*if you are staying with a private host, the following documents are required:

  • Signed invitation letter stating period of stay and relationship to visa applicant
  • Copy of host’s passport
  • Copy of host’s registration of residency (Meldebestätigung)
  • Copy of host’s rental agreement or property title

*for business, official invitation letter (original+copy) from a host organisation,
containing detailed information concerning:

  • Address and contacts of the inviting entity
  • Name and position of the signing person
  • Purpose and duration of stay
  • Person or entity who will bear the travel and living costs (if applicable)