From 01/10/2022 only VIDEX application forms will be accepted by the visa section of the German Embassy in Accra. This applies to all types of visa. Visa applications with other application forms cannot be accepted and will be refused.
Which visa do I need for Germany?
I want to travel to Germany as a tourist, on business, for my studies, to work, or to join family members who live there.
Which visa should I apply for?
This article contains information on entry to Germany for persons who are fully vaccinated with approved vaccines.
A 'Schengen visa' is a visa for short stays (up to 90 days within a period of 180 days) in Germany and European countries within the Schengen area for tourism, visit or business purposes. You also have to apply for a Schengen visa in case you need to obtain an airport transit visa.
If you intend to stay in Germany permanently or for more than 90 days, you have to apply for a national visa (long stay). This type of visa has to be applied for if you want to join a family member…
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