Useful Servie Tools and Information
General Day Length:
Calculation tool of the University of Heidelberg
High days and holidays:
Klima data of Frankfurt
Dailing Codes for Germany:
The international dailing Code for Germany is 0049 then the connection number the without 0.
Dailing Code for Frankfurt -69, Berlin -30, Hamburg -40, Munich -89.
Further nationale and internationale dailing codes you can find here: Vorwahl.de
Visa Requirements for Germany
EU and EEA (European Economic Area) nationals
EU nationals do not require a visa to enter the Federal Republic of Germany.
Non-EU and non-EEA (European Economic Area) nationals
All other foreigners require a visa for stays in Germany. A visa is not required for semi-annual visits of up to three months for nationals of those countries for which the European Community has abolished the visa requirement.
The fee for a so-called national visa (person plans to stay within Germany for more than three months, e.g. for a course of study) is 60 euro.
Applicants wishing to stay in Germany for a period of more than 90 days but needing to travel to another Schengen country within the first three months of their stay (e.g. scientists) may obtain a so-called national "hybrid visa". The fee for a hybrid visa is 60 euro.
The fee for a Schengen visa (valid for travel to 24 Schengen countries, stay of up to 90 days) is 60 euro.
Detailed information about the visa and application forms the Federal Foreign Office
If a production company wishes to carry out film work with foreign employees, it must apply to the local Employment Agency and register their employment. The relevant local Employment Agency can be found on the website of the Bundesagentur für Arbeit (Federal Employment Agency).
The placement of jobseekers in filming work is the responsibility of the local Employment Agency at the employee’s place of residence.
Central theatre, television and film placement service (Zentrale Bühnen-, Fernseh- und Filmvermittlung ZBF)
Colonge (responsible ZBF for Hesse)
Innere Kanalstr. 69
Telefon: (02 21) 55 403 - 0
Fax: (02 21) 55 403 - 444
Fax: (02 21) 55 403 - 555
Cast for film/TV
Kerstin Erle Tel: (0221) 55 403 - 301
Ines Duda Tel (0221) 55 403 - 303
Production/ technique for film/ TV
Sybille Steinfartz Tel (0221- 55 403 - 305)