Important information: Applications for family reunions to Syrian or Iraqi refugees

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Should the families not be residing in the Republic of Belarus (i.e. stay in Belarus for less than six months), the German Embassy in Minsk can only accept and process the applications, if the Syrian or Iraqi person of reference has been recognized as refugee or as being entitled to be granted asylum and if the application is not impeding the capacity of the Embassy regarding applications for national visas by local applicants.

Syrian or Iraqi nationals generally need a visa to enter the Republic of Belarus. Further information can be found on the Belarusian embassies’ websites of the Embassies of Belarus.

The German Embassy cannot give any information regarding the requirements nor influence the process in any way. Especially, the Embassy cannot issue invitations.

Appointments for visa applications at the German Embassy cannot be made through the online booking-system and will be cancelled without further notice.

If you have already obtained a visa for Belarusor currently reside there and wish to hand in an application, please send an email to mins%27%diplo%27%de,visa-info. Please attach scans of the following documents:

  • decision of the BAMF regarding the reference’s status as a refugee or their grant of asylum
  • the ID pages of your passport as well as the reference’s German ID documents
  • your residence permit or visa for the Republic of Belarus

The Embassy will contact you as soon as possible in order to make an appointment and provide you with more information regarding the necessary paperwork which needs to be submitted. You are kindly asked to refrain from inquiries in the meantime.