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The German diplomatic mission abroad is responsible for foreigners who are still abroad. The visa office of the central immigration office in Hamburg checks the requirements for issuing visas for planned long-term stays in Hamburg and issues corresponding statements to the German diplomatic missions abroad. It provides general information on the visa procedure. Foreigners abroad apply for visas at the local German diplomatic mission.
Please inquire by phone in advance.


The consulate of the destination country is responsible (see link).

Information can also be found on the homepage of the Federal Foreign Office (see link).

Related Links

  • Visa service Bonn
  • Consular representations in Hamburg
  • Official travel information
  • Visa requirements, Federal Foreign Office

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