diplomatic and official visas 

Classified Visa And Passport Services


(Berlin, CGs Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg, Leipzig, Munich)

Visa Requirements

Temporary Duty (TDY)

  • No visa required for stay shorter than 90 days

Permanent Change of Station (PCS)

  • Original, signed United States Diplomatic or Official passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity, after completion of stay and contain at least two blank visa page

  • 2 Fully completed online and signed Application form 

  • Passport-type photograph – 2 (taken in the last 6 months)

  • 2 copies of passport Data Page

  • 2 copies Note Verbale/Diplomatic note

  • 2 signed German supplemental form

  • 2 assignment information sheet

  • For new position (no incumbent):
    Must provide a detailed description of duties/work at post and addressed to the Consular Affairs (Embassy of Germany).

Fact: All assignment German visa applications will be submitted through Special Issuance Agency (SIA)

Get in touch

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue N.W.: Room C1-7: Washington, D.C. 20523: Tel. 202.842.8617 / 8618: Fax 202.842.8619: