Welcome to the Visa and Consular Section
Going to Germany? Not only will this website help you find out which category of visa you require for Germany, but it will also guide you through the application process, inform you on the specific requirements and allow you to download the relevant application forms free of charge.
You can also find information on German passports and further consular services offered by the German Embassy Kampala.
In order to apply for a visa, notarial acts, birth registration, marriage certificates and/or applications for a passport you need to book an appointment through our online appointment system.
We kindly ask you to carefully study the information regarding the procedures provided on our website.
More information about the appointment system
Are you planning a short term visit to Germany? Do you want to visit a friend in Germany, attend a business meeting or need medical treatment? Here you can find information on the application process and required documents for a Schengen Visa.
Visa - short term
Are you planning to take up employment or your studies in Germany? Then please read the following information on requirements for long term visas for the Federal Republic of Germany.
Visa - long term
The following webpages contain only the most important information about German passports and are meant for the very few German citizens who do not speak German. Please check the German version of this webpage for complete information about German passports.
2015 saw an unprecedented peak in migration to Germany. According to the official statistics of the German government a total of 476,649 asylum applications were submitted. This is 135 percent more than in the previous year. The majority of asylum seekers came from Syria, 34 percent of the applications. Here an overview on #RumoursAboutGermany.
Asylum in Germany in perspective