Germany is currently ranked as the fifth-best country to immigrate to. The superior education system, diverse work opportunities, and growing economy are few of the reasons why people across the world are moving to Germany. The German Immigration Authorities were considerate enough to establish a family visa to favour such immigrants. By applying for a dependant visa, the family members of such immigrants can join and live with them in Germany
For more additional information about the Family Visa for Germany, continue reading the article.
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A Germany dependant visa which is also known as a “Family Reunion Visa”, is a category of visa that permits the spouse, children, and other family members to join and live with their family members residing in Germany. The family members can either reside temporarily or permanently in Germany.
In order to apply for Germany dependant visa (Spouse visa, Family Visa), the candidate should either be a:
Additional documents required for a German spouse visa:
Additional documents required for a child dependant:
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For a dependant visa application to be finalized, the candidate is obliged to pay a fee when they visit the visa application centre for the interview. The dependant visa costs up to 7500 Euros (INR6300) for an adult and for anyone younger than 18 years, it costs up to 3750 Euros (INR 3200). It is to be noted that the visa application fee is non-refundable, under all circumstances
The average processing time for a German dependant visa can be 12 weeks. The processing time of your application is contingent on the number of applications to be processed. For that reason, it is suggested that a candidate starts their visa application process early.
The family visa for Germany is granted for 90 days of the anticipated stay. However, the family visa can be extended later.
Any dependant holding a valid Family Reunion Visa is allowed to work. They are not required to apply for a work permit visa or a residence permit in order to work.
If the spouse wants to join their partner living in Germany, they are required to prove a basic proficiency of the German language. This is a prerequisite for obtaining a spouse visa, which they will require in order to enter Germany.
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