VFS Global to receive German, Portugal Schengen visa applications

Update: January, 22/2019 - 12:05
Foreign tourists visit Hà Nội. Germany and Portugal’s Schengen visa application for a maximum stay of 90 days can be submitted through application centres of the VFS Global Company from this year. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese people applying for Schengen visas to Germany and Portugal will be able to apply via application centres of the VFS Global Company as of February 20 in Hà Nội and HCM City and March 25 in Đà Nẵng

Applicants can requests visas for a maximum of 90 days stay.

Detailed information in Vietnamese and English about the VFS Global’s services, addresses of centres that receive visa application and appointments are available at

Appointments for visa application in Hà Nội and HCM City are open now, while in Đà Nẵng applications open on February 20.

Applications for visas for stays of more than 90 days, for example, for purposes of reunification, university study, work, babysitting or vocational training in Germany, must still be submitted directly at the institution’s German representatives.

For these types of visas, up to now, German representations have not yet worked with VFS Global. Applicants can still make an appointment on the website of the German representative offices in Việt Nam at

VFS Global is the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for governments and diplomatic missions worldwide. — VNS