Our cooperation with the German Embassy and Consulates in China has ended.

Since February 20, 2019 TLScontact is no longer accepting visa applications on behalf of the German missions in China.

Applicants whose applications are still processed by the German missions should contact the German missions regarding their application status.

The website and locations of the new service provider for visa applications are published through the website of the Embassy of Germany.


Frequent traveler procedure

Frequent business travelers are encouraged to submit their business visa application through the frequent traveler procedure and enjoy a reduced document list.

Please note that it is required to choose your residence location according to the location you are working, studying or living in as you should submit your visa application to the corresponding consular authority.



You are eligible to participate in the frequent traveler procedure if within the previous 3 years you have

  • received and used 2 Schengen visas, regardless of travel purpose (except ADS) and issuing Schengen country


  • received and used 1 Schengen visa valid for one or multiple years, regardless of travel type and issuing Schengen country


Travel purposes

Below you can find a list of the documents which you need to submit for your travel purpose.

Please note that the frequent traveler procedure can only be applied for the following visa types: