Visa Applicant Requirements
Who needs a Visa to Study in Germany?
Students from the EU, EEA, and Switzerland do not need visas to study in Germany. Students from EEA/EU citizens, Australia, Andorra, Brazil, Canada, El Salvador, Honduras, Israel, Japan, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Switzerland, United States, and South Korea, are eligible for visa-free travel for study purposes.
The visa requirements for a German student visa are as follows:
- A valid passport
-Two copies of filled and signed application forms
-Two copies of passport-size photos
-Marriage or Child's certificate (If applicable)
- Proof of financial means (Blocked account) to support yourself during your stay in Germany.
- Evidence of health insurance
Tip: Students can open their Blocked Account and obtain Health Insurance through Expatrio, which is accepted by German embassies and consulates worldwide.
- Acceptance letter from a German university
-Proof of paid visa application fee.
-Proof of German language skills (if your program is taught in German)
-Proof of English language skills (if your program is taught in German)
Tip: Students who have followed an education in English for 16 years or more can provide a medium of instruction. This can be a diploma, degree, or certificate from a school or college where the primary language of instruction is English.
-Scholarship letter, if any.
You can find the region-wise application process here: