Thinking of taking a trip to Germany? If so, you must make sure that you have the proper documentation. Depending on your country of origin, you may need a visa. However, since Germany is a member of the Schengen Area, you do not need a German visa. Instead, you have to acquire a Germany Schengen Visa. iVisa can provide assistance with part of the application process. For more information on the matter, please read the answers to the most commonly asked questions below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Are Azerbaijani citizens among the nationalities that need a Schengen Visa to visit Germany?
Yes. The citizens of Azerbaijan count themselves among the nationalities that must get a Germany Schengen Visa.
Is the Germany Schengen visa available online?
Not exactly. The Germany Schengen Visa can only be issued by a German embassy. However, what we can help you with is the application form you need to take with you, as well as with the interview. Not only we will coordinate your appointment, but you will receive a preparation guide that should help you get ready.
What are the requirements for the online application process?
To successfully apply for a Germany Schengen Visa, you have to make sure that you have everything necessary at hand, as follows:
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?
That is for you to decide. Regarding the processing speed of your application, iVisa presents you with three options. Consequently, you are free to choose the one that is most convenient for you. Here is what you can opt for:
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 send my application online?
The cost of the Germany Schengen Visa itself must be covered at the German embassy. However, the cost of the application form we provide for you depends on which option you select when it comes to the processing speed of your application. 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 expires 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?
With a Germany Schengen Visa, you can stay in the Schengen Area for no more than 90 days Per Entry.