Can Peninsula Visa process a Germany (Schengen) visa on my behalf during COVID19?



COVID19 UPDATE 11/03/2020

Until further notice, foreign nationals are prohibited from entering Germany. This policy does not apply to citizens from countries and regions in the European Union, countries and regions associated with the Schengen Area, or the United Kingdom.
Restrictions are in place for entry into Germany from the United States:

More details available here.

Normally, Peninsula Visa can only assist travelers that have had a previously issued Schengen visa in which their biometrics were taken, have an itinerary showing Germany as their longest place of stay or only country being traveled to, and live within the San Francisco Consulates jurisdiction


Traveling to Germany: What you need to know about coronavirus restrictions

Germany has gone into a partial lockdown, which greatly affects the travel industry but borders are to remain open. Here is what you need to know about Germany's entry regulations.

The new month-long partial lockdown, which began on November 2, 2020 means that overnight stays in hotels for tourist purposes are banned, entertainment facilities such as theaters and cinemas are closed as are bars and restaurants, which can only offer take-out services. Museums and tourist attractions are also shut down.

New restrictions for the next month

  • Restaurants and bars are closed, except for take-away
  • Large events are canceled 
  • Unnecessary travel is strongly discouraged
  • Overnight stays in hotels for tourist purposes are banned
  • All those who can work from home should do so and employers should ease a transition into working from home
  • Meetings in public are restricted to just two households of up to 10 people total.
  • Entertainment facilities such as theaters and cinemas are closed
  • Public recreation centers such as swimming pools, gyms and saunas are closed
  • No crowds at sports events

More info may be found here.


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