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AUSTRALIAN CITIZENS VISITING GERMANY


TRAVEL INFO AND ETIAS REQUIREMENTS

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An ETIAS authorization will be required for every Australian citizen for short-stay period in Germany starting from 2021.

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A valid passport is required to enter Germany. All tourists entering German territory from another (Schengen country) are exempted from presenting their passports to German authorities. In this case, a national identity card is the only document needed.
The passport and other travel documents accepted for entry must be valid for a minimum of 3 months beyond the period of intended stay. All the Passports (or equivalent travel documents) issued more than ten years before the date of travel, may not be accepted.


Visa
A Schengen visa is mandatory for all nationals of Australia who stay in the country for a period greater than 90 days.
For short stay visits (less than 90 days within a period of 180 days), the visitors are exempted from obtaining a valid Schengen visa.
An ETIAS authorization will become a mandatory requirement for every Australian citizen starting from 2021.
ETIAS will have a validity of five years, and it can be used for an unlimited number of entries.


Custom Regulations
Goods brought from outside the European Union by air or sea can be subject to the following limitations:

If arriving from a non-EU country:

  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (200), cigarillos (100), cigars (50), tobacco (250g).
  • Alcohol: strong liquor (1L), of beverage with less than 22% alcohol volume (2L), wine (4L), beer (16L).

If arriving from an EU Member State:
  • Tobacco: Cigarettes (800), cigarillos (400), cigars (200), tobacco (1Kg).
  • Alcohol: Spirits over 22% volume (10L), alcoholic beverages under 22% volume (20L), wine (90L), beer (110L)


Currency Restriction
Money Amounts of over €10,000 (or equivalent in foreign currencies) in cash or travelers' cheques must be declared at the point of entry or exit of the EU. Visitors entering Germany with a one-way ticket and not having sufficient funds to purchase a return ticket might be refused to enter.


Minors
Joint passports must contain a photo of each child up to 15 years of age. Children aged 16 and above must hold their own passport or equivalent document.


List of Australian diplomatic offices in Germany


Australian Honorary Consul Munich, Germany

Address: C/- Computershare, Pranner Str. 8, 80333 Munich, GermanyCheck on map


Phone: (+49) 308 800 880


Office Hours: Tuesdays 9am 1pm (by appointment only)


Details: Ms Rebecca Liebel - Consul

Australian Consulate-General in Frankfurt, Germany

Address: Main Tower - 28th Floor, Neue Mainzer Strasse 52-58, 60311 Frankfurt, GermanyCheck on map


Phone: +49-69-90558-0


Fax: +49-69-90558-119


Email: info.berlin@dfat.gov.au


Website: http://www.germany.embassy.gov.au/belngerman/home.html


Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 09:00 - 16:30 Friday 09:00 - 16:00


Australian Embassy in Berlin, Germany

Address: Wallstrasse 76-79, 10179 Berlin, GermanyCheck on map


Phone: +49 (0)30 - 880088-0


Fax: +49 (0)30 - 880088-210


Email: info.berlin@dfat.gov.au


Website: http://www.germany.embassy.gov.au/belngerman/home.html


Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:30 - 17:00 Friday 08:30 - 16:15


Details: Mr David Ritchie AO - Ambassador


List of German diplomatic offices in Australia


German Consulate-General in Melbourne

Address: 480 Punt Rd. (PO Box 76), South Yarra VIC 3141Check on map


Phone: +61 (0)3 9864 6888


Fax: +61 (0)3 9820 2414


Website: http://www.melbourne.diplo.de


Office Hours: Opening hours: We are open to the public Monday to Friday from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. If you wish to speak to a Consular officer, you can reach us by phone (++61 3 9864 6888) between 2:00 pm and 4:30 pm (Monday to Thursday) or 12:00 noon and 2:00 pm (Friday). Individual appointments may be arranged at other times.


Details: Jurisdiction: Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and Western Australia.

Consulate General of Germany in Sydney

Address: 13 Trelawney Street, Woollahra, N.S.W. 2025.Check on map


Phone: (0061 2) 93 28 77 33


Fax: (0061 2) 93 27 96 49


Email: info@sydney.diplo.de


Website: http://www.sydney.diplo.de


Honorary Consulate General of Germany in Tasmania

Address: 143 Hampden Road, Hobart TAS 7000Check on map


Phone: (0061 3) 62 23 82 39


Fax: (0061 3) 62 34 61 55


Email: consulhobart@bigpond.com


Office Hours: Monday & Wednesday 10.30am - 1.30pm


Honorary Consulate General of Germany in Darwin

Address: Action Sheet Metal Lot, 1824 Berrimah Road, Berrimah, NT 0828., P.O Box 38995, Winnellie 0821, Darwin, N.T.


Phone: (0061 8) 89 84 37 70 / (0061 8) 89 84 37 69


Fax: (0061 8) 89 47 00 37


Email: harry@actionsheetmetal.com.au


Honorary Consulate General of Germany in Cairns

Address: Shop 11 The Conservatory, 12 Lake Street, Cairns, QLD 4870Check on map


Phone: (0061 7) 40 41 53 44


Fax: (0061 7) 40 41 53 66


Email: iraymond@questapartments.com.au


Honorary Consulate General of Germany in Brisbane

Address: 10 Eagle Street, 32 Floor, AMP Place, Brisbane, Qld. 4000, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: (0061 7) 32 21 78 19


Fax: (0061 7) 32 21 73 35


Email: germancons@iprimus.com.au


Honorary Consulate General of Germany in Adelaide

Address: 1st Floor, 23 Peel Street, Adelaide, S. A. 5000.Check on map


Phone: (0061 8) 82 31 63 20


Fax: (0061 8) 82 31 63 20


Email: germanhc@bigpond.net.au


Honorary Consulate General of Germany in Perth

Address: 16 St. George's Terrace, Perth, Western Australia 6000.Check on map


Phone: (0061 8) 93 25 88 51


Fax: (0061 8) 92 21 32 00


Email: germanhc@wantree.com.au


Office of the Honorary Consul-General of the Fed.Rep.of Germany in Melbourne

Address: Level 4, Suite 8 / 118 Queen Street, Melbourne, Victoria, 3000Check on map


Phone: (0061 3) 9642 8088


Fax: (0061 3) 9642 8482


Email: melbourne@hk-diplo.de


Website: http://www.australia.diplo.de


Embassy of Germany in Canberra, Australia

Address: 119 Empire Circuit, Yarralumla ACT 2600, AustraliaCheck on map


Phone: (02) 6270 1911


Fax: (02) 6270 1951


Email: info1@germanembassy.org.au


Website: http://www.canberra.diplo.de


Office Hours: Monday to Thursday 8 am to 5 pm Friday 8 am to 2 pm



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About Germany

Capital: Berlin
Languages: German
Area: 357,021 KM2
Population: 81,802,257
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +49

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