Is UK embassy open in Germany?

The Embassy is currently closed to visitors due to the outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Germany. Access to the Consular Section is by appointment only. If you have any questions, please call +49 (0) 30 20457 0.

Can I apply for UK visa from Germany?

Germans and some more citizens do not need a visa to travel to the United Kingdom. If a visa is required, a personal application (personal interview, fingerprints, etc.) must be submitted to an Application Center in Berlin, Dusseldorf or Munich. Expect a lead time of 1 to 2 weeks to get an appointment for an interview.

How do I contact the British Embassy in Germany?

The embassy of the United Kingdom in Berlin is located at Wilhelmstrasse 70 and can be contacted by telephone on 30 20 45 70 as well as by email

Can I get a UK visa during Covid?

You can apply for a visit visa from any UK VAC . You should apply for all other UK visas from the country you’re living in. If your VAC is closed due to coronavirus restrictions, you can apply online and select a VAC in another country worldwide to submit your application and biometrics.

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How long does it take to get UK visa from Germany?

We require around 1 week to complete your application before we can contact you to book an appointment. The average waiting time for an appointment is currently 1 week. Once you have submitted your application at the visacenter, the processing takes around 15 working days (In some cases it may take longer).

How can I immigrate to UK from Germany?

If you want to move from Germany to the UK, you will need to apply for a visa. You can move to the UK for work, to reunite with family or to study. Find out more about the different routes towards UK residency here. Call us on 0333 305 9375 to discuss your case with us.

Is Schengen visa open in UK?

Schengen Visa Requirements and Application Guidelines for the UK Residents. Although the United Kingdom is not a member of the Schengen Area, British citizens can travel across Europe visa-free for a maximum of 90 days.

How do I make an appointment at the British Embassy?

British Embassy launches online consular appointment system

  1. Click on the Consular Appointment Booking System link for the service you require here.
  2. Select the appointment date and time you require and enter your details.
  3. Once your appointment has been booked, a confirmation email will be sent to your email address.

What does the British embassy help?

The main work of a British consul is to protect the interests of UK nationals. Consular staff can offer practical advice, help and support. You can find details at this link: Support for British nationals abroad.

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Do I need a visa for Germany from UK after Brexit?

However the following applies despite Brexit: UK nationals arriving in Germany for long term stays, such as study or work, do not need a visa. However, after entry into Germany you will have to apply for a residence permit from your local immigration office (Ausländerbehörde).

Is UK open for Immigration?

New immigration routes have opened for applications to work, live and study in the UK. You can apply and pay for your visa online.

Is UK open for tourist?

Thanks to the phenomenal success of our booster campaign and the extraordinary efforts of the public, the UK is officially one of the most open countries in Europe and ready to welcome visitors from across the globe.

How much bank balance is required for UK tourist visa?

You must submit 6 months of bank statements that clearly show your monthly salary and financial commitments. There must not be any large deposits of cash other than your salary. Total savings must be at least twice your proposed UK trip expenses.

Who can enter UK without visa?

Citizens of the following countries do not need a visa to enter the UK for stays of up to six months:

  • EU/EFTA Member States.
  • Andorra.
  • Antigua and Barbuda.
  • Argentina.
  • Australia.
  • Bahamas.
  • Barbados.
  • Belize.

Can I apply for a UK visa while in the UK?

Your partner can apply from outside the UK. They can also apply from inside the UK as long as they: were given leave to remain in the UK for more than 6 months.

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When can I apply for UK visa?

The earliest you can apply is usually: 3 months before your planned travel date for visit visas. 3 months before your employment start date for most work visas. 6 months before your course start date for Student and Child Student visas.