Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Upcoming SlideShare
Module 9: Excursions
Next
Download to read offline and view in fullscreen.

0

Share

Download to read offline

Module 10: Visa

Download to read offline

Module 10 visa v9

Related Books

Free with a 30 day trial from Scribd

See all
  • Be the first to like this

Module 10: Visa

  1. 1. Module 10 Obtaining a Visa
  2. 2. To visit Germany you need a Schengen visa
  3. 3. Germany is one of the 26 European countries forming the Schengen Area, which have no border controls between them. These countries issue a common visa, the Schengen visa, for stay up to 90 days.
  4. 4. The Schengen visa has to be obtained from the Embassy of the country where the main purpose of travel lies
  5. 5. In case of travel to multiple Schengen countries, submit your application to the Embassy of the country, where you will be staying for the maximum number of days
  6. 6. You could also submit the application to the Embassy of the country of your point of first entry into the Schengen region if the duration of stay is the same in more than one Schengen country
  7. 7. You may submit your application personally or through a representative (with letter of authorization bearing name of representative) at a VFS Application Centre
  8. 8. It is mandatory for travel agents submitting seven (7) or more applications to take an appointment
  9. 9. The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany at New Delhi reserves the right to ask the applicant to appear for personal visa interview
  10. 10. You must carry a valid photo ID at the time of submission and collection of visa
  11. 11. Visa applications should be submitted at the German Visa Application Centers The grant of visas will be decided by the German Embassy in New Delhi only
  12. 12. Different kinds of visas are granted according to the purpose of visit, primarily short term and long term You can track your application online by providing the receipt number and date of birth
  13. 13. Short Term Visas Under short term visa following categories are granted: • Business • Tourist/visiting family and friends • Guest scientist/visiting scholar • Training/Internship
  14. 14. The Travel Agent’s involvement is limited in long term visa applications, as applicants have to appear for a personal interview at the Embassy with all necessary documents
  15. 15. Visa Fees • Adult: 4,100 • Child (06- 12 years): 2,400 • Visa fee not required for children below six years • Service charge per visa application is to be paid as per the rates below: • To VFS: 1,011 (inclusive of taxes) • Courier Fee (Optional): 258 (inclusive of taxes) Note: The fees are as of April 30, 2015
  16. 16. Business Visa All documents should be presented in the given order and in original Please DO NOT staple any documents Please fill checklist and bring along with documents ‣ Valid passport ‣ Duly filled in and signed application form ‣ Copy of your passport data page ‣ Travel Health Insurance ‣ Covering letter from the company with entire travel plan ‣ Invitation letter from the business partner (in English or German) ‣ For consultancy services please provide a confirmation letter from the German client ‣ Detailed schedule of business meetings (only for stays over 30 days) ‣ Flight reservation, rail tickets, etc ‣ Proof of accommodation for entire stay in the Schengen area
  17. 17. Other Documents ‣ Certificate of Incorporation of the Company ‣ Company Income Tax Return (ITR) Form ‣ Company bank statement of the past three (3) months, stating the drawing/credit limit Proof of Financial Status ‣ If employed, salary slip of last three (3) months ‣ If self employed, certificate of proprietorship/other proof of ownership (proof of land title, proof of income from agriculture, sales form, etc.) ‣ Income Tax Returns or Form 17 Proof of Civil Status ‣ Marriage certificate, birth certificates of children, death certificate of spouse, ration card, etc ‣ Two passport photos according to biometric specifications, not older than 6 months
  18. 18. Tourist Visa All documents should be presented in the given order and in original Please DO NOT staple any documents Please fill checklist and bring along with documents ‣ Valid passport ‣ Duly filled in and signed application form ‣ Copy of passport data page ‣ Travel Health Insurance ‣ Personal covering letter For Minors ‣ If traveling unaccompanied by parent(s), consent letter signed by both parents and the applicant ‣ Form signed by both parents ‣ Copy of the parent(s)’ passports data page ‣ No-objection certificate of school or university (if student)
  19. 19. Documents for Guest Scientist or Visiting Scholar Visa ‣ Valid passport ‣ Application form duly signed ‣ One copy of passport data page ‣ Travel health insurance ‣ Personal covering letter ‣ No-objection letter of your university/research institute ‣ Invitation letter from German university/research institute confirming conditions of stay in Germany including payment or scholarship ‣ Proof of academic qualification (degree certificate or mark-sheets) ‣ Flight reservation, rail tickets etc. ‣ Proof of accommodation for entire stay in Schengen area ‣ Two passport pictures according to biometric specifications, not older than six months
  20. 20. VFS Germany India Page www.vfs-germany.co.in/NewDelhi_NorthIndia/business_docreq.html German Missions in India www.india.diplo.de/Vertretung/indien/en/06__Consu__Visa/visa__new/SCHENGEN/ SCHENGEN__VAC.html Visa for Guest Scientists http://www.vfs-germany.co.in/NewDelhi_NorthIndia/guest_scientist_docreq.html Visa for Training http://www.vfs-germany.co.in/NewDelhi_NorthIndia/visa_training_intership_docreq.html Checklists for Visa Documents
  21. 21. End of Module You can proceed to the quiz now

Module 10 visa v9

Views

Total views

880

On Slideshare

0

From embeds

0

Number of embeds

494

Actions

Downloads

13

Shares

0

Comments

0

Likes

0

×