Germany

Visa Type

Business Visa

1. Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum three months (from the date of return) and minimum two blank pages for visa stamps. Attach all old passports (if any).

 

2. Schengen Visa Application Form : Online Visa Application Form to be filled. Print out of the filled form to be attached with application for submission. The link for the form is - Download Form

Please note: Only High Quality printout of the Barcode should be submitted along with the application.

a) Declaration of Travel Insurance Download Form

b) Declaration Form Download Form

c) Power of Attorney Form Download Form

Please note : Applicant mobile number should be mentioned in visa form as Embassy / Consulate can contact the applicant at any point of time during visa processing

 

3. Photo Specification: Two recent passport size colored photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 70%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm).

Please note: Photograph should not be more than 06 months old,scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

 

4. Covering Letter : Covering-letter from applicant on company’s letter head stating his name, designation, passport number,purpose and duration of visit duly signed by authorized signatory with name and designation of the signatory and addressed to – The Visa Officer, The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany Mumbai. Download Form

Please Note : Current address should be mentioned on Covering-Letter where applicants want passport to be delivered.

 

5. Invitation Letter: Invitation Letter from German host / inviting Company on its letter head stating the purpose of travel and duration of stay and should be duly signed with signatory’s name and designation and addressed to – The Visa Officer, The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany Mumbai.

Please Note: Detailed schedule of business meetings (ONLY for stays over 30 days)

 

6. Financials

a) Company’s and Personal I.T.R for last 3 yrs

b) Company and Personal Bank Statement for last three months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly also mentioning the name and address of the applicant.

c) Company's ITR and Bank statements are required in case of Self employed only.

d) Salary slip for last three months.

 

7. Proof of Occupation

a) Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation

b) Brief Company Profile

c) Articles of Memorandum (Incase the applicant is MD/Director)

d) Proof of Proprietorship / Partnership (In case applicant is Proprietor / Partner in a firm)

e) Import / Export License (if applicable)

f) Letter from Employer stating employment status of the applicant in the company

 

8. Proof of Civil Status: Marriage certificate,birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse, ration card(If applicable)

 

9. Proof of Accommodation : Hotel confirmation for the entire period of stay in Schengen area.

Please note: Hotel should match the ticket dates and maximum stay should be in Germany.

 

10. Airline Reservation : Ticket Itinerary

 

11. Medical: Overseas Medical Insurance for the stay duration amounting to 30,000 Euros to be submitted in original along with the photocopy.Insurance has to be done by the Authorized Insurance Companies Download Form

 

Jurisdiction:

Chhattisgarh, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, Goa, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra

 

 

New Procedure for Schengen Visa Applications:

Indian citizens travelling to Schengen countries for short-term (max 90 days in 180 days) will have to visit VFS visa application centre personally to provide biometric data (fingerprints and digital photograph). For subsequent applications within next 5 years the biometric data will be copied from the previous visa application included in the VIS.

 

 

There are certain exemptions as follows:

   • Children under 12

   • Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible

   • Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of State and members of the national Governments with their official delegations and spouses) if they travel for official purposes.

 

We can facilitate the following services:-

    a) Arrange appointment for biometrics at VFS centres as per applicants’ convenience.

    b) Offer expert guidance on the documentation for the relevant visa application.

    c) Provide ‘Meet & Assist’ service at VFS centres by our Schengen specialists (24x7).

    d) Assist in visa fee payments (Online, Demand Draft, Cash)

 

 

Disclaimer :

 

• Please note B2B Visa Services has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.

• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.

• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.

• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services fees are non-refundable.

• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services of the same.

• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.

• B2B Visa Services makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services, the Applicant is requested to verify that:

    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for

    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad

• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.

• B2B Visa Services acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.

 

 

 

 

 

Connecting/Transit Visa

 

Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum three months (from the date of return) and minimum one blank page for visa stamp. Attach all old passports (if any). Passport with any observation can not be accepted.

Schengen Visa Application Form : Online Visa Application Form to be filled. Print out of the filled form to be attached with application for submission. The link for the form is - Download Here Please note: Only High Quality printout of the Barcode should be submitted along with the application.

Please note : Applicant mobile number should be mentioned in visa form as Embassy / Consulate can contact the applicant at any point of time during visa processing

Following forms also need to be duly filled, signed and submitted along with the application

a) Declaration of Travel Health Insurance 

b) Declaration Form 

c) Annexure A 

 

Photo Specification: Two recent passport size colored photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm).

