Schengen Visa (for stay up to 90 days)


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

For persons applying for a Schengen visa from that date onwards, the main changes worldwide are as follows:
• 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.
• Applications should be submitted at least
15 calendar days before the start of the planned trip.
• From 02.02.2020 the fee for processing a visa application is
80 Euro or for children between 6 and 12 years 40 Euro. Visas for children under 6 years of age are free of charge


According to Schengen rules, applicants have to apply for a visa in the country which can be identified as the main destination of their journey. In case Germany is not the main destination, the applicant should apply for a visa at a relevant Diplomatic Representation.

Due to the changes in the Visa Code you can find new application form by clicking here.

Before the submission:

Submission process:

  • Reviewing of the provided documents and biometric data collection take place in one of the VisaMetric offices; applications will then be forwarded to the relevant Diplomatic Mission.
  • Kindly note that VisaMetric is able to provide additional services as listed here.

After the submission:

  • You can track you application on our website.
  • During the submission process you can opt for the delivery of the passport by a designated courier service company. After your application has been reviewed by the Embassy/Consulate, ​​your passport will be delivered to the address provided by you.