Student Visa appointments will not be booked via email anymore!
Instead, please use the link for the appointment booking system (see link on the right!)
This change will become effective from March 4th on, all inquiries sent on/before March 3rd will be processed!
We strongly recommend you not to book an appointment if you do not hold all of the following documents:
- Valid letter of admission or conditional admission
- Proof of sufficient funds(guarantor’s form or German/European scholarship)or proof of blocked account opening
Apart from a few exceptions, all visa applications have to be submitted at the Consulate General in Lagos. Please find more information on the application procedure here.
For stays in Germany for over 90 days, a long term - or national - visa has to be applied for. Please find more information on the different types of long term visas and their requirements here.
Long term visa
For short term stays in Germany (less than 90 days) - e.g. visiting friends and family or attending a business meeting - a Schengen visa has to be applied for. Please find more information on the different categories and required documents here.
Short term visa