Cultural/Film Crew/Sports/Religious Event

Overview

This Visa application is applicable in case you are travelling for Cultural / Film Crew / Sports / Religious Event purpose.

Visa Fees

The New Visa Fees effective from 08 December 2016 for Pune, Ahmedabad and Goa and 09 December 2016 for Mumbai

The Visa Fee for the applicable visa type is listed in the table below. The fee mentioned is applicable per applicant.

Visa Category Visa Fee in Euros (Adult) Visa Fee in Euros (Child) Visa Fee in INR (Adult) Visa Fee in INR (Child)
Short Term (Including Tourism and Visit of Family and Friends) Business, Transit 60 60 (Above 12 Years). 35 (For Children between 6-12 Years of age) (No visa fee is charged for children below 6 years of age) 4400 4400(Above 12 Years). 2600(For Children between 6-12 Years of age) (No visa fee is charged for children below 6 years of age)

VFS Global Service charge:

Applicants applying in the jurisdiction of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mumbai shall be levied a service charge (Inclusive of Service tax @ 14% , S.B. Cess @ 0.50% & Krishi Kalyan Cess @ 0.50%) as mentioned below:

  • Logistic Fees – INR 1346/-
  • Logistic Fees – INR 1201/- (For applicants who have already provided fingerprints within last 59 months)

Please Note:

  • The applicable visa fee in Indian Rupees is as per the exchange rate of the German Consulate General, Mumbai.
  • Visa Fees, VFS Service charge & Value Added Service charges, once paid, are non - refundable. There is an optional courier facility available at INR 279/- (Inclusive of Service tax @ 14% & S.B. Cess @ 0.50%) per application
  • Visa Fees and VFS Global Service Charge can be paid in cash only

Documents Required

  Checklist for Cultural Visa

In addition to the above checklist please ensure the following

  • Valid Travel Health Insurance required to be submitted even in case of transit cases
  • Original Covering letter (for business cases) with 1 authorised signatory name and designation
  • Name & Address of the Applicant must reflect in Bank statements
  • Name observation passports not accepted

Photo Specifications

Two recent passport size photos for each person included in the application.

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Processing Time

Schengen short stay visas can only be processed within 15 working days (Excluding day of submission at VFS).

Download Form

  Click here for User guide to fill the online Schengen Visa Application Form
  Click here to fill the online Schengen visa application form.

Click here to fill the alternate Schengen Visa Application form - Schengen Visa Application Form

  Declaration on Travel Health Insurance
` Declaration on True & Complete information
  Annexure – A

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