Visa Management Process for Germany
The Visa management process for Germany starts as soon as the student receives an unconditional offer letter from a recognized university. For Germany, the visa management process should start 120 days before the course commencement. The German embassy provides a checklist of documents that needs to be submitted along with the visa application form. It also requires students to open a Blocked bank account at the Deutsche or Kotak bank in Germany in advance, as the process takes around 2-3 weeks to complete. A student should also apply for health insurance cover as without the proof of health insurance (public or private), enrolment at a German university is not possible. On assessment, The German embassy will issue an Approval Letter. The passport and approval letter to be submitted for visa issuance at the VFS center. The German Embassy will take approximately 4-6 weeks to decide on a student’s visa application.