An employee must request a certificate of paid leave from the company when applying for a visa to travel abroad (Schengen area).
It’s mainly the case for foreign employees (outside the European Union) hired by a company wishing to travel to the United Kingdom.
The application must be printed on letterhead, stamped, and signed by the person in charge of the service or company. It should not be confused with the leave form, an internal company document. Below is an example of a certificate to be personalized according to the context:
Example of a certificate of vacation leave for a visa application
We certify that Mrs./Mr. <Name and first name> is employed on an open-ended contract as “Position” since <Hiring date> by the company <Company name>, registered in the trade register of <City> under the identification number <ID number> and domiciled at <Address of the company’s registered office>.
Mrs./Mr. <Name and first name> will be on annual leave for <Period time> included.
The resumption of work is set for <Resumption date> at <Time>.
<City>, on <Date of day>.
<Name and surname of the person in charge>
<Signature and stamp of the company>
To use and personalize this vacation leave certificate sample, you have to copy-paste the text of this article into your word processor (Microsoft Word or Open Office Writer) or your email program. You can download the model in PDF format: certificate of vacation leave for a visa application – pdf format.
Originally posted 2018-04-20 00:15:23.