Schengen refers to the EU passport-free travel zone, which covers most European countries. It is the largest free travel area in the world.
What is a Schengen visa?
A Schengen visa is a short-term visa that allows travelers from any of the Schengen countries to stay for a maximum of 90 days per trip for tourism or business purposes. The Schengen visa is the most common visa for Europe which Allows visa holders to travel freely in any Schengen area and return from any of the Schengen countries. There is no customs control in the Schengen area.
The Schengen member states are:
Germany, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Italy, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Greece
Switzerland, Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein are also in the Schengen area. However, there are some countries that are members of the European Union but are not in the Schengen area: Ireland, Britain, Romania, Bulgaria, Croatia and Cyprus are in this group.
The most important thing that consulates pay attention to is when you apply for taking Schengen visa , they must be convinced you will return to your home after the trip is over. Those who have a regular job (self-employed, private sector or government agency), students, retirees and the unemployed can apply for a Schengen visa. The evidence that each category is responsible for and must provide is different.
People who do not work and do not have a regular job cannot apply for a visa. Unemployed people can obtain visas if a family member pays for them and sponsors their travel. The most important element in applying for a Schengen visa is the complete preparation of the required documents, the specific purpose of the trip and its binding reasons.
Another rule in applying for a Schengen visa is that the person preparing the itinerary must go to the country where they have been staying in the Schengen area for the longest time.For example if a person is planning a 10-day European tour and staying 3 nights in Germany, 4 nights in Belgium and 3 nights in the Netherlands must apply for the Belgian visa, where they have the longest stay. And then travel to the other countries. Otherwise, your application for a Schengen visa will be rejected the second time.
Visa application form (each country has an especific separate application form. Forms can be viewed on the website of the consulates of the country)
Photo (Application number, compatible with the dimensions of the Schengen visa photo)
Passport (Passport must be valid at least 3 months after leaving the Schengen area Passport must have at least 2 blank pages
Booking a plane ticket
Booking a hotel
Travel insurance abroad (including a deposit of 30,000 euros and must be valid in all European countries)
Bank account information ( Sufficient money to cover living expenses in the Schengen area
(The last 3 months of the bank invoice is required)
Photocopy of identity card and passport
Interestingly, there are false allegations about the existence of a Schengen visa in Cyprus while, Cyprus is not in the Schengen area at all, but in fact it should be said that living in Cyprus, owning a documented property, having a business, having a bank account in Cyprus, having a work or business visa and, most importantly, Not being crowded of representative offices or embassies in Cyprus (due to the small population) can be very helpful in obtaining a variety of visas, including Schengen visas, and this can be a motivation among the Iranian investors in this region. MAN Investment LTD is ready to provide the necessary advice in all aspects of investment, immigration, education, company registration in Northern Cyprus to you dear compatriots. Migration is not travel, Be careful in choosing your consultant.