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How to apply

Simply follow the below steps or go to

Step 1 - Register and pay the fee online with ApplyVisa
You need to register and pay the visa fee online using ApplyVisa in order to apply. Visit ApplyVisa to learn more.

Important: After you have applied and paid the visa fee online, you must print and sign the cover letter from ApplyVisa and hand in supporting documents and supply biometrics at the Visa Application Centre in Dhaka.

Step 2 - Submit the application and supply biometrics at VFS
Carefully check that you have collected all supporting documents. Arrange the documents according to the order in the "Checklist" and submit the "package" at the Visa Application Centre in Dhaka. VFS will also supply biometrics. The visa procedure takes up to 15 calendar days. Failure to submit all relevant documents may result in delays or a refusal of your application.

Please be aware that you cannot submit an application earlier than three months before planned entry to Schengen.

You must pay the VFS service fee when you hand in supporting documents and supply biometrics. The VFS service fee in BDT is equivalent to 10 Euro.

Step 3 - Decision is reached
The Visa Application Centre will contact you when a decision is reached. Please do not contact the Embassy while your application is being processed. The Embassy will contact you in case something is missing in your application or if further information is required.

When you pick up your passport and decision, please bring:
1. Application receipt issued by the Visa Application Centre (you received this receipt, when the Visa Application Centre accepted your visa application)