Schengen visas within 48 hours as of 1/9/2015

Visa applicants holding a passport issued by China, India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Philippines or Thailand who apply with all required documents will now see their short-stay Schengen visa delivered in 48 hours (2 working days from the time the application is lodged).

This measure is a result of France’s will to simplify the visa application procedures. This is much faster than the time-limit defined by Article 23 of European Regulations (EC) N° 810/2009 of 13 July 2009, which requires decisions on short-stay Schengen visa applications to be given within 15 calendar days from their submission date.

Dernière modification : 15/10/2015

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