German Embassy in Chennai, India
Chennai – Consulate General
Address: No. 9 Boat Club Road, RA Puram
Chennai 600 028 (Near Sheraton Hotel)
Postal address: P.O. Box 6801
Chennai 600 008
Office hours: Consular section: 8 A.M. – 10 A.M., Mon.-Fri.
Submission of visa applications: 8 A.M. – 10 A.M., Mon.-Fri. (Appointment only)
Passport collection timings: 1 P.M. – 2 P.M., Mon.-Th. and 12 P.M. – 1:30 P.M., Fri.
(Available on date specified by token or third working day after submission)
Phone: +(91/44) 24 30 1600
Fax: +(91/44) 24 34 9293
Visa section: +(91/44) 24 34 9495
Service Area: Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Unions-territory Pondicherry
Types of Visas:
A Schengen visa entitles the holder to an accumulated stay of up to 90 days within a period of six months and is valid for Germany, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland (Schengen Area).
2.German National visas
If you plan to live and work/study in Germany, you would need a German national visa.
Please note that for German National Visas, a personal interview at your German Mission is mandatory.