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Luxembourg Visa: Eligibility, Documents & Process for Indians

Getting a Luxembourg Visa


Luxembourg is a landlocked country in Europe. It also counted among the smallest country in the continent. Additionally, Luxembourg is also one of the least populous countries on the planet. However, the country boasts one of the highest GDP per capita in the world. Luxembourg doesn't see much of tourism, but it still enjoys a healthy amount of tourists over the year. Additionally, since it is a member state of the Schengen region, tourists visiting the Schengen area generally visit the nation.

Why is Luxembourgian Visa Needed?

You will require a visa to visit the nation of Luxembourg. Your reasons for visiting Luxembourg will decide the type of visa you should apply.

Luxembourg Visa Eligibility

The eligibility requirements for a Luxembourgian visa are dependent on the reasons and duration of your visit. There are primarily two types of visa:

Schengen Visa: This type of visa allows you a stay of 90 days in six-month duration. This visa also allows applicants to visit other Schengen states. Additionally, you will have no restrictions to visit or enter any of the Schengen states. Therefore, the Schengen Visa C is issued not just for a single entry but also for double and multiple entries.

National Visa: This type of visa allows you a stay of 91 days to 180 days. Visa D can be issued for many reasons including but not limited to the researcher, guest researcher, short-term worker, delegation, cultural or religious involvement, volunteer and student among others.

Luxembourg Visa Application Process

How to Apply for Luxembourgian Visa:

You will need to follow the following steps to apply for a Luxembourgian visa:

Step 1: Before applying for a visa, the first thing that you should do is ensure that your purpose of visit and its justification is adequate. The reason is that the visa that you will apply for will depend on your reason and duration of the visit. You can find all the required information and the application form to be filled from

Step 2: Fill the application with all relevant information along with documents that required to verify the information in the application form.

Step 3: Apply to the application centre.

Step 4: Collect the token number from the application centre.

Step 5: Track your application

Step 6: Collect your visa from the Embassy of Luxembourg. You can also apply for courier delivery. However, you will need to inquire with the VFS Desk to ensure the requirements and availability of courier delivery.

The second thing that you will need to do is book an appointment before you submit your visa application. Once you arrive at the visa application centre, you will need to take a token from the entrance then proceed to the waiting area. You will be called to the visa application submission counter to submit your application and the required documents. The documents along with your photograph and passport will be scrutinised and verified for their authenticity and validity.

Lastly, you will receive a receipt for the services and fees charged during the process. DO ensure to carry all the originals of your documents.

Where to Apply for Luxembourg Visa?

In order to apply for a visa to Luxembourg, you will need to visit The Embassy of Luxembourg in New Delhi. Additionally, as mentioned on the Embassy of Luxembourg website, you can also visit the offices of VFS Global Services in Delhi, Gurgaon, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Kolkata, Ahmadabad, Chandigarh, Kochi, Goa, Hyderabad, Pune, Puducherry, and Trivandrum. The addresses are given down below:

New Delhi VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd. Shivaji Stadium Metro Station, Mezzanine Level Baba Kharak Singh Marg, Connaught Place New Delhi- 110001
Gurgaon Luxembourg Visa Application Centre VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd. ILD Trade Centre, 4th Floor, Sector 47 Sohna Road, Gurgaon - 122001
Jaipur Luxembourg Visa Application Centre VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd.Manglam Ambition Tower 1st Floor, Agrasen Circle (Malan ka Chauraha), Subhash Marg, C Scheme Jaipur, 302001
Jalandhar VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd 3rd floor, Aman Plaza, Plot No 310, Lajpat Nagar, Mahavir Marg, Nakodar Chowk, (opposite to lovely autos), Jalandhar, Punjab – 144001
Mumbai VFS Global Luxembourg Visa Application Centre Trade Centre, 3rd Floor, ‘G’ Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400 051
Chennai VFS Global Services Pvt.Ltd. Fagun Towers, Third Floor, No 74, EthirajSalai, Egmore, Chennai - 600 008
Bangalore VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd Global Tech Park, No 11 First Floor O’ Shaughnessy Road, Langford Town, Bangalore 560025 Helpline: +91 22 67866008
Kolkata Luxembourg Visa Application Centre VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd. Rene Tower, Building No. 1842, Rajdanga Main Road, Rajdanga, Landmark: Near Geetanjali Stadium Kolkata, 700107, India Helpline: +91 22 67866008
Ahmedabad VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd First Floor, Emerald House, Near Parimal Garden Cross Road, Off C G Road, Ahmedabad – 380006
Chandigarh B-209, 2nd Floor, Elante, Industrial Area Phase 1, Chandigarh, India – 160002
Kochi 1st Floor, Coastal Chambers (Manoj Tower), MG Road, Ravipuram, Cochin 682015
Goa Gera Imperium 1, 3rd Floor, Office No. 301, Patto Plaza, Panjim, Goa 403001, India
Hyderabad VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd 8-2-700, 3rd Floor, Srida Anushka Pride, Road No. 12, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad – 500 034.
Pune Luxembourg Visa Application Centre 4th Floor, F core Marvel Edge Near Bajaj Finserv VimanNagar, Pune 411014
Puducherry Luxembourg Visa Application Centre Good Shepherd Square, No.33., East Coast Road, Elaipillaichavady, Pudupalayam Village, Puducherry-605 005.
Trivandrum VFS Global Services Pvt. Ltd, First Floor - Asiatic Business Centre, T c 2/2408-3, Attipra Village, Kazhakuttam, Trivandrum-695583

You can also clarify any doubts that you may have by contacting the embassy on:

Embassy of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg
Visa Section, 84, Jor Bagh, New Delhi – 110003, India
Tel.: 0091-11-4998 6606

For visa related queries, you may call the visa section from Monday to Friday between 11am-13pm.

