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Last updated: November 2023

The grandeur of Luxembourg, now more accessible than ever, awaits! As part of the Schengen Visa scheme, this enchanting country has opened its doors wider, offering a hassle-free journey for non-EU citizens eager to discover its hidden treasures.

The Schengen Visa is your ticket to not only Luxembourg but also the diverse cultures across all Schengen countries.

Our streamlined approach means applying for your Luxembourg Schengen Visa is now simpler than ever. Or take advantage of our user-friendly iVisa app for an even more convenient application process!

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What is the Luxembourg Schengen Visa?

The Luxembourg Schengen Visa is your gateway to effortless travel across Europe, granting you access to 27 Schengen member countries with a single visa.

These countries include Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Iceland, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and Switzerland.

Remember, for your Schengen Visa application to be successful, Luxembourg should either be your primary entry point into the Schengen Zone or the nation where you plan to spend the majority of your trip. This ensures your visa aligns perfectly with your travel itinerary.

What can I do with the Luxembourg Schengen Visa?

With this visa, you can:

  • Explore the Schengen Area and Luxembourg as a tourist.

  • Go on a business trip.

  • Visit friends and family.

  • Take part in short-term studies and professional training.

  • Transit through the Schengen area.

What can I not do with the Luxembourg Schengen Visa?

Keep in mind that you can’t:

  • Reside in the country or the Schengen Zone.

  • Work and study for a long period of time.

  • Establish a business.

  • Engage in trade.

Who is eligible to apply for the Luxembourg Schengen Visa?

To be eligible for a Luxembourg Schengen visa, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Non-Schengen/EU/EEA nationality: You must be a citizen of a country that does not have visa-free travel to the Schengen Area (more below).

  • Purpose of travel: You must have a legitimate reason for visiting, such as tourism or business.

  • Intention to leave the Schengen area: You plan to leave the Schengen area before your visa expires.

  • Enough funds: You must have sufficient funds to support yourself during your stay.

  • Travel insurance: You must have medical insurance that covers emergency medical expenses of at least €30,000 and repatriation in the entire Schengen Zone.

  • Clean criminal record: You should not have a history of overstaying Schengen visas or have been previously deported or flagged in the Schengen Information System for any reason.

Who needs to apply for the Luxembourg Schengen Visa?

The majority of travelers from outside the EU and Schengen Zone must apply for Luxembourg Schengen Visas, which may include a pre-departure interview.

To determine if you require a Luxembourg Schengen Visa, use our Visa Checker Tool.

Do minors need the Luxembourg Schengen Visa?

Yes, children and minors from eligible countries must apply for a Luxembourg Visa.

Parents or legal guardians must sign the application form and include the minor's birth certificate during the application process.

Who is visa-exempt for Luxembourg?

Travel to and within the Schengen Zone is visa-free for residents of any Schengen or European countries. Additionally, nationals from the following countries can visit Luxembourg without a visa, according to the Schengen rules:

  • United States

  • United Kingdom

  • Australia

  • New Zealand

  • Canada

How long is the Luxembourg Schengen Visa valid?

The highlight of the short-stay Schengen Visa is its flexibility. With this single visa, you're free to cross between the Schengen countries as often as you wish, provided your total stay is not longer than 90 days Per Entry within a 180-day period.

Important to remember: At iVisa, we offer the option to apply for a Multiple Entry visa. This could be valid for a duration ranging from 180 days up to 5 years after issued. However, the final decision regarding the type of visa granted, and its validity period, rests with the Luxembourg authorities.

For those planning a longer stay in Luxembourg or other Schengen nations, it's advisable to refer to the Luxembourg government's official website for more information.

Can I extend my Luxembourg Schengen Visa?

Extending a Luxembourg Schengen Visa is not easy. Approvals are rare and require strong justification and supporting documentation, for example, in a medical emergency.

To find out if you can extend your Luxembourg Schengen Visa, check the Luxembourg government website. Make sure to apply for an extension before your visa expires.

Luxembourg Schengen Visa: Required documents

Begin your journey towards obtaining the Luxembourg Schengen Visa with us today, and the initial step is straightforward – simply submit a copy of your passport.

Following this, we'll email you detailing the full list of Luxembourg Visa requirements for the rest of the application process. Generally, these include:

  • Schengen Visa application form: You’ll receive this once you’ve completed our simple online application process. Check, print, and sign it before submitting.

  • Two color photos, taken in the last 6 months, glued to your application form: Follow the Schengen standards to make sure they are 100% government-compliant. You’ll receive the application form during your application.

  • Valid passport: With at least 6 months validity after arrival and 2 blank pages for visa stickers and entry stamps.

  • Travel itinerary: Including a copy of your return or onward flight ticket.

  • Proof of accommodation: A hotel booking or an invitation letter from relatives in Luxembourg.

  • Proof of enough funds: Bank statements or salary slips showing that you have the necessary funds to pay for your entire trip in the Schengen Zone.

  • Biometric info: In case you have not registered your fingerprints in the previous 59 months, you’ll need to provide your biometric data during your visa appointment.

  • Medical/travel insurance: It must cover a minimum of €30,000 for emergency medical treatment and repatriation in the entire Schengen Zone.

