• Original passport with minimum 6 months of validity from the date of departure.
  • Minimum two blank pages for visa stamping
  • All old passports need to be submitted along with the current passport.
  • Xerox copies of passport front and back pages. 


  • 04 Photographs 

(Photo Specifications)

  • Size 35mm & 45mm
  • White background with 80% face coverage
  • Photographed within six months before application

Travel Medical Insurance:

  • Medical Insurance shall be valid throughout the territory of the Member States and cover the entire period of the person’s intended stay or transit. The minimum coverage shall be EUR 30,000.


If the applicant is retired:

  • Pension slip for last 3 months / Pension statement for last 6 months with bank stamp and signature
  • Retirement certificate
  • Pension Payment order
  • Proof of regular income generated by ownership of property or business.

If the applicant is an employee:

  • Salary slips for last 03 months
  • Cover letter. (***)
  • NOC cum leave letter on company letter head with stamp and authorized signature mentioning the details of applicant like name, contact no., Email ID, designation, leave sanction dates and purpose of visit.
  • Last 06 months personal and salary bank statements with stamp and signature.
  • Last 03 years ITR or Form 16.
  • Employment Contract from current working organization.
  • Official Dispatch Letter

If the applicant is self-employed / owner of a company/Director:

  • Cover letter on company letter head with stamp and signature mentioning the details of applicant like name, contact no., Email ID, designation and purpose of visit. (***)
  • Company’s registration certificate.
  • Last 06 months Company’s bank statements with stamp and signature.
  • Last 03 years personal ITR or Form 16.
  • Last 06 months personal bank statements with stamp and signature.
  • Partnership Deed.

Documents from Inviting Company:

  • Invitation letter from the Slovak company / Business Operation.
  • The inviting company should provide company registration documents, bank statements, and any related documents.

Other cases:

  • For the first-time visitors in the Schengen area it is mandatory to submit the Official Invitation Form verified by the Slovak foreign police department.
  • If Sponsored, then Proof of Sponsorship is required.

Additional documents that provide weightage to application:

  • Fixed deposits
  • LIC.
  • Mutual Funds
  • Property documents

Documents provided by us:

  • Cover letter
  • Travel insurance copy
  • Day wise itinerary
  • Flight booking
  • Hotel booking
  • Filled application form
  • Affidavit/ Notarized certificate format (If any)

Business Visa (Sticker Visa):

  • Processing time: Upto 15 working days (processing time completely depends on consulate)
  • Stay period: As per the travel Dates (depends on the consulate)
  • Validity: As per the travel Dates (depends on the consulate)
  • Entry: Single (depends on the consulate)


  • All documents need to be presented in the given order. Please DO NOT staples any document.
  • Applications cannot be submitted more than 3 months prior to departure
  • The applicant bears responsibility concerning all content of the application
  • Photos should not be stapled with the application
  • Reason letter in case he/she not travelled on the previous Schengen Visa
  • Please note that Embassy deserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview, submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that visa is granted.
  • Submission of incomplete documents and refusal to appear for a special interview may result in rejection of application.
  • The visa fee, according to Schengen regulations is non-refundable.
  • This document is just for information purpose and one cannot hold Columbus Vacations Pvt Ltd responsible if the required documents change without prior notice.