Final vote on visa-free regime for Ukraine at European Parliament not scheduled yet

The European Parliament has not yet scheduled a final vote on the report, which will recommend putting Ukraine on the list of the third countries whose citizens may travel to Schengen area states without visas. An Ukrinform correspondent has learnt this from the press service of the EU’s legislative body. “On Monday, September 5, the.. read more →

30 Aug 2016

Brussels prepares EU-wide scheme for visa-free travel authorisation

As confirmed by EurActiv, the EU Commission is preparing a proposal to introduce the “European ESTA” based on the US model scheme, which requires international travelers that are exempt from visa requirements, to apply online and pay a 14$ fee before entering the territory. This proposal came due to heightened security concerns after the recent.. read more →

27 Aug 2016

Things NOT TO Bring To The Embassy

We understand that WE CANNOT take with us EVERY item we want to the facilities of the Embassies or Consulates of any Schengen country when attending the visa interview appointment! Before attending a visa interview, we are so busy organising visa application package, and there are so many supporting documents to take care of! We are.. read more →

24 Aug 2016

Saudi couple deported from Germany before starting honeymoon

A Saudi newly-wed couple are back here even before they started their honeymoon in Germany after the authorities there deported them for breaking the rules of the Schengen visa, according to Makkah daily on Monday. The couple was sent back last week after being denied entry into Germany for violation of the visa rules. They.. read more →

17 Aug 2016

Who Can Come With You on Your Schengen Visa Appointment?

Have you ever questioned if you should appear in the diplomatic office, the day of the Schengen visa interview, lone or accompanied by a friend, relative or other? Nearly in all of the situations, a visa applicant should appear unaccompanied at the facilities of the diplomatic office to attend the appointed Schengen visa interview. Other.. read more →

15 Aug 2016

12 Common Reasons Why Schengen Visa Applications Get Rejected

What makes an Embassy or Consulate reject providing you a Schengen Visa? This is the question many people make anytime they are about to apply for such a visa. The fact is that whenever a Schengen visa or any visa gets rejected, there is something UNSATISFACTORY as regards of that visa application. Many visa applicants get.. read more →

11 Aug 2016

Top 60 Most Asked Questions during a Visa Interview

Common interview questions available in this article are NOT solely intended for the Schengen visa interview, hence they are usable for any type of visa interview of any world country. A Schengen Visa interview isn’t only a meeting where you provide supporting documents for a visa application to a visa official of a respective country. Matter of.. read more →

27 Jul 2016

9 Tips for Finding Cheap Flights to Europe

We end up in a never-ending mind-battle, distressing about how to properly allocate the available budget and how to arrange cost-related activities every time we plan to have an economical Trip to Europe or elsewhere. Plane Tickets are probably the number one concern every time we dream of having a journey somewhere abroad, as of.. read more →

23 Jul 2016

Top Mistakes to AVOID during a Visa Interview

Ever questioned about the importance that visa interview has in getting your Schengen visa approved? In this article we will show you how to increase the chances to get a Schengen visa by learning which are the common mistakes to AVOID during a Schengen Visa interview. Note: Guidelines (advises) given in this article are NOT.. read more →

22 Jul 2016

EU visa reciprocity with US and Canada: – Questions and Answers

The visa reciprocity mechanism is a legal provision under EU law aiming to achieve visa-free travel for citizens of all Member States (except the UK and Ireland who do not participate in the common visa policy) to every non-EU country whose citizens can travel to the EU/Schengen area without a visa. The EU has a.. read more →

14 Jul 2016