Documents required for Schengen visa

Following visa centres are operational for Estonia (august 2021):
Bengaluru: Monday to Friday
Chennai: Monday to Friday
Hyderabad: Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Kochi: Monday to Friday
Kolkata: Friday
Mumbai: Wednesday
New Delhi: Monday and Thursday


All applicants must present the following documents along with the filled out, printed and signed Visa Application Form. Indian passport holders should refer to the VFS Center website for most up-to-date list of document requirements.

For Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and other citizens

    Make sure your travel document fulfills these criteria:

    • issued within the last 10 years
    • contains at least three (3) blank pages for visas
    • is valid at least 3 months after the expiration date of the visa;
    • Indian citizens: old passport (mandatory, if not, FIR or proof of cancellation)
  • COLOR PHOTO (passport-size 35mm x 40mm)
    • must be taken within last 6 months
    • must have a white background
    • no software corrections allowed
    • face 70-80% of the height of the photo
    You should have proof of at least 100 EUR per day of stay in Estonia.
    Valid in Schengen countries with a coverage of at least 30,000 EUR for the entire duration of stay in the Schengen area;

    Depending on the purpose of your trip, you must submit supporting documents. Clickon the links below based on your purpose of travel:

  • At the time of submission of the application, 10 FINGERPRINTS of the applicant will be collected.The following applicants shall be exempt from the requirement to give fingerprints:
    • children under the age of 12;
    • persons for whom fingerprinting is physically impossible;
    • heads of state or government and members of national government with accompanying spouses, and the members of their official delegation when they are invited by Member States’ governments or by international organisations for an official purpose:
    • sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, when they are invited by Member States’ governments or by international organisations for an official purpose:


  • At the request of a consular officer, you are required to appear at the Embassy or Consulate in person in order to provide explanations concerning facts which are relevant in application for the visa.


Last updated: 1 September 2021