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U.S. Visa: Reciprocity and Civil Documents by Country

Germany

Germany
Federal Republic of Germany

Reciprocity Schedule

Select a visa category below to find the visa issuance fee, number of entries, and validity period for visas issued to applicants from this country*/area of authority.

Explanation of Terms

Visa Classification: The type of nonimmigrant visa you are applying for.

Fee: The reciprocity fee, also known as the visa issuance fee, you must pay. This fee is in addition to the nonimmigrant visa application fee (MRV fee).

Number of Entries: The number of times you may seek entry into the United States with that visa. "M" means multiple times. If there is a number, such as "One", you may apply for entry one time with that visa.

Validity Period: This generally means the visa is valid, or can be used, from the date it is issued until the date it expires, for travel with that visa. If your Validity Period is 60 months, your visa will be valid for 60 months from the date it is issued.

Visa Classifications
A
B
C
D
E
F
G
H
I
J
K
L
M
N
O
P
Q
R
S
T
U
V
Visa
Classification
Fee Number
of Entries
Validity
Period
A-1 None Multiple 60 Months
A-2 None Multiple 60 Months
A-3 1 None Multiple 12 Months
B-1 None Multiple 120 Months
B-2 None Multiple 120 Months
B-1/B-2 None Multiple 120 Months
C-1 None Multiple 120 Months
C-1/D None Multiple 120 Months
C-2 None Multiple 12 Months
C-3 None Multiple 60 Months
CW-1 11 None Multiple 12 Months
CW-2 11 None Multiple 12 Months
D None Multiple 120 Months
E-1 2 None Multiple 60 Months
E-2 2 None Multiple 60 Months
E-2C 12 None Multiple 24 Months
F-1 None Multiple 60 Months
F-2 None Multiple 60 Months
G-1 None Multiple 60 Months
G-2 None Multiple 60 Months
G-3 None Multiple 60 Months
G-4 None Multiple 60 Months
G-5 1 None Multiple 12 Months
H-1B None Multiple 60 Months 3
H-1C None Multiple 60 Months 3
H-2A None Multiple 60 Months 3
H-2B None Multiple 60 Months 3
H-2R None Multiple 60 Months 3
H-3 None Multiple 60 Months 3
H-4 None Multiple 60 Months 3
I None Multiple 60 Months
J-1 4 None Multiple 60 Months
J-2 4 None Multiple 60 Months
K-1 None One 6 Months
K-2 None One 6 Months
K-3 None Multiple 24 Months
K-4 None Multiple 24 Months
L-1 None Multiple 60 Months
L-2 None Multiple 60 Months
M-1 None Multiple 60 Months
M-2 None Multiple 60 Months
N-8 None Multiple 60 Months
N-9 None Multiple 60 Months
NATO 1-6 10 None Multiple 60 Months
NATO-7 1 None Multiple 12 Months
O-1 None Multiple 60 Months 3
O-2 None Multiple 60 Months 3
O-3 None Multiple 60 Months 3
P-1 None Multiple 60 Months 3
P-2 None Multiple 60 Months 3
P-3 None Multiple 60 Months 3
P-4 None Multiple 60 Months 3
Q-1 6 None Multiple 15 Months 3
R-1 None Multiple 60 Months
R-2 None Multiple 60 Months
S-5 7 None One 1 Month
S-6 7 None One 1 Month
S-7 7 None One 1 Month
T-1 9 N/A N/A N/A
T-2 None One 6 Months
T-3 None One 6 Months
T-4 None One 6 Months
T-5 None One 6 Months
T-6 None One 6 Months
TD 5 N/A N/A N/A
U-1 None Multiple 48 Months
U-2 None Multiple 48 Months
U-3 None Multiple 48 Months
U-4 None Multiple 48 Months
U-5 None Multiple 48 Months
V-1 None Multiple 120 Months
V-2 None Multiple 120 Months 8
V-3 None Multiple 120 Months 8
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Country Specific Footnotes

Although care has been taken to ensure the accuracy, completeness and reliability of the information provided, please contact the U.S. Embassy or Consulate where you plan to apply if you believe this information is in error or if you have further questions.

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Visa Category Footnotes
  1. The validity of A-3, G-5, and NATO 7 visas may not exceed the validity of the visa issued to the person who is employing the applicant. The "employer" would have one of the following visa classifications:

    • A-1
    • A-2
    • G-1 through G-4
    • NATO 1 through NATO 6

  2. An E-1 and E-2 visa may be issued only to a principal alien who is a national of a country having a treaty, or its equivalent, with the United States. E-1 and E-2 visas may not be issued to a principal alien if he/she is a stateless resident. The spouse and children of an E-1 or E-2 principal alien are accorded derivative E-1 or E-2 status following the reciprocity schedule, including any reciprocity fees, of the principle alien’s country of nationality.  

