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Long Term Visa

Long Term Appointment Scheduling

National Visa

Applicants can book an appointment for National Visa (Long Term) only through our Helpline number: 022-67866013 or writing an e-mail at

Applicants need to provide their personal email id and contact number at the time of their long stay appointment scheduling.

Applicants will have to appear for a personal interview directly at the German Consulate with all necessary documents. Please ensure that the appointment letter for the long stay interview bears the current valid passport details.

If an applicant is unable to be present at the Consulate for the said interview, he/she is requested to cancel/re-schedule his/her appointment at least 48 hours (two working days) prior to the scheduled date of appointment.

*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 Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune and Goa Centre. A logistic fee of INR 866/- will be charged per passport for this service.

Applicants from jurisdiction which fall under The German Consulate General in Mumbai (residents of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Daman and Diu) are restricted to book their appointment online, they need to apply for their appointment only through the Call Centre.

Applicants who book their appointment via other VFS websites stand cancelled as per discretion of The German Consulate General in Mumbai and VFS Mumbai.

The New Logistic Fee is effective from – 01 July 2017 for Pune, Ahmedabad, Goa and Mumbai.