An agreement among many European countries whereby the borders between them may be crossed without border formalities but for which citizens of various other countries need an overall visa.

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I am a resident of a non-Schengen country flying to the US via Dublin and Zurich. Do I need a Visa?

I know there is a popular question already answered - Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area? - but I am still unclear on some of the rules applying to my specific case, due to the fact that ...
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Visiting two Schengen countries, coming back home in between, do I apply for single-entry or multiple-entry visa?

I am a resident of Turkey and I will go to Austria for 6 days beginning of June and then I will come back to Turkey. After staying 10 days I will go to Italy for 11 days at the end of June. Do I need ...
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Romanian Visa Rules for New Zealand citizen

I came to Europe via Estonia, where I spent two months (entering via the Schengen Zone), after which I have come to Romania. My visas: I have come here for work-related purposes, so I am in a ...
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Schengen visa issues. Help appreciated from experienced people [on hold]

I applied for a Polish visa with a colleague of mine and it got refused with a stamp. They thought we would overstay in Europe. He applied again for Slovenia in the German consulate and it got refused ...
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Must I specify where I will enter the Schengen area on the visa application? [duplicate]

Should I mention in my application form that I am entering a different country first and later I will be staying longer in the country which Schengen visa will be issued to me? Please help me before ...
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Is a visa required for Indian citizen with work permit in Denmark to visit UK?

I have read so much online but still I would like a final confirmation from someone who's been in similar situation as mine. I have an Indian passport and I live in Denmark. I have a Danish work ...
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Schengen visa denied two times by the French consulate, how to appeal? Can I send them an email? [on hold]

Hi Guys i have been denied visa twice by the French embassy, How do I appeal? reason were subsistence and justification and purpose of intended stay not reliable. I am a working guy in an IT ...
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Danish Visa information for spouse

Hi I am an Indian citizen and I would like to visit Aarhus University, Denmark for a month in this summer. I have an invitation letter from them saying that they are providing me travel and local ...
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Transit visa in Denmark and Sweden [duplicate]

I am travelling to Chicago, USA and therefore have a valid US Visa. I hold a Ghanaian passport and a valid UK visa expiring in January, 2016. I'm travelling from Heathrow-Copenhagen-Chicago and ...
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If I am on a business visa to UK from India and want to travel to Italy, which visas to apply for?

I am an Indian citizen and planning for a business trip to UK from where I plan to join my family for a vacation in Italy and come back to UK for business. What visas should I apply for? Business visa ...
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Schengen visa single entry from Hungary

I am traveling from Delhi to Hungary and I got single entry C category tourist visa for 18 days. Does it mean that I can travel within Schengen countries from Hungary and come back to Hungary before I ...
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How is Schengen area revisited at end of six months? [duplicate]

As you may be aware, the Schengen visa area of Europe allows for Canadians to visit all of the countries under the Schengen treaty, without need for a visa, and for a period of 90 days out of any six ...
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Applying for a Schengen Visa as a visiting student in UK

I am an exchange student in the UK for January- May 2015. I have a Pakistani passport. My visa here ends July 1. I want to do an Europe tour, or at least go to one or two countries, after my exams end ...
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Any site for booking travel tickets for visa without paying?

I need to submit a travel itinerary in order to apply for Schengen Visa. Is there any site (like Expedia, Orbitz, etc) where I can book a round-trip flights for a week? In Orbitz, I can do it for 24 ...
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Schengen visa: Interrupted stay

We have a Schengen visa for two years which states “multi entry” max stay 90 days, and UK visa for 10 years. My question is that we wish to go to AMS stay there for a month and later on go to UK for ...
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Arriving at night before Schengen visa valid date?

I'll be traveling to Germany this May and my planes would arrive at 4 May 20.30 at Frankfurt Airport but the Schengen visa that I received is valid only at 5 May. Is it possible to enter if it's only ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Switzerland? [duplicate]

I'm a green card holder and I have a Syrian passport, my main destination is Lebanon and I'm going through Geneva airport. Do I need a transit visa?
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Can i stay to Zurich airport If I reach before my visa starts?

I have a query regarding transit visa. I am a student at the Indian Institute of Technology in Jodhpur, India. I am going to visit Switzerland during this summer as a student trainee. I got my visa ...
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Slovenia as the point of entry for schengen visa multiple entry and suggested trips [closed]

I want to get a multi entry Schengen visa . currently i am working in UK on a ICT 2 Tier Short term (My Nationality is Indian). I still have one month more to go to apply for the Schengen visa as the ...
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Can I apply for UK tourist visa from France if I have a Schengen visa issued by Germany?

I want to visit UK. I have a Schengen visa issued by Germany. Can I apply UK tourist visa from France? Or do I have to apply from Germany?
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Is it permitted to attend to a programming conference under the tourist Schengen visa?

Let's say I already have a tourist Schengen visa which will be valid at the time of the conference, so getting another visa is not exactly desirable. I plan to pay for the conference myself and the ...
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Does Schengen visa proof of transport requirement include travel inside Europe?

The Schengen checklist for short stay when applying from South Africa via France includes this (emphasis mine): "All transfers (flight/ferry/train/bus/taxi) showing entry & exit from France ...
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Lufthansa flight - Manchester to Ankara connecting at Munich. Do I go through security again?

