In the process of planning your trip to Germany, you have to make sure that you have all the required documentation. Depending on your nationality, you may have to get a Germany Schengen Visa. If that is the case, we may be able to help you. To learn more about the Germany Schengen visa, please take a look at the answers to the most frequently asked questions below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Are Bahraini citizens among the nationalities that need a Schengen Visa to visit Germany?
Yes, the citizens of Bahrain are required to get a Germany Schengen Visa before traveling to Germany.
Is the Germany Schengen visa available online?
No. Only a German embassy or consulate can issue a Germany Schengen Visa. However, what we can help you with is the application form you need to submit at the diplomatic mission. You provide us with the required documentation, and we will send you a completed application form. At the same time, we will coordinate your interview and send you a preparation guide so that you can get ready for it.
What are the requirements for the online application process?
The process of getting a Germany Schengen Visa is not at all demanding. All you need is some information and a few documents that are generally easy to acquire. Here is what you must prepare:
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?
When it comes to the processing speed of your application, iVisa gives you three choices. Therefore, you are at liberty to select the one that fits you best. 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 receive my application online?
The fee for the Germany Schengen Visa must be paid when you go to the German embassy. The cost of our services, however, depends on how fast you want your online application to be processed. Naturally, the faster the processing, the higher the cost. Here are the prices for all three options:
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 has a validity of 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 Germany for up to 90 days Per Entry.