    Example: John Doe is a national of the country of Z that has an E-1/E-2 treaty with the U.S. His wife and child are nationals of the country of Y which has no treaty with the U.S. The wife and child would, therefore, be entitled to derivative status and receive the same reciprocity as Mr. Doe, the principal visa holder.  

  3. The validity of H-1 through H-3, O-1 and O-2, P-1 through P-3, and Q visas may not exceed the period of validity of the approved petition or the number of months shown, whichever is less.

    Under 8 CFR §214.2, H-2A and H-2B petitions may generally only be approved for nationals of countries that the Secretary of Homeland Security has designated as participating countries. The current list of eligible countries is available on USCIS's website for both H-2A and H-2B visas. Nationals of countries not on this list may be the beneficiary of an approved H-2A or H2-B petition in limited circumstances at the discretion of the Department of Homeland Security if specifically named on the petition.  

    Derivative H-4, L-2, O-3, and P-4 visas, issued to accompanying or following-to-join spouses and children, may not exceed the validity of the visa issued to the principal alien.

  4. There is no reciprocity fee for the issuance of a J visa if the alien is a United States Government grantee or a participant in an exchange program sponsored by the United States Government.

    Also, there is no reciprocity fee for visa issuance to an accompanying or following-to-join spouse or child (J-2) of an exchange visitor grantee or participant.

    In addition, an applicant is eligible for an exemption from the MRV fee if he or she is participating in a State Department, USAID, or other federally funded educational and cultural exchange program (program serial numbers G-1, G-2, G-3 and G-7).

    However, all other applicants with U.S. Government sponsorships, including other J-visa applicants, are subject to the MRV processing fee.

  5. Under the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canadian and Mexican nationals coming to engage in certain types of professional employment in the United States may be admitted in a special nonimmigrant category known as the "trade NAFTA" or "TN" category. Their dependents (spouse and children) accompanying or following to join them may be admitted in the "trade dependent" or "TD" category whether or not they possess Canadian or Mexican nationality. Except as noted below, the number of entries, fees and validity for non-Canadian or non-Mexican family members of a TN status holder seeking TD visas should be based on the reciprocity schedule of the TN principal alien.

    Canadian Nationals

    Since Canadian nationals generally are exempt from visa requirement, a Canadian "TN' or "TD" alien does not require a visa to enter the United States. However, the non-Canadian national dependent of a Canadian "TN", unless otherwise exempt from the visa requirement, must obtain a "TD" visa before attempting to enter the United States. The standard reciprocity fee and validity period for all non-Canadian "TD"s is no fee, issued for multiple entries for a period of 36 months, or for the duration of the principal alien's visa and/or authorized period of stay, whichever is less. See 'NOTE' under Canadian reciprocity schedule regarding applicants of Iranian, Iraqi or Libyan nationality.

    Mexican Nationals

    Mexican nationals are not visa-exempt. Therefore, all Mexican "TN"s and both Mexican and non-Mexican national "TD"s accompanying or following to join them who are not otherwise exempt from the visa requirement (e.g., the Canadian spouse of a Mexican national "TN") must obtain nonimmigrant visas.

    Applicants of Iranian, Iraqi or Libyan nationality, who have a permanent resident or refugee status in Canada/Mexico, may not be accorded Canadian/Mexican reciprocity, even when applying in Canada/Mexico. The reciprocity fee and period for "TD" applicants from Libya is $10.00 for one entry over a period of 3 months. The Iranian and Iraqi "TD" is no fee with one entry over a period of 3 months.

  6. Q-2 (principal) and Q-3 (dependent) visa categories are in existence as a result of the 'Irish Peace Process Cultural and Training Program Act of 1998'. However, because the Department anticipates that virtually all applicants for this special program will be either Irish or U.K. nationals, the Q-2 and Q-3 categories have been placed only in the reciprocity schedules for those two countries. Q-2 and Q-3 visas are available only at the Embassy in Dublin and the Consulate General in Belfast.

  7. No S visa may be issued without first obtaining the Department's authorization.

  8. V-2 and V-3 status is limited to persons who have not yet attained their 21st birthday. Accordingly, the period of validity of a V-2 or V-3 visa must be limited to expire on or before the applicant's twenty-first birthday.

