Vocational Training / in-firm Training


I.  Documents to be submitted
II. Reference

I. Documents to be submitted

For identification purposes and fingerprint taking you are required to be personally present at the German Embassy during visa submission and submit the following documents separated into 3 sets (Originals + 1st copy + 2nd copy)

  • 2 duly completed and signed National Visa Application forms (to be downloaded via our website)
  • 2 recent biometric passport pictures (grey/ white background – teeth cannot be visible)
  • valid passport (data page and signature page only) (Original + 2 copies)
  • valid Malaysian permit (applicable to non-Malaysians only) (Original + 2 copies)
  • Motivation letter in English or in German (signed) ( 2 originals)
  • Curriculum Vitae in English or in German ( 2 originals)
  • Proof of German Language proficiency (Goethe) at least level A2 with good results or higher if necessary (Original + 2 Copies)
  • Proof of School-Leaving qualification, accredited by the accreditation office (Zeugnisanerkennungsstelle) of the respective federal state (Original + 2 copies)
  • Proof of any other past qualifications / educations (certificates) in English or with a German translation (Original + 2 copies)
  • Contracts for the theoretical and practical training with complete address of the company in Germany and registration at the Chamber of Industry and Commerce or Chamber of Crafts (Original + 2 copies)
  • Training Schedule ( Original + 2 copies)
  • Proof of means of subsistence, minimum of € 853/ month gross (i. e. training pay, blocked account, declaration of obligation, etc.). If room and board is included as salary, the amount can be reduced accordingly (Original + 2 copies)
  • Travel, Health and Accident Insurance, valid for one month (to be submitted upon approval of your visa)

    II. Reference

    The Embassy generally issues residence titles for specific purposes in the form of a visa with a minimum validity of 90 days, allowing multiple entries. Shortly after entering Germany, the visa holder must contact the responsible Immigration Office (Ausländerbehörde) in Germany, which then issues the final residence permit.

    Visa Fee: € 75 (payable in Ringgit and cash only)

    Processing time: min. 4 weeks

    The above list is not comprehensive and is updated frequently. Additional documents may be required in individual cases. Incomplete applications cannot be processed and you may be asked to book another appointment. Applicants may be called in for an Interview.

    Disclaimer: All data contained herein is based on the knowledge and experience of the German Embassy Kuala Lumpur at the time of drafting this information sheet. However, no liability can be assumed for the completeness and accuracy.

    !!! Due to data protection, inquiries regarding visa status over the phone will not be entertained !!!

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