Travel in Germany

Travel in Germany

Visiting Germany to meet friends and family or just for a holiday? The German Visit Visa is perfect for leaser and tourism travel to Germany. One of the world’s most uniquely beautiful countries, Germany has much to offer to every visitor. It allows for multiple types of visit visas based on your purpose of visiting and you can apply for visit visas under Subclass 600/601/651/444/461/417 and 462. Madhav Immigration can help you travel with peace of mind with our German Visit Visa services.


The Germany Visit Visa is used by visiting individuals, families, and businesspersons to facilitate short travel and tourism to Germany. There are three major subtypes of this visa:

  • Tourist visitor: Someone visiting Germany for leisure and recreation or to meet friends and family. You can apply for this from outside or within Australia
  • Business visitor: For businesspersons making short business trips for business, negotiations or to attend events. You must apply for this from outside Germany
  • Sponsored family visitor- For family members outside Germany who are sponsored for a visit visa by a German citizen or permanent resident
Process time:
  • Tourist visitor – 75% of applications: 7 months/90% of applications: 10 months
  • Business visitor – 75% of applications: 5 days/90% of applications: 11 days
  • Sponsored family visitor – 75% of applications: 5 months/90% of applications: 11 months

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    Processing time of visit visas are dependent on several factors:

    • You must have submitted all the required supporting documents when submitting your application
    • Your response time to requests for additional information
    • Time taken by the authorities to complete the required checks on the information in your application
    • Time taken to receive additional information pertaining to your health, character and national security
    • Decision to accept or refuse your visa application will be based on the information and documents you provide

    Documents Required

    • Show that they have sufficient funds to cover their trip costs for the duration of their visit
    • Have no criminal record and must comply with all German laws
    • Meet all health standards and submit medical records as necessary
    • Show valid documentation and invitation letters from sponsors
    • Meet any other requirements asked for
    • Valid passport
    • Recent passport size colored photographs
    • Confirmed return air tickets
    • Trip itinerary
    • Bank statements for a period of 3 to 6 months
    • Travel insurance
    • Proof of enough funds
    • Invitation letter: If visiting relatives or friends, a letter of invitation from the relative or friend in Australia
    • Hotel booking confirmation

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