  9. Posts may not issue a T-1 visa. A T-1 applicant must be physically present in the United States, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands or a U.S. port of entry, where he/she will apply for an adjustment of status to that of a T-1. The following dependents of a T-1 visa holder, however, may be issued a T visa at a U.S. consular office abroad:

    • T-2 (spouse)
    • T-3 (child)
    • T-4 (parent)
  10. The validity of NATO-5 visas may not exceed the period of validity of the employment contract or 12 months, whichever is less.

  11. The validity of CW-1 and CW-2 visas shall not exceed the maximum initial period of admission allowed by DHS (12 months) or the duration of the transition period ending December 31, 2014, whichever is shortest.

  12. The validity of E-2C visas shall not exceed the maximum initial period of admission allowed by DHS (24 months) or the duration of the transition period ending December 31, 2014, whichever is shortest.

 

 

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General Documents

Civil status certificates from former German areas east of Oder and Neisse (boundaries of 1938), now belonging to Poland or Russia, are difficult and sometimes impossible to obtain. After World War II, a number of these documents were returned to Germany. Information regarding these documents can sometimes be requested from local registrars' offices. More detailed information pertaining to these documents can be obtained at the Standesamt I in Berlin, Rueckerstr. 9, 10119 Berlin.

The following substitutes may be used for unavailable personal documents:

  1. The Familienstammbuch which some German families maintain. Births, marriages and deaths are entered in such books, and officially certified at the time of the event;
  2. Extracts from church books and parish registers. Access to or copies of these books can be requested from the following archive offices:

    Evangelische Kirchenbuecher:
    Evangelisches Zentralarchiv
    Jebensstr. 3
    10623 Berlin

    Katholische Kirchenbuecher:
    Bischoefliches Zentralarchiv
    St. Petersweg 11-13
    93047 Regensburg

If the desired documents cannot be obtained, these archive offices will furnish a negative response (Negativbescheinigung). In such cases, it is generally recommended that the document-seeker apply for a Familienbuch under the provisions of section 15a of the German Law on Civil Status (Personenstandsgesetz), which is maintained by the civil registrar having jurisdiction over the family's place of residence. The civil registrar issues extracts or copies from these books that are fully recognized as formal certificates of birth, death, or marriage.

Birth, Death, Burial Certificates

Birth Certificates

Available

Fees:  There is a fee for each certificate and for any additional copy. The same amount is charged for certificates issued on an "international" form.

Document Name: Geburtsurkunde

Issuing Authority: Local registrar's office (Standesamt) where the birth occurred.

NOTE: For former East Germany, this applies only to those civil status cases that occurred after October 2, 1990. For events occurring prior to this date, documents from this part of Germany are issued by the district office where the event occurred.

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: Local registrar’s office official seal, signed by the recording official/ white paper/ different formats depending on issuance date

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: Standesbeamter (recording official)

Registration Criteria: To be checked with issuing authority

Procedure for Obtaining: The requested certificates are usually mailed out by the registrar's office with the fees being collected on delivery. The applicant may enclose a self-addressed and stamped return envelope and use German postage stamps or a collection-only check for payment.

Certified Copies Available: Yes, “beglaubigte Abschrift aus dem Geburtsregister“

Alternate Documents: Auszug aus dem Geburtseintrag (extract from birth registration). This document is also issued by the German registration office (Standesamt) where the birth was registered.

Exceptions: None

Comments: In lieu of the birth certificate, you may also request an “Auszug aus dem Geburtenregister” (extract from the birth register). This document is a certified copy of the birth register listing name, date of birth, place of birth, name of parents, in case of adoption, name of adoptive parents.

 

Death Certificates

Available

Fees: There is a fee for each certificate and for any additional copy. The same amount is charged for certificates issued on an "international" form.

Document Name: Sterbeurkunde

Issuing Authority: Local registrar's office (Standesamt) where the death occurred.

NOTE: For former East Germany, this applies only to those civil status cases that occurred after October 2, 1990. For events occurring prior to this date, documents from this part of Germany are issued by the district office where the event occurred.

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: Local registrar’s office official seal, signed by the recording official/ white paper/ different formats depending on issuance date

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: Standesbeamter (recording official)

Registration Criteria: To be checked with issuing authority

Procedure for Obtaining: The requested certificates are usually mailed out by the registrar's office with the fees being collected on delivery. The applicant may enclose a self-addressed and stamped return envelope and use German postage stamps or a collection-only check for payment.

