Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Lagos

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Registration ONLY for visa under the Skilled Immigration Act (Fachkräfteeinwanderungsgesetz) WITH approval in advance according to § 81a residence act from your responsible ALIEN AUTHORITY in Germany

ONLY visa under the Skilled Immigration Act  ( Fachkräfteeinwanderungsgesetz )  WITH  approval in advance according to § 81a residence act from your responsible alien authority in Germany




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.




Current waiting period:

You have to wait for an appointment up to 3 weeks.


Dear Sir and Madam,

on the following pages you can register for an appointment to apply for a visa if you fulfill the criterias for the Skilled Immigration Act.

Please read the information under SKILLED IMMIGRATION ACT carefully!

If you dont fulfill the criterias you will NOT be able to apply for the 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 - ID.

2. Approximately 1 week prior to your appointment to apply for a visa you will receive an e-mail with the exact date of your appointment.


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 given.

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.


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

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