Short-term visa to the Netherlands (Visa C, which grants the right to stay for a period of six months for a maximum of 90 calendar days in the country of travel / Schengen zone)

As part of the agreement on visa representation, the Hungarian Embassy accepts applications for Schengen visas to the Netherlands in Bishkek on the following conditions. Visa applications are accepted only from persons who are citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic or have an appropriate residence permit, the validity of which must not expire earlier than three months from the expiration date of the visa.

We ask you to familiarize yourself with the rules of entry into the Netherlands in advance, since having a visa does not guarantee the possibility of entering the country. Official information is available on the following website:


Submission of documents for a visa can be done exclusively by an earlier booked appointment through the Visa Center “VFS Global (Bishkek, Kiev st. 62, Business center “Eurasia”, 4th floor, email address: Applications at the Center are accepted daily, from Monday to Friday, 9:00-14:00 hours, except holidays. The Hungarian Embassy does not assist in organizing applications. For all questions regarding registration, please contact the VFS Global Visa Application Center exclusively. The VFS Global Visa Center is responsible for collecting visa applications with all relevant documentation, based on the instructions of the Embassy.

The application must be submitted minimum 15 days and maximum 6 months before the date of the planned trip. Based on the rule (please follow the link for more details Annex 16), the processing time for a Schengen visa is 15 calendar days.


When applying for a visa for the first time, applicants must be fingerprinted and provide a photograph, which can be scanned or taken at the same time as submitting the application. Therefore, the personal presence of the applicant is mandatory. If you have been fingerprinted in the last 59 months to obtain a visa, personal attendance is not required. In this case, the application can be submitted by an authorized person if there is a written power of attorney and a copy of the identity card of the authorized person. In some cases, the personal presence of the applicant may still be mandatory. The following applicants are exempt from the requirement to submit fingerprints:

• children under 12 years old;

• persons for whom fingerprinting is physically impossible. If fewer than 10 fingers can be fingerprinted, the maximum number of fingerprints is recorded. However, if this was a temporary obstacle, the applicant is required to provide fingerprints the next time they apply. The Embassy may request information about the reasons for the temporary obstacle;

• heads of state and government, members of government and their accompanying spouses, as well as members of their official delegations on official trips at the invitation of governments or international organizations;

• monarchs and other prominent members of the royal family on official trips at the invitation of governments or international organizations.

Consular fees are accepted only in EURO! The consular fee must be paid through the bank to the bank account of the Embassy. Details are provided at the time of submission of documents. Visa fees are not charged:

• from children under six years of age;

• from pupils, undergraduates, graduate students and accompanying teachers traveling for the purpose of training or introductory training;

• from scientific employees with a doctoral or corresponding scientific level, traveling for the purpose of conducting scientific research or to participate in a scientific seminar or conference;

• from representatives of non-profit organizations under the age of 25 participating in seminars, conferences, sports, cultural or educational events organized by non-profit organizations.

Applicants are reminded that if a visa application is made at a VFS office, a service fee of EUR 30 must be paid, even if the applicant is exempt from paying the visa fee. Additional services are provided at the VFS office for a fee. You can find out more about the services on the website

We ask applicants to come with a fully completed application form on the day of submission!


Application form in Russian

Application form in English

Original documents must be provided along with a copy. The Consulate does not have the ability to make photocopies of documents!

Please DO NOT send original invitations and other documents to the Hungarian Embassy. The original invitation should be submitted along with all the necessary documents for the applicant to obtain a visa.


1. Application form filled out in block letters without spaces in English and signed personally by the applicant.

2. 1 color photograph taken no more than 6 months ago (3.5 x 4.5 cm) on a white background.

3. Foreign passport, which must have at least 2 blank pages, its issue date must not exceed 10 years and the validity of which expires no earlier than 3 months after the expiration of the requested visa.

4. Copy of the applicant’s foreign passport (pages with personal data and Schengen visas for the last three years and/or a copy of the previous passport).

5. Certificate (+ copy) from the place of work, certificate of employment (in Russian or English) indicating the position, salary and length of service, as well as the full address of the company with telephone numbers. Application for leave. If the company bears the expenses, then a travel certificate or a secondment order (in Russian or English) indicating this. For individual entrepreneurs, it is necessary to present an individual entrepreneur card (original + copy) and a supporting document on the balance and tax deductions. For pensioners, it is necessary to present a pension certificate (original + copy). For students, original + copy of student ID. For all pupils and students, a certificate on the letterhead of the educational institution indicating the type and year of study, as well as the full address of the educational institution with telephone numbers. If you travel during your studies, permission from the educational institution to skip classes.

6. Invitations (+ copy) from relatives or friends, copy of passport, visa, permanent residence or registration of the referent (inviting party). In case of family ties, provide birth certificates (copy), as well as marriage certificates (copy) of the inviting party with translation into English or Russian.

Original letter of guarantee (

7. Reservation of hotel accommodation, if the invitation does not indicate that the inviting party provides accommodation. The Embassy has the right to request paid reservation.

8. Booked round-trip tickets. The Embassy has the right to request a paid ticket.

9. Medical insurance policy (original + copy), valid for the entire period of stay with a minimum insurance amount of 30,000 euros, valid in Schengen territory.

10. Confirmation of financial resources if the trip is at your own expense (bank statement, confirmation from the bank, etc.). Cash does not count.

11. For minors: a notarized power of attorney for consent from the parents/guardian (original + copy) and a birth certificate (original + copy), as well as a copy of the passport or ID card of the parents/guardian with a translation into English or Russian.

12. Other documents providing evidence of family ties (including a marriage certificate; documents confirming family composition; birth certificates of children, etc.); documents confirming the presence of family or other personal ties in the countries participating in the Schengen Agreement, documents about real estates.

13. Consular fee 90 euros.

The Embassy reserves the right to request additional documents.

The Embassy accepts questions related to visas at During the application process the Embassy may request additional documents that are not required to be provided in original, please send them to this address. In this case, documents are accepted only in good quality, allowing them to be read freely, and only in PDF format. Documents in JPG format are not accepted.

Right to complain

Please be informed, that all clients have a right to submit complaints regarding the conduct of staff at consulates and the visa application centres (of VFS Global) or the application process. In case of any complaints, please notify the Consular Section of the Embassy of Hungary at