Important notice: German Consulate General in Guangzhou is issuing Short-stay Schengen visa on behalf of both Slovenian and Portuguese Consulates. Residents of Fujian, Guangdong and Hainan province and Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region can submit their applications in our center.
When applying as from 12 October 2015, applicants above 12 years old will have to apply in person at the Visa Application Center. Applying through a representative will be possible for following visa applications if fingerprints have already been taken. (please read conditions here).
As preparation for the biometrics implementation, the postal submission process will not be available anymore starting from Monday, . Applicants who have already executed the online payment are kindly asked to submit the visa application documents as soon as possible.
Please note that a visa application may be submitted at the earliest 90 days before your scheduled date of arrival in the Schengen area. If the supporting documents are complete and authentic, the processing takes in general 3 to 4 working days excl. transfer time. The Consulate General strives to process applications for business visas in 48 hours. It's strongly suggested that you plan your visa application as far in advance as possible. Please refer to the closing dates of German Visa Application Center to schedule a submission date.
ATTENTION: It is strongly recommended that applicants are punctual to their appointment since latecomers will not be received and will be required to schedule a new appointment.