Please note: Photograph should not be more than 06 months old,scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

Valid Visa: Copy of the valid visa / residence permit for your final destination.

Covering Letter : From Applicant stating his name, passport details and purpose of travel addressed to Consulate General of Germany, Mumbai.

Airline reservation: Ticket copy.

Medical: Overseas Medical Insurance for the stay duration amounting to 30,000 Euros to be submitted in original along with the photocopy. Insurance has to be done by the Authorized Insurance Companies Download Form

8.      Exemptions:

 

a) Indian nationals holding a valid visa or residence permit from a member state of the

 

Schengen area or Bulgaria, Romania, Croatia, Cyprus, Liechtenstein, Ireland, UK, Canada,

 

Japan, USA (except for holders of an US “Advanced Parole Document”)

 

b) Indian nationals holding a valid residence permit Andorra, Monaco or San Marino

 

c) Diplomatic passport holders

 

Generally do not require an airport transit visa.

 

 

 

 

New Procedure for Schengen Visa Applications:

Indian citizens travelling to Schengen countries for short-term (max 90 days in 180 days) will have to visit VFS visa application centre personally to provide biometric data (fingerprints and digital photograph). For subsequent applications within next 5 years the biometric data will be copied from the previous visa application included in the VIS.

 

 

There are certain exemptions as follows:

   • Children under 12

   • Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible

   • Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of State and members of the national Governments with their official delegations and spouses) if they travel for official purposes.

 

We can facilitate the following services:-

    a) Arrange appointment for biometrics at VFS centres as per applicants’ convenience.

    b) Offer expert guidance on the documentation for the relevant visa application.

    c) Provide ‘Meet & Assist’ service at VFS centres by our Schengen specialists (24x7).

    d) Assist in visa fee payments (Online, Demand Draft, Cash)

 

 

Disclaimer :

 

• Please note B2B Visa Services has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.

• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.

• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.

• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services fees are non-refundable.

• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services of the same.

• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.

• B2B Visa Services makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services, the Applicant is requested to verify that:

    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for

    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad

• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.

• B2B Visa Services acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.

 

 

 

Employment Visa

 

1.Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum three months (from the date of return) and minimum two blank pages for visa stamps. Attach all old passports (if any).

 

2.Visa Application Form : Please fill out the Application form for National Visa  https://india.diplo.de/blob/1822264/d317e8941e42d93fea294b3d12b05180/antrag-national-data.pdf print it, sign it and submit it along with the other documents. Please print out the following declaration, fill it and sign it:

a) Declaration on true and complete information https://india.diplo.de/blob/1862510/88808a71d4ff01c9c428a2329c3381a3/declaration-true-information-data.pdf

b) Additional contact and legal representation information https://india.diplo.de/blob/1841066/8bfbcd3fbbf46d2166c25b2676ca83bb/additionl-contact-legal-rep-info-jan2018-data.pdf

c) Annexure for Employment Visas

 

 Please note : Applicant mobile number should be mentioned in visa form as Embassy / Consulate can contact the applicant at any point of time during visa processing

 

3.Photo Specification: Two recent passport size colored photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 70%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm).

Please note: Photograph should not be more than 06 months old,scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

 

4. Covering letter: Covering-letter from applicant on company’s letter head stating his name, designation, passport number,purpose and duration of visit duly signed by authorized signatory with name and designation of the signatory and addressed to – The Visa Officer, The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany Mumbai.

 

5.Invitation letter with correspondence

 

 

 

6. Financials:

 

·         Copy of the Salary Slip for 3 months

 

·         Copy of the Income Tax Papers for 3 years

 

·         Updated Bank statement for the last 6 months with applicant's name, a/c no. with bank seal & sign

 

 

 

7.Appointment/Offer letter

 

8.Educational Certificates (Original+ copy)

 

9.Personal Profile

 

10. Marriage/ Birth Certificates: Required Marriage Certificate along with marriage album and birth certificates of the children if wife and children accompanying

 

 

Note: For Work Permit Visa, please make two sets of the documents. Applicant has to schedule appointment first with the VFS.

 

 

 

 

New Procedure for Schengen Visa Applications:

Indian citizens travelling to Schengen countries for short-term (max 90 days in 180 days) will have to visit VFS visa application centre personally to provide biometric data (fingerprints and digital photograph). For subsequent applications within next 5 years the biometric data will be copied from the previous visa application included in the VIS.

 

 

There are certain exemptions as follows:

   • Children under 12

   • Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible

   • Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of State and members of the national Governments with their official delegations and spouses) if they travel for official purposes.

