When planning your trip to Germany, there are many things you have to consider. One of them is that you may have to get a visa in advance. Since Germany is a Schengen Area country, you do not have to obtain a German visa, but a Germany Schengen Visa. The application process is a bit more demanding than getting an eVisa, but iVisa can help you with a part of it. To learn more about the Germany Schengen Visa, you should read the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
As a Comorian citizen, do I have to apply for a Schengen Visa to visit Germany?
Yes. The citizens of Comoros are among the nationalities that must get a Germany Schengen Visa if they wish to travel to Germany.
Is the Germany Schengen Visa available online?
No. Nevertheless, we can help you with the application form that you need when you go to the German embassy. You provide us with the required documents and information, and we will send you a completed application form ready for submission. We will also coordinate your interview and send you a preparation guide so that you can easily go through it. After that, it is the embassy that issues the Germany Schengen Visa.
What are the requirements for a Germany Schengen Visa?
You will notice that the requirements for a Germany Schengen Visa are not unusual. You may already have some of the items on the list below. Here is what you need:
Passport – the validity of the passport has to be of a minimum of 6 months since the arrival date. You should also make sure that there are at least 3 blank pages available for stamping
A passport scan of the information page
A scan of the passport’s last page – if applicable
Accommodation details – a hotel booking confirmation, an Airbnb receipt, or anything else that proves you have a place to stay while in Germany is accepted
Proof of sufficient funds – according to Germany’s visa policy, you are required to have at least €45 per day. You can use cash, credit cards, and cheques. A guarantee letter from a host is accepted too. If you visit other Schengen Area countries, that amount differs.
E-mail address – the document you apply for online arrives via e-mail in PDF format.
Means of online payment – you can use credit and debit cards, but you can pay using PayPal, Alipay, or WeChat
Does it take long for my application to be processed?
That depends on the choice you make. When you use the services provided by iVisa, you are given a chance to select a timeframe in which your application is processed. Your choices are as follows:
Standard processing – your application form is ready within 10 Business Days
Rush processing – it takes 8 Business Days for your document to arrive
Super Rush processing – you only have to wait 6 Business Days for your document to arrive
Is it expensive to get my completed application form online?
Not at all. Just keep in mind that the cost depends on how soon you expect your application to be processed. Since you have three options, there are three available prices as well:
Standard - USD 25.00
Rush - USD 45.00
Super Rush - USD 80.00
iVisa does not charge for the Germany Schengen Visa itself. That amount is to be covered when you get to the German embassy.
What is the validity of a Germany Schengen Visa?
The Germany Schengen Visa expires 180 days after arrival.
How many times can I enter Germany with a Germany Schengen Visa?
The Germany Schengen Visa is a Single Entry visa.
What is the duration of stay of a Germany Schengen Visa?
When you hold a Germany Schengen Visa, you can stay in Germany for up to 90 days Per Entry.