The Schengen Visa Application Form is to be filled out by every person wishing to enter the Schengen Area under whatever purpose.
Before filling out this form, figure out which Schengen visa type you need for your convenience. Depending on the purpose under which you need to enter the Schengen Area, you can apply for transit Visa, tourism Visa, Visa for Visiting Family or Friends, business Visa, Visa for Culture and Sport activities, Visa for Official Visits, Study Visa, or Visa for Medical Reasons.
The Schengen Visa Application Form form has 32 questions that must be filled in with relevant information. The questions are outlined below, along with information on how to fill each of them.
Enter your family name.
2. Surname at birth
Enter your surname at birth.
3. First name
Enter your first name.
4. Date of birth
Enter your date of birth.
5. Place of birth
Enter your place of birth.
6. Country of birth
Enter your country of birth.
7. Current nationality
Enter your current nationality.
Select your sex (Male or Female).
9. Civil status
Select the appropriate choice (Single, Married, Registered Partnership, Separated, Divorced, Widow, or other).
10. Parental authority/legal guardian
Enter your parental authority or legal guardian including their surname, first name, address, if different from applicant’s, telephone number, e-mail address, and nationality.
11. National identity number, where applicable
Enter your national identity number.
12. Type of travel document
Select the appropriate choice (Ordinary passport, Diplomatic passport, Service passport, Official passport, Special passport, or other travel documents).
13. Number of travel document
Enter the number of your travel document.
14. Date of issue
Enter the date your travel document was issued.
15. Valid until
Enter the date your travel document is valid.
16. Issued by
Enter who issued your travel document.
17. Personal date of the family member who is an EU, EEA, or CH citizen if applicable
Enter the surname of your family member.
Enter the first name of your family member.
Date of birth
Enter the date of birth of your family member.
Enter the nationality of your family member.
Number of travel document or ID card
Enter the number of the travel document or ID card of your family member.
18. Family relationship with an EU, EEA, or CH citizen if applicable
Select the appropriate choice.
19. Applicant’s home address and email address
Enter your home address and email address.
Enter your telephone number.
20. Residence in a country other than the country of current nationality:
Select “Yes” if you have resided in a country other than the country of your current nationality and enter your residence permit and its date of validity on the space provided. If not, select “No”.
21. Current occupation
Enter your current occupation.
22. Employer or employer’s address and telephone number. For student, name, and address of educational establishment:
Enter your employer’s name, address, and telephone number on the space provided. If you are a student, enter the name and address of the educational establishment.
23. Purpose of the journey
Select the appropriate choice (Tourism, Business, Visiting family or friends, Cultural, Sports, Official visit, Medical reasons, Study, Airport transit, or other).
24. Additional information on purpose of stay
Provide additional information on the purpose of your stay.
25. Member State of main destination
Provide the member state of your main destination and other member states of destination, if applicable.
26. Member state of first entry
Specify the country where you will be entering the Schengen area.
27. Number of entries requested
If you requested for one entry, select Single Entry.
If you requested for two entries, select Two Entries.
If you requested for more than two entries, select Multiple Entries.
28. Fingerprints collected previously for the purpose of applying for a Schengen visa
Select “Yes” if you have your fingerprints collected previously for Schengen visa application. Enter the date on the space provided. Provide your Visa Sticker Number, if known, on the space provided.
29. Entry permit for the final country of destination, where applicable:
Provide who issued your permit and enter the date of validity on the space provided.
30. Surname and first name of the inviting person in the Member State. If not applicable, name of hotels temporary accommodation in the Member State.
Provide the name of the inviting person or the name of hotels.
Address and e-mail address of inviting person/hotel/temporary accommodation:
Enter the address and email address of the inviting person, hotel, or temporary accommodation.
Enter the telephone number of the inviting person, hotel, or temporary accommodation.
31. Name and address of inviting company/organization:
Provide the name and address of the inviting company or organization.
Surname, first name, address, telephone number, and e-mail address of contact person in company/organization:
Provide the contact details of the contact person in the inviting company or organization.
Telephone number of company/organization:
Enter the telephone number of the company or organization.
32. Cost of traveling and living during the applicant’s stay is covered:
If you will cover your own expenses, select “by the applicant himself/herself”. Then, select the appropriate means of support (cash, traveller’s cheques, credit card, or pre-paid transport). If not listed, select “other” and specify on the space provided.
If your expenses will be shouldered by a sponsor, select “by a sponsor (host, company, organisation)”. Then, specify what specific type of sponsor on the space provided.
If you have entered the name of the company or organisation on Box 31, select “referred to in field 30 or 31”. If not, select “other” and enter it on the space provided.
Select the appropriate choice for the means of support of your sponsor (cash, accommodation provided, all expenses covered during stay, or pre-paid transport). If not listed, select “other” and enter it on the space provided.
Place and Date
Write the place and date where you are filling outthe form.
Provide your signature.
Submit the signed and completed form to your respective embassy along with the standard required documents (valid passport, two identical photos, Travel insurance policy, Round trip reservation or flight itinerary with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit from the Schengen area, Proof of accommodation, and Proof of financial means) and other Visa-specific requirements.