schengen visa statistics 2018

Schengen Visa Statistics 2018

Statistics published by the European Commission reveal that Schengen consulates across the globe received over 16 million applications for short-stay visas to the Schengen member states in 2018.

There were 0.9% less applications filed in 2018 compared to 2017, in which year an increase of 6.3% was marked for the first time in five years.

Presented in the table below are the Schengen visa statistics for the year 2018. These statistics were conducted based on the number of applications the Schengen consulates received, the number of visas issued, and the number of rejected visa applications for Uniform Schengen Visas, including Multiple-Entry visas.

Statistics published by the European Commission reveal that Schengen consulates across the globe received over 16 million applications for short-stay visas to the Schengen member states in 2018.

There were 0.9% less applications filed in 2018 compared to 2017, in which year an increase of 6.3% was marked for the first time in five years.

Presented in the table below are the Schengen visa statistics for the year 2018. These statistics were conducted based on the number of applications the Schengen consulates received, the number of visas issued, and the number of rejected visa applications for Uniform Schengen Visas, including Multiple-Entry visas.

Schengen Visa Success and Rejection Rate Worldwide.

1. Lithuania:

Total Visa Applications: 353,059

Total Visas Issued: 346,476

Visa Success Rate: 98.7%

Visa Rejection Rate: 1.3%

2. Estonia:

Total Visa Applications: 127,561

Total Visas Issued: 125,465

Visa Success Rate: 98.4%

Visa Rejection Rate: 1.6%

3. Finland:

Total Visa Applications: 769,049

Total Visas Issued: 751,358

Visa Success Rate: 98.25%

Visa Rejection Rate: 1.75%

4. Iceland:

Total Visa Applications: 9,334

Total Visas Issued: 8,856

Visa Success Rate: 98.33%

Visa Rejection Rate: 1.67%

5.Slovenia:

Total Visa Applications: 26,403

Total Visas Issued: 20,171

Visa Success Rate: 90%

Visa Rejection Rate: 10.0%

6. Sweden:

Total Visa Applications: 253,292

Total Visas Issued: 207,643

Visa Success Rate: 88.31%

Visa Rejection Rate: 11.69%

7.Netherlands:

