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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.

Please note that all visa appointments are handled by VFS ONLY and at NO COST! We request you to not fall prey to the tactics of any person or agency claiming that they can organise a visa interview slot for you with the German Consulate Mumbai. THEY CAN'T!

Also, please refrain from giving out personal details such as passport number, place and date of birth, parents' names, etc to any third party.

Please share this message with your colleagues and co-students so that all may be aware and more vigilant in important matters such as these. Thank you.

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 894/- 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 –09 November 2017 for Pune, Ahmedabad and Goa and 10 November 2017 for Mumbai.