Germany visa requirements for Zambians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Zambians visiting Germany

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a German Visa.


  • A completed application form.
  • Two passport photos taken on a white background.
  • Copies of your passport and previous visas are required.
  • A copy of your return ticket reservation.
  • Travel medical visa insurance with a minimum of 30,000 euro coverage within Germany and the entire Schengen area.
  • A cover letter stating your purpose to Germany.
  • Proof of accommodation for the whole duration of the trip. 
  • Proof of civil status(marriage certificate, birth certificate of your children or death certificate of your spouse).
  • Means of subsistence for the duration of stay.
  • Employment contract.
  • Bank statement of 6 months showing salary received from employer and income tax return(ITR) form.
  • Business license for self-employed applicants.
  • A letter of agreement from your school and proof of enrollment.
  • Pension statement of at least 6 months if applicable.
  • The visa fee is 60 Euro. For children between age 6 and 12, the visa fee is 35 Euro and is free for children ages 0 - 6

Germany Visa for Zambians

Facts about Germany


Visiting Germany is a vacation worth taking for every traveler. Asides from being one of the safest travel destinations in the world, the country is rich in history, culture, outdoor activities, and of course its cities. The country is home to the world’s leading trade fairs, the ITB Berlin. Also, the Oktoberfest which takes place in Munich between September and October is one of the main events which draws a lot of tourists to the country. The Oktoberfest draws as much as 6 million tourists to the country yearly. Tourists in the country also have the liberty of engaging in winter sports like alpine skiing, snowboarding, bobsledding, and cross-country skiing in various regions in the country.
 
Germany is the ninth most visited country in the world. In 2012, over 30.4 million international tourists visited the country bringing over $38 billion in international tourism. The tourism industry is responsible for contributing 4.5% of the German GDP and provides 2 million jobs. The number of visitors is expected to increase significantly in the years to come.

Types of Germany Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Business visa 15 days 90 days
Medical visa 15 days 90 days
Student visa 15 days 2 - 3 years
Tourist visa 15 days 90 days
Transit visa 15 days 5 days

General Requirements for Germany Visa


  • A completed application form.
  • Two passport photos taken on a white background.
  • Copies of your passport and previous visas are required.
  • A copy of your return ticket reservation.
  • Travel medical visa insurance with a minimum of 30,000 euro coverage within Germany and the entire Schengen area.
  • A cover letter stating your purpose to Germany.
  • Proof of accommodation for the whole duration of the trip. 
  • Proof of civil status(marriage certificate, birth certificate of your children or death certificate of your spouse).
  • Means of subsistence for the duration of stay.
  • Employment contract.
  • Bank statement of 6 months showing salary received from employer and income tax return(ITR) form.
  • Business license for self-employed applicants.
  • A letter of agreement from your school and proof of enrollment.
  • Pension statement of at least 6 months if applicable.
  • The visa fee is 60 Euro. For children between age 6 and 12, the visa fee is 35 Euro and is free for children ages 0 - 6

Germany Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Business visa

60.00 (EUR)

Medical visa

60.00 (EUR)

Student visa

75.00 (EUR)

Tourist visa

60.00 (EUR)

Transit visa

60.00 (EUR)

Germany Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Zambia


Location

Address

Lusaka

5219 Haile Selassie Avenue Longacres

www.lusaka.diplo.de

info@lusaka.diplo.de

(+260) 211 25 06 44 (+260) 211 25 12 62

Frequently Asked Questions


Is the tap water in Germany safe for drinking?

Yes, tap water is the safest and most controlled beverage/food product in Germany. Many German cities including Berlin and Munich brag about the quality of their tap water which often comes from the same source as mineral water


What makes Germany unique?

Germany is the 7th biggest country in Europe and has a population of about 81 million people.


Do I have to learn German before coming to Germany?

Learning the German language before coming to Germany is not a necessity. Although, if you are coming to Germany as a student, you will be required to learn the language as it is the language of instruction in all schools.


Is there a maximum amount of cash I can take into Germany?

No, there is no limit to the amount you should take into the country. However, if you are from a country that is a non-EU member and you are carrying over 10,000€, you are to declare it in writing to the customs office.


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