Europe is clearly on top of the list of Indian citizens for a perfect Vacation. It has so much to offer from Strong History, Vibrant Culture, Ancient Architecture, Incredible Landscapes to Charming Cities and Delicious Cuisines. Unfortunately, it’s not that simple to get a Visa for Europe (Especially with an Indian passport).
Getting a Schengen Visa is challenging and time consuming. We get a lot of queries regarding the same. In this guide, we have explained the nitty-gritties of applying for Schengen Visa along with the list of essential documents and processing time.
Schengen Visa covers a total of 26 countries including both 22 European and 4 Non-European countries. This Visa was introduced to make traveling easier within European member countries.
Indian citizens can apply for Schengen Tourist Visa which allows you to travel to these European countries without any hassle.
Schengen Visa application can be submitted maximum 90 days prior to the travel date, not before that. The basic documentation for all the countries remains the same but each country has different or special requirement and the process for each country might differ. All Indian passport holders can apply for a Schengen Visa, but before that you need you understand documents required and eligibility.
Go through the Visa documents checklist and eligibility, before you apply for Schengen Visa from India.
Things To Know Before Applying For Schengen Visa
Document Requirements for Indian Passport Holders
Our expert Visa consultants will let you know if any additional documents is required. The following packages may help you with the same.
*Schengen Visa Fees might vary according to your age, visiting country, the purpose of your travel or your citizenship.
Schengen Visa Processing Time
It is advisable to apply for Schengen Visa at least 3 weeks prior to your planned trip. Visa applications are generally processed within 15 working days from the date of submission. However, this period may extend to 30 days in case of further requirements to the applicants.
Travel Insurance for Schengen Visa
Travel Medical Insurance is a must for everyone who is temporarily traveling to Europe for leisure, business, vacation, studying or other purposes. In order to apply for Schengen Visa, certain necessities are mandatory, which includes a Travel Insurance with a minimum medical cover of €30,000. Please note that failure to provide adequate travel medical insurance will delay the processing of your Visa application.
Please note that failure to provide adequate travel medical insurance will delay the processing of your Visa application. Buy your Schengen Travel Insurance with us. Our Schengen Visa Travel Insurance is valid for all Schengen countries.