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Visa and Passport Requirements for Germany - Do You Need a Visa for Germany?

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Passport and Visa Requirements for Germany:

 

If you are a US citizen: You do not need a visa to travel to Germany, only a valid US passport. Make sure that your passport does not expire before the end of your visit in Germany.
You can stay in Germany for vacation or a business trip up to 90 days.

If you are not a US citizen: See this list of the Federal Foreign Office and check if you need to apply for a visa to travel to Germany.

 

Passport and Visa Requirements for Studying, Working and Staying in Germany:

You have to apply for a visa to travel to Germany if:

 

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