  • Additional documentation for children: When you’re applying on behalf of your child or a minor, their birth certificates and parental consent must be submitted too.

How to apply for the Luxembourg Schengen Visa

Follow the below steps to apply for the Luxembourg Schengen Visa through our user-friendly platform:

  • Step 1: Fill out your basic information and travel details through our website or app. Double-check all details to avoid errors.

  • Step 2: Pay the iVisa processing fee securely online with a debit or credit card, Venmo, or PayPal.

You can pay the government fee at the Luxembourg Embassy or Consulate in your home country during your appointment.

After the payment, we’ll send you a complete document checklist, instructions to guide you through the next steps, and tips for a successful interview.

  • Step 3: Submit the required documents during the mandatory visa appointment, attend the interview, and await approval!

The visa will be placed in your passport. You must show this upon arrival in Luxembourg.

Luxembourg Schengen Visa application costs and processing time

We currently offer one processing option for Luxembourg Schengen Visas:

  • Standard processing: Our review and processing takes up to 30 days and costs USD $224.99, excluding the government visa fees and processing.

  • The government visa fee is about US$85.00 (half-price for children between the ages of 6 and 12 and free for kids under 6 years old).

The government processing can take up to 45 days, so consider this when planning your trip.

Do I need the Luxembourg Schengen Visa to transit through the country?

Citizens of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iran, Iraq, Cuba, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, and Sri Lanka will need a Transit Visa.

Please contact your local embassy or airline for current Luxembourg Airport Transit Visa requirements.

Benefits of getting the Luxembourg Schengen Visa with us

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Where can I learn more about the Luxembourg Schengen Visa?

Need more info about the Luxembourg Schengen Visa or a visa for another country? Contact our customer support team or you can contact us on WhatsApp. We are happy to help!

Required Documents to Apply

  • The applicant's passport.
  • A photo of the applicant.

Important Instructions

  • The Luxembourg Schengen visa is your key to visiting or transiting through all 27 Schengen countries.

  • Depending on why you're traveling, your visa can be for single, double, or multiple entries. The embassy or consulate decides this for you.

  • You can stay for up to 90 days in a 180-day period. It's best to apply for your visa 15 days to 6 months before your trip to make sure you get all the necessary travel documents.

  • Allowed activities: Tourism, business trips, visiting friends and family, short-term studies and professional training, sports, and transiting through the Schengen Zone.

Fee exemptions: Children under 6, students, scholars, teachers, researchers, non-profit event participants under 25, those attending international meetings in Luxembourg, family members of Luxembourgian citizens, government-invited individuals, diplomatic and service passport holders, and family members of EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation, or EFTA citizens.

Questions?

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The process can be long. You can apply up to 1 month prior to your trip, but we recommend applying 6 months in advance to avoid any delays.
You can expect the application process to take roughly 20 minutes.
Remember to bring these documents to your appointment. You’ll also need to pay the government visa fee. This is paid in person at the embassy or consulate. But, depending on your request location, it can be paid online. Keep in mind that this fee is non-refundable.
  • Your application form. Completed, printed, and signed. ***A detailed cover letter introducing yourself to the embassy.
  • Detailed travel itinerary. Download our free template!
  • Two color photos, not older than 6 months, glued to your application form. Follow the Schengen standards to make sure they are 100% government-compliant.
  • Fingerprints. Except for children under 12.
  • Passport. Valid for 3 months after visa expiry with 2 blank pages. Include a copy of previous visas, if any.
  • Proof of your financial capability. Stamped/signed 3-month bank statements proving you have at least €67 for each day you plan to stay in Luxembourg. This doesn't apply to kids traveling with grown-up family members.
  • Accommodation confirmation and their contact information.
  • Proof of return to your country, such as return or round-trip tickets.
  • If a minor, you'll need parental consent.
  • If visiting friends or family, a confirmed invitation letter with a copy of their ID or residence permit.
  • If a student, a recent, signed, and dated, letter from the institution specifying your enrollment.
  • If traveling for business, a confirmed invitation letter from the Luxembourgian institution explaining the purpose of the trip. And, a business bank statement.
  • For medical travel, a certificate from the Luxembourgian institution confirming treatment availability and financial capability.
  • Health insurance with coverage of at least €30,000 in the Schengen area.
Yes! You can visit all the countries in the Schengen area.

Unfortunately not. There is a government fee you will need to pay.

You won’t need to pay the government fee if the applicant is under 6, a student, scholar, teacher, researcher, non-profit event participant under 25, attending international meetings in Luxembourg, a family member of Luxembourgian citizens, invited by the government, a diplomatic and service passport holder, or a family member of EU, EEA, Swiss Confederation, or EFTA citizens.

A maximum of 90 days within a 180-day period.
There are no COVID-19 requirements when entering Luxembourg.
Disclaimer
  • iVisa is NOT affiliated with any government agency. This site does not provide legal advice and we are not a law firm. None of our customer service representatives are lawyers and they also do not provide legal advice. We are a private, internet-based travel and immigration consultancy provider dedicated to helping individuals travel around the world. You may apply by yourself directly on the various government websites. The source of information: https://maee.gouvernement.lu/en/services-aux-citoyens/visa-immigration.html

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