Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Lagos

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Registration to apply for a long term visa (more than 90 days) for students of the category B




The visa section does not work with private brokers or agencies. These individuals and organizations are NOT able to secure appointments with us.                   

Application forms, checklists and appointments are provided free of charge.                                      

The Consulate General or the Embassy will never ask you to send payment in advance by check, money order, or wire transfer.                                 

Please fill out the application form yourself.  If you need help, make sure the person helping you is entering your true information. 

Avoid visa consultants who offer to improve your chances by adding false information to your application.  False information will disqualify you.

Please avoid visa consultants who charge money because they claim they can improve your chances of being successful.

We do NOT work with consultants and they CANNOT improve your chances of being selected.

Please keep in mind: Official German government email addresses end in “.de” and any visa-related correspondence coming from an address that does not end with “.de” should be considered suspect.



This particular Registration is:






Current waiting period:

You have to wait more than one year for an appointment.


Please cancel your registration if you no longer want to apply for the visa! You make room for someone else to actually apply.



Dear Sir and Madam,

on the following pages you can register for an appointment to apply for a visa.

The embassy will inform you about your final visa application as soon as possible.

After your successful registration you will receive two emails:

1. Within 120 minutes a confirmation email with your reference number.

2. Approximately 3 to 6 weeks prior to your appointment to apply for a visa you will receive a e-mail with the exact date of your appointment.


If you don't fullfill the criterias of List "A-List" you need to register yourself with the "B-list".

The General Consulate will only accept applications with fully funded blocked accounts OR original formal obligations OR a scholarship financed from German public funds or European supported funds.

Important notice! The following applies to all visa applications:

All boxes of the registration form have to be filled correctly. Appointment bookings with wrong or incorrect information will be cancelled.

The Consulate General does not offer appointments through agents, advisors or any other service provider. Do not waste your money and time with such intermediaries. We strongly recommend that you book your appointment yourself.

If you are no longer interested in applying for a visa, kindly cancel your registration. By doing so you help us and other applicant to shorten the waiting period. Thank you!


Please refer to the web page of the Consulate General for information on necessary documents.

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