Visa - short term (Schengen)
According to the so-called Schengen agreement, a Schengen Visa entitles the holder to an accumulated stay of up to 90 days within a period of 6 months for 26 European Countries. Enlarge image (© German Embassy Pretoria)
Please submit your application for a Schengen Visa to the representative of the country which is your main destination - considering length and purpose of your intended stay. If no such main destination can be ascertained, please contact the representative of the country of your first entry into the Schengen Area.
Visa applicants residing in Uganda are entitled to apply at the German Embassy Kampala for a visa to the Federal Republic of Germany as well as to the Federal Republic of Austria and the Republic of Estonia, as the Embassy represents these two Schengen countries here in Uganda. If you are a legal resident of South Sudan you have to apply at the German Embassy in Kampala for a visa to Germany. Please note that the German Embassy is not the competent authority for South Sudan residents who would like to apply for a visa to Austria or Estonia.
Please make certain to review the visa requirements carefully and adhere to them, as this will save you valuable time and effort throughout the visa application process. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. The German Embassy reserves the right to ask for further supporting documents / information if needed.