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Visas and entry

01.12.2017 - Article

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Qatari citizens or non-EU nationals must have a valid visa to be able to travel to Germany.

The Visa Section of the German Embassy in Doha is processing more than 23.000 visa applications yearly for nationals from over 190 different countries.

The Visa Application Center handling visa applications for the German Embassy in Doha is operated by VFS Global

The type of visa you require depends on your period of stay. Are you planning a short visit to Germany - e.g. a business or holiday trip, or do you intend to stay for a longer period - e.g. for studying?
Please click on the below options:

Short stay (maximum of 90 days, e.g. for a holiday or business trip)

Long stay (more than 90 days, e.g. to attend university, work or join a family member in Germany)

FAQ on visas and entry

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