👥  Population: 83 million

🌍  Region: Europe

🗣  Languages: German

🚙  Drive on the: Right

💵  Currency: Euro, EUR, €

☎️  Calling Code: +49

Germany, a country at the intersection of western and central Europe features a wide variety of landscapes, from mountains, to forests, expansive, modern urban areas, and more. It is an economic powerhouse within the EU and features a very high standard of living.

3 random facts about Germany

🇪🇺 It is the most populous country in the EU.

🍺 There are over 1,500 different beers in Germany.

💰 It has the 4th largest economy in the world.


Blue: Schengen Area

Green: Visa-free access to the Schengen states

Light blue: Outside of Schengen area but has same access to it

Grey: Visa required

Schengen Area is an area of 26 European countries that have no border control between them as well as a unified visa policy when it comes to international travel. Germany is part of this area.


If you're a non-Schengen EU member state or are part of the Schengen area you have full, unrestricted access to the Schengen Area as well as other EU member states.

If you require a visit visa, they are valid for up to 90 days. They are applied for online.

EU Schengen Visa Information

Staying longer

Remote workers

Germany has a visa specifically designed to attract remote workers called the "Freiberufler Visa". We've covered the details of it in our resource for Remote work visas around the world, which you can access here.

Travel remotely