Afghan nationals and other non-EU nationals need a visa in order to enter Germany.The type of visa you require depends on how long you plan to stay.
The visa section of the German Embassy in Kabul remains closed until further notice. As a result it is not possible to submit a visa application in Kabul.
Applications for national visa (long stay) can be submitted in Islamabad or New Delhi. Applications for Schengen Visa (short stay) can be submitted at the German Embassies in Islamabad, New-Delhi, Dubai and Istanbul. Please check the information below for further Details.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR ALL VISA APPLICANTS.
In line with EU decisions, Germany introduced travel restrictions for entries from outside the Schengen area on 17 March 2020. All corresponding entries from non-EU-citizens and citizens of non-Schengen states by plane or ship will be affected. Entry will be possible for German citizens and other nationals with a German residence permit. While restrictions for some countries have been eased on July 1st, they remain in place for now for travelers from Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
Consistent with these persisting entry restrictions and bearing in mind the current COVID-19 developments, the Visa Section for Afghanistan of the German Embassy Islamabad remains closed until (provisionally) 31 July 2020 and the Visa Section of the German Embassy New Delhi remains closed until (provisionally) 31 July 2020.
We kindly ask you to notice the following instructions:
For Islamabad: email@example.com
For New Delhi: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please also note that due to the high number of emails and requests received each day, you are requested to send your emails with complete details in English or German language only once. All emails are replied but may take some time so please refrain from sending multiple emails with the same issue.
We kindly ask you to check our website https://afghanistan.diplo.de/af-en regularly for updates regarding this Situation.