When you are in transit, the visa consulate may request that you provide a cover letter for transit visa purposes in order for them to better appreciate the necessity for your visa acceptance. Couldn’t you simply rebook the flight? Couldn’t you pursue a different path? Your cover letter’s trip objective section must have a compelling rationale.

Transit visas, as the name implies, are ultra-short-term visas required when you have a layover in a nation before continuing your journey. Although most nations do not require a transit visa, it is an inconvenient necessity.

How to get a cover letter?

If you want to get a cover letter for Schengen visa which is properly structured and used by over 50,000 customers, then you can make one using FlightGen App. All you need to do is answer questions related to your Schengen visa & your cover letter will be created for you in perfect format.

FlightGen creates a hybrid cover letter which includes both the personal cover letter as well as the travel itinerary which otherwise, would have been another separate document. In fact, this the exact format that we use for all our visa customers.

Is A Cover Letter Required When Applying For A Transit Visa?

Yes. Although a cover letter is not always included in the consulate’s listed visa requirements. You could be requested to bring a cover letter. In fact, VFS.com requires candidates to bring one with them.

Sample Cover Letter

This is the sample letter that over 8,000 clients used to obtain their transit visa. This was made using our FlightGen app.

What Is the Format of a Transit Visa Cover Letter?

As seen in the above example, the cover letter would typically include the following information.

  • Addressing the consulate where you want to apply for a transit visa
  • Travel schedule
  • The reason for the trip (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)
  • evidence of future travel
  • Your business or employment details.
  • Your visa documents have been submitted.
  • If the consulate needs to contact you for any reason, please provide your contact information.
  • You may use the following sample to create your own document, or you can acquire one for $4.99 from Google Docs.

There are two basic criteria for a transit visa. You are not need to submit a day-by-day itinerary.

You must include the following information in the visa requirements part of the letter:

  • Flight ticket to the ultimate destination.
  • A visa to the target country is necessary (if required)

Make a Cover Letter for a Transit Visa

All you have to do with FlightGen is fill out a simple form in the app and then download and print the pdf. Remember to sign before submitting.

How Do I Get The FlightGen App?

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