German Consulate General in Chennai
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The consular districts falling under the jurisdiction of the Consulate General General in Chennai are Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and the Union Territory of Puducherry.
"I am saddened by the death of Walter Scheel. We are grateful to him for many decades of tireless dedication to peace & freedom. His memory will be revered", said German Foreign Minister, Frank-Walter Steinmeier, in his statement following the demise of Walter Scheel.
On the occasion of World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, the Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, Bärbel Kofler, issued the following statement today (19 August 2016):
World Humanitarian Day on 19 August
With its small scale project fund, the German Consulate was able to support The Trichy Don Bosco Society
Organized by the Confederation of Indian Industries, People’s Watch and National Foundation for India, a multi-stakeholder consultation investigated the possibilities of investing into human rights education from the private sector.
This year the “pre departure session” organized by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)...
On the second day of his „Smart Cities” trip, Ambassador Dr Ney was delighted with the warm reception by the Mayor of Coimbatore, P Rajkumar, and the Commissioner of Coimbatore City Municipal Corporation, Dr K. Vijaykartikeyan.
Ambassador Dr Martin Ney met with the Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Selvi J. Jayalalithaa, in Chennai on 19th July. He reiterated Germany’s commitment to contribute to Coimbatore’s Smart City Project.
Depending on the purpose and duration of your stay in Germany you can either apply for a short-term "Schengen visa" or for a long-term "German national visa" for stays over 90 days.
The German Missions in India have started outsourcing the handling of SCHENGEN visa applications to VFS Global.
Now, every client will have the option to submit his/her visa application at a nearby Visa Application Centre.
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