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News and Updates

  • 14 July 2017

    Please kindly be informed that Joint Visa Application Center in Nanjing will be closed early on 19 July 2017 at 11:30 as requested. We regret for the inconvenience.

  • 26 April 2017

    Biometrics in the visa application submission process

    All applicants applying for a Schengen visa for the first time or applicants who have not previously given biometric data shall submit biometric data - ten fingerprints and a photo. The only exception to this is applicants who have submitted their finger prints on and after October 12, 2015 and children under the age of 12. Applicants who qualify under this category may wish to send their applications by Post. Please click here for more information.

  • 13 April 2017

    Visa Application Centre in Chengdu will be closed on 14 April 2017.

    Due to State Grid maintenance on 14 April 2017, kindly be informed that Visa Application Centre in Chengdu will be closed for the whole day. We regret for the inconvenience.

  • 10 March 2017

    Visa Application Centre in Hangzhou will be closed on 28 March 2017 early at 12:30.

    Due to the Consulate event on 28 March 2017, kindly be informed that Visa Application Centre in Hangzhou will be closed early at 12:30. We regret for the inconvenience.

  • 27 February 2015

    Administrative Fee for long stay visa for Belgium from 2 March 2015 ONWARDS, click here for more information.