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Schengen Visa requirements: proof of funds

edited July 2010 in - Spain and Portugal
Hi, i am a South African Citizen who never travelled abroad. My husband is in the meat industry and has a customer who imegrated to Spain. He has now opened a butchery in Spain and want my husband to come and train his staff a little on how to make things from meat that you can find here but not there. He also invited me with. Now i have searched the internet to get as much information as possible but notice that one of the Visa requirements is that you should proof that you have money in your bank account to sustain yourself while you are over there. As middleclass workers we don't have lots of money in the bank, so we won't be able to proof this. Isn't there another way to get around this requirement. Although this person is going to pay all our expenses, can't it just go through as a business visit. It's here where i need help with. How does one do this?


  • edited 9:16PM
    Can you apply for a Schengen business visa? Should be easy to get as you are being sponsored and the trip is less than 90 days. Perhaps the client could deposit some funds in your account in advance of your visit?
  • edited 9:16PM
    hello i m from India i got admission in Spain for my MIB course .my course fess is 4 lac Indian rupees.can u tell me how much funds is require for Spain visa.?
  • edited 9:16PM
    my email id is [email protected]
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