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The new Visa Code will enter into force as from 02.02.2020.

• From 02.02.2020, applications can be submitted six months before the start of the trip. Up to now, applications could be submitted a maximum of three months before the start of the trip.
• The fee for processing a visa application is increased from 60 Euro to 80 Euro. The fee for children between 6 and 12 years is increased from 35 Euro to 40 Euro. For Russian citizens the visa fees do not change because of the existing visa facilitation agreement.

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German Consulate General in Kaliningrad

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