22 Jun 2016

Nearly 500,000 Schengen Visa Applications Submitted by Moroccans in 2015


Nearly 500,000 Schengen Visa Applications Submitted by Moroccans in 2015

Nearly 500,000 applications for Schengen visas were submitted by Moroccans in 2015, according to recent statistics from the internal migration and Affairs of the European Commission.

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In total, 493,642 Schengen visas were submitted by Moroccans in 2015, or 58,990 more submissions compared to the previous year.

  • In 2009 there were 270,000 applications
  • In 2011 there were 360,000 applications
  • In 2013 there were 401,092 applications
  • In 2015 there were 493,642 applications

In 2015, Moroccans were ranked 8th among the countries who submitted the most applications for Schengen visas.

Morocco was preceded by India, Algeria, Belarus and Turkey. The top three countries with the highest submissions  were Russia, China and Ukraine.

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