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Covid-19 visa applications guidance

2021 isn’t looking much better than 2020 when it comes to travel restrictions, local lockdowns and coronavirus case numbers in the Schengen area

In relation with the Covid-19 situation, the ban of the entry of third-country nationals into the territory of Luxembourg is valid until 30 June 2021. However, third-country nationals residing in Thailand and Singapore are allowed to enter into Luxembourg until further notice, except for tourism purposes. Please find more information at the Government website.

In addition, any person, regardless of nationality, aged 6 years or over, wishing to travel by air to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, must present the negative test result (on paper or electronic document) applicable until 15 May 2021 included.

  • of a nucleic acid amplification tests of SARS-CoV-2 viral RNA - PCR (polymerase chain reaction), TAM (transcription-mediated amplification) or LAMP (loop-mediated isothermal amplification)
  • or of a viral antigen test (in line with the World Health Organization criteria: Antigen-detection in the diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 infection using rapid immunoassays, Interim Guidance, 11 September 2020)

performed less than 72 hours before the flight by a medical analysis laboratory or any other entity authorised for this purpose. The negative test result must be presented, if necessary along with a translation, either in one of the administrative languages of Luxembourg, or in English. Documents in Italian, Spanish or Portuguese are now also accepted. 

From 1 April 2021, persons traveling by air from a third country will however no longer have to undergo an additional rapid antigen test upon arrival at Luxembourg airport.

 

Specific measures to come to the consular section counter of the Embassy in Bangkok

  1. Make an appointment;
  2. be on time;
  3. come alone except for minors;
  4. wear a mask and use your own pen;
  5. prepare the exact amount of payment if applicable;
  6. present a certificate of residence legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand and translated into French, German or English by a sworn translator for any type of visa (C or D);
  7. present a booking confirmation of ASQ hotel (Alternative State Quarantine hotel) for a shot-term stay visa application.
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Visa application processing fees per person (THB) / Legalization fee per document (THB)
Short-term stay VISA FEES (Schengen Visa up to 90 days, single or multiple entry)
  • 3,000
  • adults and children from 12 years old
  • 1,500
  • children from 6 to 11 years old
  • No fee
  • children under 6 years old
  • family members under 21 years old or applicants who are dependents of EU/EEA/Swiss citizens
  • school pupils, students, post-graduated students under 26 years old, and accompanying teachers who undertake stays for the purpose of study or educational training
  • researchers traveling for the purpose or carrying out scientific research without age limit
  • representatives under 26 years old of non-profit organizations participating in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events organized by non-profit organizations
Short/long-term stay VISA FEES authorized by the Ministry of Foreign & European Affairs (National Visa, multiple entry)
  • 1,800
  • adults and children from 6 years old
  • No fee
  • children under 6 years old
  • family member under 21 years old or applicants who are dependents of EU/EEA/Swiss citizens
  • School pupils, students, post-graduated students under 26 years old, and accompanying teachers who undertake stays for the purpose of study or educational training
  • researchers traveling for the purpose or carrying out scientific research without age limit
  • representatives under 26 years old of non-profit organizations participating in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events organized by non-profit organizations
LEGALIZATION FEE

THB 800 per document by attaching a stamped official certificate (an "apostille") to it.

  • The original document in English (or its certified true copy) legalized by the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs counts as one "apostille".
  • The original document in Thai accompanied by its translation made by a translator recognized by the Embassy count as one "apostille". (The "apostille" is affixed to the translated document attached to the original one.)  

Note

  • Applicants shall make the visa application or legalization payment at the counter of the consular section of the Embassy.
  • Applicants are required to pay a non-refundable, non-transferable fee.
  • Payment in cash in Thai Baht (THB) only.
  • Applicants receive a receipt after payment.
  • Fees are revised regularly in order to reflect changes in administrative costs as well as exchange rate.
Short-term stay visa requirements (Schengen Visa or Visa C)
Tourism (suspension of tourism visa applications until further notice)

Supporting documents to submit when applying for a visa (up to 90 days) for tourism purposes:

