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09.01.2019 USA

*UPDATE* Current information about USA

Due to the budget freeze in the USA, applicants currently face restrictions on visa application and appointment arrangements. The embassy in Berlin has withdrawn all available interview dates. It is currently not possible to book appointments. Already booked appointments should not be affected according to the homepage. It is possible that the consulates in Munich and Frankfurt will follow as well. *UPDATE* 10.01.2019 Due to unforeseen construction issues at the Consular Section of the U.S. Embassy in Berlin, all Nonimmigrant Visa appointments have been cancelled indefinitely. For urgent travel, you may reschedule your appointment at the U.S. Consulate in Frankfurt or Munich.
18.12.2018

OPENING HOURS DURING THE HOLIDAYS

Dear customers,

In the following we would like to let you know how you can reach us at the upcoming - hopefully for all of us restful - holidays:

24.12.2018: All branches (except Hamburg) are open until 12.00.
25.-26.12 .2018: BUSINESS VISUM remains closed.
27.-28.12 .2018: Normal working days; BUSINESS VISUM can be reached as usual.
31.12.2018: All branches (except Hamburg) are open until 12.00.
01.01.2019: BUSINESS VISUM remains closed.
14.12.2018 Japan, Russian Federation

Holidays in January

Due to holidays or other reasons the following embassies and/or consulates will be closed in January (in case not otherwise stated this is always nationwide):

  • 31.12.2018 - 03.01.2019: Japan (Munich)
  • 31.12.2018 - 08.01.2019: Russian Federation (Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich)
  • 31.12.2018 - 09.01.2019: Russian Federation (Bonn)
04.12.2018 Russian Federation

Changed Visa requirements

The Consulate General of Russia in Hamburg informs that from now on non-German citizens will have to present a copy of the registration certificate or a current employer certificate in addition to the application documents in order to confirm their residence in Germany.
28.11.2018 Malawi, Democratic Republic of the Congo, China, Mozambique, Thailand, Japan, Angola, Cameroon, Algeria, South Sudan

Holidays in December

Due to holidays or other reasons the following embassies and/or consulates will be closed in December (in case not otherwise stated this is always nationwide):

  • 05.12.2018: Thailand (Berlin, Munich)
  • 17.12.2018 - 04.01.2019: Angola
  • 17.12.2018 - 04.01.2019: Mozambique
  • 21.12.2018: Algeria
  • 21.12. - 02.01.2019: South Sudan
  • 21.12. - 07.01.2019: Malawi
  • 24.12.2018: China
  • 24.12. + 31.12.2018: Ghorfa
  • 24.12. + 31.12.2018: Japan (Munich)
  • 24.12. - 01.01.2019: Cameroon
  • 24.12. - 02.01.2019: Congo, Dem. Rep.
12.11.2018

Changed office hours in Düsseldorf

Our office in Dusseldorf is only open until 15:30 on Friday, 23.11.2018.
07.11.2018 Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Delays in applying for a UK visa

In November/December 2018 UK-Visas will adjust the application process. There may be delays in applying for a UK visa and booking an appointment during this time. In urgent cases please speak in advance with our office in Düsseldorf.
04.11.2018 Egypt, Morocco, Russian Federation, Iran, India

Holidays in November

Due to holidays or other reasons the following embassies and/or consulates will be closed in November (in case not otherwise stated this is always nationwide):
  • 05.11.2018: Russian Federation (Munich)
  • 07.11. + 23.11.2018: India (Munich)
  • 07.11.2018: Iran (Munich)
  • 20.11.2018: Morocco (Düsseldorf)
  • 20.11.2018: Egypt (Frankfurt)
  • 23.11.2018: India (Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich)
01.11.2018

Office Dusseldorf closed on Friday 2nd of November

Our office in Dusseldorf will stay closed on Friday 2nd of November due to internel reasons. We will be open again on Monday 5th for all your visa issues.
25.09.2018 Iran

Changed visa regulations

Since 23.09.2018 German citizens are no longer required to have a visa in the passport for a single-entry. Instead, the applicant will be issued with a permit that must be carried along upon entry and during the stay in Iran. The entry and exit stamp will be placed on this permit. Therefore, it is necessary to keep ist safe.

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