Which visa do I need for Germany?
A Schengen visa is required if you intend to stay in the Schengen area for up to 90 days within a 180 day period for business, visitor or tourist purposes.
A residence visa is required if you intend to stay in Germany for more than 90 days for work or study or if you intend to move to Germany permanently.
Citizens of certain countries require an airport transit visa when flying via Germany to their final destination.
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ETIAS travel authorization is an entry requirement for visa-exempt nationals traveling to any of the 30 European countries. Please note that ETIAS has been postponed until mid-2025. For any and all information regarding ETIAS, please only consult the official website: www.europa.eu/etias