14:21 / 17.05.2024

Statistics on applications and refusals for citizens of Uzbekistan to obtain Schengen visa published

According to EU information, last year our compatriots submitted more than 46 thousand applications.

In 2023, citizens of Uzbekistan submitted 46,503 applications for a Schengen visa, the European Commission reported.

According to the data, Uzbek citizens were refused in 16.5% of cases. The number of approved applications is 38,333.

Compared to 2022, the proportion of refusals increased by 0.4%, but then 39,509 applications were submitted.

In total, last year, consulates of EU countries and associated Schengen countries received over 10.3 million applications for short-term visas. This is 37% more than in 2022 (7.5 million), but lower than the number of requests in pre-pandemic 2019 (17 million).

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