Luxembourg is a landlocked country in Europe. It also counted among the smallest country in the continent. Additionally, Luxembourg is also one of the least populous countries on the planet. However, the country boasts one of the highest GDP per capita in the world. Luxembourg doesn't see much of tourism, but it still enjoys a healthy amount of tourists over the year. Additionally, since it is a member state of the Schengen region, tourists visiting the Schengen area generally visit the nation.
You will require a visa to visit the nation of Luxembourg. Your reasons for visiting Luxembourg will decide the type of visa you should apply.
The eligibility requirements for a Luxembourgian visa are dependent on the reasons and duration of your visit. There are primarily two types of visa:
Schengen Visa: This type of visa allows you a stay of 90 days in six-month duration. This visa also allows applicants to visit other Schengen states. Additionally, you will have no restrictions to visit or enter any of the Schengen states. Therefore, the Schengen Visa C is issued not just for a single entry but also for double and multiple entries.
National Visa: This type of visa allows you a stay of 91 days to 180 days. Visa D can be issued for many reasons including but not limited to the researcher, guest researcher, short-term worker, delegation, cultural or religious involvement, volunteer and student among others.
You will need to follow the following steps to apply for a Luxembourgian visa:
Step 1: Before applying for a visa, the first thing that you should do is ensure that your purpose of visit and its justification is adequate. The reason is that the visa that you will apply for will depend on your reason and duration of the visit. You can find all the required information and the application form to be filled from http://www.vfsglobal.com/luxembourg/india.
Step 2: Fill the application with all relevant information along with documents that required to verify the information in the application form.
Step 3: Apply to the application centre.
Step 4: Collect the token number from the application centre.
Step 5: Track your application
Step 6: Collect your visa from the Embassy of Luxembourg. You can also apply for courier delivery. However, you will need to inquire with the VFS Desk to ensure the requirements and availability of courier delivery.
The second thing that you will need to do is book an appointment before you submit your visa application. Once you arrive at the visa application centre, you will need to take a token from the entrance then proceed to the waiting area. You will be called to the visa application submission counter to submit your application and the required documents. The documents along with your photograph and passport will be scrutinised and verified for their authenticity and validity.
Lastly, you will receive a receipt for the services and fees charged during the process. DO ensure to carry all the originals of your documents.
In order to apply for a visa to Luxembourg, you will need to visit The Embassy of Luxembourg in New Delhi. Additionally, as mentioned on the Embassy of Luxembourg website, you can also visit the offices of VFS Global Services in Delhi, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Ahmadabad, Chandigarh, Kochi, Goa, Hyderabad, Pune, Puducherry, and Trivandrum. The addresses are given down below:
|New Delhi||VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd. Shivaji Stadium Metro Station, Mezzanine Level Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Connaught Place New Delhi- 110001|
|Gurgaon||Luxembourg Visa Application Centre VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd. ILD Trade Centre, 4th Floor, Sector 47 Sohna Road, Gurgaon - 122001|
|Jaipur||Luxembourg Visa Application Centre VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd.Manglam Ambition Tower 1st Floor, Agrasen Circle (Malan ka Chauraha), Subhash Marg, C Scheme Jaipur, 302001|
|Jalandhar||VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd 3rd floor, Aman Plaza, Plot No 310, Lajpat Nagar, Mahavir Marg, Nakodar Chowk, (opposite to lovely autos), Jalandhar, Punjab – 144001|
|Mumbai||VFS Global Luxembourg Visa Application Centre Trade Centre, 3rd Floor, ‘G’ Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051|
|Chennai||VFS Global Services Pvt.Ltd. Fagun Towers, Third Floor, No 74, EthirajSalai, Egmore, Chennai - 600 008|
|Bangalore||VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd Global Tech Park, No 11 First Floor O’ Shaughnessy Road, Langford Town, Bangalore 560025 Helpline: +91 22 67866008|
|Kolkata||Luxembourg Visa Application Centre VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd. Rene Tower, Building No. 1842, Rajdanga Main Road, Rajdanga, Landmark: Near Geetanjali Stadium Kolkata, 700107, India Helpline: +91 22 67866008|
|Ahmedabad||VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd First Floor, Emerald House, Near Parimal Garden Cross Road, Off C G Road, Ahmedabad – 380006|
|Chandigarh||B-209, 2nd Floor, Elante, Industrial Area Phase 1, Chandigarh, India – 160002|
