Apply For A Luxembourg Visa Online
Here are the four Luxembourg visa types:
- An airport transit A visa.
- A short-stay C visa.
- A long-stay D visa.
Airport Transit A Visa
An airport transit visa allows you to transit in a Luxembourg airport while you are on your way to another country. However, this type of visa does not allow you to exit the airport area. The airport transit visa is issued for 24 hours.
If you are from one of the countries listed below, you need an airport transit visa to pass through the transit area of the airport of Luxembourg:
- Western Sahara
- Democratic Republic of the Congo
- Sri Lanka
Short-Stay C Visa
A short-stay visa allows you to stay in Luxembourg for 90 days in any 180-day period. In addition, you can visit other Schengen countries within the validity of the visa. The Luxembourg short-stay visa is issued for:
- Business meetings.
- Medical controls.
- School trips.
- Conferences, etc.
With a short-stay C visa, you can not apply for a temporary residence permit in Luxembourg.
Long-Stay D Visa
A long-stay D visa allows you to stay in Luxembourg for one year. It also allows you to visit other Schengen countries too. You can get a Luxembourg long-stay visa for the following purposes:
- Family reunion.
With a long-stay D visa, you can apply for a temporary residence permit in Luxembourg. A temporary residence permit allows you to stay for five years in Luxembourg and can be renewed.
Difference Between Luxembourg Schengen Visa and Long-Stay Visa
The difference between a Schengen visa and a long-stay visa is:
|A short-stay visa is issued for 90 days.
|A long-stay visa is issued for 365 days.
|A short-stay visa is issued for: tourism, family visits, business meetings, etc.
|A long-stay visa is issued for: work, study, family reunion, investment, etc.
|You can not apply for a temporary residence permit with a short-stay visa. You must leave Luxembourg as soon as your visa expires.
|You can apply for a temporary residence permit with a long-stay visa, and extend your stay in Luxembourg indefinitely.
Luxembourg Visa Application Process
To apply for a Luxembourg visa, follow these steps:
- Book an Appointment with the Luxembourg Embassy
- Fill Out the Visa Application Form
- Submit the Application at the Embassy and Pay the Fee
- Wait For an Answer
Book an Appointment with the Luxembourg Embassy
First, you must contact Luxembourg’s nearest embassy/consulate and book an appointment. Make sure you arrive on time at your visa appointment because someone else can take your place, and you can lose your opportunity to apply on that day. You may also be asked to be interviewed at your visa appointment.
Fill Out the Visa Application Form
You must download the application form for the Luxembourg visa online, fill it out in the right way, print a hard copy and sign it at the end. Make sure you fully complete the application form with sincere responses and do not leave any blank spaces.
Submit the Application at the Embassy and Pay the Fee
Gather all the required documents listed below at the ‘Document Checklist for Luxembourg Visa’, and submit them to the Luxembourg embassy/consulate.
The next step is to finish the payment for your visa application. You can make the payment at the embassy/consulate of Luxembourg in your home country when submitting all the required documents. Make sure you attach the receipt of the payment to the rest of the documents.
Wait For an Answer
After finishing all the required steps, wait for an answer. You will receive a response from the embassy/consulate to which you have submitted the documents after two weeks. Sometimes it may take longer.