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Ein Beamter der Bundespolizei gibt einem Passagier im Düsseldorf International-Flughafen nach einer Ausweiskontrolle den Reisepass zurück.
Passkontrolle am Düsseldorfer Flughafen © dpa

Filipino or non-EU nationals need a visa in order to enter Germany.
The type of visa you require depends on how long you plan to stay. Are you planning a short visit to Germany, e.g. for a holiday? Or would you like to stay longer, e.g. to attend university?
Please choose how long you are planning to stay. 

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

Opening hours and contact numbers:

Visa applications can be accepted in the Visa Section only after an appointment has been made for this purpose and only at the following times:

Monday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 14:30 pm
Friday from 8:00 am to 11:30 am.

Visitors hours  to e.g. collect a submitted passport or to submit additional documents are
Monday to Thursday from 11.00 am to 12.00 nn
Friday from 10.00am to 11.00 am.

Please read carefully the information regarding visas on this website and restrict your inquiries (by telephone and in writing) to specific questions concerning visa matters that are not answered by the information on the website.

Contact data of the visa section:
Phone:
(0063 2) 702 3001
Fax no.: ((0049) 30 1817 67170

E-Mail: visa@mani.diplo.de

For inquiries about visa matters you can call the Visa Section from Monday to Thursday from 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm. Kindly note that the Embassy cannot give information regarding the progress of a visa application on the telephone, as the identity of the caller cannot be confirmed by the visa section.