Please note that the application will not be accepted if you do not provide the required minimum documents (application form, travel document, photo, fingerprints (if necessary) or visa fees (if applicable). If other necessary documents are not provided, this may also lead to visa denial. Download the application form, print, complete and sign it and compile all the necessary documents (see Lists in What I Have to Submit with a Short Stay Visa Application (Type C). The following categories of persons are exempt from the visa requirement for an airport transit visa (Type A): short-stay applicants (type C) must apply to the diplomatic representation of the Schengen country, which is their single or most important objective. During a visit to several Schengen countries, the main destination is the country where the stay is the longest. If the length of stay in several Schengen countries is the same, the main objective is the one that is most related to the main purpose of the trip (for example. B participation in the conference, participation in a trade show, business meeting, etc.). If it is not possible to define the main objective on the basis of these criteria, the application must be lodged with a diplomatic representation of the Schengen country which will be registered first. for the Russian Federation, a citizen of the European Union with a temporary residence permit, residence permit or work visa for more than 90 days in the Russian Federation, 2. By derogation from paragraph 1 of this article, this agreement does not enter into force until the date of the readmission agreement between the Russian Federation and the European Community, when that date is closest to the date set out in paragraph 1 of this article. Nationals of other countries (residents of the Russian Federation): the EU keeps a list of countries whose citizens must have a visa upon entry into the Schengen area as well as countries whose citizens are exempt from this requirement: ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/sites/homeaffairs/files/what-we-do/policies/borders-and-visas/visa-policy/apply_for_a_visa/docs/visa_lists_en.pdf). Some Schengen countries require that they be consulted on visa applications from citizens of certain countries.
This consultation process can delay the visa process by several days. Such consultation is currently required for nationals of the countries mentioned in this report. Similarly, some Schengen countries may require them to be informed when a visa has been issued to nationals of certain third countries mentioned here. Airport transit visas (Type A) are issued to people transiting through an international airport in Slovenia when they are citizens/holders of travel documents in the following countries: while migration rules are often reciprocal, governments are increasingly creative with their visa requirements. For security or policy reasons, visas can become more expensive and procedures more complex. The applicants complain that many countries` visa practices are too bureaucratic, clumsy, opaque and tedious. As a result, the appetite for liberalisation and/or digitisation to reduce bureaucracy, boost tourism and improve passenger comfort is growing.