Migration and Home Affairs

Refusal of a visa and appeal

The decision to refuse a Schengen visa and the reasons for the refusal are notified to the applicant using a standard form. The decision to refuse the visa must include the reasons on which the refusal was based, and the procedures and deadlines for submitting an appeal.

For information on appeal procedures, please contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Schengen State you intend to visit.