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I am a non-UK citizen working in the UK as a doctor. In two weeks, I plan to travel to Amsterdam for couple of days.

As the visa requirement states, one needs to provide 3 months of bank statements; I have been here just for a month now. I understand bank statements are just a part of the application but some answers here suggest that the application is likely to be refused if there are less than 3 months of statements included.

Would that be the sole reason for a refusal?

I have:

  • current salary account with my first paycheck in it.

  • previous travel to Spain, Germany and Switzerland, under my previous and first Schengen multi visa applied from home country.

  • travel history as tourist of several countries around Asia and UK.

  • hotel and tickets will be prepaid.

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  • @Gayot Fow well that's the only consecutive 4 days off ( enough to visit another city/country) I will have in my next 8 weeks Rota. – Sandii Aug 20 '17 at 14:09
  • I would say it depends. In my experience the Schengen countries tend to be quite dogmatic with submitting all the required documents for the application. Your explanation and circumstances makes sense. I do recollect I obtained a Schengen visa from the Spanish embassy in October last year with only my most recent bank statement of one month. Looking at your travel profile and profession, I would venture to say the odds are in your favor. – cHiEf Immigration vIoLaTer Aug 20 '17 at 15:20
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    Assuming that you had a bank account somewhere else before moving to the UK, is there some reason you can't provide statements from this as well as your new UK account? – djr Aug 20 '17 at 15:44
  • @djr as per Netherlands visa office, bank statements from outside UK must be original and less than a month old. I contacted my bank back home regarding that and was told that it will take at least 15 working days for me to receive it via post. – Sandii Aug 20 '17 at 16:20