No, for this visa category you do not need a visa. For exemptions please check further details.

Covid-19: General notes

Please contact your local visa advisor for more information in English or switch to German.


For attending business meetings and discussions only. No remunerative activities may be conducted.

Visa exempt

Requirements for visa liberalization:

  • Stay up to 180 days
  • Validity of the passport on the stay period beyond six months
  • A free passport page
  • Proof of sufficient funds
  • Submission of all documents for the further or the round trip

Should the traveler the conditions described above do not meet or a longer stay planned, a visa is required. We will gladly help you organize a visa.

Visa Conditions

  • Visa regulations may vary depending on the nationality of the traveler.
  • If you are not of German nationality, please contact the Visa Advisor.

Medical hint

Prevention is better than cure. This also applies to traveling in the world. Preventive measures depend on the destination, the season in the destination, the duration of the trip and the style of the trip, as well as individual needs and special activities during the trip.

The German Visa and Consular Society can not carry out individual travel medical consultations. Please contact for:

Tropical Institute

Travel-medical experienced practicing physicians. Your family doctor can usually help with the mediation.

Prevention measures for short trips
The danger of short trips is often the lack of preparedness and preparation. While vaccinations and malaria prophylaxis may seem annoying, even a short trip to a high-risk area can be life-threatening. Do not renounce prevention measures.

Hygiene rules when traveling
Travel hygiene includes various topics:

  • Food and especially drinking water hygiene
  • accommodation hygiene
  • sexualhygiene
  • the personal hygiene
  • the psyche.

Follow the proven motto: "peel it, cook it, boil it or leave it". Consume clean food and clean drinks. Many inconveniences can be spared for the most common travel illnesses:

  • Nausea and diarrhea,
  • fever
  • Skin problems.

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