Visa Fees

Please pick the appropriate visa fee and make sure to read the information provided below the table.
airport transit visaapprox $65 to 70 *
visa for stays up to 30 days approx $65 to 70 *
visa for stays from 31 to 90 days (one entry)approx $65 to 70 *
visa for stays from 31 to 90 days (multiple entries) approx $65 to 70 *
study visa approx $65 to 70 *
employment visa approx $65 to 70 *
visa for scholarship holders(from German scientific organization)free of charge*
visa for spouses of EU citizensfree of charge*

Children under six years of age, school pupils and students and accompanying teachers on study or educational trips: free of charge*

Pursuant to an EU Council decision of 1 June 2006, visa fees for nationals of the following countries, except for cases where the general fee exemptions above apply, will be 56,- USD (48,- USD for study and employment visa):

-Bosnia Hercegovina
-Russian Federation

*Please add an additional fee up to 25,- USD (for Bermuda the fee is 60, $-)if you want us to mail your passport back
Fees are payable by cash or money order only. Sorry - we cannot accept cheques or credit cards.

A note about calculating the fees in US Dollars

Due to the fluctuating exchange rate, the dollar amount in the section "Overview of visa fees" is rounded up.
Please hand in your money order in US Dollar together with your application.

Please Note: Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care, we can not accept any responsibility for inaccuracies contained herein.

Visa Fees

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Consulate Finder

German Missions in the United States

Nine German Missions throughout the US offer consular services. Each Mission covers a specific geographic region. To find out which Mission can assist you, please use our Consulate Finder.

Visa Appointment Requirements

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All German Missions require that you schedule an appointment in order to apply for a visa.

Please note that for the time being the Safari browser is incompatible with the appointment booking system!

Please check specific appointment requirements on the website of the mission that is responsible for you:





Los Angeles


New York

San Francisco


You do not know which mission can assist you? Use our Consulate Finder:

Consulate Finder

Visa FAQ

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Did you have a look at our FAQs? You might find the answer to your question right there.