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 950/-(All VFS’s service charges are inclusive of SGST @9% and CGST@9%) will be charged per passport for this service.
The New Logistic Fee is effective from 18 February 2019 for Chennai, Hyderabad and Pondicherry.
Please be informed that there is no prior appointment required to be booked to submit the documents and passports for National visa in Chennai, Hyderabad and Puducherry Visa Application Centers.