The common 'Schengen' visa is for short stays (tourism, visit or business purpose, medical treatment) within the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and Liechtenstein.
Citizens of the Republic of North Macedonia are entitled to travel to the ‘Schengen’ area visa free for a period of up to 90 day within 180 days. Under usual circumstances, they are not required to apply for a 'Schengen' visa.
A 'Schengen' visa can only be applied for by residents of North Macedonia/ those who are otherwise permanently living in North Macedonia and DO NOT have citizenship of the Republic of North Macedonia and who are permanently living in North Macedonia.
Please note: This leaflet only applies, if you do not have citizenship of the Republic of North Macedonia and if you live permanently in North Macedonia.
The following documents are required to process your application, all documents have to be provided in English or German language (if necessary translated):
If your family lives in the Republic of North Macedonia:
If you work in the Republic of North Macedonia:
If you are self-employed workers / freelance workers in the Republic of North Macedonia:
If you study in the Republic of North Macedonia:
The application fee is 80 €/ 40 € for children between 6 and 12/ children from 0-6 do not pay a fee. If you are a spouse of an EU citizen, your application will be processed free of charge.
Important notice: All other services provided by the Embassy to process your application and the application form are free of charge.
Please note: Handing in all of the above mentioned documents does not necessarily mean, that a visa will be granted. The issuance of the required visa is subject to further decision and the requested visa may be refused even if accompanied by a complete set of documents as indicated above. All documents have to be provided in English or German language (if necessary translated). Please provide all requested copies (it is not allowed for members of the visa section to make any copies for you). If necessary, the visa section has the right to ask for additional documentation during the process of your application.