All About Visas
Prospective Applicants - All Visa Categories

If you wish to apply for a visa to Luxembourg, kindly read the information on this site carefully. The guidelines listed on this site will help you to prepare your documents as accurately as possible. This will reduce the chances of your application being delayed or declined due to inadequate or incorrect submission of documents.

The Embassy of Luxembourg in India is competent for/authorized to process visa applications for:
  Indian citizens (short & long term visas)
  Foreign nationals who are legal permanent residents in India (short & long term visas)

A visa application can be submitted by:

For Business, Visit to family and Friends (Short Term), Cultural / Conference/ Sport Event, all Long Term categories like Work Permit, Family reunification and Study (Long term & Short Term both) applicant himself/herself, authorized company representative and Travel agent can come for the submission at VFS on applicant’s behalf.
  For all Tourist visas only applicant himself/ herself are eligible to submit the applications in person. Representatives, Travel agents are not authorized to submit on applicants behalf.

Indian citizens traveling to the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg have to apply for a Schengen visa. The application for a Schengen visa has to be made in the diplomatic mission of the country where the MAIN PURPOSE of TRAVEL lies. Therefore, please check your travel plans before making your application to the Luxembourg Visa Application Centre. In case you are planning to travel to several Schengen countries within one trip, please apply to the Embassy / Consulate where you are going to stay for the longest period of time. In case you are visiting several Schengen countries and planning to stay in each of them the same number of days / nights, you should apply for a visa at the Consulate/Embassy of the country of the first entry.

Applicants and authorized representatives in case of business visas can visit the Visa Application Centre within working hours to submit their applications. All minors must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian at the time of application submission.

Visa Category chosen by an applicant must be based on the purpose of travel to Luxembourg and the decision must be made by the applicants themselves – Visa Application Centre staff will not be able to assist you taking this decision.

Required documents for all visa Categories: Please note that the following essentials must be met by all applicants submitting their applications for visa.

1. Passport should be valid for at least three months beyond the intended stay in Luxembourg. Passport should be valid for at least 6 months from the date of travel to Luxembourg in case of D Visa. Passport must have at least two blank pages to which a visa can be affixed, if not a new passport must be obtained before submitting your application. Please note: Passport cannot be valid for more than 10 years. Handwritten or not machine readable Indian passports issued after 01.04.2010 are not accepted.
2. All applicants have to submit a fully completed visa application form signed and dated, supporting documents appropriate to the type of visa and 2 (or 3 for long term visas) original passport-size photographs.
3. The Embassy of Luxembourg will return processed passports to the Visa Application Centre.

In addition to the compulsory documentation required, the following documentation is required for applicants under the age of 18 (minors):
For children (under 18 years of age) traveling alone, written consent certified by public notary of both parents or guardians having the custody of the applicant
For children (under 18 years of age) traveling with one parent only, written consent certified by public notary of the other parent or guardian.

Required Travel Insurance

A travel medical insurance is a compulsory document and has to be included in each set of submitting documents from all prospective visitors applying for a visa to Luxembourg. The traveler must be covered for an amount of at least 30,000 Euros. For further information on approved Indian Travel Insurance Companies for Schengen visa procedure, please click here to see the approved list of companies.

Please note that depending on the type of visa requested, further documents might be required.

Mode Of Payment

The visa fee and VFS charges are payable in Cash, Visa, Master Card and Rupay