Last updated on May 1st, 2019 at 10:52 pm
Luxembourg might not be as huge and popular like some other European countries, but it is a pretty place to be. Here is all you need to know about Luxembourg Visa
The capital of the country is Luxembourg City and she has a lot to offer anyone interested in her.
The official currency in Luxembourg is the euro, and languages such as French, Luxembourgish, and German are very popular there.
There are a lot of immigrants in Luxembourg, and Nigerians are also allowed to enter the country. There are various things one can do in the country. You can visit for tourism (as there are various beautiful places there), and you can even go there to work.
Types of Visa to Luxembourg
If you are a Nigerian with a Nigerian passport, you will need a visa to get to Luxembourg.
There are several visa types available depending on the purpose of your travel. They are:
• Business visa
• Tourist visa
• Student visa
However, in those post, we would be focusing on the business visa.
Where To Process Your Luxembourg Visa
You should know that this country currently has no consulate or embassy here in Nigeria. Nevertheless, you can process a visa to Luxembourg through the Belgian embassy here in Nigeria.
So, here is the address to the Belgian Embassy in Nigeria, located in Abuja, alongside their phone numbers, email address and website.
9, Usuma Street, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria
Phone: (+234) 803 301 68 22, (+234) 806 979 22 33 (visa)
First of all, you must ensure that you have an Intentional passport with validity exceeding the expected return date, with at least two blank pages.
To successfully get a business visa to Luxembourg, here are the documents an applicant should have in place:
• Visa application form completely filled and signed.
• Recent passport sized photographs which captures your full face with a light background.
• Copy of the passports data sheet (page on which the photo is located).
• Copies of your previous visas (if any).
• A cover letter stating the purpose of visit and itinerary.
• Flight Itinerary with dates and flight numbers specifying entry and exit.
• Health Insurance. Proof of health insurance covering international travel.
• Hotel reservation for the duration of the intended stay.
• A proof of your civil status (marriage certificate, birth certificate of children, death certificate of spouse if applicable).
• Proof of legal stay (if the application is not presented in the country of origin).
• Proof of sufficient financial means for the period of stay.
• If you will be receiving financial support from a host or other sponsor in the travel destination, their bank statement would be required. Please provide a copy of that individual’s bank statement.
• Original Business letter, signed by the inviting company on the company letter paper, providing information about the travel purpose, specifying the type and desired validity of the visa.
• Proof of previous trade relations between the two companies, if any exists.
• Certificate of employment (if employed).
• If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
• A certificate from your employer stating/allowing your business travel (if employed).
• Trade register excerpt or the like (for self-employed).
• Bank statement for the last 3 months.
• Proof of group travel (if the travel is going to done in a group).
• Trade License (first issued and present renewal).
Take note that the embassy might demand additional documents depending on the case of the applicant. The most important thing is to ensure you submit the right documents and fill the right things in your forms.
One of the reasons many Nigerians are denied a visa is because they do submit wrong information about themselves.
Those are at embassies are professionals who knows the sensitivity that surrounds the issuance of visas.
To get more information, and all types of visas, ensure you call or visit the appropriate embassy in Nigeria.