Schengen Tourist Visa FAQs
How many countries can I visit with a Schengen visa?
Austria, Belgium, Croatia, 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.
If I get a visa to any of the Schengen countries can I visit the other 26 countries?
Yes, but you have to enter through the country that issued you the visa.
I want to apply for a Schengen visa, what are the requirements?
International passport (must be valid for at least 6months)
5X5 white background passport photograph
Work details i.e., introduction letter, Work ID card, etc
CAC registration certificate if business is registered.
6 months bank statement
How much does Schengen visa application, appointment, insurance & processing fee cost?
|Country||App. Fee (NGN)||
Insu. Fee (2weeks)
|Sweden||29,000 (paid at VFS)||10,100|
|Italy||9,000 (to be paid at VFS)||10,100|
- Visa Application fee (equivalent in Naira to be paid at the submission centre):
|Below 6 years||free|
- Visa Processing Fee:
(less than 15yrs
- Insurance fee Prices
|2 weeks (default)||NGN10,100|
- Courier fee (optional): between N8,000 – NGN15,500 (The price is based on your location)
Do I have to pay all the money at once?
No, you pay 85% of the processing fee (NGN84,490 per Adult & NGN42,245 per child), when the visa is approved, you will pay the balance but you will need to pay the full application and insurance fee.
What is the difference between visa application fee and visa processing fee?
- Visa Application fee is the fee you pay to the embassy for applying for a visa
- Visa Processing fee is the fee you pay to TATAgency for visa services rendered to you
What does Visa Processing fee cover?
- Filling of client’s application form
- Flight reservation
- Hotel reservation
- Advisory services based on our experience
- Documentation review
- Guiding client through the application process
- Further assistance where needed
- Preparing client for interview through a pre-interview stage with TATAgency
What if I am not working and I do not have a business, can I still apply?
Who is a Sponsor?
Is it paper submission or online?
It’s online submission to be done by us & paper submission at the VFS/BLS office to be done by the applicant.
Will I go for interview?
Will you review my documents before I submit?
When will I go for submission at the VFS/BLS office?
Submission is based on the available appointment date for countries that require appointment. Please note that the appointment date availability changes from time to time.
Where are the submission centre(s)?
I was just refused visa. Can I apply, if yes, when is the best time to reapply?
Must I get an invitation letter before I can apply?
How much should I have in my account?
Is your visa guaranteed?
Visa issuance is at the discretion of the consular. We will guide you for a better chance based on our vast knowledge and experience on visa application. However we do not guarantee visa.
If I am not physically in Lagos or Abuja, can I still apply with TATAgency?
Do TATAgency assist with work permit visa?
What if I am refused a visa, will there be a refund?
Can I travel immediately my visa is out?
How do I trust TATAgency?
- We are registered with CAC
- We are IATA Accredited
- We are reggistered with NCAA
- We have our office in Lagos and Canada
- You can visit our website: www.tatagency.com
Do I need to have a travel history before applying?
After getting my visa, can TATAgency assist with flight and accommodation?
How long is the visa processing time with the embassy?
From 10-30 working days after submission
What is the duration of the Visa?
1-3months, but it is at the discretion of the consular