Schengen visas

05.01.2021 - Article

Short stays (up to 90 days)

Please find current information on visa regulations, entry to Germany and quarantine regulations here

General Information

The German Embassy in Yangon has outsourced the handling of Schengen visa applications to an external service provider, VFS Global.

All Schengen visa applicants have to submit their application at the VFS Global Application Center that will forward them to the embassy to make a decision on all applications.

Visa applicants who wish to visit GERMANY, AUSTRIA, BELGIUM, DENMARK, FINLAND, GREECE, HUNGARY, ICELAND or LUXEMBURG on a short term visit (only up to 90 days) are kindly requested to submit all necessary application documents along with enrolment of biometrics at one of the following addresses:

Nay Pyi Taw:
Horizon Lake View Resort
Taw Win Yadanar Road, National Guest House Zone,
Dekhinathiri Township
Nay Pyi Taw

Hledan Centre
Room No.(522),5th Floor,
Corner of Pyay Road and Hledan Road,
Kamayut Township

For any queries, kindly contact VFS Global via their Website: https://www.vfsglobal.com/Germany/Myanmar/, their call centrer: +959 750131378 or via E-Mail at info.germanyygn@vfshelpline.com
VFS Global shall respond to phone calls from 08:30 to16:00 from Monday to Friday (except Myanmar public holidays).

Myanmar citizens require a valid passport and a visa to enter the Schengen Area, including Germany. The passport needs to be valid at least three months beyond the end of the intended trip.

The German Embassy Yangon only issues visas to applicants living in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar. Myanmar citizens living outside of Myanmar have to apply at the competent German Mission in their country of residence.
Germany represents the following countries referring to Schengen visa (not: national visa):


Only if the main travel destination is Germany or one of the above mentioned countries you can apply for a visa at the German Embassy Yangon.

Step One

In order to apply for a visa please apply for an appointment online. You can reach the Visa Application Centre here:


Please understand that the Embassy cannot arrange appointments via email or telephone.

When making the appointment, please make sure to have your current passport number ready and ensure that your personal data as your  e-mail address is given correctly.

Step Two

Fill out the visa application form online with VIDEX: Videx online

You can also print the application form and fill it out by hand: Application

Further advice

In order to obtain a Schengen visa, ALL applicants need a health insurance for the duration of their stay.

You can submit your application up to six months and should submit it at least 15 days before the intended departure date.

Please be informed that you do not have to apply in person if your fingerprints have already been taken for a previous visa application within the last 5 years.

Please do NOT send any documents directly to the embassy, unless you have been requested to do so by the Embassy.

Please do NOT provide photoshopped or otherwise altered photos

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