Indonesians to pay higher Schengen visa fees next year


indon-visa

JAKARTA (ANN): Indonesian citizens will be required to pay a higher fee when applying for a Schengen visa starting Feb 2,2020.

According to SchengenVisaInfo.com, the fee will increase from €60 (US$67) to €80 for adults and €35 to €40 for children.

Additionally, new rules will be applied for Indonesians planning to visit European Union countries next year. Among them are permission to submit an application up to six months in advance of departure, instead of three months; and a more "harmoniSed approach" to the issuance of multiple entry visas with longer validity for travelLers who have "a positive visa history."

SchengenVisaInfo.com also reported that EU states that have no representation in Indonesia are now obliged to cooperate with external service providers in order to facilitate visa admission for traveLlers.

Last year, Schengen embassies and consulates in Indonesia are reported to have processed 210,468 visa applications, 3,687 of which were rejected.

France was the most popular country for Indonesians with 55,959 submitted applications, followed by the Netherlands (40,411) and Germany (27,779).

Regarding expenditure, Indonesians spent 12.6 million euro on visa applications to Europe in 2018, with 221,220 euro spent by those who had their visas rejected. - The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Indonesia , schengen , visa

   

Next In Regional

Housewife weeps in court after fined RM9,000 for insulting King
Covid-19: Cases climb above 17,000 again, Selangor highest with 5,836
Transport Ministry gets approval to open up additional industry vaccination centres
Motion to debate EO to be tabled in September, says PM
Tencent shares dive after Chinese media brand online games ‘spiritual opium’
Moody’s: AsiaPac's strong rebound masks deep economic scars
6.0 magnitude quake jolts western Indonesia, no tsunami alert issued
Is the lockdown worse than the disease?
Covid-19: Another grim record with 219 deaths on Monday (Aug 2)
Hong Kong police arrest two men in crackdown on website selling more than 30,000 upskirt photos and videos

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers