Be it beers, automobiles, or castles, the Czech Republic can proudly boast of having the best of them. If you are in London and you plan on visiting the Czech Republic, you’ll need to get a Czech Republic Schengen visa appointment with the consulate in London. Around 2500 visas were issued from London in 2017 alone.
Once you’ve got your appointment you can start getting the required documents in order.
In this article, we’ll tell you about the steps involved in getting a Schengen visa appointment. We’ll also tell you what you can do if you don’t get an appointment date through the standard procedure. If you need help, just fill our Schengen Visa Appointment form and we’ll take care of it for you.
How to get Czech Republic Schengen visa appointment in London – the basics.
You’ll need to book an appointment before submitting your Schengen visa application as no walk-ins are allowed. You can book this appointment by:
Going directly through the consulate
Through a third-party site like VFSGlobal
You’ll need to visit the VFSGlobal website to book your appointment through them online.
Click on “Schedule an appointment“.
Once you’re redirected, scroll down to the “Appointment link” and click on it.
Click on the link saying “New User”
Fill in your details and select the date and time slot as per your convenience.
VFSGlobal will charge a service fee of around $25 but they do have the capability to handle a large number of applications. But do remember that in both ways the appointment is subject to availability.
What if there is no appointment date available for Schengen visa?
If you can’t get a Schengen appointment, you can try
Changing your jurisdiction
Try some other city if you are unable to get an appointment from your city. This works with varying success, as most consulates are usually booked up well in advance.
Changing your main Schengen visa consulate
Countries like Luxembourg, Malta, and Slovenia are not as swamped with visa applications. So you can try changing your primary Schengen consulate to one of the smaller countries and see if you get an appointment.
Obviously, you’ll need to show them a travel plan involving temporary flight bookings and hotel arrangements. We can help you get these temporary travel plans. Just click here and we’ll help you arrange the temporary travel plans.
One of the perks of Schengen visa is that once it is approved you can travel within any Schengen country. You can land in Luxembourg, stay for a day or two and then go to any Schengen state you wish to visit.
Or you can directly land in the Czech Republic, say you wish to spend a few days sightseeing in Prague and then spend the rest of your holidays in Luxembourg. You’ll have the travel plan you got from us to back you up.
Waiting for someone to cancel their Czech Republic Schengen visa appointment
This is the method that involves the most patience and agility. You’ll have to sit with multiple tabs open and keep refreshing them in hopes that someone, somewhere cancels their appointment and you spot it just in time to book yours. Of course, there’s a chance that you may end up waiting indefinitely. But there have been many cases where patient customers have pounced as soon as the opportunity presented itself and got themselves an appointment.
If you want us to do this for you, just fill our Schengen visa appointment form and we’ll handle this for you.
Read our article to know more about successfully getting a Czech Schengen visa appointment date.
Want us to get you Czech Republic Schengen visa appointment?
If you live in any of the aforementioned countries, we can help you get your Schengen visa. We will expand to more countries soon.
United States of America
We are experienced in handling such requests and have helped a lot of corporate employees get Schengen visas at short notice.
We will try at all available consulates, but this option is subject to availability of slots at the consulate.
The charges are not fixed by us, so the cost involved in getting a Schengen visa may depend on the area of operation of a particular consulate. For our services, we charge an additional $35.
Though we charge $35, initially you will be required to pay us a paltry sum of $10. Once we get you an appointment you can pay the rest of the amount.
If you want us to get your Schengen visa application done, follow these steps:
Click here, and you’ll be taken to our Schengen visa appointment form.
Once you fill the form make the initial payment. We’ll get in touch with you via email explaining our work procedure.
We will send you an email with details about the availability of an appointment slot in your preferred city and if we can get one for you within 8 hours.
We’ll get the appointment and the reference number once you confirm it.
For more information on getting Czech Schengen visa click here.
And so you’re, ready to attend your appointment.
FAQ on Schengen visa appointment
If you have some questions for us, we have tried answering them below
Can I book one appointment for the whole family?
No, you will need individual appointments for each member of the family. Even if you are booking the appointment through VFSGlobal, you’ll have to use the same account to book 5 Schengen visa appointments. But you might not get 5 appointments on the same day as 5 appointments may not be available in one day.
Can you help me make the appointments for me?
We can surely assist you in getting a Schengen visa appointment for your whole family. All you need to do is fill this form.
Can I verify the appointment from the government website?
Yes, you can verify the appointment through the government or the VFSGlobal website.
How long will it take for you to get me my Czech Republic Schengen visa appointment?
It will take our team around 8 to 10 hours to go through all the consulates and find if the open appointment slot.
Once I receive a quote for the appointment, within how much time do am I expected pay?
Time is of the essence, we handle 250 appointments a day, you have around one hour to make the payment and confirm your appointment.
So if we do not receive confirmation from you within the hour, we will strike you off and provide the appointment to someone else.
Can I pay more to get the appointment?
No, we operate purely on first come first serve basis.
How can I pay you?
You can make payment through PayPal or Western Union. You can also do a bank transfer.
In which countries do you provide the Schengen visa appointment booking service?
We are currently operating in the below countries, soon, we will add as many countries as we can.
I want to make Schengen visa appointments for multiple applicants. Can you help me with this?
Multiple people on the same day will be extremely difficult. If there are more than 3 or 4 applicants, we can provide appointments on different dates or different consulates.
What if I don’t want the appointment?
You will get a refund only if we are can’t get you an appointment or inform us about it before we book the appointment. But once we make the appointment we cannot refund you, since we have paid to pay the fee and the consulate officer. For information on how to successfully get your Czech Schengen visa appointment date, click here.
What details would you need to book the appointment?
We will need your name, passport number, expiry date passport issue date etc. You can type it out or send us a photo or the scanned copy.
The information required varies from country to country.
How much does it cost to book the appointment?
The charges involved in booking an appointment varies from one consulate to another. Also, the sooner you require the appointment, higher the cost would be. We would charge an additional amount of $35 as our service fee.
Do I need to have a travel insurance for Czech Schengen visa?
Evidence of travel insurance is required to visit any Schengen state.
Consulate General of Czech Republic in London Information
Embassy of the Czech Republic
26 – 30 Kensington Palace Gardens
London W8 4QY
+44 (0) 207 243 7915
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