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05.12.2019 - Article

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)
  • menu of the restaurant in Germany (Original + 2 copies)
  • business description (2 copies)
  • Certificates and other qualifications (Original + 2 copies)

    Chinese, Indian and Thai cooks also require a test certificate for a practical and theoretical cooking and hygiene test, which must be taken at a local educational institution accredited by the Federal Employment Agency.
    - China: China International Contractors Association (CHINCA)
    - India: International Institute Of Culinary Arts (IICA)
    - Thailand: Thai-Swiss Culinary Education Center

  • curriculum vitae/resume (2 Originals)

    II. Reference

    Following the approval of the visa application and before the visa can be issued; you must provide evidence that you have travel insurance for the period between your arrival in the country until you have obtained a health insurance in Germany.

    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. 2 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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