Visas and entry
Welcome to Germany!
Batswana or non-EU nationals need a visa in order to enter Germany.
The type of visa you require depends on how long you plan to stay. Are you planning a short visit to Germany, e.g. for a holiday? Or would you like to stay longer, e.g. to attend university?
Please choose how long you are planning to stay.
Short stay (maximum of 90 days, e.g. for a holiday or business trip)
Long stay (more than 90 days, e.g. to attend university, work or join a family member in Germany)
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