Processing time

The process time indicated on the website does not include the time necessary to obtain an appointment, which may vary from few days to few weeks depending on the volume of visa applications.

If all the required documents are provided, the usual process time is 1 week/10days for a short stay visa and 2 weeks for a long stay visa.

However, due to Schengen cooperation and consultations, the average process time may reach more than 2 weeks for nationals of the following countries:

Afghanistan Algeria Bangladesh
Burma Democratic Republic of Congo Egypt
Iran Iraq Jordan
Lebanon Libya Mauritania
Morocco Nigeria North Korea
Palestine Pakistan Rwanda
Saudi Arabia Somalia Sri Lanka
Sudan Syria Tunisia
Uzbekistan Vietnam Yemen

Published on 01/04/2016

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