Belgium family visitor or general visitor visa is for those applicants who wish to visit their family or friend in Belgium. The applicants must provide the following.
1-Every Family /friend visitor visa applicant must send his International passport to belgium embassy.The original passport must be submitted with three months validity. There must be one valid and unused page for visa in the passport.Applicants must submit a full copy of used pages of passport with Schengen visa application.
2- National Identity card or citizenship card photocopy must be enclosed.
3-A signed and properly filled schengen visa form .
4-2 recent Photographs (Light colored Back ground 35*45 mm) according to Belgium Photo specification
6-A return Air Ticket with complete departure and arrival dates is required.
7-A Hotel Booking for the duration of the stay is required is the visitor is not staying in his relatives or friends home.
8-A valid stamped and verifiable schengen visa travel insurance of minimum 30000 Euros is required from designated Schengen Insurance company .The insurance must cover the full duration of your travel and stay in Schengen states.
9-Evey visa applicant for Schengen visa must provide the proof of financial means available for his travel and stay in Schengen countries.The financial means may include his visa debit card , credit cards , personal bank statement
8)A Proof of solvency of sponsor
The sponsor in Belgium must prove minimum revenues per month of 1.000 € increased by 150 € per person under his charge and 200 € per person invited on Schengen visa.
If the sponsor is a family member of the applicant being invited then basis is 800 € plus 150 € per person under his charge and per person invited.
For the documentation and verification purpose a Family Composition of the sponsor and also the last Income Tax Papers of the sponsor must be submitted for Schengen visa.
Proof of family ties including birth certificates, marriage certificates must be enclosed with the visa application
A letter of invitation with a details of the ties between the host in Belgium and the invited person must be submitted.
11-Proofs of financial stability in country of residence including bank statement and property documents including commercial and residential property documents.
12-Proofs of income through job or Business.
The Salaried individuals must enclose 6 month bank statement, salary slips and reference from employer.
The applicants who are doing business must include their business bank statement for last six months, business card, and income tax proofs
The Belgium embassy may require additional documents if required. All the Schengen visa applicants must know that complete file does not guarantee that the visa will be granted,however a complete file makes the chances of success very high. All may, where appropriate, be required. Presentation of a complete file does not necessarily mean that a visa will be issued. All applications as tourist must be submitted before 4 weeks of proposed travel date.
Belgium family visitor fee
The Belgium Tourist visa fee is 60 Euro. The Belgium Tourist visa application processing fee paid to VFS Global or Gerry’s is different fee and the fee will be paid in application center of the company.
Belgium family visitor process and Procedure
There are different companies which are providing Belgium family visitor (Schengen visa) services including Information distribution, Scrutiny and Acceptance of Documents, running Telephone and email help Lines, Collection and Remittance of Fees, Biometrics Enrolment, Documents and passport Submission to the embassies, Appointment Scheduling and Return Delivery of Passports.
VFS Global is providing different service and solution to its clients for Belgium family visitor. VFS Global is providing Belgium family visitor services in India, Srilanka , Thailand ,Turkey, Indonesia, Russia ,UK ,Oman and different African countries.
In Pakistan Gerry’s Pakistan ( fedex Pakistan ) is providing the Belgium family visitor (Schengen Visa) processing services through its visa drop box offices.