SCHENGEN Visa Documents Required

Common Documents for SCHENGEN Visa
  • Passport
  • Validity - Three months
  • 2 clear photocopies of first and last pages of the passport
  • Two recent colour photographs
  • Covering letter addressed to Embassy of Switzerland New Delhi, stating the purpose and duration of stay.
  • Proof of airline reservation for a round trip
  • Day to Day Itinerary.
  • Overseas medical insurance valid for the country with the minimum coverage of 30000 euro.
  • Bank statement for last 3 months
  • Income tax returns for last 3 years
  • 3 months salary slips.
Documents for Tourist -SCHENGEN Visa
  • All documents in common documents required
  • For Family visitors, an invitation by the host in Schengen country mentioning name, duration, guarantee of expenses along with copy of passport or residence permit
Documents for Business - SCHENGEN Visa
  • All documents in common documents required
  • An original no objection letter from the current employer granting the leave.
  • If applicant is self employed: covering letter on company letterhead, company registration, partnership deed, tax, registration and certificates.
  • Invitation letter from the Schengen Company.
  • Our Europe Tour Packages includes the entire visa process, hassles free and delivered to your door step.


  • Business Visa

    A business visa is given to people who want to travel in the Schengen Zone for the sole purpose of doing business.
  • Tourism Visa

    A tourist visa is given to people who want to holiday in Europe, i.e.. the Schengen zone, as a tourist or as a visitor to a relative.
  • Work Visa

    A Schengen work visa is given to people who are looking to engage in working activity within the Schengen zone.
  • Transit visa

    Transit Schengen visa is issued to people who travel to Schengen zone for a short period. There are two types of Schengen visa - Airport transit visa (A category) and transit visa (B Category). Visitors under the category A cannot accommodate anywhere except for the transit area and visitors under category B are allowed to reside in Schengen area for maximum 5 days.

4 easy steps to get your SCHENGEN Visa


Is the Schengen visa fees same for everyone?
No, Schengen visa cost depends on the age and type of visa you have applied for. For example, for kids, the visa fee is Rs. 2700.
Which country should I apply visa for if am travelling to multiple countries in the Schengen zone?
You can apply visa for the country you are going to spend the longest time. And if you are going to spend equal amount of time in all the regions, then you can apply for the country you are landing in first.
Are the visa requirements different for different categories of visa?
Yes, requirements for work, study, business and tourist visa may vary.
What if I don't receive my visa in the given time?
If you don't get your visa within the given time frame, it is suggested to track your visa on or get in touch with the visa experts who can communicate with Schengen embassy to know the reason for delays.
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