Most Popular Schengen Visa Interview Questions you Must Know 

Going for your Schengen interview can seem scary. With a little preparation, you will be able to handle whatever is thrown your way without hesitation. Knowing what to expect will go a long way toward calming you. Before you get to the interview, it does help to familiarize yourself with some of the questions that might be asked.  Here are the common Schengen interview questions in their different categories,


  • Who is funding this trip?
  • What is your annual income?
  • Do you pay your taxes?
  • Can I see a copy of your tax returns?
  • How much will your trip cost?
  • What is your sponsor’s income?


  • What work do you do?
  • Where is your company located?
  • What is your role in your company?
  • How long have you been with your company?
  • How many years of experience do you have?
  • Can I see your company profile?
  • How long had you been employed for by your former employer?
  • Do you have a leave-approval letter from your boss?
  • Do you plan to pursue a masters or PhD while in the country?

Travel Plans

  • What is the purpose of your visit?
  • Why do you want to visit this country?
  • How long will you be in the country?
  • Do you plan to visit other Schengen countries while in the country?
  • When will you be traveling?
  • Where do you plan to stay?
  • How will you be moving around while in the country?
  • Are you traveling with someone else?
  • Have you bought or booked your flight ticket?
  • Is this your first time in Schengen?


  • Are you married?
  • How long have you been married?
  • Do you have children?
  • What are the ages of your children?
  • What does your spouse do?
  • Do you have any family members in Europe? If you do, when did you last meet them?
  • How many siblings do you have?
  • Are any of your children married or have children of their own?
  • What do your parents do?
  • What is the legal status of your relatives living in the Schengen area?
  • Do you know the annual income of your son/daughter?

Even though these questions might seem daunting, they help the embassy figure out your true intentions. We advise that you answer them as clearly and honestly as possible. If you have any issues preparing for your visa interview, reach out and let us help you figure it out. 

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