The embassy will be closed on Saturday, Sunday, and Indian National Holidays

How to Book Appointment?

In order to book an appointment for the visa application, you will need to apply online at the Joint Schengen Visa Application Centre. You can book an appointment online by visiting this link or you can call 022 6786 6069 to book an appointment.

How to Check Status of Luxembourg Visa

After the submission of your visa application, you can track your application here You should note that applications that are accepted at the application centre are submitted to the Embassy of Luxembourg on the next working day. A minimum of 15 days is required to process the visa application.


You will require a visa to visit the nation of Luxembourg. Your reasons for visiting Luxembourg will decide the type of visa you should apply.

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Luxembourg Visa Document Requirements

Documents Required for Luxembourg Visa application

The documents required for a Luxembourgian Visa application will be the same for every instance for the most part. The only difference is documents regarding the specific purpose of the visa. Additionally, some extra documents are needed for tourist visas. The following documents are required:

1 The application form should be completed in English and signed by the applicant
2 The passport of the applicant should: (a) be valid for at least three months after the applicant’s intended departure from the nation of Luxembourg. (b) be not completely filled; it should have at least two blank pages (c) the data page should not have any type of handwritten amendment or alteration
3 Two colourphotographs based on the international standards for photographs as established in the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
4 Valid permit of return (depending on the case)
5 All Schengen states have a policy that every visa holder should have a minimum coverage of 30,000 Euros. Furthermore, the duration of the insurance policy should coverthe entirety of the visa holder’s visit.
6 The applicant will need to provide a cover letter. The cover lettershould explain the nature and purpose of the trip along with relevant justification.
7 A travel itinerary will be required in case of round-trip flight bookings
8 If the applicant is considered a minor traveller: a) a minor should be accompanied by at least one parent who should provide an Original notarised NOC by the other parent in addition to the copies of passports or IDs of parents b) a minor, if travelling alone, should provide an Original notarised NOC that has to be signed by both parents / legal guardians, plus copies of passports or IDs of parents
9 Copy of the present passport in its entirety
10 Original(s) of previous passport(s) or proof of loss

If the purpose of the applicant is specific such as for studies or business, then additional documents will be required. These may include letters of invitation from the education institute and company for students and business personnel respectively.

Luxembourg Tourist Visa

What is Luxembourg Tourist Visa?

You will need a Luxembourgian tourist visa if you intend to visit the nation of Luxembourg for tourism.

Duration of Luxembourg Tourist Visa

The tourist visa of Luxembourg is covered under the Schengen visa. Therefore, the duration of the visa would be 90 days. It will allow you to visit other Schengen member states.

Eligibility Criteria and Application Process for Luxembourg Tourist Visa

The eligibility criteria and the application process for a Luxembourgian tourist visa is the same as applying for other types of visa. The only change that you will need to deal with is the documents required for a tourist visa.

Documents required for Luxembourg Tourist Visa

The following documents are considered as additional requirements for a tourist visa for Luxembourg:

  • Proof of applicant's accommodation in Luxembourg. The applicant can get the same from the hotel or the tour's organiser.
  • Evidence of the applicant's occupation. The applicant's certificate of salary for at least three months preceding the date of application will be sufficient proof. A NOC from the applicant's company is also required.
  • If the applicant is a student, then an explanation of the current status of the applicant along with NOC from applicant's institute or college.
  • If the applicant is self-employed, then proof for the same is required. The applicant can provide a letter of confirmation from chartered accountants or lawyers. Additionally, confirmation for the same can be obtained from the Chamber of Commerce
  • The applicant will have to provide proof that he or she has sufficient funds.
  • Income Tax Acknowledgement / ITR-V from the past three years.

Luxembourg Visa Fees

Fees for Immigrant Luxembourg Visas

A fee of INR 3900 is charged for both Schengen Visa and National Visa. However, no fee is charged for children below the age of 6 years. An additional service fee will need to be paid to VSF for their services during the application process. The service fee is dependent on the type of services availed by the applicant.

Frequently Asked Questions

Here is a list of commonly asked questions while applying for visa.

Is it compulsory for me to get a Luxembourgian Visa to travel in Luxembourg?

If you are an Indian citizen, then you will need to apply for a Luxembourgian visa. However, you can also enter the country if you have a Schengen visa.

How can I apply for a Luxembourg Visa?

You will need to visit the Luxembourgian Visa Application Center and then book an appointment at the Embassy of Luxembourg in New Delhi.

What should be mentioned in the cover letter to be submitted with my documents?

You should mention the nature and purpose of your visit. Additionally, mention any other regions that you may want to visit and the reasons for doing so.

Should I avail travel insurance for my visit to Luxembourg?

Taking travel insurance during a trip to abroad is always recommendable. Travel insurance allows you to enjoy your travel experience rather than stressing over things that can go wrong. Moreover, it allows you an easy way to deal with emergencies that may arise during your travel.

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Buying travel insurance from ICICI Lombard General Insurance (Bharti AXA General Insurance*) is a straightforward and hassle-free process. You can get the policy online instantly without paper work involved. Furthermore, the comprehensive policy covers all major emergencies that can arise during travel. The important aspects of travel insurance policy is that it covers medical emergencies, personal accidents, loss of passport & documents, loss of checked-in luggage, flight delay etc.

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