Visa for Marriage

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)
  • Proof of basic German proficiency Level A1 Certificate from Goethe Institute Telc or ÖSD incl. from institutions recognized by ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe) (Original + 2 copies)
  • valid passport/ identification card of your fiancé (2 copeis)
  • Certificate of residence (Meldebestätigung) of your fiancé (2 copies)
  • Marriage registration from the marriage registrar in Germany (Standesamt) (Original + 2 copies)
  • Tenancy agreement (not applicable for joint emigration) (2 copies)
  • German residence permit from a non- German citizen (2 copies)
  • Proof of financial stability (e.g. Formal obligation etc.) (Original + 2 copies)

    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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