Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Nairobi

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Schengen Visa (Kurzzeit)

Shortterm Visa for the period of up to 90 days within the Schengen Area.

This Visa has to be applied for in cases of:

- touristic visit

- visit of relatives, friends, etc.

- business trips

- academical and professional courses (up to 90 days)

- athletic competitions

- medical treatments

- events for artists, musicians

- student and school exchanges

- conferences and fairs


Consular Affairs

 Passport applications (Passanträge)

- renewal of German passports

- German ID

- change of place of residence


Consular Affairs (Konsularangelegenheiten)

- Certifications of signatures and copies (for example for name declarations without a passport application, declarations of consent, certficates of good conduct etc.)

- Pension matters


First time passport applications (Erstpassanträge)

- application for the first German passport


National Visa (Long Term) Appointments from 03 Jan 2022

National Visa for taking up permanent residence in Germany for example for:

- Family Reunion with spouses or of minor children with their parents

- Marriage

- Studies, also incl. Language Courses (longer than 90 days)

- Work or Job Training

- Voluntary Social Year

- Au Pair