I'm flying from Manchester to Ankara with Lufthansa. I land at Munich then have an another flight to Ankara with an hour in between. Will I have to go through security again? or show my passport to ...
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Hotel voucher for applying for a Schengen Visa in NYC (email confirmations not acceptable)

I realised that this might have been asked before from this Visa for France - showing actual hotel booking? I did that when I was in the UK as well. I showed them email confirmations from Booking.com ...
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Covering Letter for Europe stay

I am travelling to Europe for two months and I have a covering letter from my uncle from Czech Republic which states that he will bear all my expenses and accommodation during the two month stay. My ...
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Schengen Visa questions

I am planning a trip across Europe but I'm a bit sketchy on the details and would really appreciate some help with the following questions: 1) I have a temporary UK residency since I'm a student ...
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What is “employer letter” for Schengen when I'm in college?

One of the requirements to apply for a Schengen visa to Germany from the US is reference letter from your employer I'm a student in a university. Do I just need a document confirming that ...
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Schengen visa, in refugee travel document from USA

I'm a stateless refugee from Estonia with a traveler refugee document issued by USA, and Schengen visa by Spain consulate in USA. My visa was issued from 1st june 2015 until 24th jun 2015, 9 days ...
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Single Schengen Visa Entrance [duplicate]

I have a schengen visa for single entrance. My itinerary shows that My first entry country will be Italy. At the same time, on my visa there is no country restriction written. My plans have changed ...
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Entering Schengen area 5 days before the Visa date starts

I have Business visit in Madrid, and when I applied for the Schengen visa (Business) my plan was to go Madrid on 24-04-2014; therefore, I applied and I got the visa with valid date starts on ...
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Schengen Visa - Port of entry different from issuing country [duplicate]

I applied for Schengen visa from Switzerland , but could not travel due to unforeseen circumstances,. My visa is valid for 3 months and i have an Italy trip planned, but since my port of entry was ...
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Is it possible for me to take a visa to Vienna and travel to Prague? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen residing in the UAE. I'm planning to travel to Prague. The problem is that the visa procedure for Prague is very expensive. Can I apply for a Schengen visa to Austria and then ...
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Changing plans after getting a Schengen visa

I am an Indian student in the UK. If I already had a single entry Schengen visa and I apply again to the French embassy, will I be issued with multiple-entry? If I get the visa, but due to a problem, ...
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Single entry schengen visa for a cruise? [duplicate]

If I am taking a cruise starting from Rome and covering only Schengen countries. Is single entry Schengen visa adequate for the trip
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Belgium visa but travelling to Italy [duplicate]

I have a multiple entry Belgium Schengen tourist visa for 30 days, however my travel plans have changed.. can I now goto Italy on the same visa or shall I apply for a fresh Schengen visa for Italy.. ...
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Change in itinerary after getting a Schengen visa: Addition of a country

Original itinerary Fr 13nights would it be okay to change itinerary to: Change to FR 6nights-> IT 7nights -> FR 1night Already hold Schengen visa valid for 15 days. Will I be in breach?
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Booked two separate accommodations after getting a visa, is it a problem?

I already have a Schengen visa when I applied I had hotel booked for the full length of my stay. I found a deal with an apartment through airbnb.com and booked the apartment and the hotel (about half ...
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change of itinerary [duplicate]

I already have Schengen Visa, however, we added another country which differs from when I applied for visa. Will I have a problem when I enter? I will be spending more time in the country that issued ...
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Am a indian passport holder do a need a transit visa [duplicate]

Am a indian passport holder now in Uganda I want to return back india with Brussels airlines do I need a transit visa to Brussels
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single entry schengen visa and different first entry [duplicate]

We are a group of 11 persons we applied for schengen visa fromthe spanish consulate to visit spain then Lithuanian and wrote in the application that our satets of destinations are spain and ...
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Travelling to Amsterdam with Multi Schengen visa. Can I visit Frankfurt on transit first?

I'm travelling to Amsterdam this month & some other countries in Europe but my longer stay will be in Amsterdam so I've already issued Multi Schengen visa from Netherlands but on my way to ...
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I have a multiple-entry Schengen visa issued by Switzerland, can I come back home and then go to France?

I have a multiple entry schengen Business visa issued by Switzerland which will expire in July. Can i Travel to Switzerland next week for work and then travel again to France for work at the beginning ...
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Schengen Visa: Itinerary change after visa issued

I am an Indian passport holder got my schengen Business visa approved from Belgian consulate. At the time of applying visa, i have produced my travel itenary as, Norway (1N) --> Belgium (14N) now ...
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Australian and British defacto couple travelling in the EU

My partner and I are about to travel around Europe and the UK. My partner is travelling with two passports, Australian and British. I will be only travelling on an Australian passport. I have also ...
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Getting Dutch Schengen visa from the Italian embassy

Our relatives are residents of the US. We invited them to visit us in this summer. Unfortunately they live quite far from Dutch embassies but fortunately there is an Italian embassy in their state. I ...
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Had to buy return tickets at the time of travel into Poland

I am Indian and have a work visa from Poland. My family was issued Schengen visas. The company I was joining had only booked one way tickets. My new company was planning to request a residence card ...
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Schengen visa 90/180 rule question

I am a student and I have to go to Italy for a conference in mid-May for a week. Then I have to go to Germany for another conference in late September for a week. A Schengen visa is valid for 90 days ...
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Multiple-entry Schengen visa for Indian citizens having UK visitor visa

My family and I already have a UK visitor visa and confirmed return tickets back to India. I want to apply for Schengen visas for our entire party. We want to travel through the Schengen area ...
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Schengen air travel confirmation and private aircraft

One of the requirements for the Schengen visa is for the applicant to present confirmed travel arrangements, most commonly air travel. This is usually done by booking a ticket and printing out the ...