Where to apply for a Schengen visa?

My place of residence My visa application should be submitted to
Bulgaria see Representation agreement below

Representation agreement

If a State does not have its proper visa section in a country or region, the delivery of a Schengen visa can be delegated to another Schengen State member with an agreement between both countries concerned.

The agreement allows the appointed representation to represent and handle Schengen visa applications within its own competence without consulting the other represented State.

Country / Region Schengen State which represents Switzerland My visa application should be submitted to
Bulgaria Austria Austrian Embassy in Bulgaria

Please note that the Austrian Embassy in Sofia does not issue Schengen visas for the citizens of the following countries although residents in Bulgaria:

- China

- Eritrea

- Irak

- Lybia

- Somalia

Citizens of the above countries must apply for a Schengen Visa by the Embassy of Switzerland in Bucharest.