Schengen Visit Visa Consultants Saudi Arabia
Are you planning a short but memorable trip to Europe? You can visit many countries on a single Schengen Visit Visa. A total of 27 countries are part of the Schengen zone. The purpose of the visit can be a family gathering, business meeting, or spending vacation.
Saudi residents who fulfill the required criteria can apply for a Schengen visa. Contact DM Consultants Saudi Arabia to learn how to apply for an entry permit to Europe and travel across beautiful countries like France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, etc.
We have an experienced staff of qualified visa consultants in Saudi Arabia who will brief you about the visa application process and guide you properly in availing Schengen visa.
DM is the leading visa consultancy in Saudi Arabia that can help you quickly and smoothly process a Schengen visit visa from Saudi Arabia.
Explore Europe on a single Schengen Visa
Most European countries except the United Kingdom are part of the Schengen area, the European Union’s passport-free zone, which includes most of the European Union (EU) and four member countries from the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). It’s the world’s most extensive free travel region. A Schengen Tourist Visa is a temporary document allowing third-country passport holders to stay in Europe for up to three months within six months.
The Schengen area includes most EU countries except Romania, Ireland, Cyprus, and Bulgaria. At the start of this year, Croatia became the latest EU member country to join the Schengen and Euro Zone, while Romania and Bulgaria are also negotiating to join the travel-free zone. Four non-EU states in EFTA, Iceland, Switzerland, Norway, and Liechtenstein, are also in the Schengen zone.
The 27 Schengen countries include:
Central Europe: Germany, Poland, the Czech Republic, Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Hungary
Western Europe: Belgium, France, Luxembourg, Spain, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Portugal, and the Netherlands
Eastern Europe: Denmark, Croatia
Southern Europe: Malta, Italy, and Greece
Northern Europe: Iceland, Norway, Sweden, Estonia, Finland, Latvia, and Lithuania
Features of Schengen Tourist Visa
The uniform Schengen Visa is an entry permit for a visit to family members or friends or tourism in any of the Schengen Area member states. The tourist visa allows its holder to remain in this region for up to 90 days, within 180 days, and travel freely in the member countries without internal border checks.
A valid Schengen visa allows hassle-free travel across the Schengen zone. It can be in the form of a sticker affixed to the traveler’s passport and should be shown to the border guard at the external borders of the Schengen Area. The border guard holds the final authority over whether the visitor should be allowed to enter. Therefore, a prior visa validity check is important to avail of the benefits without significant issues. The key features of a visa Schengen Saudi Arabia are:
- Apply for a visa to a country of choice in the Schengen Zone where you wish to enter first or plan an extended stay.
- Ensure visa validity to stay in the area for 90 days and travel from country to country in the territory.
- The standard processing time for a Schengen visit visa is 15 days. However, it depends on individual cases and can be extended to 30 or 60 days if the embassy wants more details about the application and documentation.
Northern European countries Lithuania, Estonia, Finland, and Iceland are considered the easiest option to enter the Schengen zone from Saudi Arabia. Schengen States issued 2.4 million visas for short-term stays in 2021 after getting about 3 million applications.
Types of Schengen Visit Visa
Visit Visa for Europe is a document issued generally in the form of a sticker affixed on the passport by a Schengen State to authorise the applicant to:
- Live in the Schengen area for up to 90 days in any 180 days (short stay visa),
- Transit via airports of the Schengen (airport transit visa).
The different types of Schengen Visit Visas are:
It allows them to enter the Schengen Area only once, within the given period, as mentioned on the visa sticker affixed to their passport.
It gives you a second chance to return to the Schengen territory once you have left it.
A multiple-entry Schengen visa is to enter and exit the Schengen Zone multiple times. You can obtain a 1-year, 3-year, and 5-year multiple-entry visa.
If you aim to study, work or reside in a specific Schengen state for more than 90 days, you should apply for a specific visa for that particular European country. You can also avail of medical treatment and stay as permitted for an entire period. The complexity of the application process gets more straightforward with the guidance of Schengen visa experts. Contact us for a FREE consultation to know how we can help in your visa application process.
Eligibility Requirements for Schengen Visa
The eligibility criteria for Schengen Visa are listed below:
- Non-European union nationality
- Complete Travel itinerary and valid reason for stay
- A valid passport and previous travel details
- Show firm intention to return to the home country after visa expiry
- Minimum medical insurance of €30,000
- Sufficient funds to bear travel expenses and accommodation
- No objection from the employer or institution for travel
- Documents of company and partners in case of business travel
Documents required for Schengen Visit Visa from Saudi Arabia
A candidate should produce the following documents to get approval for a Schengen Visit visa from Saudi Arabia.
- Schengen Visitor Visa application form
- Copy of passport and required travel documents
- 2 Photographs
- Identity proof
- Cover letter mentioning the purpose of the visit
- NOC from the employer or educational institution
- Schengen area medical insurance
- Details of accommodation in the Schengen States
- Return flight tickets
- Duration of stay in Schengen states
- Bank statement proving sufficient funding
Application Process for Schengen Tourist Visa
You can visit a nearby consulate or embassy in Saudi Arabia for a Schengen visa application. You can only apply to the VFS Global application center in Riyadh, Jeddah, Al Khobar, or Aramco Dhahran. The application process involves the following steps:
- Fill in a Schengen Visitor Visa application form
- Arrange all the documents and pay processing fees
- Schedule a visa interview and attend the interview
- Give Biometrics data at the closest visa application center or consulate. Wait for the approval of the visa and get a Schengen visa from Saudi Arabia
How can DM Consultants Saudi Arabia assist you in availing Schengen Visa?
We will make your plan of a short trip to Europe from Saudi Arabia a reality by availing of a Schengen Visit Visa. DM works with qualified visa agents in Saudi Arabia who are always up-to-date with the latest updates in visa requirements from different European countries. Our motto is to offer all our clients professional services to make their Europe sojourn easier.
So, if you have any queries, we are here to solve them.
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