Planning for Deposition Travel to Germany
With teams living on the ground in Europe, Planet Depos offers 24/7 assistance for all of your deposition needs in Germany. Our teams have been covering depositions in Germany for over 15 years, earning the reputation of one of the leading experts in the scheduling process, travel, and document assistance there. We would be more than happy to share our expertise and guide you through the logistical and procedural processes to ensure a successful deposition in Germany.
Entry Requirements for Germany
Germany does not require a tourist or business visa for stays of less than 90 days. You will need a passport valid for at least 90 days beyond the date of departure from Germany, and Planet Depos strongly recommends traveling with a passport valid for no less than 6 months beyond your departure date from Germany. You will need one blank passport page for your entry stamp. Planet Depos does recommend having at least 2 blank pages, however. Most flights from the Unites States do not include a stopover in another country.
For more information, you may also contact the German Embassy in the United States (4645 Reservoir Road NW Washington DC 20007):
Flying To Germany
Below are the three major international airports in Germany:
- Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) – Frankfurt (Frankfurt Airport)
- Munich International Airport (MUC) – Munich (Munich Airport)
- Dusseldorf International Airport (DUS) – Dusseldorf (Dusseldorf Airport)
Several airlines offer direct flights to Germany, including:
Travel In Germany
For updated travel alerts and information, please visit the State Department’s webpage.
You can also download the SmartTravel App for your smartphone created by the U.S. Department of State.
Staying in Germany
Depositions in Germany may only be taken at the U.S. Consulate General in Frankfurt. Frankfurt offers many lovely hotels for your lodging needs. Planet Depos has established relationships with many hotels throughout Europe, and we can gladly assist with your hotel recommendations.
Medical Information for Germany
There are many medical facilities with English-speaking personnel throughout Germany. For a list of these facilities, and additional medical/emergency information, please go to:
For updated health information, including health travel alerts and immunizations, please visit Germany specific website for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at:
Germany’s currency is the Euro. ATMs are widely available and offer the most generous exchange rate. Major credit cards are also widely accepted.
For up-to-date information on the local conversion rate, please visit a reputable currency converter website such as OANDA, which also offers an app for smartphones.
Germany has four distinct seasons. Winters last from January to March, and are quite cold, with temperatures dropping below 0 at times. Springs are chilly, and sometimes see snow. Summers are warm but pleasantly so, between 70 and 80. Falls bring shorter and cooler days, and sometimes snow late in the season.
Interesting Fact about Germany
The Christmas tree tradition started in Germany (O Tannenbaum).