Traveling to Germany with a Canadian Passport

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Canadian citizens do not need a Schengen visa to travel to Germany for short time trips of up to 90 days within a 180 day period.

Please note the following passport requirements:

  • Its validity has to extend the duration of your stay by at least three months
  • It has to contain at least two blank pages
  • It must have been issued within the last ten years.

For more information please visit the Visa information on our website.

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Visit Germany as a Tourist

Over the past few years Germany has become a major European tourist destination. It is the second most popular cultural destination for Europeans, has overtaken Italy and is now level with France.

Emergency Information for German Travelers


Lost your wallet or passport during your Canadian stay? Need to call home or cancel your credit card? Find an answer to these questions here (in German language).

Safe Travel – the App (in German language)

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The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has compiled information for your safe and smooth trip abroad in an app for android smartphones, tablets, iPhone and iPad.

Prepare your trip, find emergency information and addresses of diplomatic missions abroad.

Safe Travel – the App (in German language)