Total Visa Applications: 682,382

Total Visas Issued: 582,344

Visa Success Rate: 87.38%

Visa Rejection Rate: 12.62%

8. France:

Total Visa Applications: 4,010,604

Total Visas Issued: 3,345,400

Visa Success Rate: 84.3%

Visa Rejection Rate: 15.7%

9. Portugal:

Total Visa Applications: 266,516

Total Visas Issued: 221,009

Visa Success Rate: 83.42%

Visa Rejection Rate: 16.58%

10. Belgium:

Total Visa Applications: 219,827

Total Visas Issued: 173,598

Visa Success Rate: 83.21%

Visa Rejection Rate: 16.79%

11. Latvia:

Total Visa Applications: 161,709

Total Visas Issued: 157,628

Visa Success Rate: 97.9%

Visa Rejection Rate: 2.1%

12. Malta:

Total Visa Applications: 32,331

Total Visas Issued: 24,931

Visa Success Rate: 79.55%

Visa Rejection Rate: 20.45%

13. Poland:

Total Visa Applications: 518,003

Total Visas Issued: 501,011

Visa Success Rate: 97%

Visa Rejection Rate: 3.0%

14. Luxembourg:

Total Visa Applications: 10,876

Total Visas Issued: 10,467

Visa Success Rate: 96.3%

Visa Rejection Rate: 3.7%

15. Slovakia:

Total Visa Applications: 26,797

Total Visas Issued: 25,230

Visa Success Rate: 95.8%

Visa Rejection Rate: 4.2%

17. Czech Republic:

Total Visa Applications: 662,902

Total Visas Issued: 630,071

Visa Success Rate: 95.3%

Visa Rejection Rate: 4.7%

18. Greece:

Total Visa Applications: 855,285

Total Visas Issued: 805,115

Visa Success Rate: 95.1%

Visa Rejection Rate: 4.9%

19. Austria:

Total Visa Applications: 306,133

Total Visas Issued: 280,847

Visa Success Rate: 93.8%

Visa Rejection Rate: 6.2%

20. Denmark:

Total Visa Applications: 164,003

Total Visas Issued: 149,744

Visa Success Rate: 93%

Visa Rejection Rate: 7.0%

21. Italy:

Total Visa Applications: 1,844,140

Total Visas Issued: 1,703,912

Visa Success Rate: 92.6%

Visa Rejection Rate:7.4%

22. Switzerland:

Total Visa Applications: 556,520

Total Visas Issued: 487,014

Visa Success Rate: 92.6%

Visa Rejection Rate:7.4%

23. Hungary:

Total Visa Applications: 228,793

Total Visas Issued: 210,827

Visa Success Rate: 92.2%

Visa Rejection Rate:7.8%

24. Germany:

Total Visa Applications: 2,056,296

Total Visas Issued: 1,838,775

Visa Success Rate: 90.9%

Visa Rejection Rate:9.1%

25. Spain:

Total Visa Applications: 1,701,379

Total Visas Issued: 1,502,696

Visa Success Rate: 90.7

Visa Rejection Rate:9.3%

26. Norway:

Total Visa Applications: 164,591

Total Visas Issued: 146,526

Visa Success Rate: 90.5%

Visa Rejection Rate:9.5%

Grand Total:

Total Visa Applications: 16,007,785

Total Visas Issued: 14,257,114

Visa Success Rate: 90.4%

Visa Rejection Rate: 9.6%

Schengen Visa Success and Rejection Rate in Pakistan.

Sweden (ISLAMABAD):

Total Visa Applications: 3,819

Total Visas Issued: 2,049

Visa Success Rate: 59.2%

Visa Rejection Rate: 40.8%

Netherlands (ISLAMABAD):

Total Visa Applications: 11,525

Total Visas Issued: 6,007

Visa Success Rate: 53.8%

Visa Rejection Rate: 46.2%

Netherlands KARACHI:

Total Visa Applications: 2,495

Total Visas Issued: 1,734

Visa Success Rate: 71.3%

Visa Rejection Rate: 28.7%

France ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 6,390

Total Visas Issued: 3,823

Visa Success Rate: 61.2%

Visa Rejection Rate: 38.8%

France KARACHI:

Total Visa Applications: 2

Total Visas Issued: 2

Visa Success Rate: 100%

Visa Rejection Rate: 0

Portugal ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 1,898

Total Visas Issued: 1,469

Visa Success Rate: 77.4%

Visa Rejection Rate: 22.6%

Belgium ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 2,813

Total Visas Issued: 1,211

Visa Success Rate: 51.9%

Visa Rejection Rate: 48.1%

Poland ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 921

Total Visas Issued: 530

Visa Success Rate: 57.5%

Visa Rejection Rate: 42.5%

Czech Republic ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 658

Total Visas Issued: 251

Visa Success Rate: 38.1%

Visa Rejection Rate: 61.9%

Greece ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 734

Total Visas Issued: 423

Visa Success Rate: 57.6%

Visa Rejection Rate: 42.4%

Austria ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 1,179

Total Visas Issued: 627

Visa Success Rate: 53.2%

Visa Rejection Rate: 46.8%

Denmark ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 2,786

Total Visas Issued: 1,315

Visa Success Rate: 51.6

Visa Rejection Rate: 48.4%

Italy KARACHI:

Total Visa Applications: 9,009

Total Visas Issued: 7,103

Visa Success Rate: 78.8%

Visa Rejection Rate:21.2%

Italy ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 6,695

Total Visas Issued: 4,154

Visa Success Rate: 62%

Visa Rejection Rate:38.0%

Switzerland ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 4,401

Total Visas Issued: 2,590

Visa Success Rate: 58.9%

Visa Rejection Rate:41.1%

Hungary ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 2,135

Total Visas Issued: 1,122

Visa Success Rate: 52.6%

Visa Rejection Rate:47.4%

Germany KARACHI:

Total Visa Applications: 10,477

Total Visas Issued: 8,660

Visa Success Rate: 82.7%

Visa Rejection Rate:17.3%

Germany ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 9,229

Total Visas Issued: 6,825

Visa Success Rate: 74%

Visa Rejection Rate:26.0%

Spain ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 10,147

Total Visas Issued: 5,587

Visa Success Rate: 61.4%

Visa Rejection Rate:38.6%

Norway ISLAMABAD:

Total Visa Applications: 2,013

Total Visas Issued: 1,173

Visa Success Rate: 58.3%

Visa Rejection Rate:41.7%

Grand Total:

Total Visa Applications: 89,326

Total Visas Issued: 56,655

Visa Success Rate: 65.2%

Visa Rejection Rate: 34.8%

Source of Information:

Schengen Visa Info

European Commission

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