Luxembourg Tourist Visa

Luxembourg is the second smallest country in Europe but is one among the wealthiest countries in the world. The country’s rich history makes it a tourist’s paradise.

If you are planning to visit Luxembourg, then you will need to get the short-stay Schengen visa. With this visa you can stay in the country for a maximum of 90 days within a 180-day period. The visa can be issued either for single or multiple entries.

Since Luxembourg is part of the Schengen agreement, with this visa you can travel freely within the Schengen countries including Luxembourg.

Eligibility requirements to apply for tourist visa:
  • Completed application form
  • Passport with a validity of at least six months
  • 2 passport size photos
  • Return air tickets
  • Covering letter with details of the traveler, purpose of visit and duration of stay. The letter should be signed by an authorized signatory
  • Income Tax Returns of the last 3 years
  • Original bank statements with details of transactions of the last six months
  • Details of the hotel where you will be staying
  • Medical insurance policy
Visa processing and approval:

Your visa will be processed in 15 working days; however, the approval is based on the decision by the consulate.

Before you apply for a tourist visa, ensure that you meet the visa requirements and have the required travel documents.

Ensure that you pay the required fees for the visa

Here are the details of the total visa fees for different categories:
Category Fees
Adults Rs.12878.82
Child (6-12 years) Rs.11078.82
How Y-Axis Can Help You?
  • Advise you on the required documentation
  • Advise you on the funds that need to be shown
  • Fill out the application forms
  • Review your documents for the visa application
Which visa will I have to apply for?

You will have to apply for a Schengen short stay visa (Visa C) for transiting through or staying in the Schengen Area for a maximum duration of continued or interrupted 90 days’ stay in each period of 180 days. This is also commonly referred to as the “90/180 Schengen Visa Rule”.

How can I know if my visa is single entry, double entry or multiple entry?

The number of entries allowed on your Schengen visa can be checked from the label entitled –  




Here, a ‘MULT’ label stands for multiple entries. Similarly, a ‘1’ label denotes single entry, and a ‘2’ label is for double entry.


What is the difference between Schengen Visa A and Visa C?

Visa A: Airport Transit Visa allowing the holder to travel through or transit the international zone of a Schengen country without entering the Schengen Area as such.  

A Schengen transit visa is compulsory for those travelling from one of the non-Schengen states to any other non-Schengen state with a changeover of flights in a Schengen country.  

Visa C: Short Stay Visa allowing the holder to stay in Schengen Area for a specific period of time, based on the validity of the visa.


Do I have to get travel insurance for visit visa for Luxembourg?

Travel medical insurance is mandatory for all applying for a visit visa for Luxembourg. Cover provided should be a minimum of EUR 30,000.  


What happens if I overstay on my Schengen short stay visa (Type C)?

If, for any reason, you overstay, you might have to bear consequences such as –  

  • Being fined 

  • Future Schengen visa applications to be reviewed further than the usual scrutiny and might be refused altogether 

  • Processing time for future visa applications to be extendedfrom anything between 30 to 60 days 

  • You also stand the risk of being banned from entering the Schengen Area for 2 to 5 years.


I heard that the Schengen visa fees is to be increased. Is it true?

Yes. From February 2, 2020, you will have to pay EUR 80 as Schengen visa fee. Currently, the fee is EUR 60.  


Will the fee be refunded if my visa is refused?

No. The fee is not refunded as the visa fee covers the costs incurred for the examination of the visa application.  


Can I appeal my visa refusal?

Yes. You may appeal against the decision of visa refusal. In a standard form, you will be duly notified of the exact reason why your visa was refused.  


Can my visit visa for Luxembourg be extended?

Do keep in mind that visit visa for Luxembourg can only be extended if you have a very strong reason for asking for an extension.  

The only acceptable reasons for seeking extension of Schengen short stay visa are –  

  • Force majeure 

  • Important personal reasons 

  • Late entry  

  • Humanitarian reasons


My passport will expire in 2 months. Can I apply for visa?

No. Your passport should be valid for at least another 3 months from the date that your requested visa would be expiring.  


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