1. Valid passport valid for 3 months from the date of return,
  2. One form, 02 color photographs 35x45mm, white background, 80 percent face image. (Please note that if the photo size is not proper consulate will not accept the application),
  3. Covering letter from Indian company on company letterhead in details,
  4. Invitation letter from Netherlands,
  5. Personal Income tax papers for last 3 years
  6. Company Income tax papers for last 3 years
  7. Personal Bank Statement of last 6 months.
  8. Company Bank Statement of last 6 months.
  9. The consulate will require birth certificate copies of Kids traveling with Parents Or without Parents while applying for the visa application at VFS. The Birth certificate will be accepted only in the English Language.
  10. Overseas medical insurance
  11. Air ticket


  1. Valid passport for 3 months from the date of return with 02 pages back to back blank
  2. Two color photos 35mm by 45mm white background 70% of the face should be seen.
  3. Covering letter from pax on company letter head with company round stamp on it.
  4. If working then covering letter on plain letter & Original Leave letter from the Indian company.
  5. Confirmed Hotel confirmation as per the air tk
  6. Personal & Company bank statement copy for last 06 months of the passenger with stamp & signature in all the pages.
  7. If working Salary Slips for last 3 months
  8. Personal & Company I T papers copy for last 03 yrs of passenger
  9. Listed Overseas medical insurance as per the Air tkt List of Insurance is mentioned below
  10. Return Air ticket
  11. Listed Overseas medical insurance as per the Air tkt List of Insurance is mentioned below
  12. Company registration copy


As part of the Worldwide introduction of VIS effective 02 November 2015, Indian citizens applying for a Schengen visa will have to appear in person in order to provide biometric data  (fingerprints and digital photography). The other procedure remains the same as usual and there is no change in the Visa Fee & the Visa application form etc.

The subsequent application to a Schengen Countries (after the first application effective 02 Nov 2015) for the next 5 years, need not appear in person for biometric./ Nevertheless, it has to be underlined that in case of reasonable doubt regarding the identity of the applicant, the consulate shall collect again fingerprints within the 5 year period specified above. The Database of all Biometric (photos & fingerprints) will be stored for 5 years only.
​How the system will work, will be informed us later. Like we have to submit first and the VFS will give us the appointment or we have to take an appointment from their website
There are certain exemptions as follows:
  • Children under 12
  • Persons for whom the collection of fingerprints is physically impossible
  • Sovereigns and other senior members of a royal family, Heads of State, and members of the national Governments (with their official delegations and spouses) if they travel for official purposes.