If a visa is required, the grant of approval is issued by the German Embassy respectively by the German General Consulate in the home country of the patient. Detailed information is stated on the web site of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in the respective home countries.

The International Office will gladly assist and issue an invitation upon request and if needed also for any accompanying relatives, once the confirmation of advanced treatment has been received.

Following data is needed for the invitation:

  • A copy of the passport,
  • Exact spelling of the name,
  • DOB and passport number (as stated in the passport).

A scanned in picture of the passport is required in order to avoid mistakes in the letter of invitation.