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EU Hikes Schengen Visa Fee For Adults And Children; Here's All You Need To Know

Reports suggest the decision has been taken to deal with rising inflation and the growing salaries of member-state employees

The European Union has decided to increase the fees for type C visas Photo by Global Residence Index on Unsplash
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Starting from today, June 11, travellers planning a European vacation will need to budget a little extra for their Schengen visas. The European Union has decided to increase the fees for type C visas, affecting both adults and children.

Adults applying for a short-stay visa will now pay €90 (INR 8,078), up from the previous fee of €80 (INR 7,181), representing a 12.5 per cent increase. Similarly, visa applications for children aged between 6 and 12 years will now cost €45 (INR 4,039) instead of the previous €40 (INR 3,590).

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