Documentation Required to be submitted for a German Student Visa
 
1. APPLICATION FORM AND PHOTO

2. ADMISSION LETTER FROM GERMAN UNIVERSITY

3. FORMER SCHOOL / UNIVERSITY DEGREE CERTIFICATES (The most recent 
 
qualification is suffient)

4. MARK SHEETS

5. GRE / TOEFL (if available)

6. GERMAN LANGUAGE COURSE CERTIFICATES (if available)

7. PROOF OF FINANCIAL MEANS : (any of the options listed below) @ Euro 650/- per month. 
   
 PHD students who have a letter stating that they will earn a stipend will not need to submit 

   Any Financial Proof

    a) Confirmation of Scolarship / Grant to cover living expenses         
OR 


    b)  Sponsorship letter cum financial guarantee (with supporting 

   bank certificates) from anyone living in Germany that they will provide Euro 7700/- 

for each year of study. 


OR 
    c)  Financial Guarantee from Parents which must be supported by 

Deposite / Bank statements         

         (for the last 6 months) in the Parents name showing a credit 

balance of Euro7700/-. 

OR 
    d)  Educational Loan sanction letter from the Bank ( copies of 

collateral documents submitted to the
 Bank to secure the loan must be enclosed)

 
       All the above  from No.2 - 7 must be submitted in Original with two sets of copies on A4  
size paper



General Rules for Documentation

1. All Documents must be arranged as per the order listed above No.1 being on top through to No.7 
below

2. All copies on A4 size paper only ( not double size paper folded to A4 size)

3. Do not accept any Documents not listed above (eg. Migration, Transfer, Conduct Certificates 

etc)

4. Bank Statements 
    a) Must be typed on Bank Letter Head. (not hand written)

    b) Must have full Bank address with PIN code and telephone number with STD code printed (not 

hand written)

    c) Must have e quivalent amount in Euro with rate of conversion used.

    d) The amount on the letter should match with the Balance on the supporting statement.

5. Education Loans

    2 sets of copies of the collateral documents submitted to the bank to secure the loan must be 

submitted
 

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