  1. A completed and signed visa application form. For Thai applicants, the form shall be written in English only.
  2. One photograph (35x45mm) not older than 6-month in color taken against a plain cream, light blue or light grey background. The photo should be neither stappled nor pasted.
  3. A travel document (e.g. a passport), valid for at least three months from the date on which you intend to leave the Schengen area, or, in case of multiple journeys, the date on which you intend to leave it for the last time. This document must also contain at least two blank pages and have been issued less than ten years ago.
  4. The document indicating the purpose of your journey (e.g. an itinerary of the planned trip). If traveling in an organized trip, a certificate or voucher from the travel agency or tour operator confirming the booking of the organized tour.
  5. The document relating to accommodation (e.g. a voucher of payment for your hotel reservation).
  6. An original certificate of employment of equivalent from your employer/school/university/organization stating position, length of employment if applicable, and the confirmation that the adequate leave/vacation has been granted.
  7. The documents indicating that you have sufficient means of subsistence, both for the duration of your stay on the Schengen area and for the transit to a third country in which your admission is guaranteed, or that you are in a position to acquire such means lawfully.
  8. Information making it possible to assess your intention to leave the Schengen area before the expiry of the visa (e.g. any proof that you have roots in your country of legal residence: professional situation, ownership of real estate, etc).
  9. A valid travel medical insurance with a minimum coverage of €30,000 valid for the entire Schengen area. In principle, it is taken out in your country of residence (for Thailand, see the list at the right of the page).
  10. A round-trip airplane reservation is recommended to speed up time required to process your visa application. 
Business/Seminar/Cultural/Sport/Study purposes

Supporting documents to submit when applying for a visa (up to 90 days) for business/seminar/cultural/sport/study purposes:

  1. A completed and signed visa application form. (This form is available on the right side of the screen.) For Thai applicants, the form shall be written in English only.
  2. One photograph (35x45mm) not older than 6-month in color taken against a plain cream, light blue or light grey background. The photo should be neither stappled nor pasted.
  3. A travel document (e.g. a passport), valid for at least three months from the date on which you intend to leave the Schengen area, or, in case of multiple journeys, the date on which you intend to leave it for the last time. This document must also contain at least two blank pages and have been issued less than ten years ago.
  4. The document indicating the purpose of your journey (e.g. an invitation letter from a company mentioning the complete business program with planned visits and/or meetings to attend with).
  5. An original certificate of employment of equivalent from your employer/school/university/organization stating position, length of employment and salary if applicable, purpose and duration of the trip. If self-employed: evidence of business ownership (company registration).
  6. The documents indicating that you have sufficient means of subsistence, both for the duration of your stay on the Schengen area and for the transit to a third country in which your admission is guaranteed, or that you are in a position to acquire such means lawfully.
  7. Information making it possible to assess your intention to leave the Schengen area before the expiry of the visa (e.g. any proof that you have roots in your country of legal residence: professional situation, ownership of real estate, etc).
  8. A valid travel medical insurance with a minimum coverage of €30,000 valid for the entire Schengen area. In principle, it is taken out in your country of residence (for Thailand, see the list at the right of the page).
  9. A round-trip airplane reservation is recommended to speed up time required to process your visa application. 
Visiting friend(s) or relative(s)

Supporting documents to submit when applying for a visa (up to 90 days) for visiting friend(s) or relative(s):

  1. A completed and signed visa application form. For Thai applicants, the form shall be written in English only.
  2. One photograph (35x45mm) not older than 6-month in color taken against a plain cream, light blue or light grey background. The photo should be neither stappled nor pasted.
  3. A travel document (e.g. a passport), valid for at least three months from the date on which you intend to leave the Schengen area, or, in case of multiple journeys, the date on which you intend to leave it for the last time. This document must also contain at least two blank pages and have been issued less than ten years ago.
  4. The documents indicating the purpose of your journey (e.g. a proof of relationship with the inviting party).
  5. The document relating to accommodation (e.g. a voucher of payment for your hotel reservation).
  6. An original certificate of employment of equivalent from your employer/school/university/organization stating position, length of employment if applicable, and the confirmation that the adequate leave/vacation has been granted.
  7. The documents indicating that you have sufficient means of subsistence, both for the duration of your stay on the Schengen area and for the transit to a third country in which your admission is guaranteed, or that you are in a position to acquire such means lawfully. Otherwise, a proof of sponsorship through the formal obligation letter* in certified true copy of the original duly filled out, dated and signed by the Ministry of Foreign & European Affairs.
  8. Information making it possible to assess your intention to leave the Schengen area before the expiry of the visa (e.g. any proof that you have roots in your country of legal residence: professional situation, ownership of real estate, etc).
  9. A valid travel medical insurance with a minimum coverage of €30,000 valid for the entire Schengen area. In principle, it is taken out in your country of residence (for Thailand, see the list at the right of the page).
  10. A round-trip airplane reservation. 

*A formal obligation letter establishes that a person residing in Luxembourg accepts to undertake towards the Luxembourg state to bear the living costs (including medical costs) and return costs for a visa applicant who is not a citizen of the European Union, in accordance with Article 4 amended law of 29th August 2008 on free movement of persons and immigration.

Family member of EU/EEA/Swiss citizens

This category applies to family members of an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen. EU/EEA/Swiss citizens shall move to or reside in a Member State of the Schengen area other than that of which they are a national. Family members shall accompany or join the EU/EEA/Swiss citizen. 

