How to apply Schengen Visa from India
Nearly 12 million Indians traveling to Europe every year. That number is expected to grow up to 16 million in 2022
Indian passport holders are required to obtain a Schengen visa in order to enter any European country in the Schengen Zone.
Steps to obtain Schengen Visa
1. Identify Schengen visa type :
Firstly, you have to Identify the Schengen visa type you need. There are different types of Schengen visa depending on your purpose of travelling from India to Europe.
Schengen Visa Types based on the travel purpose
When you are filling the Schengen Visa application form, he or she will also have to select a purpose why he or she is applying to enter the Schengen territory. Below category based on your travel purpose and its brief explanations
2. Find out where to apply
Before applying for it, you have to find out where you need to apply for a Schengen visa in India. Pay attention to the embassy/consulate/ VAC of which country you need to apply at, as well as under the jurisdiction of which you fall.
3. Decide when to apply
You need to decide when to apply for a Schengen visa in India. The earliest time you can lodge your Schengen visa application in India is 3 months before your planned trip while the latest time to file your visa application is at least 15 working days before you intend to travel to Europe.
4. Collect required visa documents
It is recommended to collect the required Schengen visa documents for Indian citizens.
Check our Visa document tab
5. Fix an Appointment for interview
Appoint an interview at the visa application centre in India. Depending on the country, you may make an appointment online, through phone, or in person.
Check this link to fix an appointment
6. Attend interview and Pay Visa Fee
On Scheduled appointment day Attend interview . Show up on time and be relaxed. Remember that the interview is a crucial part of your visa application. Check your documents before attending the intervie