For a trip to Germany, Russians need a visa. A tourist visa can be made both independently and in a travel agency. In order to avoid many difficulties and troubles, a visa to Germany can be entrusted to special visa services, one of which is LLC Visa World (more about the service can be found on the Vizamira website). Such visa centers for the commission provide assistance in the registration of visas through consulates and embassies.
Schengen visa and a national German visa – two types of visas to Germany. Their difference is the validity of the Schengen visa has the right to stay in the country for up to 90 days for six months, and this visa makes it possible to visit Germany once or several times. The validity of the national German visa is initially limited by 3 months, but you can extend it if you really have a reason for a longer stay in Germany.
In addition to the permitted stay, the visa differ in the boundaries of the action. The Schengen visa allows you to visit not only Germany, but also all other countries entering the Schengen space, for example, Austria, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, Switzerland, etc. D. But if you draw up a Schengen visa in Germany, the process of obtaining it will be greatly simplified. As for the national German visa, its action applies only to Germany.
The deadlines for obtaining a visa to Germany are different. Usually this is about 5 days, however, visa centers offer such a service as express-expression (which, of course, will affect the cost).
A package of documents provided to the embassy for registration depends on what visa you want to get. There are the following types: tourist, guest, student, business visa.
The decision to refuse to obtain a visa is adopted by the German Embassy in Russia or the Consulate, while the reason is not explained.