For tourism, recreation or a personal visit, a Schengen visa is required to Germany.
The right to study is given by 2 types of visas: according to Schengen one can study in the country up to 90 days, if the program is designed for a longer period, it is necessary to issue a national visa.
Application for a visa is provided at the service and visa centers. A preliminary record is not required for this. But if there is a need for urgent registration of documents, it is recommended to register for the application. For more details, please click on the link .
You can apply to the service and visa center for a maximum of 90 days before the trip. At the same time, the minimum period for consideration of the package of documents is 3 days (workers). Express visa can be obtained only in one service-visa center - in Moscow. In other similar institutions, the minimum period for reviewing documents is 10 days.
Validity of visa: 90 days for 6 months.
Scope : All Schengen States (Germany, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Portugal, Finland, Slovenia, Sweden, France, Slovakia, Netherlands, Norway, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Italy, Latvia, Denmark, Iceland, Belgium, Hungary, Austria, Greece, Spain, Lithuania, Malta, Poland, Estonia).
Allowed types of entry : single, multiple.
Visa centers : Moscow, Saratov, Samara, Rostov, Nizhny Novgorod, Krasnodar, Kazan.
Visa fee for citizens of the Russian Federation: 70 € for express visa, 35 € for ordinary visa.
Service fee : 18.85 € per application. From its payment applicants with disabilities are exempted and children who have not attained the age of six.
Documents for visa registration
The application form for a Schengen visa is filled in Russian or German. The application is submitted in one copy. A standard list of documents is attached to it. At the same time, the German embassy has the right to request additional information, if this is necessary when considering the application.
To obtain Schengen in the Russian Federation,
To apply for a visa, the minor is additionally given:
Citizens of third countries to the standard package of documents are attached:
Documents confirming legal residence in the Russian Federation (visa, residence permit, etc.). They must be valid for at least 3 months after returning from the Schengen area. A confirmation of the applicant's application for the extension of these documents may also be presented.
For those who do not permanently reside on the territory of the Russian Federation, it is necessary to confirm the legality of stay in the country and provide an explanation of the reasons for filing documents in Russia, and not in the country of residence.
Additional documents for obtaining a visa
The list of such documents can vary according to the purpose of the trip.
Those traveling to Schengen for tourist purposes must submit to the embassy :
At a private visit (except visiting relatives) is given:
Applications for a national visa are accepted by appointment only by the visa department of the German Embassy in Moscow ( address and location). You can sign up online. Also the recording is carried out by the telephone of the call center:
+7 (499) 426-03-25
+7 (499) 681-13-65
Working hours: 8:30 - 17:30, Monday-Friday (except holidays ).
Documents for the national visa are recommended to be submitted in advance. Practice shows that the terms of their consideration are within a few months.
Documents for visa registration: