Visa requirements

VIS - Visa Information System

Important Notice on Visa Requirements

According to the Visacodex of the EU all visa applicants in the Gulf Region have to present themselves in person for the collection of biometric data (fingerprints) as of October 2nd 2012.

Antragsformular Schengenvisum

Visa application form

Please note that each visa application needs to be signed in original 3 times (on page 3 field 37, twice on page 4) by the applicant himself.

Visa applications of Minors need to be signed by both parents.

List of states whose citizens require visas to enter Germany - overview

Visa requirements

Das Schloß Augustusburg in Brühl


Blaues Informationsschild

Please note that you can only apply for a Schengen visa at the German Embassy if Germany is your main destination and if you are residing in Kuwait. You will have to provide the Embassy with documentation proving that Germany is your main destination (e.g. hotel reservation, flight itinerary, proof of property in Germany). Failure to provide proper documentation will result in the denial of the visa application.

The German Embassy represents the Embassies of Finland, Iceland and Norway in consular affairs and issues visas to these countries.