Belgium is situated in the Europe. Belgium is a Schengen Country. The Schengen zone consists of Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and Switzerland. The Schengen visa grants the opportunity to all Schengen visa holders to have visa free travel within the Schengen zone .
The Schengen visa category including schengen visitor visa, business visa and tourist visa holder may stay in Schengen zone of maximum of 90 days per 180 days of the year.
Basically there are two types of Belgium Visa including Short Term Schengen Visa or it is also called Uniform Schengen Visas (USV) and the second type is Long term Schengen visa or National Visas.
The Belgium short term Schengen visa/ Uniform Schengen Visa
The Uniform Schengen Visa stands or short term Schengen visa stands for permission of one of the Schengen Area Member Countries to transit or reside in the desired territory for a certain period of time up to the maximum of 90 days every six month period starting from the date of entry.All the short term visa are granted under A,B and C visa categories.
The Belgium Schengen visa category may be single entry, double entry or Multiple Entry Visa.
The Belgium Short Term Schengen Visa includes the following visa types.
Belgium Tourist visa: You may apply for Belgium visa under Belgium Tourist visa category if you are a genuine tourist who wish to travel to Belgium for sightseeing and enjoy tourist attractions in Belgium.
Belgium Business visa: The Belgian business visa is another type of Belgium short term visa. Schengen Business visa holder may visit business conference and conventions. The Schengen Business visa holder may attend trade shows .Attending business meetings to finalize deal is another example of Belgium Business Visa.
Belgium Medical visa: Belgium Medical visa is for thouse people who visit Belgium for medical treatment for short time
Belgium Family Visa: Belgium family visitor or general visitor visa is for those applicants who wish to visit their family or friend in Belgium.
Belgium Transit visa: The transit visa is applied when a applicant is staying for very short period of time in Schengen State and his main destination is different country.Secondly applicant is NOT leaving the international/transit zone of the Schengen country airport.
Belgian Schengen Visa for Cultural, delegations, Sports, Film Crew or Religious Purposes
Belgian Schengen Visa for Study, Training, Research, or other type of Internship Purposes:
Belgium long term Schengen visa / National Visa includes the following
The National visa or long term Schengen visa is granted for long period of time .In This visa category visa are granted under D visa categoty. The visa issued under D category might be single entry or multiple entry where visa holder can leave and enter Schengen area several time.
Belgium Family reunification visa
Belgium Student visa
Visa on the basis of a Belgium Work Permit
Visa on the basis of a Professional card and Visa for researchers with a Hosting Agreement
Belgium Visa process and Process
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Belgium Visa Photographs
The belgium visa photograph must not be larger than 35*45 mm with light colored background.The crown to chine should be 26mm to 31mm.For more information on Belgian Photographs sizes visit the click the link.
Belgium Visa fee
The Belgium visa fee for A and C visa classes is 60 Euros and 180 Euros for D class visa.
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