•  An invitation letter from the Inviter/ Sponsor from Germany mentioning name, address and duration of stay with the sign.
  •  Formal Obligation Letter (“Verpflichtungserklärung”) according to 66-68 AufenthG.
  •  Bank statement for the last 3 months
  •  Payslips for the last 3 months
  •  Accommodation proof – (Rental Agreement copy or property deed copy)
  • If inviter is a German citizen: Copy of Passport with all stamped pages
  • If inviter is not a German citizen: A4 sized copy of inviter's passport all stamped pages and valid visa or residence permit.



  • Original Passport with validity of minimum 6 months (from the date of travel) and minimum two blank pages for visa stamping
  • Old passports (if Any)
  • Copy of visa stamped pages of the passport (If any)
  • One visa application form duly filled and signed
  • Covering Letter
  • Personal bank statement for the last 6 months
  • 2 recent passport size coloured photographs with matt or semi Matt finish, 60%-80% face coverage, white background and without border (Size: 35mm x 45mm)
  • The photograph should not be more than 3 months old, scanned/stapled and should not be used in any of the previous visas.
  • Hotel confirmation for the period of stay
  • Onward and return ticket itinerary
  • Travel Insurance for the travel+15 days additional after travel date

If Self Employed 

  • Covering Letter from applicant on business letterhead stating his name, designation, purpose and duration of visit duly signed by authorized signatory and addressed to – The Visa Officer, Consulate of Germany, Chennai
  • Company Registration Certificate / Certificate of Incorporation
  • Company Profile
  • Partnership deed/MOA
  • Personal & Company ITR for last 3yrs
  • Personal & Company Bank Statement for last six months mentioning the Bank's name, Bank's Telephone Number clearly

If Employed

  • Employer NOC letter for the travel to Germany
  • Covering Letter from applicant on company letterhead (if any) mentioning the travel date and details Personal ITR for last 3yrs
  • Salary slips for 6 month
  • Personal Bank Statement for the last six months mentioning the Bank's name, Bank's Telephone Number with bank seal and signature.
  • Personal IT papers for the last 3 years

If Student

  • No objection letter from school/college/university
  • Parents have to provide ITR, Bank statements and NOC letters.

If the applicant is a minor (if not travelling along with their parents)

  • Birth Certificate (original and A4 sized copy)
  •  Letter of School confirming current school admission and sanctioned leave of absence (original, no copy)
  •  Consent Letter from both parents regarding child's travel (original, no copy)
  •  A4 sized copy of Parents' Passports.
  •  Death Certificate of parent(s) - if applicable (original and A4 sized copy)
  •  Court Order regarding child's custody - if applicable (original and A4 sized copy)

If Retired

  •  Pension proof (If any)
  •  Bank statement for last six months
  •  IT papers for the last 3 years

If Agriculturist

  •  VAO letter
  •  Property documents copy translated in English.

Processing time:- 7 working days

Processing fees:-  Please contact us

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