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I have arrived in a neighbouring country – what happens next?

02.09.2021 - FAQ

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Following their arrival in a neighbouring country, the respective German Embassy is in a position to assist German nationals, local employees and individuals in special need of protection, as well as members of their nuclear families. This applies to assisting them with their onward journey and, if necessary, their application for documents that are required to enter Germany.

To this end, local employees and individuals in special need of protection will require advance approval for admission. Local employees will be granted this approval by their employer; individuals in special need of protection will be granted this approval by the Federal Foreign Office.

The German Embassies in the neighbouring countries offer more information on their websites:

Iran

Tajikistan

Uzbekistan

Pakistan

India

Qatar

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