Documentation is the very vital step before the visa process. The one residing in the UK and looking to apply for Croatia Tourist Visa needs to be prepared with certain supporting documents. The entire visa working duration and its approval depend on the accuracy you provide As a traveler, you must need a visa to meet the Croatia visa requirement. In addition to the specific documents required as per the status of the applicant, there are certain documents of a general nature that are required for each application:
Check the mandatory required documents list for the Croatia visa application.
Travel insurance is mandatory for all Schengen countries.
The list of documents below is not an exhaustive list of documents and the customer can always be asked to provide additional information/documents if desired by the Mission. Both the standard and the supporting documentation have to be recent, i.e. not older than 1 month, and need to be provided for every Schengen visa application.
Customers always have to bring and present their original documents, but they only need to submit photocopies of the same; unless the requirements specify that an original document has to be submitted.
Before gathering the required documents mentioned below, customers are advised to read the requirements under the Overview section in order to ensure they are entitled to apply for the chosen visa category.
Please check the appropriate category below for the corresponding checklist.
1. STANDARD DOCUMENTATION FOR SCHENGEN VISA APPLICATION
2. Visa application form (original)
3. Passport (original and photocopy).
A signed passport, at least 2 blank pages for visa purposes, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area and has to be issued within the last 10 years on the day of leaving the Schengen Area.
The extended passport may still be valid, but when older than 10 years the passport is no longer acceptable; in that case customer first needs to apply for a new passport.
Photocopies of previous Schengen visas endorsed in an old passport and issued in the last 3 years, if applicable.
UK Residence permit: Original and Photocopy UK Residence permit, endorsed in the passport or issued as a Biometrics card, must be valid for at least 90 days beyond the return date of the trip to the Schengen Area; C type visitor visa (see here) is not acceptable.
Photograph (original): Every minor, irrespective of the visa category applying for, has also to provide the following documents as part of the Standard Documentation:
Birth certificate (original and photocopy)Unabridged birth certificate showing biological parents names; if not in English, then translation by a certified translator in the UK is also required. Certificate issued other than UK must be duly legalized.
Consent of both parents: Both biological parents need to give their written consent (signed & dated) for the minor to travel
Parent’s passports (original and copy): Proof of sole custody (in case of a single parent): in case parents have divorced or one of the parents has deceased, then the same has to be demonstrated by court/residence order (original to be seen) or death certificate (original to be seen).
In case the minor is applying for ALL VISA CATEGORIES EXCEPT EEA/EU AND SWISS NATIONAL FAMILY MEMBER.
Proof of current occupation Student letter (original): recent (less than 1 month old), signed, UK school/college/university letter (addressed to the Mission, name and position of the signee and confirming minors’ enrolment)
1. Parent’s /Legal guardian’s latest 3 months UK bank statements showing full name, address and an end balance dated within the last month on the visa application submission date that are stamped by a local branch, and if employed, the bank statements given need to be from the account in which the salary is deposited; balance needs to show a minimum amount of £ 80.00/day of stay in the Schengen Area + outstanding accommodation and travel fees. Bank statements from online banks like Monzo or Revoluta can be accepted.
2. Travelers’ cheques covering the same amount as explained under a.
1. Confirmed return travel tickets: mentioning minors name and travel dates to & from the Schengen Area.
2. When traveling by car: car registration, car insurance, return travel tickets (ferry or Eurotunnel) mentioning the car’s registration number and driver’s driving license. If applicant is not the driver, then driver’s cover letter (signed & dated) confirming joint travel with applicant and travel dates need to be provided too.
1. Confirmed accommodation (hotel, hostel, camping,) reservation mentioning minors name, travel dates and accommodation address details.
If the minors name is not mentioned on the accommodation reservation, then a joint travel confirmation letter, signed and dated by the person whose name is on the reservation, must also be provided along with a photocopy of that same person’s passport/ID card + passport signature page, if signature is not on passport’s bio page.
When accommodation is reserved for a group, then a list with the names of the group members will also be required; alternatively, the group members their names may also be mentioned on the travel ticket.
Accommodation provided by family/friends in Croatia : minors host’s recent (not older than 6 months) Declaration of Proof – certified by a legal representative in Croatia – with a copy of host’s passport’s bio page + host’s permit of stay in Croatia , if host is non-EU citizen.
The travel insurance – clearly showing the minors name – has to be valid throughout the complete territory of the Schengen Area and must cover the entire period of the minors intended stay in the Schengen Area; the minimum coverage for medical emergency and repatriation (in case of death clause included) must be 30.000 €.
1.EEA/EU and Swiss national’s passport or ID card (original and photocopy)
2.Proof of relation to EEA/EU and Swiss national: birth certificate (original and Photocopy) ), if not in English, then translation by a certified translator in the UK of the same is required. Certificate issued other than UK must be duly legalized.
3.Proof of joint travel (airplane, train, boat, coach, (hired) car)
Confirmed return travel tickets: mentioning both the minors and EEA/EU and Swiss national family member’s names and travel dates to & from the Schengen Area
When travelling by car: car registration, car insurance, return travel tickets (ferry or Eurotunnel) mentioning the car’s registration number and driver’s driving license. If applicant is not the driver, then driver’s cover letter (signed & dated) confirming joint travel with the minor and travel dates need to be provided too.
When travel tickets have been paid through travel agency, then a receipt, an invoice or a payment confirmation is also required.
For any inquiry regarding our services or any doubts regarding the documents for your CROATIA Schengen Visa in UK, kindly get into touch with our team. You can call us on 02084324625 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Normally, Croatia Visa Online takes 7 days to get approved; however, according to the below-given list, it will take nearly 2 weeks time. Hence, it is recommended that you apply 4 weeks prior to your travel date.
Note: Other than these, it takes 5-7 working days. Duration is decided by the Visa Centre only.