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Visa for Luxembourg & COVID-19

You can find more information about the measures concerning the entry into Luxembourg of third-country nationals HERE.

Please kindly note that visa D applications for Luxembourg are already accepted by VFS for all categories.

Regarding visa C applications, Luxembourg follows the recommendation of the European Council of June 30, 2020, on the temporary restriction on non-essential travel into the EU and the possible lifting of such restriction

Due to the current circumstances (Covid-19 pandemic), please kindly note that the handling of visa applications is longer than normal. All applicants are invited to do the needful in order to apply well in advance.

 

The Embassy of Belgium in the Philippines is representing Luxemburg for issuance of visas C (Schengen - short stay - less than 90 days) and visas D (national - long-stay - more than 90 days).

 

1. Where, when, and how can you submit a visa application?

Before applying, please ensure Luxembourg is your main destination and that you are very clear on your purpose of travel. Read carefully our chapter on REQUIRED DOCUMENTS.

You will first fill in your electronic application form on this official website.

Once you have printed and signed this form and gathered the documents in support of your application, you will make an appointment with the Belgian Visa Application Center in Manila. For this, please follow the instructions given on the website of VFS.

The last step is to lodge personally the visa application at the Belgian VAC and eventually come for an interview at the Embassy (if specifically requested).

 

2. How much is the visa fee?

As of 02 February, 2020 the Schengen visa fee per person (Short Stay Visa) will increase from 60 to 80 euros. For a long-term stay (visa D), the visa fee is 180 euro.

The visa fee is paid in pesos as per the exchange rate communicated by the Embassy of Belgium in Manila. The same is subject to change without notice. The visa fee is non-refundablee.

For amounts and rates, kindly refer to the updated Consular Taxes on the right of our website. Do not pay any additional contribution in Belgium for your visa D application for Luxembourg.

Applicants submitting their files at the Belgian VAC shall be levied service fees from VFS payable together with the visa fees. Applicants that are exempt from the visa fees are not exempt from paying these service fees.

 

3. Required documents

You will find all conditions on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Luxembourg, the only competent authority for the admittance, stay, residence, and removal of foreigners. Click here for information in French and here for information in German.

For personalized information in English, see here below:

I. SHORT STAY

VISA FOR LUX SHORT STAY
 

II. LONG STAY

The applicant who intends to stay in Luxembourg for more than 3 months must follow a procedure in two consecutive steps before entering the country:

step 1: 
Apply for a Temporary Authorisation to Stay or a work permit directly at the Immigration Directorate of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs.
-> Click here for information on all conditions and requirements

step 2: 
Apply for a VISA D in Manila only after having obtained the Temporary Authorisation to Stay 
-> Click here for the required documents.

 

4. Insurance companies

For general information on accredited Schengen Travel Insurances Companies, click here.

 

5. Checking the status of your visa application 

The Embassy must sometimes submit your visa application to the competent authorities for further decision. Delays are then longer.

You can track your visa application on the Belgian website of VFS.

You will anyway be informed once a decision has been taken regarding your visa application.

 

6. Contact

Should you still have questions on visa procedures after reading carefully this entire website, please contact us:

Should you need information or details on your visa application, you may contact VFS: