Schengen Visa Facilities Abroad Resuming Operations

After being closed for nearly four months, many Schengen visa facilities abroad will be reopening, according to a series of VFS Global announcements.

Below will be listed the individual Member States who have begun resuming visa services and the locations of the facilities that will be providing them.

Please keep in mind that although the visa application centers listed below are either open or opening in the near future, services and hours are not universal for all centers.

Portugal

  • Belo Horizonte, Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, and San Salvador, Brazil
  • Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria
  • Casa Blanca and Rabat, Morocco
  • Luanda, Angola
  • Maputo, Mozambique
  • Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Beijing, Changsha, Fuzhou, Guangzhou, Shanghai, and Shenzhen, China
  • Bengaluru, Chennai, and New Delhi, India
  • Johannesburg, Durban, and Pretoria, South Africa
  • Manchester and Edinburg, UK
  • Al Khobar, Jeddah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Alexandria and Cairo, Egypt
  • New York and Washington D.C. USA

Latvia

  • Doha, Qatar
  • Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Edinburg, Manchester, and London, UK
  • Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE
  • Manama, Bahrain
  • Jeddah, Riyadh, and Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Italy

  • Chongqing, Beijing, Guangzhou, and Shanghai, China
  • Quito, Ecuador
  • Kolkata, Chennai, Kochi, Hyderabad, South Mumbai, and New Delhi, India
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Dakar, Senegal
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Dakar, Senegal
  • Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Edinburg, London, and Manchester, UK

Belgium

  • Danang, Ho Chi Minh City, and Hanoi, Vietnam
  • South Mumbai, India
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Dakar, Senegal
  • Erbil and Baghdad, Iraq
  • Kigali, Rwanda
  • Tehran, Iran
  • Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Al Khobar, Jeddah, and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Bangkok, Thailand

Denmark

  • Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi and Kochi, India
  • St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Algiers, Algeria
  • Beijing, Guangzhou, Shanghai, China
  • Cairo, Egypt
  • Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Ramallah, Palestine
  • Manama, Bahrain
  • Dhaka, Bangladesh
  • Minsk, Belarus
  • Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • Tehran, Iran
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Kuwait City, Kuwait
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Bamako, Mali
  • Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria
  • Gaza, Palestine
  • Taipei, Taiwan
  • Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Edinburg, Manchester, and London, UK
  • Chicago, New York, and Washington D.C. USA
  • Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Rabat, Morocco
  • Singapore, Bangkok
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Mexico City, Mexico
  • Cape Town, Durban, and Pretoria, South Africa
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • Kyiv and Lviv, Ukraine
  • Nairboi, Kenya
  • Dar-es-salam, Tanzania

Greece

  • St. Petersburg, Moscow, Novorossiysk, and Yekaterinburg, Russia
  • Yerevan, Armenia
  • Almaty and Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Manchester, Edinburg, and London, UK
  • Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Minsk, Belarus
  • Al Khobar, Jeddah, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Beirut, Lebanon

Norway

  • Bengaluru, India
  • St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad, Murmansk, and Moscow, Russia
  • Chennai, New Delhi, and Hyderabad, India
  • Minsk, Belarus
  • Yaounde, Cameroon
  • Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  • Chicago, New York, Houston, and Washington D.C. USA
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Tehran, Iran
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE
  • Pristina, Kosovo
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria
  • Gaza and Ramallah, Palestine
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Al Khobar, Jeddah, and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Cape Town, Durban, and Pretoria, South Africa
  • Edinburg and London, UK
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Nairobi, Kenya
  • Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania
  • Kampala, Uganda
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Ankara, Antalya, Istanbul, and Izmir, Turkey
  • Kharkiv, Kyiv, and Lviv, Ukraine
  • Belgrade, Serbia
  • Kampala, Uganda

Switzerland

  • Bengaluru, New Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Kochi, India
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Accra, Ghana

Estonia

  • Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Beijing, Shanghai, and Guangzhou, China
  • Ankara, Antalya, Gaziantep, Istanbul, and Izmir, Turkey
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • New Delhi, India

Malta

  • Edinburg, London, and Manchester, UK
  • Beijing, Guangzhou, and Beijing, China
  • St. Petersburg, Russia

Germany

  • Abu Dhabi and Dubai, UAE
  • Bengaluru, South Mumbai, Chennai, Hyderabad, and Kochi, India
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Al Khobar, Riyadh, and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Doha, Qatar
  • Hanoi, Danang, and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

France

  • Izmir, Turkey
  • Luanda, Angola
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Kingston, Jamaica
  • Al Khobar, Riyadh, and Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • Istanbul, Turkey
  • Boston, Houston, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles Washington D.C. and Miami, USA
  • Abidjan, Ivory Coast
  •  Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria
  • Luanda, Angola
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Dakar, Senegal
  • Singapore
  • Tehran, Iran
  • Ramallah, Palestine
  • Montreal, Ottawa, and Vancouver, Canada
  • Suva, Fiji
  • Algiers, Algeria
  • Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Netherlands

  • Al Khobar, Jeddah, and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • London, UK
  • St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Sydney, Australia
  • Auckland, New Zealand
  • Hyderabad, India
  • Chicago, USA
  • Tunis, Tunisia
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Jakarta and Surabaya, Indonesia
  • Dubai and Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Amman, Jordan
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • New Delhi, India
  • Nador, Morocco
  • Manila, Philippines

Austria

  • Kaliningrad, Moscow, and St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
  • Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, New Delhi, and Kochi, India
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Singapore
  • Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Ankara, Antalya, Bodrum, Bursa, Edirne, Gaziantep, Istanbul, and Izmir, Turkey
  • Kharkiv, Lviv, Odessa, Rivne, Ternopil, Uzgorod, and Vinnytsia, Ukraine
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Amman, Jordan

Czech Republic

  • Ivano-Frankivsk, Dnipropetrovsk, Khariv, Lviv, Kyiv, Odessa, and Uzgorod, Ukraine
  • Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • London, UK
  • Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Ankara, Antalya, and Izmir, Turkey
  • Beirut, Lebanon
  • Manama, Bahrain
  • Al Khobar, Jeddah, and Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Lithuania

  • Bengaluru, Chennai, New Delhi, and Hyderabad, India
  • Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
  • Washington D.C. Houston, Chicago, and New York, USA
  • Edinburg, London, and Manchester, UK
  • St. Petersburg and Moscow, Russia
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Almaty and Astana, Kazakhstan
  • Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria

Poland

  • Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine
  • St. Petersburg, Moscow, and Kaliningrad, Russia
  • Brest, Grodno, and Minsk, Belarus
  • Trabzon, Turkey
  • New Delhi, India

Sweden

  • Edinburg and London, UK
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Bangkok, Thailand
  • Manila, Philippines
  • Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Abuja and Lagos, Nigeria
  • Rabat, Morocco
  • Moscow, Russia
  • Shanghai and Nanjing, China

VFS Global is a third-party visa service that is used by many Member States outsourcing the visa services abroad.

Related information

Schengen Visa Embassy Links

How to submit a Schengen Visa Application

Where can I complete my Schengen Visa form? Schengen-Visa.com provides an online Schengen Application form to PDF converter tool for applicants who are unable to