Important Information for Schengen-Visa Applicants
As a result of centralization of Schengen visa (short term visa) processing in German Visa Centre Mumbai, we are pleased to inform about the following relaxation regarding appointment bookings:
Appointments can be booked and Schengen visa applications can be submitted in all Visa Application Centres run by VFS Global all over India, regardless of your place of residence. If the Application Centre closest to your home town is already fully booked, please feel free to check for available appointment slots in one of the other major Indian cities.
This relaxation does not apply to applications for national visas (D-visa category) such as student, employment or family reunion visas.
Please keep in mind that the processing time for Schengen visa starts only once the application reaches the Consulate. This might take up to SIX working days depending on the delivery conditions and…