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Posted on September 24 2022

APS Certificate Mandatory' for Indian students to study in Germany

By  Editor
Updated April 19 2024

Highlights: APS Certificate to be submitted with Germany student visa application

  • APS certificates mandatory for Indian students to study in Germany.
  • APS certificates will be mandatory to be submitted with the requirements from November 1, 2022.
  • APS will open for applications from October 1, 2022.

APS Certificate, a compulsory requirement for Indian students to study in Germany

Germany has made it compulsory for Indian students to submit an APS certificate along with their visa application to study in Germany. The academic records of the applicants will be assessed by Academic Evaluation Centre and the certificate will be provided.


From November 1, 2022, APS certificates will become a compulsory part of the visa application requirements according to German Missions in India. APS assessment will be open for the applications from October 1, 2022.


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Application process for APS certificate

Here are the steps that are needed in the process of the application for APS:

  • Register online to download the form. Fill out the form and sign it.
  • APS fee is INR. 18,000 which have to be transferred to the bank account of APS.
  • Submit the requirements along with the filled out APS form and send it through courier or at the APS India desk.
  • APS will verify the requirements and will process only the complete applications.
  • The online profiles of the applicants will be updated after the completion of the verification.
  • Successful candidates can apply for the German student visa through VFS.

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Checklist of requirements for applying to APS certificate

The checklist required for APS certificate can be found below:

  • Duly filled and signed application form along with a passport-size photo
  • APS fee transfer receipt copy
  • Aadhar card with linked mobile number copy
  • Passport copy
  • Mark sheets and degree certificates copy
  • Language certificate copy German or English

Processing time of the APS certificate application

The processing time of the APS certificate application is two weeks.

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