Visa Information REPM 2016

Visa Information

Overview of visa duty or visa freedom for traveling to the Federal Republic of Germany

Afghanistan yes
Albania (5) no
Algeria yes
Andorra (5) no
Angola yes
Antigua and Barbuda no
Argentina no
Armenia yes
Australia (Cocos Islands , Norfolk Island , Christmas Island) (3) no
Austria (2) no
Azerbaijan yes
Bahamas no
Bahrain yes
Bangladesh yes
Barbados no
Belarus yes
Belgium (2) no
Belize yes
Benin yes
Bhutan yes
Bolivia yes
Bosnia and Herzegovina (5) no
Botswana yes
Brazil (4) no
Brunei Darussalam no
Bulgaria (2) no
Burkina Faso yes
Burundi yes
Cambodia yes
Cameroon yes
Canada (3) no
Cape Verde yes
Central African Republic yes
Chad yes
Chile no
China, People's Republic of (6) yes
Colombia yes
Comoros yes
Congo, Democratic Republic of the yes
Congo, Republic of the yes
Costa Rica yes
Croatia no
Cuba yes
Cyprus, Republic of (2) no
Cyprus, Turkish Republic of Northern yes
Czech Republic (2) no
Denmark (2) no
Djibouti yes
Dominica yes
Dominican Republic yes
Ecuador yes
Egypt yes
El Salvador (4) no
Equatorial Guinea yes
Eritrea yes
Estonia (2) no
Ethiopia yes
Fiji yes
Finland (2) no
France (2) (including French Guiana , French Polynesia , Guadeloupe, Martinique , New Caledonia , Reunion , Saint Pierre and Miquelon ) no
Gabon yes
Gambia yes
Georgia yes
Ghana yes
Greece (2) no
Grenada yes
Guatemala no
Guinea yes
Guinea-Bissau yes
Guyana yes
Haiti yes
Honduras (4) no
Hongkong (6) yes
Hungary (2) no
Iceland (2) no
India yes
Indonesia yes
Iran (Islamic Republic of) yes
Iraq yes
Ireland (2) no
Israel (3) no
Italy (2) no
Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire) no
Jamaica yes
Japan (3) no
Jemen yes
Jordan yes
Kazakhstan yes
Kenya yes
Kiribati yes
Korea, Democratic People's Rep. (North Korea) yes
Korea, Republic of (South Korea) (3) no
Kosovo yes
Kuwait yes
Kyrgyzstan yes
Lao, People's Democratic Republic yes
Latvia (2) no
Lebanon yes
Lesotho yes
Liberia yes
Libya yes
Lichtenstein (3) no
Lithuania (2) no
Luxembourg (2) no
Macao (6) no
Macedonia, Rep. of (5) no
Madagascar yes
Malawi yes
Malaysia no
Maldives yes
Mali yes
Malta (2) no
Marshall Islands
Mauritania yes
Mauritius no
Mexico no
Micronesia, Federal States of yes
Moldova (5) no
Monaco (4) no
Mongolia yes
Montenegro (5) no
Morocco yes
Mozambique yes
Myanmar, Burma yes
Namibia yes
Nauru yes
Nepal yes
Netherlands (2)
New Zealand (including the Cook Islands, Nilü, Tokelau) (3) no
Nicaragua no
Niger yes
Nigeria yes
Norway (2) no
Oman yes
Pakistan yes
Palau no
Palestinian National Authority yes
Panama no
Papua New Guinea yes
Paragay no
Peru yes
Philippines yes
Poland (2) no
Portugal (2) no
Qatar yes
Romania (2) no
Russian Federation yes
Rwanda yes
Saint Kitts and Nevis no
Saint Lucia yes
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines yes
Samoa yes
Solomon Islands yes
San Marino (4) no
Sao Tome and Príncipe yes
Saudi Arabia yes
Senegal yes
Serbia (8) no
Seychelles no
Sierra Leone yes
Singapore no
Slovakia (Slovak Republic) (2) no
Slovenia (2) no
Solomon Islands yes
Somalia yes
South Africa yes
South Sudan yes
Spain (2) (including Spanish territories in North Africa with Ceuta and Melila) no
Sri Lanka yes
Sudan yes
Suriname yes
Swaziland yes
Sweden (2) no
Swiss Confederation (2) no
Syria, Syrian Arab Republic yes
Taiwan, Republic of China (9) yes
Tajikistan yes
Tanzania yes
Thailand yes
Timor-Leste (East Timor) yes
Togo yes
Tonga yes
Trinidad and Tobago yes
Tunisia yes
Turkey yes
Turkmenistan yes
Tuvalu yes
Uganda yes
Ukraine yes
United Arab Emirates yes
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (2), (7) no
United States (including US Virgin Islands, American Samoa, Guam, Puerto Rico) (3) no
Uruguay no
Uzbekistan yes
Vanuatu yes
Vatican City (Holy See) no
Venezuela no
Vietnam yes
Zambia yes
Zimbabwe yes

1) Holders of passports of the National States that do not require a visa to enter Germany (phrase: “No”), are not allowed to stay more than 90 days respectively half year in Germany. In addition, they are not allowed to accept an employment during this period.

2) Nationals of these countries are not affected by the point 1).

3) Residence authorization (for stays over 90 days) may be applied for after the visa-free entry.

4) Point 3) applies if no employment is taken up.

5) The visa release applies only to holders of biometric passports.

6) The visa release applies for holders of SAR passports (passports of the special administrative regions of Hong Kong and Macau).

7) The visa release applies also for citizens of the british national overseas.

8) The visa release applies to holders of biometric passports if only they are not issued by the serbian coordination directorate (Serbian: Koordinaciona uprava).

9) The visa release applies only to holders of passports issued by Taiwan which an identity card number included.

Current on 28.04.2014