You have found this site because you want to find out some aspect of obtaining a Schengen visa. Obtaining a Schengen visa can be a nightmare at the best of times – you need to obtain a ton of forms for your application and jump through hoops for the embassy but there is always a nagging feeling that the embassy has not informed you of ALL the requirements. Yes, believe me they deliberately leave things out and if they have outsourced their visa application processing to some another company then good luck to you as these quys won’t be able to answer any questions that you may have.
Back in 2010 I had my travel plans ground to a halt after my Schengen visa was denied and I don’t want this to happen to you so I have developed this guide to help you obtain the Schengen visa the first time you apply.
Fantastic guide. I recently downloaded before I went to Spain and found the guide comprehensive. I honestly believe I would have been refused a Schengen visa if I didn’t follow the advice in this guide. Gary, South African
I wish the embassies will provide this information on their websites. Money well spent considering we would have lost hundreds of pounds if our Schengen visa was refused. Mina, Egypt
My fiancé and I spent weeks planning a holiday to Spain, we spend hours on the itinerary, researching accommodation, logistics and so on.
We applied for a Schengen visa via VFS Global, the company the Spanish Consulate (one of many) has outsourced its visa application process to. We completed our visa application form and gathered the required documents and paid the non-refundable visa application fee of £75.
Booking our flights and accommodation to Spain was a… Read more…