Here's how to get a five-year Schengen visa

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Jakarta   /  Fri, February 14, 2020  /  12:04 pm

Other changes to the Schengen Visa Code include higher visa fees and extended application submission periods.(Shutterstock/Oleg Golovnev)

Described as one of the best visas in the world to have, granting its holder the ability to travel to 26 European countries, the Schengen visa has recently been changed to make it easier to obtain.

Here are some of the important things to note regarding the updated Schengen Visa Code, which came into effect on Feb. 2 and applies to all embassies, consulates and visa centers belonging to all 26 Schengen member states abroad:

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Other changes to the Schengen Visa Code include higher visa fees, extended application submission periods, the implementation of digital application forms and the presence of representative authorities from every Schengen member in every third country. (mad/kes)