The IOM FAP Centre Nairobi assists the German Embassy in the visa application process in all cases of family re-unification with a holder of protection status in Germany.
For long-term stays of more than 90 daysNot for family re-unification with a holder of protection status
National visas are issued for long-term stays for a particular purpose. Usually they are issued for 90 days, in certain cases such visa may be issued for up to a year. After entering Germany, visa holders must apply for a residence permit at the competent alien authority as a general rule.
If you wish to reunite with a family member with protection status in Germany, special procedures apply. This is regardless of nationality, and applies to all forms of protection status (asylum, refugee, subsidiary, deportation ban).You find information on procedures, requirements, and on how to obtain an appointment here:
For other purposes for a long term stay, e.g.
You will find information on procedures, requirements, and on how to obtain an appointment here: