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Going to Germany? This website will help you to find out whether or not you need a visa and will guide you through the application process. It also allows you to download the relevant application forms free of charge and provides you with detailed information on the required documents you have to submit with your visa application.

Please note the following information regarding your proof of legal residence in the USA and re-entry document for the application for a visa to the Schengen States (European Commission Schengen Law):

Original of valid US alien registration card (residence permit aka. Green Card) or valid US residence visa (e.g. type A, E, F plus endorsed I-20 by competent authority, G: H; I; J; plus J1 documents, L, O, R) must be presented. The US residence permit or visa should be valid at least three months beyond the intended departure from the territory of the Schengen Member States.

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