Please be aware that processing times over the Christmas and New Years' holidays may be up to 10 days longer than usual. No passports will be sent out and no pick-up of passports will be possible between December 21st and January 2nd.
The Consulate General does not charge fees for visa appointments. Any visa fees due will be charged on the day of your appointment.
The Visa Section of German Consulate Toronto does not offer consultation over the phone.
A Schengen visa is required if you wish to stay in the Schengen territory for up to 90 days within a 180 day period for business, visitor and/or tourist purposes, and you do not attempt to work in Germany.
A transit visa might be required if you fly via Germany to get to your final destination.
Citizens who wish to stay in Germany for more than 90 days or wish to work have to apply for a residence permit.
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EU citizens do not need a visa to enter Germany for short and long stays.However, if you are moving to Germany, you must register at the city hall (Einwohnermeldeamt / Bürgeramt).