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I am Egyptian citizen holding a single entry visa to Spain , travelling in 1 July but i will have 1 day transit in Swiss airport , so do i need a visa to enter Switzerland ?

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marked as duplicate by Karlson, Dirty-flow, Vince, uncovery, mindcorrosive Jun 20 '13 at 18:33

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@Karlson: actually not, this one is way more clear cut – vartec Jun 20 '13 at 15:50
Actually still duplicate but of the different question – Karlson Jun 20 '13 at 15:51
@Karlson: you're right. – vartec Jun 20 '13 at 16:00
I think this is not a duplicate. The other question is specifically for single entry Schengen visa. – Vince Sep 12 '13 at 8:35
The situation is the same as… (which should have been picked as a duplicate). Your Schengen visa is good for entering Schengen at any place, including Switzerland on your way to Spain and back. – Gilles Sep 15 '13 at 9:53

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No you don't. Switzerland is in the Schengen zone, that will be your point of entry into Schengen. Your further flight from Switzerland to Spain is a flight inside Schengen zone, which means no passport checks by immigrations/customs.

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thank you for your answer but my visa i applied is from Spain embassy which is my main point of destination that i have to enter first soi want to know it will be ok if i enter swiss first before Spain ? – momo17 Jun 21 '13 at 0:55
@momo17: No, you don't have to enter Spain first. You can enter Schengen zone at any place. That question has been answered on this site numerous time already. – vartec Jun 21 '13 at 8:09

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