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Family visa checklist

26.01.2021 - Article

Please submit:

  1. 2 duly completed visa application forms (please ensure that no questions are unanswered and that you sign the forms)
  2. Your Passport (valid at least 3 months longer than the intended stay, at least 2 free pages, not older than 10 years), original + 2 copies
  3. 2 copies of the passport of your spouse
  4. Maltese residence card, original + 2 copies
  5. 2 recent passport photographs (not older than 3 months) according to biometric specifications
  6. Certificate of marriage (original + 2 copies)
  7. Proof of health insurance (valid travel health insurance up to the date when joining the German family health insurance), original plus 2 photocopies
  8. Registration of your spouse in Germany (Meldebescheinigung) 2 copies
  9. Evidence of the basic command of German (Goethe Institute level A1 or equivalent)

This information is regularly updated but makes no claim to be complete including the copies. In individual cases provision of additional documents may be necessary.

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