Family Reunion Visa
- Are you planning to move to Germany to join your spouse?
- Are you and your spouse planning to move to Germany together?
- Are you and your spouse planning to get married in Germany and live there?
In all of these cases, you are obliged to provide evidence of a basic knowledge of German as a condition of applying for a family reunion visa.
Please read the information sheets provided here:
Please fill out the application form , print it out, sign it and submit it along with the other documents.
Please compile the documents you need to submit with your application. If documents or supporting documents are missing, your application may be rejected.
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Please make an appointment to submit your application.
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Submitting your application
In order to submit your application, please attend your appointment at the Embassy in person. Please hand in your complete documentation and pay the fee. The Embassy will ask you questions about your planned trip, scan your photograph and take fingerprints.
Return of your passport
As soon as your application has been processed your will either be contacted by phone or email for pick up or provided you have included a self-addressed courier envelope we will send the passport out to you.
Have a good trip! Information for visa holders
If all the information on your visa label is correct, you are free to travel. Please check the information on the label as soon as your passport is returned to you. You should let us know immediately if there are any mistakes so that we can issue you a new visa.
Your visa will state your full name and passport number and include your photo. It will also state the number of days you can stay and the period of validity, that is, the time by which you must have received your residence permit for Germany.
Therefore, please do not forget to register at the residents registration office shortly after you arrive in Germany and to make an appointment with the immigration authority. Your entry visa will allow you to travel within the Schengen area.