Follow these steps in order to apply for a Schengen visa. A Schengen visa allows a maximum stay of 90 days within a period of 180 days in the Schengen countries. Germany must be your main travel destination.
Select the purpose of your trip to Germany using one of the following visa categories. Click on the items to download the required documents.
Please note that only persons who are fully vaccinated against Covid-19 can submit a Schengen visa application. You must have received the last vaccination dose that is necessary for full vaccination at least 14 days before your date of travel and the vaccine must be EU-approved. You can find all information about vaccination certificates and entry restrictions in Germany on the internet page of the German Embassy in Cairo.
Below you find the list of documents which you need to submit with your visa application based on your travel purpose. Please read and prepare the documents carefully. Always choose the correct travel purpose. Incomplete applications can’t be accepted.
Please note that your passport picture must resemble you at the time of submitting the application. If this is not the case, you will be asked to change your passport before your application can be submitted.
For work, 16D and blue card visa types, please fill the Declaration on parallel proceedings to submit it in your appointment.
For short stay visas applications, please download and sign "Vaccination Confirmation" in order to submit it in your appointment day. If you will submit the Arabic form, please attach it with the English or German form.
You wish to go to Germany for business purposes and will stay no longer than 90 days.
Attention: Non-vaccinated persons must also fill out the “Declaration of the absolute necessity of short-term business travel” (The form needs to be signed, stamped and filled out by the business partner in Germany).
You wish to go to Germany for Vocational training purposes and will stay longer than 90 days.
You wish to go to Germany for tourism and will stay no longer than 90 days.
You wish to go to Germany for a family or friend visit and will stay no longer than 90 days.
You wish to go to Germany for medical treatment and will stay no longer than 90 days.
Attention: Non-vaccinated persons must also fill out the “Certification of entry for urgent medical reasons” (The form needs to be signed by the receiving medical facility in Germany within the visa required documents).