Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Kiew

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National visa (residence over 90 days)

You may apply for some national visa categories in our visa application center VISAMETRIC. Please, follow the link to application center to check if the purpose of your intended stay is listed there. You will have to pay a service fee.


You do not need an appointment if you are a scientist, receive a scholarship, take part in the Repatriation or Jewish immigration program and have a confirmation of BAMF or BVA or if you apply for a visa for return purposes. Also you do not need an appointment if you already have a written “Vorabzustimmung” (pre-consent) from the Aliens Registration Office according to § 31 (3) Ordinance of Residence (AufenthV) or acc. to § 81a Residence Act (AufethG).

If you belong to one of the above mentioned groups, you can apply without an appointment at counter 1 or 2 (please note the opening hours on our website).


Your way to the interview:

  1. Please make sure you have learned information on our homepage about the procedures and the necessary documents (leaflets available).
  2. Please use the online visa application form (German/English), fill it in, print the completed visa application form 2 times and bring it to your interview.
  3. If you have any questions about the visa procedure, first read information on the Embassy’s website. If your questions still could not be clarified yet, you can contact us by email before booking an appointment - Contact the visa section.
  4. A separate appointment for each applicant (also for minor children) has to be booked. All bookings have to be made in Latin characters. Pay attention to the correct spelling and proper notation of all data (including you email address, telephone and passport number).
  5. Wait for the appointment reservation message in your postbox. It can take up to 2 hours. Please, check also your SPAM folder.
  6. Read the reservation message carefully, check your details and confirm the appointment by clicking on the link in the email. Caution! If you did not confirm the appointment, the reservation has not been made. Please, print out appointment’s confirmation from your screen and the reservation message.
  7. Please, arrive in time to your interview with both printouts mentioned above and with all your documents listed in your leaflet (you have also to plan 15 minutes for security check in the premises of the visa section)

Further Information:

  • Your appointment will take place in the visa section of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the business-center „101 Tower“, 22nd floor, 01901 Kyiv
  • Due to limited space, accompanying people are not allowed access unless their presence is urgently necessary.
  • Entry with large bags, mobile phones or weapons is not permitted. Lockers for your mobile phones and for small bags are provided. Please make yourself acquainted with security instructions on our website.

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