How to Write a Schengen appeal letter to Portugal?

Your Schengen visa application was Rejected / Denied / Refused. Now, how to write a Schengen appeal letter?

Your Schengen visa application was rejected, denied, or refused and you want to learn how to write a Schengen appeal letter.

how to write a Schengen appeal letter

Well, the right of appeal against the refusal of a Schengen visa is provided by law. Article 32(3) of the Schengen Visa Code.

Before writing a Schengen visa appeal letter

Before we move to how to write a Schengen appeal letter there some things you have to take into consideration before writing a Schengen visa appeal letter, namely;

  • If your Schengen visa application was rejected, denied, or refused you definitely received a refusal / Annulment / revocation of visa letter explaining the reason or reasons your Schengen visa application was rejected, denied or refused.
  • There are twelve reasons that can lead to the denial, rejection or refusal of your Schengen visa application.

Twelve reasons why your Schengen visa application can get denied, refused or rejected

  1. Past or Current Criminal Actions
  2. False Travel Document
  3. Insufficient Explanation For The Purpose And Circumstances Of The Planned Stay
  4. Damaged Passport
  5. Passport Invalidity
  6. Lack To Proof The Travel Itinerary
  7. Invalid Letter of Reference
  8. Insufficient Means Of Subsistence
  9. Unacceptable Birth Or Marriage Certificate
  10. Invalid Travel Insurance
  11. Lacking to present a Proof of Accommodation
  12. Unfavorable Schengen Visa Situation

Your Schengen appeal letter will be written based on the reason or reasons why your Schengen visa application was denied, refused or rejected.

If you believe your Schengen visa application was denied, refused or rejected as an act of injustice or an error, then you should appeal against the denial, refusal or rejection of your Schengen visa application.

You should conduct your Schengen visa appeal letter against the Schengen Member State that took the final decision on the application. 

The Schengen appeal procedure varies depending on the Schengen country.

Now, you have everything you need to write a Schengen visa appeal letter.

We are going to use a sample of Schengen visa appeal letter we sent to the Embassy of Portugal in Abuja regarding to one of our clients. For privacy reasons the identity of the applicant is not a real one.

We are going to use a sample of Schengen visa appeal letter we sent to the Embassy of Portugal in Abuja regarding to one of our clients. For privacy reasons the identity of the applicant is not a real one.

The sample will be based on the refusal / annulment / revocation of visa letter issued by the Embassy of Portugal in Abuja.

The denial was based on the fact that “Justification for the purpose and the conditions of stay was not provided “

Well, the interpretation of reason “Justification for the purpose and the conditions of stay was not

We are going to use a sample of Schengen visa appeal letter we sent to the Embassy of Portugal in Abuja regarding to one of our clients. For privacy reasons the identity of the applicant is not a real one.

The sample will be based on the refusal / annulment / revocation of visa letter issued by the Embassy of Portugal in Abuja.

  • The denial was based on the fact that “The information submitted regarding the justification for the purpose and condition of intended stay was not reliable”.

Well, the interpretation of the reason ““The information submitted regarding the justification for the purpose and condition of intended stay was not reliable” .

You were not able to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the information and the documents you provided are reliable or you have contradictions on you Schengen visa application to Portugal.

ou were not able to prove beyond reasonable doubt that the information and the documents you provided are reliable or you have contradictions on you Schengen visa application to Portugal.

After all been said let´s start writing the Schengen appeal letter for Portugal.

The applicant intends to spend eight days of his annual leave in Portugal. He applied for a tourism visa.

while writing a Schengen visa appeal letter there are two very important things to pay attention to:

The date you submitted your Schengen visa Application to Portugal

The date you got your refusal letter from VFS

Sample of the Schengen visa appeal letter to Portugal

18th May 2019.

Embassy of Portugal

Plot 3655, Orinoo Crescent

Maitama, Abuja

To Whom it May Concern,

The above subject matter and your letter dated 4th April, 2019 refer.

I am,  Mr. Adebayo Charles, with the passport Number: A0000000, residing at No. 10, xxxxxxxxxx, Lagos, Nigeria.

I am writing this visa appeal letter to appeal against the refusal of my Schengen visa application to Portugal.

  1. I applied for visa to travel to Portugal through the Embassy of Portugal in Abuja, located at  Plot 3655, Orinoco Crescent, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria on 13th March, 2019 .
  2. I, Mr. xxxxxxxx, was born on 26th January 1973, married, with two children and with Passport number A00000000.
  3. I write this letter to oppose the rejection of my visa application received from the Embassy of Portugal in Abuja on 4th April, 2019.
  4.  My visa application was refused for the reason that “The information submitted regarding the justification for the purpose and condition of intended stay was not reliable”.
  5. I am of the opinion that the reason for the denial of my Schengen Visa application is not clear enough.
  6. I wish to prove the credibility of all the documents and information supplied to the Embassy Portugal.
  7. All the information and documentation supplied by are genuine and thus reliable. Please find attached copies of the following documents for your perusal:
  8.  Marriage certificate
  9. Children birth certificate
  10. My full itinerary for the intended eight days stay in Portugal
  11. Copies of visas issued to him by other countries.

In light of the above, I ask you to use your good office to reconsider my application and approved same.

Thank you in anticipation as I expect an expedite action.

Accept the assurances of my best regards.

Adebayo Charles

Adebayo Charles Phone Number

Adebayo Charles email address & Hand signature of Adebayo Charles

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