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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Why did airport security swab my hands with wet paper?

Before entering a commercial plane, I had to go through the usual security check at Prague airport (PRG). When I passed the metal detector, it went off. I assume it was because I forgot to take off my ...
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Travel without residence permit in schengen zone

I live in Poland. I am a citizen of Turkey, so I am a non-EU citizen. Few days ago i lost my residence card and in 7-8 days i will go to Italy for a nice trip. I know it's a domestic flight from ...
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Can i travel to EU after a block of 180 days (from my first visit) if visa valid period is 2 yrs?

My Schengen tourist visa is valid from 12/08/2015 to 12/08 2017, i.e.for 2 years as type C visa. I travelled from Mumbai on 26/08/2015, stayed in Amsterdam and came back to Mumbai on 20/09/2015 (24 ...
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Traveling a few days before expiry of a Schengen visa

I have a Schengen visa which is expiring on February 29th. I have plans to travel to Sweden on the 25th of February. Is it OK to travel just 4 days before the visa expires, or will there be any ...
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working holiday and tourist visas in schengen

I am an Australian and arrived in the Schengen end of April 2015. I travelled as a tourist around the schengen for 90 days and within the 90 days obtained a Working Holiday Visa in Netherlands. My ...
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Transit visa required for going through USA -> Germany -> India

I have an expired US visa, but hold a valid I797 document and Valid I94 document to stay in USA. I am citizen of India, and I am planning to travel to India via Germany. Do I need to get a transit ...
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Apply for USA/Schengen Student visa after being refused a UK tier 4 visa [on hold]

My friend was refused for using deception when he applied for Tier 4 (General) Student. Therefore he asked me to seek for an alternative solution and he's worried if his previous refusing may affect ...
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Do I require a visa with my Belgian refugee travel document to enter Macedonia?

I have a belgian travel document for refugees and residence in Belgium. Can I enter Macedonia/FYROM visa-free or do I need to apply for a visa before entry?
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Passport control when flying from Romania to Italy

Do you guys know if there is passport control and stamp when flying from Romania to Milan-Italy? I would like to know that because I need to get my passport stamped in Italy.
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Can Indian apply for visitor visa for UK and Schengen together

I am planning to go to UK and visit European countries on visitor visa, can we apply visa simultaneously in one application ?
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Is a hotel reservation required for subsequent trips on a multi-entry Schengen visa?

A month ago I got a multiple entry Schengen visa from the embassy of Czech Republic. During my first stay in the Schengen Area I lived in a hotel, but during my next trips I would like to live at my ...
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Do stateless Green Card holders need schengen visa? [duplicate]

I am from the former soviet union, and I have just got my green card after a few years ago. I am still stateless and have applied for a refugee travel document which may or may not come through. My ...
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Can an Indian citizen with Tier 5 GAE visa (work visa) apply for Schengen Visa from UK?

The duration of the stay is from mid-May to early-August. Schengen visa applied from India require booking details, which we haven't planned. Most of the visits will be during the weekends, we are ...
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what is the amount of salary bracket to obtain a schegen visa to europe from Duabi? [duplicate]

Do you mean low income does not matter as long as I have enough amount of money in my saving? Some consultancies say I must earn AED4000 monthly to obtain Schengen visa to Europe.
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To obtain a schengen a visa to Europe [closed]

I live and work in Dubai. I earn less than AED 2000 per month. Is my monthly income sufficient to obtain Schengen visa to Europe?
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Cancel a Tourist (C) visa issued for all schengen states

I'm the guarantee host for a tourist visa for my former girlfriend. Now she got the visa in her passport, but we just split. Is there a way to cancel the visa? She alread got the passport with the ...
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Marry an Italian citizen in Italy [closed]

I've a tourist (with a Schengen visa), and I'm going to visit my fiancé in Italy, and also we are planning to get married there. So what papers would I need, and what steps would I need to take? ...
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Visiting both the Netherlands to Greece - visit duration [duplicate]

So I am wondering if I have travelled to the Netherlands from the US with my passport and have only 90 days to be there and after 10 weeks of being there I would like to go to Greece for a fews weeks, ...
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Urgent help: Single entry Schengen visa type C (Del-Lon-Sweden (via Lon)-Paris-Lon-Del) [duplicate]

I am travelling to London from Delhi in next 8 hours (and then to Schengen countries) and I need some quick help in confirming my understanding of the visa type-C single entry Etats Schengen. And I ...
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Do I need transit visa [duplicate]

I am an Algerian citizen (I hold an Algerian passport) and Ukrainian Resident permanent. I will fly on the 3rd of February from Odessa to China. I already have a visa for the country of China, and I ...
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Chances being caught re-entering EU too soon

My kid started a university program in Hungary in fall of 2015. There were some issues with paperwork regarding his student visa and he was issued a temporary visa so that he could finish the term ...
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Can I go to Germany for a family reunion apply, right after an overstay?

I've stayed in Germany 11 days longer than the 90/180 rule alows (I'm a Brasilian national). Leaving Munich airport I only had to sign a form confirming I understood the committed infraction. The ...
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US citizen entering Schengen Area via Iceland, do I need proof of onward travel out of Schengen at arrival?

I plan to visit Europe for the first time in March, and since the cheapest tickets (non-direct) usually involve a layover in Iceland, I decided to spend a week in Iceland, before continuing to ...
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How to appeal a German visa refusal?

