Processing of visa applications
Lifting of COVID-19-related restrictions for entry into Germany with effect as of Saturday, 11 June 2022, 12pm/0.00h CET
From Saturday, 11 June 2022, 12pm/0.00h CET, all COVID-19-related restrictions for entry into Germany will preliminarily be lifted. From that date, travel from Japan to Germany will be permitted for all travel purposes (including tourism and visits). For entry into Germany no proof of vaccination, recovery or testing is required any longer.
Visas as required for entry into Germany may be applied for with the German missions in Japan for all travel purposes. Due do the high demand delays may occur in the issuing of visas.