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Information about visa application due to current travel restrictions (COVID 19 pandemic) to the EU

02.07.2020 - Article

Germany has introduced travel restrictions for entries from outside the Schengen area on March 17, 2020. Based on an EU recommendation, these have been prolonged until further notice. Regulations are under constant review and will be adjustet.  All corresponding entries from non-EU-citizens and citizens of non-Schengen states by plane or ship will be affected.

Due to the current travel restrictions, the acceptance and issuing of new visa applications are momentarily limited and possible exclusively for individuals identifying with the following groups or travel purposes:

  • Medical personnel (nurses, researchers, doctors) who enter Germany in order to work in their respective occupational field.
  • Family Reunion (Spouse, a Minor to his/her custodian Parents/ sole custodian Parent in Germany, to a German Minor)
  • Employment as skilled worker
  • Scientist and Researcher
  • Student - only with valid admission
  • Travelling for marriage in Germany

We do not accept applications or issue visa for the following visa catagories:

  • Marriage
  • Au-Pair
  • pupil exchange
  • Working-Holiday
  • Internship
  • Language course
  • Study applicant
  • Freelancer
  • Self-Employment
  • Job seeking
  • Vocational Training (excemption are Training for Nuring professionals)

Entering Germany is only possible for persons identifying with the following Groups:

  • German nationals and citizens of the EU+ Zone (spouses, parents, children)
  • Family members of German nationals or citizens of the EU+ Zone already holding a valid visa
  • Foreign nationals holding a valid residence permit (Aufenthaltstitel) or a valid temporary residence permit (Fiktionsbescheinigung)
  • Third country nationals travelling for study purposes holding a valid visa and who are obliged to attend personally (confirmation by the university is required and to be presented at the immigration control)  
  • Travelling for marriage in Germany
  • Medical personnel (nurses, researchers, doctors) who enter Germany in order to work in their respective occupational field.
  • Family Reunion (Spouse, a Minor to his/her custodian Parents/ sole custodian Parent in Germany, to a German Minor)
  • Employment as skilled worker
  • Scientist and Researcher

Please note that you have to be able to provide proof of your residence status or travel purpose when entering Germany. If you are not able to do so, you may be rejected at the border and barred from entering Germany.

Au-Pair

  • pupil exchange
  • Working-Holiday
  • Internship
  • Language course
  • Study applicant
  • Freelancer
  • Self-Employment
  • Job seeking
  • Vocational Training(excemption are Training for Nuring professionals)


Entering Germany is only possible for persons identifying with the following groups:

  • German nationals and EU-citizens spouses, parents, children) residing in Germany
  • Family members of German nationals or EU-citizens already holding a valid visa
  • Foreign nationals holding a valid residence permit (Aufenthaltstitel) or a valid temporary residence permit (Fiktionsbescheinigung)

Please note that you have to be able to provide proof of your residence status or travel purpose when entering Germany. If you are not able to do so, you may be rejected at the border and barred from entering  Germany.




 

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