Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Edinburgh

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Schengen Visa

Please book an appointment to apply for a visa here if:

1. Germany is your main destination

or

2. the time you plan to spend in other Schengen countries is of equal length to the time you plan to spend in Germany and Germany is your first country of entry.

 

Please note that visas will only be issued to residents of the Consulate General's consular district, which consists of all of Scotland as well as the English counties of: Cleveland and Redcar, Cumbria, Darlington, Durham, Hartlepool, Middlesborough, Northumberland, Stockton on Tees, Tyne and Wear (Tyneside). Also: North Yorkshire without Selby and York.

 

We will not accept applications that do not meet these requirements.

 

If you wish to apply for more than one person, you will need to book an appointment for each person.

 

Please note that there is only a limited number of appointments available at the Consulate General. We recommend to book via VisaMetric: https://www.visametric.com/uk/germany/en. Please be aware that appointments booked with VisaMetric will be at the VisaMetric office and not the Consulate General.

 

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Passport/ ID Card application

You can book an appointment for a passport (temporary, biometric, for children) and/or ID card application here.

 

Please only book an appointment at the Consulate General in Edinburgh if you live in Scotland or the following counties in northern England: Cleveland and Redcar, Cumbria, Darlington, Durham, Hartlepool, Middlesborough, Northumberland, Stockton on Tees, Tyne and Wear (Tyneside) as well as North Yorkshire without Selby and York.

 

You will find detailed information about how to apply for a German passport/ID card on our website. Please read this information carefully before making an appointment. On our website you will also find the necessary application forms as well as an overview of the required documents.

If you wish to apply for more than one person, you will need to book an appointment for each person.

A valid e-mail address must be provided for the automatic booking confirmation.

Please note that the appointments offered on this system are the earliest ones available. Only in extreme and verifiable emergencies (death, illness of a family member) will we be able to offer individual emergency appointments.

 

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Name declarations, registration of birth or marriage

In order to make a declaration of name, register the birth of a child born outside Germany or make an entry in the German Register of Marriages, you will need an appointment.

Before booking an appointment, please check exactly what kind of declaration or registration you would like to make by visiting our website https://uk.diplo.de/uk-en/02/naming-law

 

You can find a list with the required documents as well as the respective forms on our homepage. Please send copies of the required documents and a filled form no later than 2 weeks prior to your appointment to us via e-mail (info@edin.diplo.de) or post. In addition you have to bring all required original documents to your appointment.


If you are not sure whether you need to make a declaration of name or would like any other information, please contact the following email address:

info@edin.diplo.de

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