Schengen Visa / Short-term stay in Germany


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Singapore citizens in possession of a valid Singaporean passport do not need a visa for airport transit, visit, tourist or business trips. Other nationals might require a visa to enter Germany. To ascertain whether you need a visa please click on the link below for an overview of countries.

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The passport needs to be valid until the end of the scheduled trip. However, we recommend to travel with a passport which is valid for at least 3 months counting from the date of anticipated return to Singapore.

For the application of a short-term visa please fill in the online form (see below).

To apply for a visa you need an appointment. Please use our online booking system (see below).

Detailed informatipon about the requirements for the application for a Schengen-Visa can be obtained from the PDF-documents below.


Starting from 1 April 2019 the Embassy will outsource the submission of Schengen Visa applications. The German Visa Application Centre will be operated by VFS Global and located at 79 Anson Road #15-02, Singapore 079906.

An additional charge of a service fee of 30 EUR will apply at the Visa Application Centre.

An appointment is required for submission of application (www.vfsglobal.com/germany/Singapore). After the start of operations, visa applicants may apply for appointments directly with VFS Global and submit the visa application at the Visa Application Centre.

The appointment system of VFS Global will open in March 2019 (the exact starting date will be confirmed soon).

Until further notice, appointments for visa applications can still be booked through the website of the German Embassy (see below).

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