Are you considering spending your vacation in Germany? Or perhaps you have some business there? Whatever the reason, before going to Germany, you must check whether you need a visa before departure. If that is the case, you need a Germany Schengen Visa, not a German visa. That is because Germany is in the Schengen Area. If you’d like, iVisa can provide some assistance with the application process. For more information about the Germany Schengen Visa, take a few minutes to read the answers to the most frequently asked questions below.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Are the citizens of Myanmar required to get a Schengen Visa to visit Germany?
Yes, Burmese citizens are required to obtain a Germany Schengen Visa before traveling to Germany.
Can I apply for a Germany Schengen Visa online?
Unfortunately, the Germany Schengen Visa is not available online. However, we can still help with the application process. When you go to the German embassy, you must submit an application form. If you provide us with the necessary documents and information, we can give you that completed application form. Plus, we will coordinate your interview and send you a preparation guide so that you will be ready for it.
What do I need to apply for a Germany Schengen Visa?
What you need for a successful application process is not out of the ordinary. The Germany Schengen Visa) is not a demanding document to obtain. What you must have on hand is as follows:
Passport – it has to be valid for another 6 months. At least 3 blank pages are necessary for the stamps
A passport scan of the information page
A scan of the passport’s last page – this does not always apply
Accommodation details – you can use 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 – in Germany, you must have at your disposal at least €45 per day. Cash, credit cards, and cheques are accepted. A guarantee letter from a host is ok as well. Keep in mind that if you visit other countries in the Schengen Area, the amount required per day differs
E-mail address – the completed application form is sent to you via e-mail. Please make sure to submit a valid address to which you have access
Means of online payment – iVisa takes credit and debit cards, but you can also use PayPal, Alipay, or WeChat
How long does it take for my completed application form to arrive?
That is up to you. iVisa gives you three processing time options so that you can decide on the timeframe in which your document is ready. Here is what you can opt for:
Standard processing – your completed application arrives within 10 Business Days
Rush processing – you will wait 8 Business Days for your document to be ready
Super Rush processing – it only takes 6 Business Days for your document to be ready
What is the cost of getting a completed application form with iVisa?
First, you must differentiate between the cost of a Germany Schengen Visa, which has to be covered when you go to the German embassy, and the price of the completed application form we send you, which is determined by the processing speed of your online application. The faster you want it to be ready, the more you are charged. Here are the fees for each option:
Standard - USD 25.00
Rush - USD 45.00
Super Rush - USD 80.00
What is the validity of a Germany Schengen Visa?
The Germany Schengen Visa expires 180 days after arrival.
How many entries does a Germany Schengen Visa cover?
The Germany Schengen Visa is a Single Entry visa.
For how long can I stay in Germany with a Germany Schengen Visa?
When you hold a Germany Schengen Visa, you can stay in Germany for no more than 90 days Per Entry.