Luxembourg Visa Information
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Who requires a visa?
Citizens of the Schengen area can enter the Luxembourg territory and stay for a maximum of three months (tourist visit, family visit, business trip etc) without a visa.
The following are also exempt:
– foreigners traveling with a:
– United Nations permit,
– Identity papers issued by the Secretary General of the Council of Europe,
– Permit for European Union personnel,
– Permit issued by the Customs Cooperation Council.
– flight crew licence or certificate issued in accordance with the International Air Services Transit Agreement signed in Chicago on 7th December 1944
– a valid refugee travel permit issued in accordance with the Geneva Convention of 1951 by one of the following countries: Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Norway, The Netherlands, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom
– a school list drawn up by a member state of the European Union for a school trip to Luxembourg.
– civilian crew members on the Rhine if they hold a travel document containing a trilingual stamp or comment identifying them as Rhine boatmen in accordance with the resolutions of the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine.
– a residence permit issued by Schengen States which allows free circulation in other Schengen states together with a valid travel document.
Note: Some of these documents mentioned in this section are not recognised by all of the States signed up to the Schengen agreement. If you have to pass through another Schengen State to get to Luxembourg you should contact the authorities of this State to find out about the validity of your travel document.
Citizens of other countries require a Schengen visa.
What documents will be required?
• two recent passport photos
• a valid passport or a travel permit recognized by the Schengen countries whose validity is at least three months longer than the validity of the visa applied for
• written proof relating to the reason for the journey such as:
1. official invitation letter for a business trip
2. certified copy of an accommodation certificate of the reference person in Luxembourg
3. hotel reservation
4. return ticket
5. proof of sufficient means of subsistence (bank statements, cash, credit cards etc.)
6. proof of legal residence in the usual country of residence
7. health or travel insurance is required.
How long is the Visa valid for?
There are three types of Schengen Visa:
1. Type A: Visa de transit aeroportuaire (Airport transit visa)
This visa constitutes an exception to the general rule allowing transit without a visa in the international zone of airport transit. The visa does not allow access to the Schengen territory.
2. Type B: Visa de transit (Transit visa)
This visa allows the holder to pass through one or more Schengen states in order to get to another state. The necessary duration for this transit cannot exceed 5 days.
3. Type C: Visa de court séjour (Short stay visa) This visa allows entry into the Schengen territory for a maximum uninterrupted stay of 90 days over a period of six months. The visa can be issued for single or multiple entry. In the event of multiple entries, the total duration of the different stays spent in the Schengen area cannot exceed 90 days over a period of six months.
Embassy contact information:
Please contact the nearest Luxembourg embassy for information on what documentation you may require to enter Luxembourg. Luxembourg Embassies Worldwide.
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– Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Grand Duchy of Luxembourg – URL: http://www.mae.lu/
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