Certified Copies Available: Yesbeglaubigte Abschrift aus dem Sterberegister“

Alternate Documents: Auszug aus dem Sterberegister; Extract from death registration; this document is also issued by the German registration office (Standesamt) where the death was registered.

Exceptions:  None

Comments:  None

Marriage, Divorce Certificates

Marriage

Available

Fees: There is a fee for each certificate and for any additional copy. The same amount is charged for certificates issued on an "international" form.

Document Name: Heiratsurkunde, Eheurkunde

Issuing Authority: Local registrar's office (Standesamt) where the marriage occurred.

NOTE: For former East Germany, this applies only to those civil status cases that occurred after October 2, 1990. For events occurring prior to this date, documents from this part of Germany are issued by the district office where the event occurred.

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: local registrar’s office official seal, signed by the recording official/ white paper/ different formats depending on issuance date

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: Standesbeamter (recording official)

Registration Criteria: To be checked with issuing authority

Procedure for Obtaining: The requested certificates are usually mailed out by the registrar's office with the fees being collected on delivery. The applicant may enclose a self-addressed and stamped return envelope and use German postage stamps or a collection-only check for payment.

Certified Copies Available: Yes, “beglaubigte Abschrift aus dem Eheregister“

Alternate Documents: Auszug aus dem Heiratsregister; Extract from marriage registration; this document is also issued by the German registration office (Standesamt) where the marriage was registered.

Exceptions: None

Comments: None

 

Divorce Certificates

Available

Fees: administration fee (about 25 Euro)

Document Name: Scheidungsurteil,  Scheidungsbeschluss

Issuing Authority: The divorce certificate can be obtained from the law court which made the decision of the dissolution of the marriage.

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: official seal, signed by the official registrar/ white paper/ different formats depending on issuance date

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: Judicial Official as Registrar of the Court

Registration Criteria:  To be checked with issuing authority

Procedure for Obtaining:  Divorce certificates can be requested at the local district court

Certified Copies Available: Certified copies are available

Alternate Documents: There are no alternate documents

Exceptions: None

Comments: The annotation about the divorce listed on the Extract from marriage registration is not acceptable. 

Adoption Certificates

Available

Fees: Yes, different fees depending on the respective state

Document Name: Adoptionsbeschluss

Issuing Authority: The adoption certificates can be obtained at the law court where the adoption was finalized.

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: official seal, signed by the official registrar/ white paper/ different formats depending on issuance date

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: Judicial Official as Registrar of the Court

Registration Criteria: To be checked with issuing authority

Procedure for Obtaining: Adoption certificates can be obtained at the law court where the adoption was finalized

Certified Copies Available: Certified copies are available

Alternate Documents: There are no alternate documents

Exceptions: None

Comments: A certified copy of the adoption court order is sent to the German registration office (Standesamt) which notes the adoption in the extract from birth registration. A certified copy of the adoption court order can also be obtained from the family law court (Familiengericht) where the adoption was finalized.

Identity Card

Available

Fees: 22, 80 Euro or 28, 80 Euro depending on the age of the applicant.

Document Name: Personalausweis

Issuing Authority: Federal Republic of Germany (city or county of applicant’s current residency)

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: covered with multi-color guilloches, appears green-brown from a distance/ plastic card with an embedded RFID chip in credit card size.

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: Administrative clerk at local registrar’s office

Registration Criteria: Compulsory for everyone in Germany age 16 or older to possess either an identity card or a passport

Procedure for Obtaining: Can be obtained in the registrar office of the district the person is residing.

Certified Copies Available: Certified copies are not available

Alternate Documents: There are no alternate documents

Exceptions: None

Comments: Not required for immigration purposes

Police, Court, Prison Records

Police Certificates

Available

Fees: The fee for every certificate of conduct is €13. Payment may be made by remission of a non-negotiable check or bank transfer to the following account of the "Bundeszentralregister" - Deutsche Bundesbank, Bonn Branch, Sort code: 380 000 00, Account no.: 380 010 05; IBAN-No.: DE24 3800 0000 0038 001005; BIC/swift-No.: MARKDEF1380. Fees charged by banks for the redemption of a (foreign) check must be added to the fee for the certificate of conduct

Document Name: Polizeiliches Führungszeugnis; Strafregisterbescheinigung or Auszug aus dem Strafregister (extract from criminal record registration)

Issuing Authority: Bundesamt für Justiz (Federal Office of Justice)

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: No signature or seal/ green background with German Eagle/ DIN A4 format

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: Administrative Clerk at Federal Office of Justice

Registration Criteria: Once a person turns 14, they are able to request their own criminal record.

