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Heading: Update for Germany Posted On: 17 July, 2019

As per the notification received from German Embassy in New Delhi, processing time of Visa Application has been increased from the existing 15 calendar days to 4 calendar weeks. Visitors intending to travel to Germany must be made aware of the changes in timelines and are requested to apply considering the new timelines before submission of their visa applications. It is also to be noted, the German Embassy will not be in a position to accept any request for early processing of Visa Application/s.


In view of the above it is to understand that request for earlier appointment date will not be entertained at any of the VFS location/s servicing German Application/s (New Delhi, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Gurgaon and Jaipur).

All information dissemination channels other than this email will be updated accordingly in due course. 



Visa Decision Letter – Courier Return Service

This service allows a mandatory courier return of the decision letters for applicants who do not provide the email ID to receive their visa decisions electronically. Applicants can no longer visit the centre to collect their visa decisions in person. The applicable courier charges will be collected at the time of acceptance of their application.

Courier rates are INR 315.00 (per envelope) .




IV Source | World Visa Guide