Whether you want to take a trip to Germany for business or for tourism, one thing is for sure: you may have to get a visa in advance. According to Schengen Area’s visa policy, the citizens of a little over 100 countries need a visa to enter Germany. What does that mean? It means that you may be required to apply for a Germany Schengen Visa, and iVisa can help with a part of the application process. You should take a look at the answers to the most frequently asked questions below to learn more about the Germany Schengen Visa.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Are the citizens of Guyana required to obtain a Schengen Visa to visit Germany?
Yes. Guyana is one of the countries whose citizens are required to get a Germany Schengen Visa before taking a trip to Germany.
Is the Germany Schengen Visa available online?
Regrettably, no. Only the German embassy in your country is authorized to release a Germany Schengen Visa.
How can iVisa help me with the Germany Schengen Visa?
Our help consists of assistance with the application form. All you need to do is to give us some general information about yourself and a few documents, and we will compile a completed application form that is ready for you to submit at the German embassy. We will also take care of your embassy interview and send you a guide that should help you prepare for it.
What do I need for a successful application process?
The Germany Schengen Visa is not at all demanding. All you need are the following documents and information:
Passport – it has to be valid for another 6 months from arrival and include at least 3 blank pages for the stamps
A passport scan of the information page
A scan of the passport’s last page – not always applicable
Accommodation details – i.e., a hotel booking confirmation, an Airbnb receipt, or anything else that proves you have a place to stay while in Germany
Proof of sufficient funds – according to Germany’s visa policy, you ought to have at least €45 per day. You can use cash, credit cards, and cheques. In other Schengen Area countries, that amount can be lower or higher
E-mail address – the document you apply for online is sent via e-mail in PDF format.
Means of online payment –credit and debit cards, PayPal, Alipay, or WeChat
Do I have to wait long for my completed application form to arrive?
Not if you don’t want to. We say that because you can choose a timeframe in which your application is processed. You get three options so that you can pick the one that you consider to be the most suitable for you:
Standard processing – your application form is sent within 10 Business Days
Rush processing – you have to wait 8 Business Days for your completed application form to be sent to you
Super Rush processing – it only takes 6 Business Days for your completed application form to be sent to you
How much does it cost to get a completed application form with iVisa?
The fee for a completed application form is variable. It depends on which option you pick regarding the processing speed of your application. As you can probably imagine, the faster the processing, the more expensive it is. The prices are:
Standard - USD 25.00
Rush - USD 45.00
Super Rush - USD 80.00
As far as the cost of the Germany Schengen Visa is concerned, you can cover that when you go down to the German embassy to submit your application.
How long is the Germany Schengen Visa valid for?
The Germany Schengen Visa keeps its validity for 180 days after arrival.
How many entries does a Germany Schengen Visa cover?
The Germany Schengen Visa is a Single Entry visa.
How long can I stay in Germany when I travel with a Germany Schengen Visa?
The Germany Schengen Visa grants a stay of not more than 90 days Per Entry.