Schengen visas

05.11.2021 - Article

Short stays (up to 90 days)

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

General Information

Myanmar citizens require a visa to enter Germany and the so called Schengen states.

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.

The German Embassy Yangon only issues visas to applicants living in 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 for the application of Schengen visas (short term visits up to 90 days - not for national visa applications):


Only if the main travel Destination is GERMANY or one of the above mentioned countries you can apply for a visa through the VFS Global Application Centres.

Please submit your visa application and supporting documents at one of their 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 will respond to phone calls from 08:30 to16:00 from Monday to Friday (except Myanmar public holidays).

Step One

In order to apply for a Schengen visa please schedule an appointment online at the VFS Global Application Centre.

When making the appointment, please have your current passport number at hand and ensure that personal data and your e-mail address is given correctly.

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

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

Your passport must be valid for at least 3 months after your departure from the Schengen area and contain at least 2 consecutive empty pages.

You may submit your application up to 6 months before the intended departure date but at least 15 days prior to that date.

In order to obtain a Schengen visa, all applicants need a travel health insurance with a minimum coverage of 30,000 Euro valid for the entire Schengen area for the duration of their stay.

Please be informed that you do not have to apply in person if your fingerprints have already been taken for a previous Schengen visa application within the last 59 months.

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 digitally altered passport photos (No Photoshop!)

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