How to get a Schengen visa for Poland in 4 simple steps

How to get a Schengen visa for Poland in 4 simple steps

The World Youth Day will be held in Krakow, Poland this year. In response to a reader inquiry, I’ve put together a simple step-by-step guide for getting a Schengen visa to visit Poland. * In the Philippines, Schengen visa applications for Poland are handled by 

Getting a UK Visa in Cebu: What You Need to Know

Getting a UK Visa in Cebu: What You Need to Know

* * Thinking of traveling to England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, or Wales? The United Kingdom has a Visa Application Center (VAC) in Cebu City. (Yay!) . Here’s the catch: you’ll have to shell out an additional service fee of USD 92. It’s a bit heavy on 

Getting a Schengen Visa at the Netherlands Embassy: What You Need to Know

Getting a Schengen Visa at the Netherlands Embassy: What You Need to Know

* * Both the Netherlands Embassy website and the VFS Global Services website contain useful information on the application process for a Schengen visa. (VFS is the company that assists the Netherlands embassy in processing visa applications.) It can be a little confusing, navigating both 

The Schengen Visa: General Information

The Schengen Visa: General Information

A Schengen visa allows you to travel to any country in the Schengen Area. In other words, once you obtain a visa from any of the Schengen countries, you can travel to all of the Schengen countries. (For avid travelers like myself, this is the drool-worthy equivalent 

Getting a Schengen Visa at the French Embassy: What You Need to Know

Getting a Schengen Visa at the French Embassy: What You Need to Know

_ The French embassy in the Philippines has just recently delegated processing of Schengen visa applications to VFS Global. Continue reading this article — including the Comments section! — for my personal experience and tips on applying for a visa, then head to my new article How