When you are in transit, the visa consulate may require you to submit a cover letter for transit visa purpose to better understand the need for your visa approval. Could you not just rebook the flight ? could you not take a different route ? . A strong reason needs to be part of your travel purpose section of the cover letter.
Transit visas as the name suggests, is an ultra short term visa that is needed when you are having a layover in a country before your onward journey. Though most countries do not need you to have a transit visa, it is indeed a frustrating requirement.
This article shows how you can create a cover letter in perfect format for transit visa in less than 5 minutes using BlinkDocs App.
Is a cover letter needed for transit visa ?
Yes. Although a cover letter is sometimes not part of the visa requirements published by the consulate. You may be asked to bring a cover letter with you . In fact VFS.com requires the applicants to bring one.
Sample cover letter
Here is the sample letter used by over 8,000 customers to get their transit visa. This was created on our app called BlinkDocs.
What is the format of a cover letter for transit visa ?
As seen in the above sample, the cover letter would usually contain the following information.
- Addressing the consulate with whom you are applying transit visa
- Dates of travel
- Purpose of travel (in this case it is some thing like, As I have a layover in Dubai and my final destination is Germany, I need an airport change hence a transit visa)
- proof of onward travel
- Your employment or business information.
- Documents submitted for your visa.
- Your Contact information if the consulate wants to get in touch for some reason
You can use the above sample and make your own document or you could just get one at just 4.99 with blink Docs.
For a transit visa is has two main requirements. You do not have to provide day-wise itinerary
In the visa requirements section of the letter you need to mention:
- Flight ticket to the final destination country.
- A valid visa to the destination country (if required)
Create cover letter for transit visa
Using BlinkDocs, all you need to do is fill a simple form in the app and at the end download the pdf and take a printout of it. Do not forget to sign before you submit
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