Welcome to VFS Global

We are the official partner of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

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  • 26 February 2020
    From 2 March 2020, residents of Maldives wishing to travel to Germany need not travel to Sri Lanka to apply for a visa.
  • 09 January 2020

    Mobile Biometric Clinic in Male, Maldives

  • 29 July 2019
    Important Notice: Mandatory appointment to submit their visa application at the Joint Schengen visa application center.
  • 26 April 2019
    Applicants are advised to read the “Security Regulations” section of this website prior to visiting the visa application center.
  • 08 March 2019
    VFS Global now offers an improved online visa application service