 

We can facilitate the following services:-

    a) Arrange appointment for biometrics at VFS centres as per applicants’ convenience.

    b) Offer expert guidance on the documentation for the relevant visa application.

    c) Provide ‘Meet & Assist’ service at VFS centres by our Schengen specialists (24x7).

    d) Assist in visa fee payments (Online, Demand Draft, Cash)

 

 

Disclaimer :

 

• Please note B2B Visa Services has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.

• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.

• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.

• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services fees are non-refundable.

• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services of the same.

• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.

• B2B Visa Services makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services, the Applicant is requested to verify that:

    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for

    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad

• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.

• B2B Visa Services acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Seamen

 

Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum three months (from the date of return) and minimum one blank page for visa stamp. Attach all old passports (if any).

Schengen Visa Application Form : Online Visa Application Form to be filled. Print out of the filled form to be attached with application for submission. The link for the form is - https://videx.diplo.de/videx

Please note: Only High Quality printout of the Barcode should be submitted along with the application.

Please note : Applicant mobile number should be mentioned in visa form as Embassy / Consulate can contact the applicant at any point of time during visa processing

Photo Specification: Two recent passport size colored photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm).

Please note: Photograph should not be more than 06 months old,scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

Covering Letter : From Indian shipping co. stating name, designation of applicant and purpose of travel addressed to Consulate General of Germany, Mumbai. Letter duly signed by authorized signatory with name and designation of the signatory.

Invitation Letter: Invitation Letter from German host / inviting Company on its letter head stating the purpose of travel and duration of stay and should be duly signed with signatory’s name and designation and addressed to – The Visa Officer, The Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany Mumbai.

Airline reservation: E - ticket copy.

Medical: Overseas Medical Insurance for the stay duration amounting to 30,000 Euros to be submitted in original along with the photocopy.Insurance has to be done by the Authorized Insurance Companies only. Download Form

Contract letter: Contract letter with applicant’s signature.

CDC: Original Continues Discharge certificate. Attach old CDC (if any)

 

New Procedure for Schengen Visa Applications:

Indian citizens travelling to Schengen countries for short-term (max 90 days in 180 days) will have to visit VFS visa application centre personally to provide biometric data (fingerprints and digital photograph). For subsequent applications within next 5 years the biometric data will be copied from the previous visa application included in the VIS.

 

 

There are certain exemptions as follows:

   • Children under 12

   • Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible

   • Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of State and members of the national Governments with their official delegations and spouses) if they travel for official purposes.

 

We can facilitate the following services:-

    a) Arrange appointment for biometrics at VFS centres as per applicants’ convenience.

    b) Offer expert guidance on the documentation for the relevant visa application.

    c) Provide ‘Meet & Assist’ service at VFS centres by our Schengen specialists (24x7).

    d) Assist in visa fee payments (Online, Demand Draft, Cash)

 

 

Disclaimer :

 

• Please note B2B Visa Services has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements , however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.

• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.

• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.

• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services fees are non-refundable.

• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services of the same.

• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.

• B2B Visa Services makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services, the Applicant is requested to verify that:

    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for

    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad

• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.

• B2B Visa Services acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tourist Visa

 

1. Passport: Original Passport with validity of minimum three months (from the date of return) and minimum two blank pages for visa stamps. Attach all old passports (if any).

 

2. Schengen Visa Application Form : Online Visa Application Form to be filled. Print out of the filled form to be attached with application for submission. The link for the form is - Download Here

Please note: Only High Quality printout of the Barcode should be submitted along with the application.

Following forms also need to be duly filled, signed and submitted along with the application

a) Declaration of Travel Health Insurance Download Form

b) Declaration Form Download Form

c) Power of Attorney Form  Download Form

Please note : Applicant mobile number should be mentioned in visa form as Embassy / Consulate can contact the applicant at any point of time during visa processing

 

3. Photo Specification: Two recent passport size coloured photographs with matt or semi matt finish, 70%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm).

Please note: Photograph should not be more than 3 months old,scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.

 

4. Covering-Letter: Covering Letter from applicant on business letter head mentioning name, designation,passport number, purpose and duration of visit in brief. The letter should be duly signed by authorized signatory with company stamp, name and designation of signatory and addressed to – The Visa Officer,Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mumbai.

Please Note : Covering Letter on Letterhead if applicant is Self Employed or on plain paper if Employed and current address should also be mentioned on Covering Letter where applicant wants passport to be delivered.

