Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Shanghai

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Schengen-Visa (all travel purposes) / 申根签证(无论旅行目的)


PLEASE NOTE:                                 You have to wear a FFP2 (N95/KN95) mask on the premises of the Legal and Consular Section / Visa Section at all times!


The appointments shown here are the current capacity of the visa section. If you do not see any vacancies, all appointments have already been booked. In this case please try again later. Vacancies due to cancellations are released irregularly.

In accordance with the regulations, lodging an application at the visa section can only be done in person.

Due to mutual proviso, pandemic-related entry restrictions for travelers from China continue to apply. Entry is permitted in case of compelling reasons for travel and for specific travel purposes only. Please consult our website before making an appointment in order to find out whether entry is possible according to the existing restrictions in your case and submit the necessary declarations together with your application:

Here you may schedule an appointment to apply for a Schengen-visa (staying not more than 90 days) for the following purposes: 

  • business trip      
  • visit or participate in an exhibition      
  • visiting       
  • Tourism (currently not possible!)

  • cultural affairs       
  • medical treatment up to 90 days       
  • transit       
  • other purposes up to 90 days which are not regarded as employment or business purposes


Please take note of the following information about the visa-procedure:

You will find all necessary information and documents on our website ( Incomplete applications cannot not be accepted. Respective applications will be rejected free of charge and a new appointment has to be scheduled.

Please take notice of the following information on our appointment system:

For each applicant an individual appointment must be scheduled. Appointments are only available as proposed by the system; earlier appointments are not available. Multiple bookings for the same person will be deleted automatically. Incomplete bookings will be deleted automatically. All details concerning the applicant have to be filled in in roman letters in accordance with the passport data of the applicant.

Please provide a valid e-mail address! The confirmation of your appointment will be sent to this email address. Present a printout of this e-mail to the visa office. Access cannot be granted without the printout of the appointment confirmation.

To book an appointment, please click "continue".





请注意                 在法务及领事事务处办理业务时务必佩戴FFP2(N95/KN95)口罩!







  • 商务签证
  • 参观或参加展览会
  • 探亲访友
  • ·       旅游
  • 文化事宜
  • 不超过90天的治病
  • 转机
  • 居留不超过90天、除工作和商务以外的其他事宜










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