Germany APS process and checklist

In general, students from India, Vietnam, mainland China, and Mongolia are required to go through the APS due to a large number of applicants. The APS India issues the APS certificate, which confirms that your documents are genuine and valid and that, consequently, you are eligible to study in Germany.

Information Leaflet for Individual Procedure – Class XII Graduates

Application Procedure:
1. Register online at
Print and sign the completed application form. Kindly ensure that the entered data is correct, and that the form is personally signed by the applicant. Incomplete and incorrect information will invalidate your application.
2. Transfer the APS verification fee of 18,000/- INR to the APS bank account. (NON-REFUNDABLE)
3. Submit the required documents, including the printed and signed application form via courier or in person at the reception desk of the APS India. Kindly keep a record of your courier tracking details.
4. Document verification will be conducted by APS India. Only complete applications will be processed.
5. On completion of the document verification, your online profile will be updated with a verification outcome. Successful candidates will receive five original APS certificates via courier.
6. Successful candidates may apply for their student visa through VFS.

Document Checklist: (Application after Class XII)

  • Printed and duly signed application form with passport size photo (not older than 6 months)
  • Copy of APS fee transfer receipt
  • Copy of Aadhaar Card with linked mobile number.
  • Copy of passport. (1st and last page)
  • Copy of Class X Marksheet and Certificate
  • Copy of Class XII Marksheet and Certificate. In case the certificate has not yet been issued, the Provisional Certificate issued by the school will be accepted (Not older than 3 months).
  • Proof of participation in a Pre-University Entrance Exam (if applicable)
  • Copy of TestAS Results (Core and Subject specific)
  • Copy of Language Certificate – German and/or English

Document and attested translation:
In case the documents are not in English, we request you to attach a notarized English translation of the document. Documents that are already in English need not be notarized.

Recognized language tests during the visa application process:

Please provide proof of your language ability in the language of instruction required for your desired study course or preparatory course in Germany. Without a preparatory language course, as a rule, at least B2-level in the language of instruction is required.
Please note that for the visa process, only language certificates that are approved by the German government will be accepted (such as Goethe Institute / Max Mueller Bhavan / ÖST, DSD, IELTS
and TOEFL). Do NOT provide “exemption letters” or “medium of instruction letters”!
Kindly do not send any original documents along with your application!
Kindly inform your school / university / college that you have submitted your academic documents to APS for the purpose of verification and that they may receive a query regarding your academic
history. This will help accelerate the verification process

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