Annex to the Visa Code Handbook

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Visa Code Handbook

The Commission Implementing Decision amending Commission Decision C(2010) 1620 final as regards the replacement of the Handbook for the processing of visa applications and the modification of issued visas (Visa Code Handbook I).

Annex to the Visa Code Handbook

 

Annex no.

Name of Annex

Updates

Annex 1

List of third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and of those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement

Download the latest version of annex 1 from the following page: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/policies/schengen-borders-and-visa/visa-policy/who-must-apply-schengen-visa_en

 

Annex 2

List of residence permits issued by Member States

Download the latest version of annex 2 from the following page (see under the heading Related documents): https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/policies/schengen-borders-and-visa/border-crossing_en

 

Annex 3

List of school pupils travelling in the framework of a school excursion within the European Union

 

Annex 4

List of agreements on local border traffic and specimen of permits issued by Member States for that purpose

 

Annex 5

Information on national derogations from the visa requirement

Download the latest version of annex 5 from the following page: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/policies/schengen-borders-and-visa/visa-policy/who-must-apply-schengen-visa_en

Certain civilian sea crew members - Danish update (14-05-2014) 

Annex 6

Guidelines on the movement of Turkish nationals across the external borders of EU Member States in order to provide services there

 

Annex 7a

Common list of third countries whose nationals are required to be in possession of an airport transit visa when passing through the international transit area of airports situated on the territory of the Member States

Download the latest version of annex 7a from the following page: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/policies/schengen-borders-and-visa/visa-policy/who-must-apply-schengen-visa_en 

 

Annex 7b

List of third countries whose nationals are required to be in possession of an airport transit visa when passing through the international transit area of airports situated on the territory of one/some Member States

Download the latest version of annex 7b from the following page: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/policies/schengen-borders-and-visa/visa-policy/who-must-apply-schengen-visa_en

 

Annex 7c

List of residence permits entitling their holders to transit through the airports of member states without being required to hold an airport transit visa

 

Annex 8

Visa facilitation agreements and implementing Guidelines

See the following page for a comprehensive overview of all agreements concluded between the EU and the countries concerned: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/policies/schengen-borders-and-visa/visa-policy_en

 

Annex 8

Visa facilitation agreements and implementing Guidelines - Albania

 

Annex 8

Visa facilitation agreements and implementing Guidelines - Bosnia Herzegovina

 

Annex 8

Visa facilitation agreements and implementing Guidelines - Moldova

 

Annex 8

Visa facilitation agreements and implementing Guidelines - Russian Federation

 

Annex 8

Visa facilitation agreements and implementing Guidelines - Ukraine

 

Annex 9

Uniform application form

 

Annex 10

The former annex 10 has been replaced by the following four annexes:
Travel documents issued by third countries and territorial entities (Part I)

Download the latest version of annex 10 (Part I) from the following page (see under the heading Related documents): https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/policies/schengen-borders-and-visa/border-crossing_en

Updates from MS (09-04-2014)

Updates from MS (27-06-2014)

Updates from MS (25-07-2014)

Updates from MS (07-10-2014)

Updates from MS (24-11-2014)

Updates from MS (19-02-2015)

Updates from MS (08-04-2015)

Updates from MS (04-06-2015)

Updates from MS (20-07-2016)

Updates from MS (27-07-2016)

Updates from MS (28-10-2016)

Updates from MS (19-12-2016)

Annex 10

Travel documents issued by Member States (Part II)
Bulgaria, Cyprus and Romania, see sheet (ark) IIB
United Kingdom and Ireland, see sheet (ark) IIC

Download the latest version of annex 10 (Part II) from the following page (see under the heading Related documents): https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/policies/schengen-borders-and-visa/border-crossing_en

Updates from MS (09-04-2014)

Updates from MS (27-06-2014)

Updates from MS (25-07-2014)

Updates from MS (07-10-2014)

Updates from MS (24-11-2014)

