Iraqi citizens who want to travel to Germany for business or tourism purposes are required to get a visa in advance. Only approximately 100 nationalities need to meet this requirement, and the citizens of Iraq are among them. However, keep in mind that you do not need a German visa. Since Germany is a Schengen Area country, you have to apply for a Germany Schengen Visa. To learn more about it, please read the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions we put together for you below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Is the Germany Schengen Visa available online?
Regrettably, no. The Germany Schengen Visa is only issued by the German embassy or consulate in your country.
How can iVisa help me with the Germany Schengen Visa?
Although we cannot facilitate the process of getting the Germany Schengen Visa itself, what we can do is to assist you with the application form. You give us the documents and information required for the process, and we'll send you the completed application form you can submit at the German embassy. The interview is also coordinated by iVisa, and we will send you a preparation guide that will help you get ready for it.
What do I need for a successful application process?
The first thing you have to do when you want to apply for a Germany Schengen Visa is to ensure that you meet the requirements. That should not be a challenging task since all you need is as follows:
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?
That depends. iVisa offers three processing speed options so that you can pick the one that best suits your needs. You can opt for one of the following:
Standard processing – your application form is sent within 10 Business Day
Rush processing – you have to wait 8 Business Day for your completed application form to be sent to you
Super Rush processing – it only takes 6 Business Day for your completed application form to be sent to you
How much does it cost to get a completed application form with iVisa?
The amount you spend on a completed application form is established by how soon you want it to be ready. So, if you want it as quickly as possible, you will pay the highest available price. Here are the fees for all available options:
Standard - USD 40.00
Rush - USD 70.00
Super Rush - USD 90.00
Please bear in mind that you do not pay for the Germany Schengen Visa via iVisa. That amount is to be covered when you go to the German embassy.
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 can spend up to 90 days Per Entry in Germany.