Explore the dataset: Visa issuing practices

How restrictively visa rules are enforced have a considerable impact on mobility. Use the fields below to search the database. To learn more about how this dimension was coded please consult the background page. Note that in cases where the receiving state is represented by another Schengen country, the application figures are coded as missing and the refusal rate assumed to be identical with the representing country.


Receiving country A receiving country could for example be Germany. This is the main place a person seeks to visit.
Sending country A sending country could for example be Libya. This is the state where the visitor holds citizenship.
Year The year for which the presence of a visa requirement is measured.