EU Blue Card - Entry visa
The EU Blue Card allows third-country nationals with a university degree to take up employment in Germany commensurate with their qualifications.The EU Blue Card, like all longer-term residence permits, is issued exclusively by the relevant foreigners’ authority in Germany. You must apply for the national visa, which is required inadvance, from the Embassy.
EU Blue Card - Entry visa
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More than 15,000 refugees have been turned away
Hundreds of refugees are waiting in the old Athens airport building
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Between January and July 2016, more than 15,000 people were turned back at the German border because they did not meet the requirements to enter legally.
People who travel to Europe and Germany illegally are putting their lives at risk.
Anyone who enters Germany illegally in search of work and a better life will not be allowed to stay.
Rejected asylum-seekers will be deported, receive long-term travel bans for the Schengen area and must pay their deportation costs themselves.
The German Missions in Nigeria are proud to present Megaloh and DJ and producer Ghanaian Stallion. Together they will bring their unique sound of German Rap with Nigerian and Ghanaian influences to Lagos and Abuja. Come to their shows on September 17th in Lagos or September 18th in Abuja!
Open Day at the German Foreign Office
From town-hall meetings with Minister of State for Europe Michael Roth, to DJ workshops and classical music – the German Foreign Ministry’s Open Day has a lot to offer curious visitors.
Consular Section Abuja: changed opening hours!
Please note that from August 8th 2016 onwards the opening hours of the consular section of the German Embassy Abuja will change. Standard consular services (passport applications, signature certifications, copy certifications) will be provided from mondays - thursdays 09.30-11.30 am without appointment. Visa applicants as well as birth and marriage registrations continue to need a prior appointment!
If you have any questions or wish to make an appointment please contact the consular section directly.
Thank you very much for your kind understanding!
Each year the German Embassy in Abuja finances a number of selected projects in the framework of its small scale fund. Key aspects for the selection of the projects are their sustainability and their positive impact on the society, especially for the underprivileged and the one’s in need.
Refugees whose asylum applications have been turned down have to leave Germany
The flow of refugees to Germany continues. In 2015, more than a million asylum-seekers registered here... that’s the highest number ever. However, not all of them are granted residency.
Germany's New Global Role - Berlin steps up
In a personalized article published in the July/August-issue 2016 of "Foreign Affairs"-magazine German foreign minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier analyzes why Germany has won influence in the globa policy.
Here you can find the article published on "www.diplo.de"
Rumours that all asylum seekers and illegal immigrants in Germany get asylum easily and can stay in Germany are untrue!
What is true is that each single case will be examined by the authorities and decided on its own merits. Anyone who is not granted a right to stay must leave Germany. It’s also very important to know that there is no such thing as economic asylum in Germany.
Beware: Human traffickers are not reliable source of information about living conditions in Europe. They are criminals. Human traffickers deliberately spread rumours and false ...