Appointment-System of the German Foreign Office — Osaka-Kobe

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Authentications, certifications

Appointments for applications for 下記手続きの予約:

1. Authentication of signature  / 署名認証手続

2. Certification of copies or consular certificates / 各種証明手続

Please note that this appointment system cannot be used to book an appointment for registrations of birth, marriage or the application for a certificate of no impediment to marriage or recognition of a foreign divorce decree. In these cases, please contact the Consulate to schedule an appointment via e-mail:  

こちらの予約フォームでは、出生届、婚姻登録、婚姻要件具備証明書、離婚の承認の申請予約はできません。これらの手続きをご希望の方は、総領事館までメールでご連絡の上、個別に予約をお取りください。メール送信はこちらから:  (日本語)



Passports / ID-cards - パスポート・身分証明書

Appointment system for application for German passports and ID cards.

One appointment lasts 30 minutes and can be used for up to two applications within one family. If you would like to make 3 or 4 passport applications within one familiy, please book two consecutive appointments.



Visa - ビザ

Please book an appointment at least two weeks before your intended travel date. For Schengenvisa (for stays of up to 90 days) you may not apply more than 3 months before your travel date.

Please make sure to bring all documents required as listed on our homepage (according to your purpose of stay), to fill in the application form completely and to sign the application form. Handing in incomplete applications may lead to a refusal of your application.

Information on the necessary documents can be found on our homepage in the section "Service" under "Visa (English)"

Please use the online application form to allow for a swift processing of your application and avoid unnecessary waiting. The online application form can be found on our hompage in the section "Service" under "VISA (English)" in the subsection "Schengen Visa" under "visa application form (Schengen visas)":

If you apply for a long term visa (stays longer than 90 days), in addition please fill our the corresponding application form twice. The application form can be found on our hompage in the section "Visa (English)" in the subsection "long term visa".






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