Procedure to apply for a marriage visa in Germany

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Procedure to apply for a marriage visa in Germany. What is a German Marriage Visa? Benefits of getting a marriage visa in Germany. Let us learn about this topic with LSX law firm as follow:

What is a German Marriage Visa?

The German Marriage Vias is a type D visa that provides for a German fiancé reunification visa. For this visa, the full name is a visa to marry/live with your partner and then settle in the Federal Republic of Germany (type D, duration of 90 days).

Benefits of getting a marriage visa in Germany

In the uses and formats of Visa, particularly a marriage visa in Germany, what are benefits? When applying for a marriage visa, the benefits that the parties receive include:

Firstly, enjoy the prescribed period of temporary residence, live with your spouse

Secondly, enjoy the basic rights of German citizens

Thirdly, children who go to primary and secondary schools will pay the same tuition fees as German students

Moreover, enjoy the medical rights, free medical examinations at the family doctor, and some other free medical services.

It is easy to apply for a permanent resident visa here

Procedures for applying for a marriage visa in Germany

Procedures for applying for a marriage visa in Germany, is it same to procedures applying for an entry visa to Vietnam?

Application for a marriage visa in Germany

Documents required to apply for a German marriage visa include:

  • Valid passport
  • Two biometric passport photos
  • Also two copies of long-term visa applications
  • Certificate of filing for marriage registration
  • A certificate from the German civil status office that the application for marriage registration; has been submitted according to Clause 4, Article 13 of the Civil Status Law
  • The certificate must include a note from the civil status officer that it has been; determined that the conditions for marriage have been met. Usually, this certificate can be; issued only after the competent state court has granted the waiver of the marriageable certificate.
  • Proof of residence of the betrothed in Germany: Certificate of civil status registration (not older than 6 months)
  • Photocopy of the passport or identity card of the engaged person living in Germany.
  • For non-German/EU citizens please submit a copy of the residence permit
  • Proof of proficiency in simple German: German level A1 according to – Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
  • In addition, Health insurance for the duration of the visa

Only submit this certificate of insurance, if a visa can be issued. The visa office will notify the visa applicant by phone.


There is no need to present a guarantee commitment (Verpflichtungserklärung) when applying for a visa.

On a case-by-case basis, additional documents may need to make a final decision on the applicant’s visa application.

Notes during the application process for a marriage visa in Germany

If it is; deemed that both male and female parties are eligible for marriage as prescribed by the Law on Marriage and Family, the Embassy shall register the marriage for both male and female parties.

In case it is necessary to verify, the embassy shall send a document to the relevant functional agency requesting verification and settlement on the basis of the answer.

When registering a marriage, both male and female parties must be present and sign the Marriage Certificate and the marriage registration book. The Embassy issues to each spouse an original marriage certificate. A copy of the Marriage Certificate is issued at the request of the spouse.

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Related questions

What is a visa?

A visa is a permit you present to the country’s authorities you are applying to enter and exit from. Specifically, a visa is a document; issued by a competent Vietnamese agency, allowing foreigners to enter Vietnam.

Which countries require a visa interview?

Currently, only the US is; required for all visa applicants to have an in-person interview when applying for a visa. Other countries are not required but may be called for an interview or asked for more information in some cases. In addition, European countries require visa applicants to present for fingerprinting.

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