When you are planning a trip to Germany, one of the first things you have to do is check whether or not you need a visa. If you do, keep in mind that you must obtain a Germany Schengen Visa because Germany is in the Schengen Area. iVisa can help you with part of the process. To learn more about the Germany Schengen Visa and the application process, please read the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions you can find below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Are Angolan citizens among the nationalities that need a Schengen Visa to visit Germany?
Yes. The citizens of Angola are among the nationalities that are required to get a Germany Schengen Visa.
Is the Germany Schengen visa available online?
Not exactly. What we can do for you is to send you a completed online application form. Once you receive that, we will coordinate the interview at the nearest German embassy or consulate. Only they can issue a Germany Schengen Visa. You will also receive from us a preparation guide that will help you get ready for your interview.
What are the requirements for the online application process?
You have to fill in an online application form, but before you do that, you have to make sure that you meet the requirements. Here is what you are going to need:
Passport – take a look at its expiry date and make sure that it is valid for another 6 months and has at least 3 blank pages available for stamping.
A passport scan of the information page
A scan of the passport’s last page – this is not always necessary
Accommodation details – you can submit a hotel booking confirmation or any other document that shows that you have a place to stay during your visit
Proof of sufficient funds – in Germany, you must have at least €45 per day. Cash, credit cards, and cheques are accepted, but you can also have a guarantee letter from a host if that is the case
E-mail address – you will receive the completed application form via e-mail, as well as a preparation guide, which is why you must provide a valid e-mail address to which you have access
Means of online payment – iVisa accepts credit and debit cards, but feel free to pay using PayPal, Alipay, or WeChat too
How long must I wait for my application to be processed?
It is up to you. Using iVisa’s services means that you get to choose the processing speed of your online application. You are given three processing speed options so that you can pick the one that best suits your needs. They are as follows:
Standard processing – your completed application is ready within 10 Business Days
Rush processing – you have to wait 8 Business Days for your application to be ready
Super Rush processing – your application is ready within just 6 Business Days
How much does it cost to process my application online?
First of all, keep in mind that the cost of the Germany Schengen Visa itself must be covered when you go to the German embassy. However, our services carry a fee as well. That fee is determined by the processing speed you choose for your application. Therefore, the faster you want to get your completed application, the more you are charged. Here are the prices:
Standard - USD 25.00
Rush - USD 45.00
Super Rush - USD 80.00
How long is the Germany Schengen Visa valid for?
The Germany Schengen Visa is valid for 180 days after arrival.
How many entries does a Germany Schengen Visa ensure?
The Germany Schengen Visa is a Single Entry visa.
What is the duration of stay allowed by a Germany Schengen Visa?
The Germany Schengen Visa allows you to spend up to 90 days Per Entry in the Schengen Area.