Family Reunion

A family reunion visa is intended for applicants wishing to join family in Germany.

Please choose the appropriate category from the list at the bottom of this page.

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If you wish to join your minor children living in Germany or apply for a minor child to join their parents in Germany, please call the visa hotline of the Embassy in London for further information on 0207 8241 466 (Mon-Thurs 1.30pm-3.30pm), or the visa section of the Consulate General in Edinburgh on 0131 337 23 23 (Monday - Thursday 2:00pm-3:00pm, Friday 8:00am - 9am).

As of 1 August 2018, close family members of a person eligible for subsidiary protection in Germany, i.e. spouse, unmarried minor child, parent of minor child, will be able to apply for a visa for the purpose of family reunion. Eligible family members may use register for an appointment in order to file a visa application here.

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