Consular Service & Visa Information

Blaues Informationsschild

Office hours of the Consular & Visa Section

The Visa Section will accept applications from Sunday to Thursday from 8.30 am to 11.30 am and 1.30 pm to 2.00 pm.  For applications, you are kindly requested to make an appointment ONLINE with the German Embassy in Dhaka.

- Please note that appointments cannot be made through email, telephone or fax.

- Regarding Visa queries, please send us an email or call from 2.30 pm to 3.30 pm (Sunday - Wednesday).


Online appointment system for visa applications

The German Embassy Dhaka has introduced an online appointment system for visa applicants. All visa applicants are required to book their appointments online:
visa appointment system Dhaka

This rule applies to applications for:
- Schengen visas = short term stays (for visits, tourism, business trips and all other stays not longer than 90 days within the Schengen area)
- German national visas = long term stays (e.g. higher education, family reunion, employment).

As before, frequent travelers, applicants with Notes Verbales and applicants for a German passport do not require appointments.

Note: Please make sure you booked your appointment in the correct category. If you chose the wrong one, please cancel your appointment and rebook in the correct category (Bitte beachten Sie, Ihren Termin in der korrekten Kategorie zu buchen. Sollten Sie die falsche Kategorie ausgewählt haben, stornieren Sie den Termin und buchen ihn nochmals in der anderen Kategorie).

Antragsformular Schengenvisum

Schengen visa (Short-term visa for business trips, visits of family or friends and tourist purposes)

If you are a national of Bangladesh and want to travel to Germany for business trips, visits of family or friends and tourist purposes, you need a short term Schengen visa. For applications, you are kindly requested to make an appointment at the German Embassy in Dhaka. If all your documents are correct and complete, a decision on your visa application can usually be made within seven days after the appointment. For further information about the requirements for Schengen visa and the application process, please see the leaflet and the application form:


Opening a limited-withdrawal bank account

With a limited‑withdrawal bank account you can provide evidence during the visa application process that you have adequate financial resources.

Further information

If you need further information about visa regulations, or if you are a national of a different country and would like to know about the specific visa requirements concerning you, please see the information on the website of the Federal Foreign Office:

Consular Service & Visa Information

VIS - Visa Information System

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If you would like to apply for a visa to travel to Bangladesh, you have to apply at the Embassy of Bangladesh in Berlin. Please see the website: