How to apply & requirements
You may apply after arriving in the country if you are from:
- Australia, Canada, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea and the United States of America
Other countries will need to apply before arrival. Application must be made at the embassy responsible for your area of residence. See: List of Germany Embassies (only available in German, sorry!)
Germany has a helpline set up to answer any questions regarding application process, requirements or just general questions. You may contact them at:
- ++49 228 713 1313. Available between Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 6.00pm
Alternatively, you may contact your local embassy (see link to list of embassies above).