Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Only those who have filed for a business-related Schengen visa may work while on visa. If so, you are only permitted to work in the capacity that your company has specified in your visa application. Otherwise, you must apply for residence if you wish to work in Swaziland.

You may be required to furnish the following information with your visa application form: Name of the applicant. Date of birth. Passport number. Profession. Dates of travel/stay at your destination country. Contact address in the destination country.

The Schengen Visa is a temporary visa that is attached to your passport as a sticker. A "short stay" is defined as a stay of 90 days within a 180-day period. This means that in any 180-day period, the overall length of stay may not exceed 90 days. On the visa sticker, under "Duration of visit," is the specific duration of your Schengen visa's validity. You are only permitted one entrance into the Schengen region with a single-entry visa. This is shown by the number "1" under the title "Number of entries" on the visa sticker.

Following the implementation of the Visa Information System (VIS), all applicants for visas in India must appear in person as of 2 November 2015 to give biometric data (fingerprints and digital photography). The photo can be shot digitally at the time of application or it can be scanned from an already existing one. The fingerprints from the prior application file in the VIS may be duplicated for future applications made during the next five years. Within the previously mentioned five-year window, the consulate will again take fingerprints if there is a plausible dispute about the applicant's identification.