 

5. The sponsor has to furnish the following documents:

Invitation Letter

a) An invitation letter by the host in Germany mentioning name and duration of stay.

b) Formal Obligation Letter (“Verpflichtungserklärung”) according 66-68 AufenthG.

If inviter is not a German citizen: A4 sized copy of inviter’s passport incl. his/her valid residence permit

Proof of Sufficient funds

a) Guarantee of expenses(for example, latest 3 months bank statement and salary slips)

 

6. Financials

If Employed

a) Personal ITR for last 3yrs

b) Salary slip for last 6 months.

c) Personal Bank Statement for last six months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly also mentioning applicant's name and address.

If Self Employed

a) Personal & Company ITR for last 3yrs

b) Personal & Company Bank Statement for last six months mentioning the Bank’s name, Bank’s Telephone Number clearly also mentioning applicant's name and address.

Proof of Occupation

 

7. Self –Employed

a) Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation

b) Brief Company Profile

c) Articles of Memorandum (Incase the applicant is MD/Director)

d) Proof of Proprietorship / Partnership (In case applicant is Proprietor / Partner in a firm)

e) Import / Export License (if applicable)

Employed

a) Proof of employment like Salary Slip or Appointment Letter / NOC from Employer

Student

a) Leave Sanction Letter from school

b) Parents have to provide ITR, Bank statement and NOC letter.

 

8. If applicant is a minor:

a) Birth Certificate (original and A4 sized copy)

b) Letter of School confirming current school admission and sanctioned leave of absence (original, no copy)

c) Consent Letter from both parents regarding child’s travel (original, no copy)

d) A4 sized copy of Parents’ Passports

e) Death Certificate of parent(s) - if applicable (original and A4 sized copy)

f) Court Order regarding child’s custody - if applicable (original and A4 sized copy)

 

9. Proof of Accommodation: Hotel confirmation / Guarantee from Host for the entire period of stay in Schengen area.

Please note: Hotel should match the ticket dates and maximum stay should be in Germany.

 

10. Airline Reservation : Ticket Itinerary

 

11. Medical: Overseas Medical Insurance for the stay duration amounting to 30,000 Euros to be submitted in original along with the photocopy. Insurance has to be done by the Authorized Insurance CompaniesDownload Form

 

 

New Procedure for Schengen Visa Applications:

Indian citizens travelling to Schengen countries for short-term (max 90 days in 180 days) will have to visit VFS visa application centre personally to provide biometric data (fingerprints and digital photograph). For subsequent applications within next 5 years the biometric data will be copied from the previous visa application included in the VIS.

 

 

There are certain exemptions as follows:

   • Children under 12

   • Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible

   • Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of State and members of the national Governments with their official delegations and spouses) if they travel for official purposes.

 

We can facilitate the following services:-

    a) Arrange appointment for biometrics at VFS centres as per applicants’ convenience.

    b) Offer expert guidance on the documentation for the relevant visa application.

    c) Provide ‘Meet & Assist’ service at VFS centres by our Schengen specialists (24x7).

    d) Assist in visa fee payments (Online, Demand Draft, Cash)

 

 

Disclaimer :

 

• Please note B2B Visa Services has compiled the visa documentation list basis current requirements, however the Consulate/Embassy retains the rights to ask for additional documents.

• Applicant has to ensure that all documents are submitted as per specified requirements. Additional documents may be requested at a later stage upon request from the Consulate/Embassy.

• The issuance of any visa is entirely at the discretion of the issuing authority and cannot be guaranteed.

• In case of a visa refusal, visa fees & B2B Visa Services fees are non-refundable.

• Reasons for visa refusals cannot be conveyed in cases where the Consulate / Embassy have not informed B2B Visa Services of the same.

• Time frame advised for visa processing is subject to change and is at the sole discretion of the Consulate/Embassy.

• B2B Visa Services makes every effort to ensure that the visa(s) requested is (are) correct. Upon receiving documents from B2B Visa Services, the Applicant is requested to verify that:

    The dates of the visa(s) cover the period of intended stay for each country with the appropriate number of entries requested for

    The passport is valid for the appropriate time that the traveler will be abroad

• Applicant is advised that holding a valid visa for any country does not automatically entitle the traveler guaranteed entry into that country. Entry into any foreign nation is the final decision of the local Immigration Authorities upon arrival.

• B2B Visa Services acts as a service agent only and is not liable for any negligent actions or omissions of a Foreign Consular office, Passport Agency, other Government Agencies and delivery services. B2B Visa Services shall in no event be liable for any indirect claims, damages, or lost profits resulting from a failure to obtain a visa in a timely manner.