2017 Schengen Visa statistics for consulates

Schengen States issue 14.6 million visas for short stays in 2017

Statistics published by the European Commission reveal that more than 16.1 million applications for short-stay visas were lodged at the consulates of the Schengen States in 2017, 6.3% more than in 2016 and the first increase in demand since 2013.

Below are presented the Schengen Visa statistics for consulates for the year 2017. The statistics were conducted based on the number of applications, the number of visas issued, and the number of visas not issued regarding Uniform Schengen Visas and Multiple entry uniform visas types throughout the Schengen member-states.

wdt_ID Schengen State Uniform visas applied for Total uniform visas issued (including MEV) Multiple entry uniform visas (MEVs) issued Total LTVs issued Uniform visas not issued Not issued rate for uniform visas Share of MEVs
1 France 3,684,404 3,161,274 965,661 3,477 502,526 14 31
2 Germany 2,049,055 1,857,770 1,525,361 34,892 156,393 8 82
3 Italy 1,850,260 1,703,693 1,229,938 4,845 141,722 8 72
4 Spain 1,624,276 1,456,906 615,897 4,338 134,394 8 42
5 Greece 1,029,564 981,091 776,529 8,504 39,969 4 79
6 Finland 827,520 814,047 729,559 2,742 9,337 1 90
7 Poland 823,101 789,343 585,240 1,466 32,292 4 74
8 Czech Republic 623,255 594,225 195,008 1,094 27,936 5 33
9 Netherlands 621,431 550,910 498,837 2,148 62,778 10 91
10 Switzerland 517,010 451,528 260,482 28,018 37,464 7 58