Passport and visa regulations
|Passport required||visa required||Return ticket required|
|Other EU countries||Yes||Yes||Yes|
Generally required, must still be valid for at least 6 months upon entry.
Required for citizens of the countries listed in the table above, among others.
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Single entry: 40 € (valid for 3 months) Multiple entries: 80 € (for foreign cheques, an additional 15 € bank charges and 8 € postage).
Visa types and costs
Tourist and business visa (single entry).
3 months from date of issue, entitles you to a stay of 1 month (extension is possible). In person or by post at the consulate or at the consular department of the embassy (see contact addresses). An entry permit must be requested in advance from the visa department / immigration office, passport and nationality office of the Ministry of the Interior in Yemen via the tour operator / business partner / language institute.
(a) 1 application form. (b) 1 passport photo. (c) Passport that is valid for at least six months at the time of entry. (d) Fees. (e) Possibly a residence permit for Germany, Austria or Switzerland. (f) Fee (cash when applying in person, by personal check or bank transfer with receipt) Tourist Visa Additionally: (g) Home Office Approval requested through Tour Operator. Business visa additionally: (h) Letter of secondment from the company with all relevant data. (i) Invitation letter from the Yemeni company (issued by the relevant ministry). If the application is submitted by post, a stamped, registered return envelope must be enclosed.
Legally Required Registration
For stays longer than one month, registration should be completed within the first week. For a stay of more than three months, there is an obligation to register after entry.
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. Attention: Minors traveling alone should definitely carry a power of attorney from their parents, which should be certified by the Yemeni embassy in Berlin if possible. If only one parent is traveling with a child, a power of attorney from the other parent is also recommended. Since June 27, 2012, children need their own travel document (passport / children’s passport) for trips abroad (also within the EU).
The government denies entry and transit to the following, among others: Holders of passports with Israeli visas (second passport required).
If you stay in Yemen for more than four weeks, you need an exit visa to leave the country, which must be applied for at least seven days before departure from the “Immigration Authority”.