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Long Term Visa

Entry to the consular and visa section is only permitted with prior appointment, which you can schedule on the following links:online

Please take a print out of your confirmation email for appointment.

Applicants will have to appear for a personal interview directly at the German Consulate Chennai with all necessary documents.

*National Visa include the following categories where the duration of stay in Germany is more than 90 days - Work Permit, Student, German Classes, Family Reunion, Au Pair, Specialty Cook, Medical Treatment, Guest Scientist and Visiting Scholars.

Upon receipt of the approval letter from the Consulate, applicants may submit their passport along with the approval letter for the visa issuance at VFS Chennai, Hyderabad and Pondicherry centre. A logistic fee of INR 866/-(All VFS’s service charges are inclusive of Goods & Service Tax –SGST @9% and CGST@9%) will be charged per passport for this service.

The New Logistic Fee is effective from 01 July 2017 for Chennai, Hyderabad and Pondicherry.