Who needs this visa application?
This application is for everyone willing to visit Schengen Area member states. Although, before filling out this application and filing it, you should check if your country has a special agreement, according to which citizens have a chance to travel to these countries without obtaining a visa.
What is this visa application for?
Filing this application with all necessary attachments to the embassy of the destination country should result in issuing a visa for selected dates.
Is it accompanied by other forms?
There is a big list of attachment to this application: a valid passport, biometric ID card (mandatory), two passport photos within the last 30 days, employer’s letter or college letter on formal Letter Headed Paper, a bank statement from a current/cheque account less than one month old showing your name and address, a copy of the travel/ticket reservation confirmation details, and a copy of your travel insurance cover policy.
When is this visa application due?
It takes about 10 working days to process your visa application, and an embassy official may request an interview with an applicant before approving a visa. You should keep that in mind when planning a trip.
How do I fill out a Schengen visa application?
On the first page you must provide general information about yourself, including your travel and visa history. On the second page you must give more details about a future trip, like cost of travelling and living during your stay and possible family relationship with an EU, EEA or CH citizen. On the third page you must fill out a travel plan. You should list each Schengen country, write the dates of stay and number of days spent. On the fourth page check in the box for each document you attach to this application.
Where do I send it?
Send it to the embassy or consulate of the destination country.