German Consulate General in Chennai
Welcome to the German Consulate General in Chennai
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.
With its small scale project fund, the German Consulate was able to support The Home for Poor Boys.
The German Consulate General in Chennai has followed the tragic events unfolding in the course of heavy rains and flooding over the last days with great dismay.
The Jugendjazzorchester Baden-Württemberg performed at the ITC GrandChola Chennai on Nov 9, 2015.
The Consul General participated in a workshop on the question of operation and maintenance of solar plants, held in Chennai on October 24th.
Since 1981 the Federal Republic of Germany has supported the preservation of cultural heritage across the world through the Federal Foreign Office’s Cultural Preservation Programme, with the aim of strengthening people’s sense of their own national identity in the partner country and fostering cultural dialogue among partners. The Programme has become a very effective instrument of German cultural relations and education policy.
Cultural Preservation Programme
Indian citizens who wish to apply for a Schengen visa at the German Consulate in Chennai will have to give their fingerprints as of November 2015.For this purpose applicants are required to appear in person at the Consulate or at a visa application center of the Consulate’s external service provider.
Consul General Achim Fabig signed an agreement with the Trichy Don Bosco Society in order to facilitate the return of more than 400 refugees from Sri Lanka over the next few months.
Friday afternoon saw the official welcome of the Coimbatore built replica of the first Benz Motorwagen in Chennai.
German Chancellor Dr. Angela Merkel is visiting India from October 4 to 6 for the 3rd Indo-German Intergovernmental Consultations hosted by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. With the Chancellor's upcoming visit, India and Germany look toward deepening existing relations.
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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