VFS Global employees can provide you with information and application form for a Schengen visa , but they are not able to provide you advice regarding which visa you should apply for.
If you do not know whether you need a visa in order to enter Sweden or the countries represented by the Embassy of Sweden, the Embassy of Sweden and VFS Kenya will help you find the answer.
Some categories are exempted from the visa fee, for information regarding this please visit the website of the Embassy: Please click here to view the list of Visa Fee Exemptions or contact VFS Kenya by e-mail : email@example.com
Visa fee waivers
The visa fee shall be waived for applicants belonging to one of the following categories:
The visa fee may be waived for:
Within local Schengen cooperation, Members States shall aim to harmonise the application of these exemptions.
The visa fee shall be charged in euro, in the national currency of the third country or in the currency usually used in the third country where the application is lodged, and shall not be refundable except in the cases referred to in Articles 18(2) and 19(3).
When charged in a currency other than euro, the amount of the visa fee charged in that currency shall be determined and regularly reviewed in application of the euro foreign exchange reference rate set by the European Central Bank. The amount charged may be rounded up and consulates shall ensure under local Schengen cooperation that they charge similar fees.
Time-frame of the Process (delivery to the embassy max 1 week + deadline(s) for decision making max 15 days or less if VFA)
The Services provided by VFS Global are optional and not an obligation. Applicants may submit their visa applications directly to the Embassy of Sweden in which case you should contact the Visa section of the Embassy by email. A visa application cannot be submitted without prior appointment at the Embassy of Sweden.
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