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One of the most important step to apply for Schengen visa is collecting the required documents for visa application. The Schengen States have created a list of the required documents for each purpose of entry in this territory and require you to submit them in application process.
In this article, you can find a checklist of the generally required documents to obtain a Schengen Visa, as well as the specific required documents for each visa type. In addition, you will also find a short brief for each requirement and their specifications.
The following list of documents are required for any short-term Schengen visa application:
Along with the generally required documents, there are some specific documents are required to submit from the visa candidates depending on their employment status as well as several additional documents depending upon the type of Schengen visa applied for.
Specific required documents, based on visa applicant’s employment status are as following:
For the applicants are employee:
For applicants are self-employed:
For the applicants are students:
For the applicants are retirees:
For the applicants are unemployed and married to an EU citizen:
The parents / legal guardians of minors applying for a Schengen visa, must submit some extra documents for the underage applicant:
Apart from all the general mandatory documents, you will need to submit several additional documents depending on the Schengen visa type you are applying for.
Below you will find the information about all the additional documents needed for any type of Schengen visa separately.
Documents Required when Applying for an Airport Transit Visa
Documents Required when Applying for a Visa to Visit Relatives or Friends
Documents Required when Applying for a Tourist Visa
Documents Required when Applying for a Business Visa
On the following link you can find the list of required documents to obtain a Business Schengen visa.
Documents Required when Applying for a Training Visa
Documents Required when Applying for a Medical Visa
Other Travel Purposes
If the purpose of your visa is different than any of those listed above, then you should collect the additional documents listed below, according to your purpose of traveling to Europe.
Documents Required when Travelling to Europe for the Purpose of Studying
Documents Required when Travelling to Europe for the Purpose of Employment
Documents Required when Travelling for the Purpose of Joining a Spouse Residing in EU
Documents Required when Travelling for the Purpose of Participating in Cultural, Sports or Religious events in Europe