Important Notice regarding Short Term Schengen Visa
- All Schengen Visa applicants are well-advised to apply a minimum of 10 to 12 working days prior to Departure
- Passport to be submitted shall have been issued within last 10 years
- Passport to be submitted shall have at least two blank pages
Token system is applicable for visa applications to be submitted
Prior to application an applicant /travel agent is required to call/come to the Consulate to get a token number with date and time for submission of their application(s).
In case an applicant does not appear on the date/time given on the token, he/she will need to re-register for a new token and the earlier registration will be treated as cancelled.
It may be that a person might only get a token for a submission date 2 to 5 working days later.
One can ask for a token maximum 2 weeks before intended date of submission of visa application.
Applicants may also apply well in advance, i.e. maximum three months prior to their travels.
Timing to call to get a token number on a working day:
Mon-Thu: 0900h-1500h, Fri: 0900h-1200h
Telephone No.for getting a token:
+91-(0)33-24791141/ 24791142, Extn 29
Place to get a token number in person on a working day:
Main Entrance of the Consulate General on Hastings Park Road
Visa fees to be paid by Demand Draft
All visa fees are to be paid by Demand Draft (in Indian Rupees) at the time of application. No visa application can be processed without visa fees being paid.
Specifications of the Demand Draft:
Payable to: Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Kolkata
Payable in: Kolkata
Date of issue: within 2 months
Visa fees (payable in Indian Rupees only): with effect from 04.03.2013:
|Type of Visa||Adults||6 - 12 years||under 6|
|Schengen Visa||Rs 4,300 (60 E) |
Rs 2,500 (35 E)
|Rs 4,300 (60 E)||Rs 2,200 (30 E)|
Rs 2,200 (30 E)
For spouses of EU citizens : free of charge
Please Note: The visa fees is subject to change due to updated currency rates.
Updated visa fees will be published here at regular intervals
Demand Draft Form for Visa Applicants [pdf, 43.04k]
Visa Information & Requirement
The German Consulate General in Kolkata issues visas only for residents under its consular area, which includes the states of: West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram,Nagaland and Tripura
if the main destination (according to the purpose of the journey) is Germany.
Detailed Information – Short Term Visa
Detailed Information – Long Term Visa
Application for a Long Term Visa is accepted from Monday to Thursday
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