Germany Tourist Visa Requirements

1. Passport:

  1. a) Please bring your original passport with a minimum of six-month validity after the intended departure date and get your previous passports. Bring a minimum of two blank pages for visa stamps.

b). bring all Copies of previous passports and visas issued. If you any have.

c). if any old passport. Attach all your old passports. The applicants have to provide a photocopy of their passports with the first & last page.

  1. d) If a visa request is denied the original letter issued by the authorities of that country should be provided.

2. Germany Visa Application Form:

Visa application form must be filled and signed by the applicant.


3. Photo Specification: 

  1. Two recent passport-size photographs, with matt or semi-matt.
  2. Photographs should be white background, without border,

3.60-80% faces white background, and without frame (Size: 35mm x 45mm)

Note: recent photos should not be more than 3 months old, scanned/stapled, and not be used in any previous visas.


4. Covering-Letter: 

  • The cover letter form from an applicant included the applicants’ name, passport number, designation, the purpose for the trip. Also mentioned who will take responsibility for all costs such as trip cost accommodation and other expenses addressed to –Addressed to – The Visa Officer, Embassy of Germany, Dhaka Visa Category must be mentioned in the subject line. 

5. Tour plan : (If Any)

6. Forwarding-Letter:

Letters from the Applicant, including the Applicant’s Name, Designation, Passport Number, purpose, travel, accommodation, expenses. The Applicant’s company authority Forwarding Letter / NOC from on the company’s letterhead stating the duration of the visit

7. Proof of Occupation:

  1. a) first-time traveler or a proprietor while travel needed Company registration certificate must be original and notarized in English translated and photocopy of the original.
  2. b) Office ID card copy & Visiting cards.

8. Financials:

The genuine copy of the bank statement for the last six months mentions the bank name, telephone number, and authorized seal and signature. (e-statement is not acceptable) if the employer sponsors the trip by the employer, the employer’s bank statement for the last six months and telephone number should mention clearly. the genuine copy of Bank Statement (salary)/ Personal bank statement for last 6 months.


Ticket Itinerary & Hotel Reservation: A round-trip ticket itinerary and a copy of a hotel reservation are required.

So-way Tours & Travels offers Visa Consultancy for Germany.

Bangladeshi visa applicants who wish to travel to Germany are granted visas in a variety of categories, including:

Visa for Visit Visa for Tourists Visa for Business Visa for family members Others

Federal Republic of Germany Embassies

Phone: (+88) 02 5566 8650, (+88) 02 885 3521-24, (+88) 02 985 3521, ext. 153 Fax: (+88) 02 985 3260 Website: http://www.dhaka.diplo.de/ Email: visa@dhaka.diplo.de



Visa appointments:

On Sundays, the Visa Counter is closed. The Visa Section will accept applications from 9.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m., Monday through Thursday. For applications, please make an appointment with the German Embassy in Dhaka. Appointments cannot be made by phone or email any longer. You must make an appointment online; please click here for an appointment and instructions.

The Schengen visa (Short-term visa for business trips, visits of family or friends, and tourist purposes)

If you are a Bangladeshi and want to work in the United States, visit Germany for business, family or friend visits, or pleasure, you will need a short-term Schengen visa. For applications, please make an appointment with the German Embassy in Dhaka. If all of your documents are correct and complete, you should receive a decision within seven days of the appointment; you must submit your visa application. For more information, see the Schengen visa requirements and application process.

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Time Required for Processing:

The total processing time is estimated to be 10 to 15 working days (time may vary depending on the applicant’s profile and the embassy’s actual processing time).

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