The first thing to know is that the process is long and depending on your personal situation, it can be very complex for those of you who have decided to get married in Germany. Anne formerly penned a brief post about engaged and getting married in Germany, but i might additionally choose to share my experience with you much more information.
We started the program procedure for my wedding visa at the conclusion of January 2011 and I also received the visa it self at the conclusion of June 2011. During this time, we showed up during the German Embassy in Manila at the least 3 x to submit papers and also have the meeting.
Because the procedure, timeframe, and demands will change on a case-to-case foundation, just let this post act as a guide. Don’t expect you will experience precisely the same task.
MARRIAGE/FIANCE VISA: PROCESS & NEEDS
STEP ONE: get ready for distribution of initial needs (the papers which are easily available within the Philippines. Observe that some papers should be prepared by the husband that is future in).
â€“ 2 finished and signed wedding Visa Application types â€“ 4 biometric pictures â€“ valid passport â€“ original birth certificate â€“ signed security questionnaire â€“ evidence of base level knowledge of German (A1) IT ALREADY â€“ original CENOMAR â€“ Affidavit of Parental Consent / Advise IF APPLICABLE (see my sample of Affidavit of Parental Advise here) â€“ copies of fianceâ€™s Personalausweis / Reisepass â€“ visa fee: 60 EUR â€“ 2 photocopies each of orig documents IF YOU HAVE
STEP TWO : Book an appointment to submit certain requirements with the embassyâ€™s on the web Booking System
STEP THREE : Submit your articles into the German Embassy. The actual situation officer may also give an explanation for next steps about your visa application. She or he may additionally point out one thing in regards to the BeitrittserklÃ¤rung which will be a document that the Standesamt in Germany will need to have so that you can continue with registering your intended wedding.
At this time, your fiance in Germany should contact the Standesamt also to check on in regards to the process and announce that the both of you want to register your intended marriage.
Note: it is necessary that the fiance develops a relationship that is good the actual situation officer during the Standesamt only at that early point considering that the two of those will undoubtedly be fulfilling many times throughout your visa application.
STEP : the application has become in progress! Within the history, the German Embassy has already been interacting with the Standesamt in Germany.
The Embassy will send you a notification via post if you need to submit anything else after a few days. This is actually the notification that we received:
So itâ€™s time for your future husband to do the legwork in Germany as you can see, these documents from Germany are now being asked for:
â€“ Written confirmation regarding the German Standesamt in the application for wedding happens to be effective with intended date of marriage â€“ verification from the Standesamt/AuslÃ¤nderbehÃ¶rde if checking of documents becomes necessary (see action 5)
ACTION 5 : pose a question to your husband to be to contact the Standesamt to enable them to verify if checking of the papers will become necessary for the wedding visa. This is actually the observe that we received through the German Embassy with directions about any of it matter:
ACTION 6: The Standesamt in Germany will notify the German Embassy within the Philippines about whether or not the checking of papers is necessary. This interaction will internally be done, however your fiance might get a duplicate regarding the e-mail that they’ll deliver, which is such as this:
ACTION 7: theoretically, your husband cannot make an application for wedding enrollment in Germany if you’re perhaps not current. Consequently, you need to signal a BeitrittserklÃ¤rung at the time that you are registering the marriage in the Standesamt IF you are not in Germany with him. This document provides your fiance the proper to register the marriage on the behalf of the the two of you.
Into the message that the Standesamt delivered the German Embassy, they usually have also required which you sign the BeitrittserklÃ¤rung (look at paragraph in the green field below)