Contact the Consulate of the country where invited or where you plan to stay for a long time. Get the list of documents that must be submitted for obtaining a Schengen visa. Check the rules of submission of documents, as each Embassy has it own set deadlines, lists, and requirements.
Prepare a passport; copies of all completed pages of the passport of the Russian Federation; certificate of employment on company letterhead indicating the position, monthly salary, length of employment and timing of a business trip. Fill out the application form given to you at the Embassy, in the language of the country you plan to visit. Make colored photos, their number and size specify in the Embassy.
Describe your itinerary. Pensioners should make a copy of the pension certificate and confirm its financial position. Get help from a Bank regarding the account or the work of a man who funded a trip. Sometimes seniors may require proof of solvency through the presentation of certificates of stock cars, apartments or other property.
Complete medical insurance policy for the term which you plan to stay in the Schengen area. The amount of the policy premium should be more than 30 thousand euros.
Pay the consular and service fee at the Embassy. Make an appointment at the Consulate. Can also come without an appointment, but will have to defend the place. A Schengen visa may be granted for single or multiple entries visit. Wait for decision on granting you a Schengen visa. If all the documents are submitted in time and correctly, problems should not be.
Please contact travel Agency, if you find it hard to collect all the documents. You will help in the design, the correct spelling of the form and tell us about all the nuances experienced by people visiting the Schengen countries.
Myths about how difficult it is to obtain a Schengen visa, is still popular among the people. To reduce the risk of failure in obtaining a Schengen to a minimum, it is necessary to competently approach to this issue and to remember the basic rules of obtaining Schengen visas! Then you are not afraid any Embassy! Horrifying stories about the consulates have become myths.
How to obtain a Schengen visa. Visa, Schengen. On 14 June 1985 the Schengen agreement was signed providing for the gradual abolition of border controls at the common borders between the countries-participants of the contract. The original Treaty was signed by Belgium, Germany, France, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Subsequently he was joined by Greece, Italy, Spain, Austria, Portugal, Sweden, Denmark, Iceland, Norway and Finland.
Advice 2: How to fill out an application for a Schengen visa
The application for obtaining of the Schengen visa – a questionnaire. The condition for obtaining the visa is correctly completed application form. There are several items that require clarification.
You will need
- - the form of questionnaire;
- - the passport;
- - the passport of the citizen of the Russian Federation;
- - fountain pen.
Statement fill in by hand or on the computer. If you write by hand, take the blue or black paste. Printed pages can be filled with one or two sides.
Specify the name and surname in Latin letters, as in the current passport. Place of birth, if possible, should also write in Latin letters. The remaining paragraphs fill in the usual Cyrillic.
In the column country of birth write the USSR if you were born before 1992.
Enter the official marital status. Civil marriage is not official.
Application form for Schengen visa is the same for all countries, so the box identification number is not blank, in Russia, these numbers there.
Specify the category of the passport under "type of travel document". Most ordinary civilian passport, but can be of any further service, diplomatic passport of the seaman.
Under home address indicate the address of actual residence. If you registered elsewhere, please attach to the application form a photocopy of the passport with a residence permit.
Do not fill in the item "Permission to return to the country" if you have a valid Russian passport and permanent registration in the homeland. The item is significant for people living in the territory of a foreign country.
Under "Professional activities currently," indicate the data of the employer or its present status, e.g., student, retired, unemployed.
Be sure to specify the main purpose of the trip. No need to paint in detail. Just select the option from the fill pattern.
Fill in the "Country(ies) of destination". Enter the country where you plan to spend most of the time.
In the "Country of first entry" write what country you cross the border of the Schengen area. Not considered a territory, you will drive transit.
In the column "date of entry and exit" select the start date of the first arrival and date of departure from the Schengen area, if a few trips.
To obtain a Schengen visa the application form must attach the documents.