Procedure for Obtaining: The application can be made verbally by personal appearance or in simple written form to the registration authority at the following addresses mentioned below. Former residents of Germany, no longer registered in Germany, can apply for an individual record through the German Embassy or Consulate in their country of residence, or directly with the Bundeszentralregister in Bonn. The application form is available at the German Embassy/Consulate, or directly from the Generalbundesanwalt beim Bundesgerichtshof Dienststelle Bundeszentralregister. Personal appearance: Besucherservice, Adenauerallee 99-103, 53113 Bonn. Their office hours are Mondays - Wednesdays: 7:30 - 16:00; Thursdays: 7:30 - 15:30; and Fridays 7:30 - 14:00. Written requests may be sent to: Der Generalbundesanwalt beim Bundesgerichtshof, Dienststelle Bundeszentralregister, Sachgebiet BZR 32 - Internationale Rechtshilfe, 53094 Bonn.

Certified Copies Available: Certified copies are not available

Alternate Documents: Strafregisterbescheinigung or Auszug aus dem Strafregister (extract from criminal record registration)

Exceptions None

Comments: Processing time - minimum of three to four weeks. More detailed information about downloading the application form and payment of fees can be obtained directly from their website.

 

Court/Prison Records

Available

Fees: Yes, varies depending on the respective state

Document Name: Gerichtsurteil; Strafbefehl (penalty order)

Issuing Authority: Court records involving criminal or civil proceedings are available from the court that has jurisdiction.

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: official seal, signed by the official registrar/ white paper/ different formats depending on issuance date

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: Judicial official as registrar of the court

Registration Criteria: To be checked with issuing authority

Procedure for Obtaining: Please contact the court that has jurisdiction directly

Certified Copies Available: Certified copies are available

Alternate Documents: There are no alternate documents

Exceptions: None

Comments: None

Military Records

Available

Fees: There are no fees

Document Name: Wehrdienstbescheinigung, Wehrpass, Dienstzeugnis

Issuing Authority:  Bundeswehr

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: No special seal or signature/ white paper/ different formats depending on issuance date

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: Administrative clerk at “Karrierecenter”

Registration Criteria: Must have served in military

Procedure for Obtaining: Please contact online:  „Karrierecenter der Bundeswehr“, then search by State (i.e. Hesse, Bavaria….), then you will be directed to the authorities to apply.

Certified Copies Available: Certified copies are available

Alternate Documents: Wehrpass, Dienstzeugnis

Exceptions: None

Comments: Documents can no longer be obtained from the Kreiswehrersatzamt 

Passports & Other Travel Documents

Types Available (Regular, Diplomatic, Official, etc.):

Fees: Depending on the document type

Document Name:

Biometric Passport (ePass): A Bordeaux-red, hard cover booklet with biometric chip and machine-readable zone.

Regular passport (Reisepass): A bordeaux-red, hard cover booklet with a machine-readable passport card.

Temporary passport: A green, hard cover booklet with machine-readable zone, fully acceptable, issued to individuals who urgently need a passport, but cannot wait the processing time needed to issue the ePass.

Diplomatic passport: A dark blue, hard cover booklet, with or without machine-readable zone.

Departmental passport (Ministerialpass): A black, hard cover booklet, issued to some higher federal and state officials, certain employees of the Foreign Office, other governmental employees on assignment abroad who do not qualify for diplomatic passports, as well as their spouses and children.

Service (official) passport (Dienstpass): A red, hard cover booklet, issued to the majority of governmental officials for official travel, with or without machine-readable zone.

Children's Passport: Similar to the new temporary passport, dark red cover passport.

Issuing Government Authority: Federal Republic of Germany (city or county of applicant’s current residency)

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: Please see above under document name

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: Administrative clerk of local registration office

Registration Criteria: Issued to nationals of Germany

Procedure for Obtaining: Please contact the local registration office or citizen center (Bürgeramt) for further assistance (city or county of applicant’s current residency).

Alternate Documents: There are no alternate documents

Exceptions: None

Comments: Children's Travel Document in Lieu of Passport (Kinderausweis): A light-green tri-fold with or without photo, issued to children under sixteen years of age. A child may have a normal passport (Reisepass). A Kinderausweis may be issued to non-FRG citizens permanently or temporarily residing in the FRG. Nationality is noted in the document. Please note this document is not acceptable for immigrant visa purposes.

