Forbes Bldg., 1st Flr., Charajet Rai Marg, Mumbai - 1.
Tel.: 2219 4200
Schengen visa application centers will be closed from 26th to 30th
October due to upcoming Biometric process from 02 Nov 2015.
Kindly inform all concern about the same and plan their travels accordingly
Biometrics process for all Schengen countries
from 2 November 2015, Indian citizens requesting a Schengen visa will
have to appear in person in order to provide biometric data
(fingerprints and digital photography). This concerns the applications
for the short-term Schengen visas (max. 90 days in 180 days). (Find
Important information about the process
All applicant will have to schedule appointment with VFS first,
submit the application & perform the Biometrics on the date of
appointment. Once the submission & Biometrics is done the passport
will be dispatched to the registered address mentioned on the covering
letter of the company.
For subsequent applications within next 5 years the biometric data will
be copied from the previous visa application included in the VISA, which
means if an applicant receives a visa after 2/11/2015 via Biometrics he
will not be required again to undergo Biometrics process for next 5
· Apart from that,
there will be no change in current procedures such as visa fee or
forms. However, the applicants should be aware that due to provisions of
biometric data, which might cause at the beginning some disruptions,
the first visit to their respective Schengen State Consulate after 2
November 2015 might take a little bit longer.
· Exemptions from the obligation of fingerprinting are provided for the following categories of applicants only:
· Children under 12, - Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible
Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of
State and members of the national Governments (with their official
delegations and spouses) if they travel for official purposes.
the visa application need to submit the Authorisation form also along
with the visa application while submission, Authorisation form given
With Immediate Effect Passports which are
issued more than 10 years ago, cannot be accepted any more, the pax will
have to take a fresh passport.
With immediate effect Orange carpet visa application will be submitted in Netherlands VFS instead of consulate .
Business Visa : PLS NOTE WE NEED TO SUBMIT AT VFS
passport, One form, 02 colour photographs 35x45mm, white background, 80
percent face image. (Please note that if the photo size is not proper
consulate will not accept the application), Income tax papers, Covering
letter, Return ticket, Foreign exchange or International credit card,
Personal Bank Statement, Overseas med claim policy and Invitation letter
from the Netherlands.
If a PAX is going for
more than 30 Days, a Work Permit Clause is required in the Invitation.
"THE CLAUSE SHOULD BE AS MR. OR MS. WILL NOT BE ENGAGED IN ANY
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITY AS PER WHICH A NETHERLANDS LAW WORK PERMIT IS
Tourist Visa :
passport, One form, 2 Colour Photographs, 35x45mm, white background, 80
percent face image, Last 3 years Income tax papers, Covering letter, Return ticket,
Foreign exchange or International credit card, Original Personal Bank Statement last 6 months,
Overseas mediclaim policy, Hotel confirmation, last 3 months salary slip ( if working ), original leave letter on company letterhead, company registration copy Or shop act copy in english ( if having Business)
1. We have to take an appointment from the VFS
Visa Time Taken : 08 Working days
Visa Fee : Rs. 4,540/- Cash (Adult)
: Rs. 2,650/- Cash (Children between 6-12 years)
VFS : Rs. 1,130/-
Service Charge: Rs 1500/- Per Application + 18 % GST
Visa Sub. Time : As per the appointment timing.