Short Stay Schengen Visa (less than 90 days)

Certain nationalities are required to hold a short stay Schengen visa to travel to the Schengen area.

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Certain nationalities require to hold a short stay Schengen visa to travel to the Schengen area. Please visit the European Commission website to find out if you require a Schengen visa. 

Should you require a visa, you will need to submit your application at one of the TLScontact Visa Application Centres. To be directed to the TLScontact website to find out all the information you require about appointments, documents, processing time and general process, please click here

For easy and fast processing of your visa application, the application needs to be submitted at one of the 'Visa Application Centres' (VAC) and not at the embassy. The addresses in London, Edinburgh and Manchester, as well as all other information, can be found here: London; Edinburgh and Manchester

You will find all conditions on the website of the only competent authority for the admittance, stay, residence and removal of foreigners: FPS Home Affairs Immigration Office website  

We notice a significant decline in the quality of the submitted visa applications in the UK. The list of required supporting documents is available to the public HERE. It can then be considered that the presentation of an incomplete file means that the applicant either does not take his/her application seriously or is unable to present the requested documents and the consulate will take the decision on the basis of the application file, as presented, whether complete or not. 

It should be clear that the Embassy will decide on your visa application based on the supporting documents in your original file. For missing or non-conforming documents it is settled case-law that it is up to the claimant who wishes to convey information pursuant to a claim that may have an influence on the assessment of his administrative situation, to fully inform the administration which, for its part, cannot be required to carry out numerous inquiries, on pain of making it impossible to respond within a reasonable timeframe to the numerous requests it receives.