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Germany Business Visa

A Germany Business visa is a short-stay Schengen visa, which permits its holder to enter and remain in Germany up to 90 days within 6 months unless, it is not specified differently in the visa sticker. It is issued to people who come to Germany to perform business making, attend meetings, sign contracts, etc.

Germany Business Visa Requirements

There is a number of requirements not only for German business visa, but for all types of German visas, which you will have to meet one by one, in order to be able to obtain a visa that allows you to enter the country.

The list of required documents for Business visa to Germany are as following:

  • Short-stay visa application form – fully completed with correct and honest information that complies with the information given in the other documents.

  • Identical photographs – 35x45 mm, no older than six months, and according to the set standards that must be strictly met.

  • Valid national passport

    • no older than 10 years, with a validity of three months beyond your planned stay in Germany and the whole Schengen Zone
    • at least one blank page in order to be able to affix visa sticker, and in accordance with the other passport requirements.
    • copy of page with photo of passport
  • Travel health insurance – a document that confirms you have obtained health insurance, which will cover costs of at least 30,000 Euros in case of an accident or illness and repatriation in case of death. The insurance must cover the whole Schengen territory and not only Germany.

  • Service scheme - (aka SGK Hizmet Dökümü)

  • Bank Account Statement - for last 3 months

  • Pricing

    • Visa fee
    • Visa Service fee
  • Send the following information to your project manager:


    Given name: XXX

    Gender: XXX

    Nationality: XXX

    Date of birth: XXX

    Passport no.: XXX

    Passport Expire date: XXX

    and ask your project manager for:

    • Statement of employment - (aka SGK İşe Giriş Bildirgesi)

    • Proof of financial status - Payrools of the past three months

    • Employment contract - if you don’t have “Proof of financial status”

    • Invitation letter - from the business partner, includes:

      • Client name and address
      • Employee’s name, BosphorusISS full name, and employee’s title
      • The dates and purpose of the trip, and if your expenses are being covered by the client or not.
      • Requested visa period, mention if employee enter more than once in Germany in a given period.
    • Company covering letter

      • with entire travel plan (itinerary)
      • mentioning your position, duration of your service,
      • the dates and purpose of the trip
      • if your expenses are being covered by the employer or not.
      • mention if employee enter more than once in Germany in a given period
    • Flight itinerary – which include flight reservation, rail tickets or other means of transport which you are planning to use to reach Germany.

    • Proof of accommodation - for your entire stay in the Schengen area – which could be a hotel booking (with details including the address, phone number and email of the hotel)

    and ask manager assistant for:

    • Certificate of incorporation of the company aka Ticari Sicil Kaydı, Vergi Levhası, İmza Sirküleri