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Schengen Visa Requirements At A Glance

aThe Schengen Visa is required when you are planning to visit any of the 26 countries that are bound by the Schengen agreement to allow free movement to their citizens among the 26 countries. But a non Schengen country member needs this Schengen visa which needs to be applied to the consulate of the country where the person is going to spend most of the time or the country in which the person is going to land first and then can move across to the other countries as per the itinerary submitted as part of the visa process. There are different types of Schengen visas like the Uniform Schengen visa, the limited territorial validity visa and the national visa for the individuals applying to visit the Schengen countries on different purposes.

If you are applying for a travel visa to the Schengen area the Schengen visa requirements are quite simple which is generally issued for a period of only 3 months limited time. One cannot work on this travel visa which, if found shall be banned for a lifetime to enter the country once again in their life. The Schengen visa requirements start with first downloading the visa application form to fill in the details and there are also a number of documents that you need to submit like:
Two passport size photographs.

Your original passport with at least 3 months validity after the vacation and two blank pages.

Copies of visas if you have travelled to any other countries prior to applying for the Schengen visa.

A medical insurance with a minimum coverage of 30,000 euros.

Flight tickets and hotel reservations to confirm your itinerary and stay in the visiting countries.

In case you are applying for the first time for the Schengen visa you are also required to submit:

Income tax returns filed or form 6.

Job appointment or offer letter.

Proof of legal entity of the working company.

Reference or a leave letter from your employer.

Self employed need to submit copies of company registration documents, tax returns and blank statements as proof that you would return back to your home country.

The France tourist visa requirements are almost similar to the Schengen visa as France is one of the 26 Schengen countries. By contacting the best travel consultants you can enjoy a hassle free visa process as they shall take care of the requirements for your visa approval to France or the Schengen states.

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