Schengen Visa 'Type C'


A Schengen visa has to be obtained from the Embassy of the country where the MAIN PURPOSE OF TRAVEL lies. Therefore, please check your travel plans before applying at the Norway Visa Application Centre in Uganda. In case of travel to multiple Schengen countries, please apply to the Embassy of the country where you will be staying for the maximum number of days. If the number of days to be spent in multiple countries is the same, you must apply to the Embassy of the Country which will be your first point of entry.

If you plan to apply for a Schengen visa at the Norway Visa Application Centre, your main destination and the maximum period of stay in the Schengen area must be mainly in Norway and the countries represented by Royal Norwegian Embassy in Nairobi,Kenya. The countries are : Iceland, Sweden(only until 01 October 2018),  and Lithuania. Please provide proof to support this information.

Note that it is a short term period visa (type "C") with a Maximum length of stay of 90 days.

The broad Visa Sub-Categories under Type ‘C’ are : Friend visit, Tourist, Business, Official Meeting.

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There is a service charge of Euro 30 and Courier fee of 16.39 Euros payable in Ugandan shillings ( Pay at the VFS center ). The service charge and courier fee is levied per application over and above the visa fees. (inclusive of all taxes) The fee mentioned is per applicant.The applicable Service fee and courier fee is as per the current exchange rate. It is subject to change without notice.

There is no exemption from the VFS Global Service charge.

The service charge is to be paid in cash at the Bank Implant inside VFS Global Center.

The above fee is non-refundable and non-transferable.