Other Documents Available:

Travel Document for Recognized Refugees (Reiseausweis): A medium-blue hardcover booklet, issued in accordance with the 1951 Geneva Convention to asylees, refugees, and stateless persons who reside permanently or temporarily in the FRG. This document does not guarantee the holder an indefinite right to return to the FRG. The date until which return is guaranteed is specified in the document. (The German government also issues a Travel Document for Stateless Persons in accordance with the Geneva Convention of September 28, 1954.).  The document may contain a notation (“Die Personendaten beruhen auf den eigenen Angaben des Antragstellers”) stating that the individual’s identity has not been confirmed by German authorities and that identifying information is based solely on statements made by the alien. In those instances, a consular officer should request other evidence in order to establish the applicant’s identity.

Alien's Passport (Travel Document for Foreigners and Stateless Individuals - Fremdenpass): A medium-gray hardcover booklet issued to persons who evidently do not possess a passport or passport substitute and for whom it is unreasonable to demand that they obtain such a document. The document may include a notation (“Die Personendaten beruhen auf den eigenen Angaben des Antragstellers”) stating that the individual’s identity has not been confirmed by German authorities and that identifying information is based solely on statements made by the alien.  In those instances, a consular officer should request other evidence in order to establish the applicant’s identity. The alien must hold an unlimited residence permit (unbefristete Aufenthaltsgenehmigung) or a so-called "Aufenthaltserlaubnis." Possession of a limited residence permit and Fremdenpass is sufficient to serve as a passport, if the alien is a family member of a German citizen, or if he/she is the spouse or minor child of an alien who holds an unlimited residence permit. Without the accompanying unlimited residence permit, the Fremdenpass does not meet the INA 101(a)(30) definition of  a valid travel document.

Other Records

Certificates of Residence

Available

Fees: Approx. 10 Euro

Document Name: Auszug aus dem Melderegister or Meldebescheinigung formerly Aufenthaltsbescheinigung

Issuing Authority: Registration office (Einwohnermeldeamt) of the applicant's place of residence

Special Seal(s) / Color / Format: Official seal and signature of local registration office

Issuing Authority Personnel Title: Administrative clerk of local registration office

Registration Criteria: Must be registered with German authority

Procedure for Obtaining: Note: Former residents of Germany may request personal documents from the proper German authorities in writing, or authorize residents of Germany to obtain such documents on their behalf.

Certified Copies Available: Certified copies are not available

Alternate Documents: There are no alternate documents

Exceptions:  None

Comments: This document is not needed for immigrant visa purposes.

Visa Issuing Posts

Post Title: U.S. Embassy in Berlin, Germany

Mailing Address:
PSC 120 Box 3000
APO AE 09265

Street Address:
Clayallee 170
14195 Berlin-Dahlem

Tel: +49 (0)30 8305-0
Fax: +49 (0)30 831-4926

E-mail: ConsBerlin@state.gov

Visa Services: Nonimmigrant Visas Only

Comments / Additional Information: None

 

Post Title: U.S. Consulate General in Frankfurt, Germany

Street Address:
Giessener Strasse 30
60435 Frankfurt am Main

Tel: +49-(0)69-7535-0

Fax: +49-(0)069-7535-2277

E-mail: FrankfurtSpecialNIV@state.gov; FrankfurtVisaInquiries@state.gov

Visa Services: All categories, including K and E visa applications

Comments / Additional Information: None

 

Post Title: U.S. Consulate General in Munich, Germany

Street Address:
Koeniginstrasse 5
80539 Munich

Tel: 49-(0)89-2888-0
Fax: 49-(0)89-280-9998

E-mail: ConsMunich@state.gov

Visa Services: Nonimmigrant Visas Only

Comments / Additional Information: None

Visa Services

All IV, E-1/E-2 and K NIV applications are serviced at Frankfurt.

Area Post
Baden-Wurttemberg Frankfurt
Bavaria Munich
Bayern Frankfurt
Berlin Berlin
Brandenburg Berlin
Bremen Berlin
Hamburg Berlin
Hessen Frankfurt
Mecklenburg-Vorpommem Berlin
Niedersachsen Berlin
Nordrhein-Westfalen Frankfurt
Nordrhein-Westfalen (non-German applicants) Frankfurt
Rheinland-Pfalz Frankfurt
Saarland Frankfurt
Sachsen Berlin
Sachsen-Anhalt Berlin
Schleswig-Holstein Berlin
Thueringen Berlin