The German Embassy of Sri Lanka advises applicants in the process of applying for a Schengen Visa only after arranging appointment at the German Visa Application Centre, to submit visa applications at German Embassy.
This procedure was introduced in 2005 for those Sri Lankans who are looking for to obtain immigration, tourist, visitor, worker education and other visas from the German Embassy.
To make an appointment, call over at
VFS Schengen Visa Application Centre
Level 6, East Tower,
World Trade Centre,
Tel.: (011) 469 08 01
Mondays-Thursdays: 0800 Hours -1200 Hours
Fridays: 0800 Hours -1030 Hours
For the interviews and to collect your Passports
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany,
40, Alfred House Avenue.
Tuesdays to Thursdays call between 2.00- 3.30 PM
German Visa Application Centre is now functioning in Jaffna Town.
German Visa Application Centre is now functioning in the Jaffna town. Here people can apply to get Schengen visas through the VFS Visa Application Centre here in Jaffa. This newly opened office will cut the cost and time of those people living in the North who want to apply for Schengen Visas of Austria, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Switzerland and Liechtenstein along with German.
VFS Lanka (Private) Limited,
German Visa Application Centre,
No 89, Browen Road,
Fees of short-term visa applications to travel to the Schengen States will be changed as 60 Euros for an Airport transit visa,
Transit visa and Tourist visa (up to 90 days). The fees, to be paid in Sri Lankan Rupees along with application form. The visa processing is non refundable if the visa is rejected.
VFS Service Charge Rs 1,600/-
VFS Appointment Fee Rs.572/-
If applying for permanent residency in the Schengen States are subject to the immigration laws of the respective Schengen Member State. Children under six years of age, school pupils and students and accompanying teachers on study or educational trips, as well as researchers free of charge.
Those applicants who want to reschedule their appointments must personally visit three working days (excluding the appointment date) of their appointment date that was given by the VFS to get a new appointment date.
There is no fee involved for this reschedule.
Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany which is in Colombo, Sri Lanka will be closed on these Holidays. PDF
German Embassy Holidays 2013
||Tuesday 1st January|
|National Day Sri Lanka
||Monday 4th february|
||Friday 29th March|
||Monday 1st April|
||Wednesday 1st May|
|Ascension of Christ
||Thursday 9th May|
||Monday 20th May|
|Vesak Full Moon Poya Day
||Friday 24th May|
|German National Day
||Thursday 3rd October|
||Tuesday 24th December|
||Wednesday 26th December|
|2nd Day of Christmas
||Thursday 26th december|
|New Year's Eve||Tuesday 31st December|