A Schengen visa is required if you intend to stay in the Schengen area for up to 90 days within a 180 day period for business, visitor or tourist purposes. 11.10.2022 Article Residence Visa
The short stay Schengen visa is the most common one. It is issued by the visa services (embassies, consulates, appointed external providers) of a country belonging to the Schengen area. It allows the holder to stay or travel freely in the Schengen area for less than 90 days over a 180 day period. It is mandatory for citizens of some countries.
The cost of a Schengen visa as of 2020 is €80. However, some categories are exempt from paying the visa fee or have to pay a reduced fee. Make sure you check if you belong to any of them before you pay the fee. Please note the visa fees will not be reimbursed in case of visa rejection, and the price is subject to change at any time.
Nationals of more than 50 non-European countries are exempt from applying for a visa to visit the Schengen Area for up to 90 days. The ETIAS visa waiver has been developed so that travellers from these countries can continue to enter visa-free, while at the same time improving border management and security across Europe.
The Schengen Visa is issued to any foreign citizen whose nationality requires a Schengen Visa. This enables the passport holder to enter freely into any of the 25 member countries without obtaining a separate visa for each country.
The visa policy of the Schengen Area is an element within the wider area of freedom, security and justice policy of the European Union. It applies to the Schengen Area and to other EU member states except Ireland.  The visa policy allows nationals of certain countries to enter the Schengen Area via air, land or sea without a visa for stays ...
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