Remember this when applying for a Schengen visa for Germany…

schengen visa for germanyPlanning a business trip to Germany for yourself or an employee? Never made an application for a Schengen visa before?

It’s no reason to stress!

Intergate Visalink facilitates Schengen visa applications for Germany on behalf of the German missions in South Africa – and today we’re going to share the two most important things you should know.

1. ALWAYS follow the checklist requirements

Part of Intergate Visalink’s service is supplying you with a checklist that tells you exactly which documents to submit. This means you can prepare your application confidently, safe in the knowledge that you’re submitting all the information required by Germany.

Thus, if you simply follow the checklist requirements, you’ll hand us a complete visa application. Of course you’re more than welcome to ask us for clarification on any information.

2. Your main destination is the Schengen state you’ll stay in longest.

Many people are unsure of where to apply for a Schengen visa when visiting more than one Schengen state.

The legislation around this is really straightforward though – your main destination is the Schengen state you’ll spend the most time in.

For example, let’s say you’re going on a 10-day business trip to Germany and Spain:schengen visa guide

How does Visalink assist you with applications for a Schengen visa for Germany?

As already mentioned, Visalink facilitates Schengen visa applications for Germany on behalf of the German missions in South Africa.

Our service is designed to make the process efficient and convenient, to reduce waiting times at the centres, and to provide information about the required documentation.

You’ll find this high level of service at all four of branches, located in Centurion, Cape Town, Bloemfontein and Port Elizabeth.

Please note:

Your visa application will be processed and decided by the German Missions in South Africa. Intergate Visalink does not play any part in or influence the outcome of your application.

Here’s how to get in touch with Intergate Visalink

You can go on over to Intergate Visalink’s website or call them on + 27 (0) 861 00 22 45. If you’d like to speak to your closets Visalink, go here:

To close off – a bonus tip

Be sure to plan to submit your visa application within three months of your departure. You may submit at the latest 15 days before your departure, but we recommend doing so sooner rather than later to avoid any delays to your business trip.