Tag: Schengen countries

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