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The EU Delegation Does Not Issue Visas, Please Do Not Contact The EU Delegation Regarding Visa Matters!
Travelling to the EU
For travelling to the EU, Gulf citizens and permanent residents require a visa. Depending on the destination, it will either be a Schengen visa or a national visa.
Which Countries Issue Schengen Visas?
Today, 22 EU countries (Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden), plus Norway, Iceland and Switzerland issue Schengen visas. With a Schengen visa, you may enter one country and travel freely throughout the Schengen zone.
Where to Apply for the Schengen Visa?
If you intend to visit only one Schengen Member State, you must apply at the Embassy or Consulate of this Member State. If you intend to visit several Schengen countries, you must apply for a visa at the Embassy or Consulate of the country which is your main destination. If you intend to visit several Schengen countries but do not have a main destination, you should apply for a visa at the Embassy or Consulate of the country which is your first point of entry.