The Federal Republic of Germany, one of world’s top destinations for tourism and education, known for its low unemployment rate and job shortage in specific fields, has established strict rules and immigration laws, some of which have been adopted in the Schengen policies, common for all Schengen member states, for those wishing to enter its territory.
While there are categories and nationals of countries that are privileged with entering in Germany visa-free, there are also other categories and nationals, which have to go through all the process of meeting requirements and attending interviews, in order to obtain a visa that grants them with the permission to enter the Western European country.
Germany, as a member state of the Schengen Area, permits the nationals of 62 countries part of the visa-waiver program to enter its territory without the need to obtain a visa first. You can see the list of countries that fall under the visa-waiver program here: www.germany-visa.org/do-i-need-a-visa
For more information about visas visit: www.germany-visa.org.
In order to get a German Tourist/Visitor visa, you will have to follow the application process steps listed below:
For more information visit: www.germany-visa.org/schengen-visa.