Germany visa requirements

Heidelberg Castle in Germany
Get all your German work & tourist visa info right here! Whether you're wanting to go on holiday or you're keen to work you'll find all you need to know about German visa requirements before you go.

Holiday Visa

EU nationals don’t require a visa to travel to Germany, but you will need to register with German authorities within seven days of arrival if you’re intending to stay for three months or more.

Working Holiday Visa

Want to soak up the true culture of Germany, how about working there!  EU nationals able to live and work in Germany without a visa or work permit.

Why not learn German in Austria - a grand and elegant city, famous for it's musical composers such as Mozart and Strauss and the birthplace of the Viennese waltz. Learn a new language and have the added advantage of seeing the sites at the same time!  Marvel at the amazing architecture, from the Imperial Palace (Hofburg) to the beautiful Schoenbrunn Palace. Be a culture vulture and buy tickets to the opera, indulge in a slice of Sachertorte at a traditional café and rub shoulders with the locals in the famous outdoor Heurigen (wine gardens).  Find out more about the German language course.


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