The German Federal Office for Migration and Refugees (BAMF) is considering all applications for immigration, including relatives in the application and for extending the deadlines. Applications for and issuance of visas for all applicants from the Russian Federation are carried out only in the Embassy in Moscow and the Consulate General in Novosibirsk.
In order to avoid the need for multiple arrivals and long waiting times, we suggest that you familiarize yourself with all information and forms on this page. In addition, you should contact the Embassy or the Consulate in advance by telephone.
Processing applications in the Consulate General in Novosibirsk is carried out within the regular hours of reception: the Consulate General in Novosibirsk.
In Moscow, you should keep in mind some features: the procedure at the German Embassy in Moscow.
Confirmation of German language knowledge (A1 language certificate)
An important condition for applying is the confirmation of knowledge of the German language at least in the form of a language certificate A1. You can acquire language knowledge in any language courses. But certification is possible only at the Institute. Goethe. Certificates of other centers of language teaching are not recognized.
If there are reasons for making the study of the language or passing the exam impossible, an application for exemption from the presentation of a language certificate may be submitted. This application must be submitted in writing, and proofs must be attached to it. All attached documents must be translated into German. Just in case, we draw your attention to the fact that financial reasons can not be recognized as grounds for exemption from the presentation of a language certificate.
In the following Institutes. Goethe you can get information about the conditions for passing the language exams:
Information about the certificate of the German Cultural Center. Goethe stage A1.
To what extent should I speak the German language in order to get a certificate from the German Cultural Center. Goethe level A1 & # 034; Start Deutsch 1 & # 034 ;? What is being checked? How does the exam pass? Detailed information and examples of exam questions can be found on the website of the German Cultural Center. Goethe.
Reception of the visa.
Information on obtaining a visa can be found on the page with information on applying for a national visa.
Procedure at the Embassy in Moscow.
Reception of applications, time for telephone consultations and windows at the German Embassy in Moscow.
Consulate General in Novosibirsk: address and opening hours.
Address, telephone and fax numbers of the Consulate General, map.