You have the right to receive information as to whether your personal data is processed in the Central Visa Information System C-VIS or in the National Visa Information System ORBIS, and, where applicable, you have the option of accessing this information and having it corrected or deleted. Our factsheet entitled "The Schengen Visa and your personal data" tells you who to contact. Sample letters are also provided.
«Schengen Visa» and your personal data
The Central Visa Information System (C-VIS) is jointly operated by the Schengen states, which also include Switzerland. The C-VIS contains data on short-stay visa applicants (Schengen visas). The National Visa Information System (ORBIS) contains data on national visa applications.
Everyone has the right to obtain confirmation as to whether data is processed about them in the C-VIS or in ORBIS and, where applicable, has the option of accessing this information and having it corrected or deleted.