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Short Term Appointment Scheduling
All applicants are required book an appointment to submit their visa application at the Joint Schengen visa application center before they buy additional services designed to make the visa process easier.

Important: As part of the visa application procedure, from 2 November 2015 applicants will need to provide Biometric fingerprint data along with a digital photograph. If you have temporary injuries on your fingers, applicants are advised to wait until the injuries have healed before you book your appointment. Henna on fingertips may also mean we are unable to get a clear scanned image and should be removed or allowed to fade before your appointment date.

Before you make an appointment you should carefully read the visa application process available on the website to submit your visa application and supporting documents at the visa application center.

If you have missed your appointment on the scheduled day, the system will not allow you to reschedule or cancel and you will require to book a new appointment after 24 hours.

Please make sure you arrive at the visa application center 15 minutes prior to your appointment time. Applicants are not allowed to be accompanied inside the visa application center. The only exceptions to this are those accompanying children under 18 years-of-age or applicants who need special assistance for health reasons or disability.

If you are part of a family or group, each member of the family or group must make an individual appointment. For example, if you are a family of 4 with 2 adults and 2 children you must make 4 individual appointments.

VFS appointment system is compatible with most popular browsers. VFS has introduced appointment scheduling through call Centre for the ease of applicants.

You can submit your application on Saturday in VFS- New Delhi, VFS-Chandigarh and VFS-Jalandhar at an additional cost with prior appointment. Please click here for the charges.

How to book an appointment

Call us at 022-67866013 to book an appointment
Please click here to book an online appointment.

Please click here to buy Value Added Services Online (for applicants who have booked appointments to visit the Visa Application Centre)