June 25, 2024

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Can individuals from India apply for a Schengen visa valid for five years? Essential information for you.

Starting April, Schengen visa holders can visit Bulgaria and Romania, following the EU’s December 2023 ruling. The Schengen system now includes these countries, with streamlined online visa applications launching soon. This digital visa will replace traditional stickers and requires biometric registration. The updated visa code from February 2 mandates certain conditions for obtaining a Schengen Visa, allowing multiple entries over five years, adhering to the 90/180-day rule.