Please note that applicants living in the consular district of the German Embassy London can file their visa application in person at the VFS Visa Application Centres in London as well as Manchester: Click here for more information
If you reside in Scotland or certain parts of northern England you must apply at the Consulate General in Edinburgh.
Please check the consular district map, if you are not sure whether you have to apply in London or Edinburgh
The German Embassy in London has outsourced its visa services to the external service provider VFS. Click here for information on appointment booking.
1. The Embassy and the Consulate General operate a baggage search scheme. To avoid delays you are asked to refrain from bringing any baggage, briefcases, laptops etc. with you.
2. Mobile phones and any other electronic equipment must be switched off before entry and remain so during your stay.
3. Photography on the premises is strictly forbidden.
4. Entry is at the discretion of the Embassy or Consulte General security staff. Please look after your personal belongings as the Embassy and the Consulat General cannot accept liability for loss or theft.