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APPOINTMENT-WAITING LIST: Registration for an appointment for reunion with FURTHER family members (e.g. adult children, step children, siblings, uncles, etc.) (SYR)

Attention: Please read the following instructions carefully. In case of any mistake your registration could be invalid or the entry into Lebanon could be refused.

I) Notice regarding this appointment list

The appointment you are about to book will enable you only to apply for a visa for a stay of more than three months in Germany for family reunion with a further family member (e.g. only adult children, step children, siblings, uncles, etc.), especially not with a spouse, minor child or fiancé.

II) Notice regarding the booking procedure

While entering your data, please note the following:

  • Do not register yourself aswell in the Appointment list for spouses, minor children and fiancés, otherwise your registration will not be accepted. In this case your registration will be cancelled by the Embassy.
  • All data entries must be done in latin letters.
  • Your e-mail address must be spelled correctly, otherwise you will not receive your booking confirmation. Please check your spam/junk inbox, too.
  • All data must be inserted correctly. Date of birth has to be in the format of DD.MM.YYYY. Syrian passport numbers have to be in the format capital letter (N or P) + 9 numbers, for example: N012345678 or P000123456. Bookings which do not apply to this rule will be cancelled and deleted.
  • Each applicant must have a seperate booking.
  • Please consider other applicants and book only one appointment. Multiple appointment registrations for the same person will be deleted by the Embassy!
  • Please prepare your application file in advance and bring all the necessary documents with you. If you enter incorrect information, your application cannot be accepted.
  • You will find the application form here Please bring two copies of it with you and fill it in completely.
  • Please bring all documents mentioned in the leaflet with you for your application. Incomplete applications cannot be accepted. More information on the necessary documents you will find on the webpage of the Embassy here, also in Arabic language, just scroll down the page.

You'll be notified about your appointment via email at a later point. Due to the high demand for appointments, the waiting time is very long. Requests will be processed in chronological order.

III) Notice regarding the entry into Lebanon

1) Notice for Syrian nationals

As of 05 January 2015 Syrian nationals need a visa to enter Lebanon. Travellers from Syria are urged to check the available information before commencing their trip (for example at and should provide information about their intended travel to Lebanon in Arabic translation. Also, long delays at the border should be expected.

Furthermore, the Embassy would like to point out that the visa-requirement is also relevant for persons who have already spent a longer time in Lebanon. However, legally binding information can only be given by the Lebanese authorities.

Attention: The embassy has to send the names and passport details of all applicants to the Lebanese border authorities until 3 pm of the previous day. Entering to Lebanon in order to apply for a visa is only possible if the name is on the list. We hereby inform you that we are unable to give you accurate details on where and how this data is being used. If you do not agree that your details are being sent, please use the cancellation link in the email with the appointment date. If you would like to keep the appointment and are able to enter Lebanon in another legal way, cancel the appointment and send us an email to with the subject: STORNO CANCEL and your previous registration number. In that case you keep your appointment, but your details will not be shared with the Lebanese border authorities (and therefore not show up on the list). Please be informed that this needs to be done latest one week prior to the appointment.


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