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Key Points

  • Germany updated its visa processing timeline for long-stay visas and residence permits on November 10, 2022


The government of Germany introduced new estimated processing times for residence and long-stay visas. According to the government announcement, applications are estimated to take one to three months to process.  However, some consular offices are experiencing longer processing times due to increased application filing.

What are the Changes?

The government of Germany shared new estimated processing times for certain immigration documents on November 10, 2022. Applications for long-term residence permits and visas are estimated to take up to several months, with longer delays experienced in some locations due to high filing rates.

Looking Ahead

Continue to check the government of Germany’s website for the latest updates and information.

Written by: Jessie Butchley, Global Immigration Writer, Envoy Global
Source: German Missions in the United States

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