A little over 100 nationalities are required to obtain a visa when traveling to Germany. If you count yourself among them, keep in mind that it is not a German visa that you need. Since Germany is a Schengen Area country, you are required to apply for a Germany Schengen Visa. The application process is not as difficult as you might think. Plus, iVisa can help with a few of the steps. Below, you will find the answers to the most frequently asked questions about the Germany Schengen Visa. They should help you get more information about it.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Are the citizens of Indonesia required to obtain a Schengen Visa to visit Germany?
Yes. Indonesians are required by the Schengen Area visa policy to obtain a Germany Schengen Visa before going to Germany.
Is the Germany Schengen Visa available online?
Unfortunately, getting a Germany Schengen Visa online is not possible. It can only be issued by a German embassy.
How can iVisa help me with the Germany Schengen Visa?
We may not be able to facilitate the process of getting the visa itself, but we can help you with the application form. As long as you provide us with the essential information and documents, we can send you a completed application form for you to submit when you go to the German embassy. Furthermore, we will coordinate the interview for you and send you a guide so that you can prepare for it.
What do I need for a successful application process?
You will be pleased to learn that the requirements for a Germany Schengen Visa are easy to meet. 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 necessarily. When you use the services provided by iVisa, you are presented with the opportunity to choose the timeframe that is most convenient for you. iVisa gives you three processing speed options:
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?
That depends on the processing speed you select for your application. The faster you want to receive your completed application form, the more you will be charged. The prices for all available options are:
Standard - USD 25.00
Rush - USD 45.00
Super Rush - USD 80.00
You will pay for the Germany Schengen Visa when you go to the German embassy to submit your application. iVisa does not charge for that.
How long is the Germany Schengen Visa valid for?
The validity of a Germany Schengen Visa is of 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?
With a Germany Schengen Visa, you stay in Germany cannot go beyond 90 days Per Entry.