Temporary Biometric Clinic for Germany-Schengen Visa in Male commences service

PUBLISHED February 04, 2020

Organized by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany to the Maldives with the assistance from the Government of Maldives and the Maldives Marketing and Public Relations Company, a temporary Biometric Clinic for Germany-Schengen Visa Clinic has opened at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Capital Male' City.

This is the second time Schengen Visa Application Service is provided in the Maldives and it aims to ease the difficulties Maldivians face while applying for Visas to travel to Germany, including those participating in Internationale Tourismus-Börse Berlin (ITB) Fair in March 2020.

The Clinic will take the biometric enrollments and documents from all applicants who have made prior appointments. A total of 162 appointments have so far been booked and due to increased demand, the Clinic services has been extended till 06 February 2020.

The Government of Maldives is currently working with the German Government and VFS Global to complete the establishment of a permanent Schengen Visa Application Centre in Maldives, which will begin operations in March 2020.


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