We want to make your arrival in Germany as easy as possible. Here you can find all the information you need on applying for a visa, along with an application form as a pdf file to download.
When entering Germany from a non-EU country, the goods you are carrying are tax/duty-free under certain conditions.
Affected are those who were born outside of the limits of the Federal Republic of Germany and whose parents were also born abroad after the December 31st of 1999, if their habitual residence is not Germany. Children with these characteristics will not automatically obtain German nationality by birth anymore. Exceptions to this general rule are possible in cases of imminent statelessness.
German citizenship abroad
As a cosmopolitan immigration country, Germany is keen to welcome qualified professionals, students and scientists from all around the world.
Living in Germany
Tourist information on holidaying in Germany, conference venues, shopping or ideas for young people - plus everything you need to know about Germany today!
Assistance in case of emergency