Updates from MS (19-02-2015)

Updates from MS (08-04-2015)

Updates from MS (04-06-2015)

Updates from MS (20-07-2016)

Updates from MS (27-07-2016)

Updates from MS (28-10-2016)

Updates from MS (19-12-2016)

Annex 10

Travel documents issued by international organisations and other entities subject to international law (Part III)

Download the latest version of annex 10 (Part III) from the following page (see under the heading Related documents): https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/policies/schengen-borders-and-visa/border-crossing_en

 

Annex 10

List of known fantasy and camouflage passports

Download the latest version of annex 10 (Part IV) from the following page (see under the heading Related documents): https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/policies/schengen-borders-and-visa/border-crossing_en

 

Annex 11

Information on the photographic specifications for the photograph to be submitted by applicants

 

Annex 12

Recommendation of the European Parliament and Council to facilitate the issue by the Member States of uniform short-stay visas for researchers from third countries travelling within the Community for the purpose of carrying out scientific research

Download annex 12 from the following page: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX%3A32005H0761

 

Annex 13

Uniform format and use of the stamp indicating that a visa application is admissible

 

Annex 14

Non-exhaustive list of supporting documents

 

Annex 15

Specimen of Member States' forms providing proof of sponsorship and/or private accommodation

Latvia 

Czech Republic 

Norway

France

Lithuania

Annex 16

Third countries whose nationals or specific categories of such third country nationals who are subject to prior consultation (01.11.2020)

 

Annex 17

Third countries for whose nationals or specific categories of such third country nationals "ex post" information is required

 

Annex 18

Reference amounts required for the crossing of the external border fixed by national authorities

 

Annex 19

The visa sticker

Download annex 19 from the following page (the third element of the common visa policy is the uniform format for the visa sticker): https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/policies/schengen-borders-and-visa/visa-policy_en

 

Annex 20

Filling in the visa sticker

Former annex 20 containing information about the machine readable zone

Annex 21

Examples of filled in visa stickers

 

Annex 22

National entires in the "comments" section of the visa sticker

 

Annex 23

Removed

 

Annex 24

Separate sheet for affixing the visa

 

Annex 25

Standard form for notifying and motivating refusal, annulment or revocation of a visa

 

Annex_25a

Standard form for notifying reasons for  refusal of a visa

 

Annex 26

Operational rules for issuing visas at the border to seamen in transit who are subject to visa requirements

 

Annex 27

List of Member States' authorities competent for extending visas

 

Annex 28

List of Member States' consular presence, representation arrangements and forms of cooperation for the collection of visaapplications, collection by Honorary Consuls or outsourcing of the collection of visa applications

 

Annex 29

Request for consent to extend the territorial validity of a LTV

 

Annex 30

Notification of the annulment of a visa issued by another member state

 

Annex 31

Notification of the revocation of a visa issued by another member state

 

Annex 32 

Actions to be taken in VIS (annulment/revocation of a visa and invalidation of visa sticker)

 
                                                                                                                                   

Visa code handbook II

Handbook for the administrative management of visa processing and local Schengen cooperation (Visa Code Handbook II)

The Commission’s decision of 11 June.2010 on establishing the Handbook for the processing of visa applications and the modification of issued visas.

Dansk

Visumhåndbogen

Kommissionens gennemførelsesafgørelse om ændring af afgørelse K(2010) 1620 endelig for så vidt angår af håndbogen om behandling af visumansøgninger og ændring af udstedte visa (visumhåndbog I). 

Bilag til visumhåndbogen

Der henvises til de engelske udgaver af bilagene ovenfor.                                                                          

Visumhåndbogen II

Håndbog vedrørende den administrative forvaltning af visumbehandling og det lokale schengensamarbejde (Visumhåndbog II)

Kommissionens afgørelse af 11. juni 2010 vedrørende etableringen af visumhåndbogen for behandling af visumansøgninger og ændringer af udstedte visa.