Family Reunion Visa

Father, mother and two kids

Visa for Family Reunion, © Colourbox

04.12.2017 - Article

A family reunion visa can be issued to persons who wish to permanently join a member of their family in Germany. Please note that the fee for document verification has been increased, effective from 1st August 2016.

Checklist family reunion (joining spouse in Germany)  

Checklist Contracting Marriage in Germany

Checklist family reunion (child joining foreign/German parent)  

Checklist family reunion (joining German child in Germany)

Checklist joining a person eligible for subsidiary protection in Germany

Information regarding verification of nigerian documents

Basic German knowlegde for family reunion visa

Please find more information concerning the legal requirement of proof of basic German knowledge for visa applications for joining your spouse in Germany here:

Information regarding requirement of basic German knowledge for family reunion visas

Appointments for visa interviews can be booked online

Please note: From September 1st 2017, the visa fee amounts to 75.00 Euro (only payable in Naira).

Incomplete applications are likely to be refused. We therefore advise you to only file complete applications. 

Application forms

Please fill the following application forms for your visa interview and bring them with you:

You can fill in the application form online under the link to the new Videx - long-term stay: https://videx-national.diplo.de

Application form for long term visa

Information in accordance with Art. 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation)

Declaration according to Section 54 Paragraph 2 Number 8

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