 

Supporting documents to submit when applying for a visa (up to 90 days) as a family member of EU/EEA/Swiss citizens:

  1. A completed and signed visa application form. For Thai applicants, the form shall be written in English only.
  2. One photograph (35x45mm) not older than 6-month in color taken against a plain cream, light blue or light grey background. The photo should be neither stappled nor pasted.
  3. A travel document (e.g. a passport), valid for at least three months from the date on which you intend to leave the Schengen area, or, in case of multiple journeys, the date on which you intend to leave it for the last time. This document must also contain at least two blank pages and have been issued less than ten years ago. 

Important notice

  1. All applicants will need to present a residence certificate (in English if applicable) legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Thailand. The document issued into Thai must be accompanied by a translation by a sworn translator in English, French or German.
  2. Applicants for Schengen visa will need to present a hotel booking confirmation from Thai government-approved hotels in Thailand as travelers returning back to the Kingdom by a semi-commercial flight will be subject to a 14-day state quarantine at an Alternative State Quarantine hotel (ASQ hotel). The Embassy shall not be responsible for any costs occurred in case that Thai authorities would have changed the entry requirements at the time you will arrive in Thailand.   

Please note that you might be required to provide additional documents.

Photograph and head size specifications

  • The frame size must be at least 35 mm x 45 mm.
  • The photograph must show the full front view of the head, with the face in the middle of the photograph, and include the top of the shoulders.
  • The size of the head, from chin to crown, must be between 29 mm and 34 mm.

If the photograph does not meet the specifications, you will have to provide one new photograph before your application can be processed.

Long-term stay visa requirements (National Visa or Visa D)

All third-country nationals (who are not family members of an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen) require a work permit if they wish to carry out a paid activity during a stay up to 90 days. Please find more information at Guichet.lu.

Procedures for long-term stay visas (or Visas D) are available here.

 

Supporting documents to submit when applying for a long-term stay visa (more than 90 days): 

  1. A completed and signed visa application form. For Thai applicants, the form shall be written in English only.
  2. One photograph (35x45mm) not older than 6-month in color taken against a plain cream, light blue or light grey background. The photo should be neither stappled nor pasted.
  3. A travel document (e.g. a passport), valid for at least three months from the date on which you intend to leave the Schengen area, or, in case of multiple journeys, the date on which you intend to leave it for the last time. This document must also contain at least two blank pages and have been issued less than ten years ago. 
  4. A valid travel medical insurance with a minimum coverage of €30,000 valid for the entire Schengen area during the first three months. In principle, it is taken out in your country of residence (for Thailand, see the list at the right of the page).
  5. An airplane reservation is advised to speed up time required to process your visa application.
  6. The original authorizing letter from the Ministry of Foreign & European Affairs of Luxembourg.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, you will need to present a certificate of residence in English if applicable, legalized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Thailand. The document must be accompanied by a translation in English, French or German made by a sworn translator

Photograph and head size specifications

  • The frame size must be at least 35 mm x 45 mm.
  • The photograph must show the full front view of the head, with the face in the middle of the photograph, and include the top of the shoulders.
  • The size of the head, from chin to crown, must be between 29 mm and 34 mm.

If the photograph does not meet the specifications, you will have to provide one new photograph before your application can be processed.

Plan your trip

Are you going abroad? Remember to declare your stay abroad to the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs through Guichet.lu If you are resident in one of the following countries: Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore or Vietnam, it is advised to enroll your stay to the Embassy in Bangkok in order to: help the Embassy contact you in an emergency, whether natural disaster, civil unrest, or family emergency, help family and friends get in touch with you in an emergency. Please note that you will not receive important information from the Embassy about safety conditions in your country of residence, but you may check our section Plan your trip  to be kept informed on this matter.

To be enrolled, you may come to the Embassy or fill out the  Registration Form (PDF), and send it by e-mail to bangkok.consulat@mae.etat.lu

Passport

It is recommended to arrange an appointment before submitting a biometric passport application. Please dial +66 (0)2 677 7360 or contact us by email: bangkok.consulat@mae.etat.lu Applicants for a new biometric passport shall be required to appear in person in order to check their identity, and collect their digitized fingerprints. Although minors under 12 are exempted from fingerprinting, their presence is mandatory, unless otherwise stipulated by the Embassy. Where it is not possible for applicants to appear in person for any valid reason, one-year temporary passports (€50) may be issued. On the other hand, applicants shall either pick up their new passport or shall receive it by mail through a trustworthy person of Luxembourg. Upon receiving their passport, holders shall either have their previous travel document cancelled or shall cancel it by themselves after approval by the Embassy. By derogation from this principle, holders are authorized to hold their expired passports. Applicants are advised to check their personal data (legal address, marital status, etc.) in order to correspond to those in the National Registry. In this respect, applicants can request any change, if relevant, at Registre.National@ctie.etat.lu , by sending adequate documents even before coming to the Embassy.

For further information, please visit our section Passport

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