeazy visa page or request a call back and select Germany as country of travel
  2. Select purpose of visit and share personal details and entry and exit details
  3. Upload the documents and photographs
  4. Documents validation by Itzeazy experts
  5. Advance Payment of fees
  6. Form submission by Itzeazy and appointment booking for visa application centre
  7. Applicant have to visit visa application center for document verification and biometrics
  8. Get you visa by courier or in person on approval

Germany visa fees for Indians

Visa type Age category Fees(Euro)
Germany Schengen visa Above 12 years 80€
6 to 12 years 40€
Below 6 years Free
National visa Above 17 years 75 €
0 to 17 years 37.50€


  1. Additional service fees of application to be paid at the Visa Application Centre (VAC)
  2. You can pay fees using Cash/Card and UPI
  3. Germany visa fees are non-refundable once they have been paid.
  4. Applicants who are exempt from paying the visa fee are still required to pay the service fee at the visa application centers

Visa application for Germany from India

Here is a step-by-step guide to the visa application for Germany from India:

  1. Go to a official website called VIDEX for Germany.
  2. Fill out a application form
  3. Make an appointment for visa application center through  VFS Global in India.
  4. Submit all your documents and form at VFS visa application center.
  5. Pay Germany visa fees a the time of appointment
  6. Track your application
  7. Get your visa ( Once approved, you will be notified)

Germany visa requirements for Indian

Documents required for Germany visa from India are as follows:

  1. Valid Passport with validity of at least 3 months and at least 2 blank pages to affix visa
  2. 2 Recent Coloured Photograph with a size of 35 x 45 mm with 80 % face.
  3. Personal cover letters should be instructed to dispatch the passports to the address below after visa approval.
  4. Travel Insurance with risk minimum coverage of Euro 30,000.
  5. Tour itinerary /Day to day Itinerary.
  6. Confirmed Return Ticket with Live PNR) 
  7. Proof of accommodation (Confirmed hotel bookings with hotel name, address and contact details)
  8. Personal last 06 months updated Personal bank statement with bank stamp and sign.
  9. Personal Income Tax Return for the last 3 years.

Supporting documents as per your occupation

1. If Employed:

  • Original Company NOC with stamp
  • Last 3 months salary slip.

2. If Self Employed:

  • Business Registration Certificate / MOA / Partnership deal
  • Company’s updated bank statement of last 3 months
  • Company’s IT returns for last 3 years
  • Cover letter from company’s letterhead

3. If Retired:

  • Proof of retirement like pension book, statement of last 3 months

4. If Student:

  • School / College / Institute ID Card
  • No objection certificate (NOC) from school/university
  • For university students: Last 3 months bank statements

5. If Minor:

  • Notary affidavit with the consent of the parents(if travelling alone or with single parent).

7. If Sponsored:

  • Sponsorship letter
  • Sponsor’s national ID proof like Passport, PAN card or Resident permit;
  • Sponsor’s last 3 months bank statement
  • if sponsor is your spouse: marriage certificate
  • if sponsor is your parents: birth certificate

Supporting documents as per purpose of visit

1. If Visiting friend or relative:

  • Invitation letter
  • Inviter’s ID proof like Passport or Resident Permit

2. For Business Visa:

  • Invitation letter from host Company stating purpose of trip, business details etc;
  • Covering letter from Indian company on company letterhead.
  • Company bank statement
  • Company Registration Proof

3. For Germany Transit Visa:

  • Valid visa of a particular destination Schengen country
  • Flight Ticket to your destination country and return tickets as well

Check Germany visa status

Here are the steps for tracking Germany visa from India

  1. Go to the VFS Global website.
  2. Select the country where you applied for your visa.
  3. Select the type of visa you applied for.
  4. Enter your reference number and last name for tracking.

  5. Click on “Track Application”

Also read

Steps for Germany Business Visa from India

Schengen Visa fees for Indians

Germany tourist visa for Indian




How long does it take to get a visa for Germany from India?

Generally, it takes 6 days but due to peak season and demand, it takes 15 days to process a Germany Schengen visa from Indians.

How do I know if my Germany visa from India is approved?

You can check Germany visa application status on VFS global website. It shows the approval or rejection of the visa.

Why my German visa from india is taking so long?

Due to the high demand for a Schengen visa for Germany, it has been taking longer time for visa appointment and processing process so ultimately is taking time to get German visa from India.

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