Visa requirements

LOOK OUT! The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Yaoundé informs that from the 8th October 2012 digital finger prints will be necessarily required and taken from all applicants for national visas during their application at the counter.

The German Embassy informs that due to the high volume of applications, waiting time for an appointment for submitting a short time visa application is at present 4-6 weeks app. Citizens of states requiring a visa are therefore asked to book an appointment online.

Pursuant to an EU Council decision of 1 June 2006, Schengen visa fees will be EUR 60.00 (40.000 FCFA) as of 1 January 2007. Children under six years of age, school pupils and students and accompanying teachers on study or educational trips, as well as researchers will be exempted from visa fees regardless of their nationality.


Booking appointments online

Please note that as of 16th April 2012 appointments for visa applications and certifications have to be booked online via the Embassy homepage. Making appointments via e-mail or telephone will no lon...

Requirements and procedure

List of states whose citizens require visas to enter Germany - overview

Address, opening times and how to reach us in case of emergency