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Rejection of Visa for Europe

edited May 2017 in Visa and Passport
Hello.. Myself and my husband are planning on a honeymoon trip for Italy.. Myself, had applied for schengan visa twice(France nd Swiss) which unfortunately got denied both the times.. (before marriage for a family trip)..I got a denial letter from France and I have tat.. To my bad, I misplaced the denial letter from Swiss.. Now again we have planned to apply for Italy.. In this case, should I provide details about my previous visa denials!? So what will I do fo the lost Swiss denial letter? I was told I should mention abt the previous denials.. Even if I mention, I am not sure of the reason y i got rejected by Swiss embassy.. It's been a year exactly.. I'm scared now..


  • Your post is lacking in so many details and explanations that it will be difficult for the experts here (@Alethia) to comment.

    But at the very least no one can take your post seriously unless you mention the single most important issue regarding Vida questions: Your nationality.

    All the best to you.

  • edited December 2017
    You don't need the last refusals and you dont need them for your new application. Just answer the Schengen application form truthfully
    Because all the information about you is held by the Schengen countries and as soon as they take your biometric data your past application history will come up on the Visa Information System.
    Terry is right, what is your nationality?
  • And what if the biometric was not taken before at the time of visa application ? Will the VIS still find out about the previous travel history? @Alethia
  • @musi
    All documents relating to a visa application are scanned into a system . So the answer is yes even without biometrics your travel histiry can be found. Also you are asked on the Schengen application form have you applied for a visa before.
    Very unusual for biometrics not to be taken
  • @Alethia yes i have applied in German embassy in 2013 in nepal and i got visa as well.
  • @Alethia I would like to seek some advise from a recent Schengen visa refusal that was applied thru Switzerland. Me and my fiance is planning for honeymoon trip. We both are students I am a PhD candidate and my fiance is a medical student. We both are from India.
    I am having all hotel bookings and flight bookings. I submitted following documents:

    1.Valid Passport (Period of validity of the passport should exceed that of the visa by three months)
    2.One Application form dully completed and signed by the applicant, + two photographs with a white background.
    3.Copy of flight reservation
    4.Copy of insurance policy
    5.Proof of accommodation
    6. Sponsorship letter from my cousin (as we both are not working)
    7.NOC from our universities.
    8.3 years ITR copy of cousin, salary slip of 6 months
    9.One Copy of the passport minus the blank pages & copies previous Schengen visas (if not in current passport) -(Only biographical page of the passport along with all Resident permits)
    10.Bank statements for last 6 months

    The reason given in refusal letter (both) is

    1. The information submitted regarding the justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not reliable.

    2.Your intention to leave the territory of the Member States before the expiry of the visa could not be ascertained.

    We are planning from 26/02/18 to 09/03/2018 and we are getting married on 18/02/2018. I had all non refundable bookings.(3 days Paris, 4 days Lucerne and 4 days Rome)

    My questions are:

    1. I should my father as sponsor of my trip (as we both are not working although I am getting scholarship of 4800 USD/annum) ??

    2. How to show ties with my country as reason 2 states the same. I am not having any property on my name. what can be the alternative?

    3.I got refusal on 08/01/2018 so I need to apply fast again , please suggest me the documentation.

  • @prat2987
    The problem here is that neither you or your fiance can show strong ties to home.
    You can apply again as soon as you like but I am sure you will be refused again.
    You need to wait until you are married abd working.
    I suggest you honeymoon in a country where you do not eequire a visa
  • @Alethia We can't cancel our reservations, I am going to loose all my savings... will u suggest me any alternative
  • "... I had all non refundable bookings.(3 days Paris, 4 days Lucerne and 4 days Rome)..."

    Too late now but I never understand why people do this...

    Good luck.

  • @CheersTerry because it is mentioned in visa form
  • @prat2987
    You were very unwise to pay for tickets and accomodation as this is not required to obtain a visa.
  • @prat2987,

    You are NOT forced to purchase non-refundable tickets. It's the non-refundable part that makes no sense.

  • @prat2987
    The application forn does not tell you to book and pay for flights and accomodation.
    You simply took advantage of someone else giving you money because you thought it would ensure you were granted a visa.
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