Immigrant Visa

Holiday Travel Alerts:

Visa Applicants

If you are coming for your visa interview over the holidays from a country or area which the German government considers an international risk area (including the United States), you must comply with German government quarantine requirements before your appointment with the U.S. Embassy in Berlin or the Consulates General in Frankfurt and Munich. Information in German and English about areas the German government considers “international risk areas” can be found here: International Risk Areas.


Frequently asked COVID-19 Questions for Visas.

Immigrant visas to the United States are processed for citizens and residents of Germany at the U.S. Consulate General Frankfurt.

To apply for an immigrant visa, a foreign citizen seeking to immigrate generally must be sponsored by a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident immediate relative(s), or prospective U.S. employer, and have an approved petition before applying for an immigrant visa.