All applicants are required book an appointment online to submit their visa application at the Joint Schengen visa application center.
Important: As part of the visa application procedure, from 2nd 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 will soon introduce appointment scheduling through call Centre for the ease of applicants.
How to book an appointment
Please click here to book an online appointment or contact +912267866070 (08:00 - 17:00, Monday-Friday)
“Appointments booked between 18:00-22:00, will be accepted as Premium Lounge only, additional charges for the same will be applicable”.
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If an interview is required the same will be intimated to you at the time of submission of your application at our VFS Application Centre.
Please note it may take more than the prescribed time mentioned on your Appointment letter while submitting your Application at VFS Centre. Applicants will be issued with a token number at the Application Centre and will be entertained as per the token number assigned. It may take more time depending on the number of Applications submitted at the counter by an Individual.
Saturday appointments are available at Premium rate for details on charges please check Additional Services.
Applicants/Agents/Representatives who wish to submit group applications for below mentioned Visa categories need to send a mail to our call center to book an appointment for application submission.
Temporary Stay Visa
Work Visa (Employment Visa/ Work Independent Visa)
Email ID: firstname.lastname@example.org
Group applications without confirmation mail from VFS will not be entertained at VFS counters.
*Applicable for New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Jalandhar only.