Denmark, Finland, France, Germany Greece, Iceland,
Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal,
Spain and Sweden are all members of the Schengen
agreement. As of August, 1 1998 travelers to
these countries whose purpose of travel is tourism
or business for stays up to 90 days may receive
a visa for a short stay which is valid for all
the above countries. A Schengen visa issued
by an embassy or consulate of the above countries
allows the holder to travel freely in all of
these countries. However, visas for travel to
Monaco and French Overseas Departments and Territories
may only be issue by a French Embassy or Consulate.
How do I apply for my
There are specific
rules as to which country will issue your visa.·
If you will visit only one Schengen country,
you must apply through the embassy or consulate
of that country. ·
If you will visit
several Schengen countries, you must apply for
a visa through the embassy or consulate of the
country which is your main destination·
If you will visit
several countries but do not have a main destination,
you must apply for a visa through the embassy
or consulate of the country which is your first
point of entry.
If you do not need a visa for the Schengen country
which is your main destination or first point
of entry, please note that you may require a
visa for other Schengen countries you visit.
Apply to the embassy or consulate of the first
country which does require a visa.
has its own visa application form and requirements,
which can vary greatly. Therefore, it is necessary
to research requests on an individual basis
to address the traveler’s specific documentation
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