Visa, Passport and Consular Services
In general, Filipino citizens need a visa to enter Germany. To avoid difficulties, it is advisable to set the appointment as early as 3 months before the planned date of departure. You can find information regarding visa requirements and the application procedure here.
To apply for a German passport, you should first check our up-to-date leaflets for information on the documents required and the correct passport pictures. Then, you can download our application form and fill it out. Once you have completed it, please follow the link to our appointment system.
Please note that according to international practice dual citizens holding both German and Philippine citizenship must present a valid Philippine passport to the Philippine immigration authorities when leaving / re-entering the Philippines and a valid German passport to the German immigration authorities when entering / leaving Germany.
Passport Application & Appointment
Information for passport applicants on the introduction of biometrically-enabled passports (e-passports)
With the introduction of facial biometrics in passports issued from 1 November 2005 onwards, please note that passport photographs need to meet higher standards than in the past. The fee for the new chip-based passports will also be increased.
For millions of German tourists and German residents abroad, the foreign missions are the most important link to Germany on all legal matters. You can find out more about the whole range of services through the link below. More information is available on the German language section of this homepage.
Consular services/list of translators
Assistance in case of emergency
We would like to give you some tips on how to prevent emergencies, even before the start of your journey. But should the worst come to the worst - your passport disappears, your money is lost - then find out here how the Embassy can help you.