Au Pair - National Visa Application


Documents to be submitted

You have to be present at the Embassy for verification of your identity and to provide your fingerprints.

Please submit the following documents and make sure to divide the documents into

originals, 1st set of copies & 2nd set of copies and kindly remove any staples from your documents.

⬜ duly completed and signed national visa application forms (VIDEX) (2 originals)

⬜ biometric passport pictures not older than 6 months (2 pieces, white/grey background- teeth cannot be visible) Photo requirements

⬜ valid passport (data page and signature page only) (original + 2 copies)

⬜ valid Malaysian permit (applicable to non-Malaysians only) (original + 2 copies)

A1 German proficiency from Goethe Institute (original + 2 copies)

written confirmation from your placement agency or contract with your host family; the contract must include details about your salary, working hours, accommodation and health insurance (original + 2 copies)

⬜ motivation letter (signed) with details about the au-pair activity in Germany, perspectives and plans after the au-pair activity, classification of desired profession and the reasons why you want to learn German (2 originals)

Health insurance valid in Germany to remain in force throughout your stay (original + 2 copies)


Visa Fee: Fees

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.

Checking of status can only be done 12 weeks after the date of submission and via email. Any status request before that will not be entertained

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