|Kochi||1st Floor, Coastal Chambers (Manoj Tower), MG Road, Ravipuram, Cochin 682015|
|Goa||Gera Imperium 1, 3rd Floor, Office No. 301, Patto Plaza, Panjim, Goa 403001, India|
|Hyderabad||VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd 8-2-700, 3rd Floor, Srida Anushka Pride, Road No. 12, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad – 500 034.|
|Pune||Luxembourg Visa Application Centre 4th Floor, F core Marvel Edge Near Bajaj Finserv VimanNagar, Pune 411014|
|Puducherry||Luxembourg Visa Application Centre Good Shepherd Square, No.33., East Coast Road, Elaipillaichavady, Pudupalayam Village, Puducherry-605 005.|
|Trivandrum||VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd, First Floor - Asiatic Business Centre, T c 2/2408-3, Attipra Village, Kazhakuttam, Trivandrum-695583|
You can also clarify any doubts that you may have by contacting the embassy on:Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
In order to book an appointment for the visa application, you will need to apply online at the Joint Schengen Visa Application Centre. You can book an appointment online by visiting this link or you can call 022 6786 6069 to book an appointment.
After the submission of your visa application, you can track your application here You should note that applications that are accepted at the application centre are submitted to the Embassy of Luxembourg on the next working day. A minimum of 15 days is required to process the visa application.
The documents required for a Luxembourgian Visa application will be the same for every instance for the most part. The only difference is documents regarding the specific purpose of the visa. Additionally, some extra documents are needed for tourist visas. The following documents are required:
|1||The application form should be completed in English and signed by the applicant|
|2||The passport of the applicant should: (a) be valid for at least three months after the applicant’s intended departure from the nation of Luxembourg. (b) be not completely filled; it should have at least two blank pages (c) the data page should not have any type of handwritten amendment or alteration|
|3||Two colourphotographs based on the international standards for photographs as established in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)|
|4||Valid permit of return (depending on the case)|
|5||All Schengen states have a policy that every visa holder should have a minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros. Furthermore, the duration of the insurance policy should coverthe entirety of the visa holder’s visit.|
|6||The applicant will need to provide a cover letter. The cover lettershould explain the nature and purpose of the trip along with relevant justification.|
|7||A travel itinerary will be required in case of round-trip flight bookings|
|8||If the applicant is considered a minor traveller: a) a minor should be accompanied by at least one parent who should provide an Original notarised NOC by the other parent in addition to the copies of passports or IDs of parents b) a minor, if travelling alone, should provide an Original notarised NOC that has to be signed by both parents / legal guardians, plus copies of passports or IDs of parents|
|9||Copy of the present passport in its entirety|
|10||Original(s) of previous passport(s) or proof of loss|
If the purpose of the applicant is specific such as for studies or business, then additional documents will be required. These may include letters of invitation from the education institute and company for students and business personnel respectively.
You will need a Luxembourgian tourist visa if you intend to visit the nation of Luxembourg for tourism.
The tourist visa of Luxembourg is covered under the Schengen visa. Therefore, the duration of the visa would be 90 days. It will allow you to visit other Schengen member states.
The eligibility criteria and the application process for a Luxembourgian tourist visa is the same as applying for other types of visa. The only change that you will need to deal with is the documents required for a tourist visa.
The following documents are considered as additional requirements for a tourist visa for Luxembourg:
A fee of INR 3900 is charged for both Schengen Visa and National Visa. However, no fee is charged for children below the age of 6 years. An additional service fee will need to be paid to VSF for their services during the application process. The service fee is dependent on the type of services availed by the applicant.
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If you are an Indian citizen, then you will need to apply for a Luxembourgian visa. However, you can also enter the country if you have a Schengen visa.
You will need to visit the Luxembourgian Visa Application Center and then book an appointment at the Embassy of Luxembourg in New Delhi.
You should mention the nature and purpose of your visit. Additionally, mention any other regions that you may want to visit and the reasons for doing so.
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