Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

The Foreign Office Help Desk has collected more than 60 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) offering a wealth of information on almost all matters which are important to our customers.

We hope you understand that we cannot respond individually to questions featured in this catalogue.

Have you not found the answer to your question? Give us a call (hotline number +49 3018 17 2000) or send us an email. One of our help desk staff will answer your inquiry as quickly as possible.

For detailed information on how to apply for German visa, to get notarisation of German documents and more please visit also the particular websites of the German missions abroad.

You are living abroad and you are in need of consular information? Please contact the German mission which is competent for your place of residence.

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