have to be submitted personally by the applicant at the Austrian Embassy.
should be submitted at least 3 weeks before the departure date
requested documents need to be presented in original and a set of copies has to
be submitted with the application.
validity of a Schengen visa cannot be extended once you entered the Schengen area.
- ·The application
form has to be truly filled in with capital letters and has to be signed by the
recent passport photographs (coloured).
- International Passport,
which must be valid for a period of at least 6 months after the applicant’s last
day of stay in the Schengen states and not older than 10 years.
ensure that the passport has 2 blank pages to affix visa.
of the Passport page containing the holder’s bio data and any previous/Current
Nationals living in Nigeria have to submit a copy of the Nigerian Residence
Medical Insurance covering the entire period of intended stay valid for all Schengen
relating to the itinerary;(Flight Ticket and Proof of Accommodation for
the whole duration of the intended stay)
Hotel reservations, rental of holiday home, campus
reservation; or proof of private accommodation (invitation) from the host. In
this case, the host/Sponsor has to write and sign a letter of invitation and a
copy of his/her identity card or passport plus photocopy of Residence permit if
the host is a foreigner.
In case of Family visit: the applicant has to
provide proof of family ties/relationship with the host (Birth certificate, marriage
certificate, correspondence, photos, etc.) in addition to the of Invitation
Letter stating Duration of Employment and Financial terms
letter from Employer stating purpose of trip and days of leave(if applicable).
Bank Statements covering the last 6 months Documentation pertaining to
financial investments(If applicable)
of payment of tax on personal income
covering the last 6 months
the applicant is the owner of a company or an individual trader
Clearance Certificate(TCC) and Certificate of Business Incorporation
Commercial Activities in Nigeria and Overseas for Business persons e.g. bills
of Landing, receipt book, Form C.O.7 or equivalent (listings of the Company’s
- ·If the
applicant cannot prove sufficient financial means for his/her trip to Austria
he/she can provide a Declaration of Liability.