Passport and visa regulations
|Passport required||visa required||Return ticket required|
|Other EU countries||Yes||no||Yes|
Generally required, must be valid during stay.
Generally required, except for nationals of the following countries listed in the table for stays of up to 15 days if the traveler has a valid passport: (a) Germany, Austria and all other EU countries; (b) Switzerland; (c) Turkey.
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40 €, higher with evl. possible express exhibition.
3 months from the date of issue for a stay of up to 1 month; Extensions are possible on site. Further information from the embassy in Brussels (see contact addresses).
Transit travelers require a transit visa. Consular department of the embassy (see contact addresses).
(a) 1 application form. (b) 1 passport photo. (c) Passport valid for at least 6 months. (d) If applicable, residence permit for Germany, Austria or Switzerland. (e) Fee (international money order with receipt). (f) Business Visa: Company letter detailing the reason for travel. (g) Tourist Visa: Flight and Hotel Confirmation. A stamped, registered return envelope and proof of payment of the visa fees must be enclosed with the application by post
Inquiries to the consular representations.
Personal: same day; by post: 1-2 weeks.
Entry with children
German: Machine-readable children’s passport or your own passport. Austrians: Own passport. Swiss: Own passport. Turks: Own passport. Note: The same visa requirements apply to children as to their parents. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU). Entries of children in the parental passport are no longer possible.