I have applied for visit visa to Germany, all the documents were correct but my visa was refused stating reason number 9 (Your intention to leave the territory of the Member States before the expiry ...
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Passport validity requirement while reentering Germany for residents (blue card)

I am looking for some information (couldn't find any clear pointers) on the following scenario: I am a non-EU foreign national living in Germany and I am holding a blue card. My visa is valid but my ...
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How to apply for german transit visa?

I have a transit at Frankfurt en route to India. It looks like I need transit visa at Frankfurt (my H1B visa on passport expired, I only have valid I-797). How can I apply for German(or Schengen) ...
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Schengen visa multiple entry. Is it required to travel from Schengen state to get into Romania?

I have a multiple entry Schengen visa from Germany. Although I will enter during my return journey, onward journey is directly to Romania. Is it ok ? I am travelling on Sunday (24th Jan 2016)
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Leaving Schengen area the day after the visa expiry due to the transit

My case is a little bit unique, so I haven't found any articles that are closely related to what I want to ask. I'm currently in Germany with the working holiday visa. My visa expires on Feb 7, so I ...
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Entering a Schengen country using a completly different schengen [duplicate]

I have recently obtained a multiple entry Schengen visa from the Spanish embassy for 2.5 years. Originally I was planning to travel this month to Barcelona, but due to one of my family members being ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa while in Romania?

I will be on a business trip to Romania but I have plans to have a vacation in Paris and Italy. Can I apply for a Schengen visa while I'm in Romania? I'm from The Philippines.
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Can I apply for Schengen Visa in my home country even though I have stayed in Australia for the last 6 months?

This is completely new and weird rule for Schengen Visas. I am currently holding a valid Indian passport but residing in Australia for my studies. I recently came down to India to visit my parents on ...
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Multiple-entry Italian Schengen visa, can I go to Switzerland/Austria for a weekend? [duplicate]

I have a multiple-entry Italian Schengen visa that will last a couple of months. Within this period, I want to go to Switzerland for a weekend, and to Austria for another weekend. Can I just get on a ...
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Using a Schengen Visa from the French Embassy [duplicate]

I know there has been a question regarding point of entry for Schengen visas. My question differs as I just want to make sure it won't be a problem to come back to the UK and back into Europe again: ...
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Newly married last name change for wife? [closed]

I hold valid Indian passport. I got married recently. We are applying for schengen residence permit / visa. How important is last name change for my wife in the context of applying for visa? Can she ...
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Travel on 90 days visa free travel period in Schengen or National Visa D? [duplicate]

I am an Australian national who will go to Austria on a student exchange program later this year. With the Australian passport, I will be able to travel in the Schengen Area visa-free for up to 90 ...
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Can we visit Austria with Schengen Visa as Schengen suspended? [duplicate]

We'll have holiday in France next 2 months and has already applied for a Schengen visa in French embassy. Now as the Schengen suspended in Austria, are we as tourist still able to visit Salzburg with ...
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Is Austria out of Schengen? Can EU citizens travel there normally with IDs [duplicate]

I read that Austria is out of Schengen for a while because of fear of the international situation. What does that mean? Can European citizens still travel there with their valid EU IDs or we need more ...
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To get Schengen visa can my arrival and departure countries be different?

Can I get a schengen visa if my arrival and departure countries are different? Will my plane ticket be accepted in that scenario?
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How does Austria's suspension of Schengen affect travellers (both EU and non-EU)?

I'm an Italian citizen. Next Sunday I'm going to Austria. I have a national ID card but no passport. Recently Austria suspended Schengen. So can I enter Austria?
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Do I need a transit visa or anything to visit the city while on a layover in Amsterdam? if am holding a Schengen visa [duplicate]

I am travelling to Oslo (Norway) from Bahrain with a valid Schengen Visa and I have a stopover of 10 h 30 mins at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, so will i be able to enter Amsterdam city from the ...
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Possible to get a copy of a still-valid Schengen visa on a new passport?

I lost my Indian passport in India. I have applied for a new one. I had a valid Schengen visa that expires April 2017 from Netherlands embassy. Can the embassy issue a copy of the same visa to me on ...
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Another tourist Schengen visa after the previous one in 2 months?

So I have stayed in Schengen zone for 25 days last month. My visa is expiring soon. Now I want to go for another trip in two months and apply for another Schengen visa for 10 days. Is there a ...
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Confusion about the 90/180 day period Schengen visa [duplicate]

The wording of the 90/180 day rule is confusing me and this calculator I was sent does not align with my understanding of it. My understanding is that when I first enter the Schengen area I am ...
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Schengen visa rules [duplicate]

I have been issued Schengen visa from Norway embassy. I had plans to visit my brother who is living in Norway. Is it compulsory for me to enter Norway first or can I enter any Schengen country on ...
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Can I stay in Schengen area after my visa still valid but breach the condition

I came with my family in Schengen visitor visa. Visa condition is 1 month visa, can stay upto 15 days. I came here for visit about 10 days. And our trip doesn't go as planned. My wife is Pregnant, ...
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This was there reasons for my visa refusal and I want appeal [duplicate]

Good morning everyone, I'm supposed to travel on 23rd of January as my football soccer program will start on thr 25th of January and end February 25th, but my visa was refused twice. I went with a ...
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Can I return to the Netherlands without passport (but with Dutch residence permit)?

I am non-EU citizen and I have a Dutch residence permit. I am planning on flying to the Barbados. I have to go to the Barbados Embassy at Brussels, Belgium, for visa application and I have to submit ...
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Travel to other Schengen countries while family immigration is in progress

I am living in Norway on a work permit and I have valid resident permit card. My wife recently travelled to Norway on D visa and currently family immigration case (to get resident permit) is in ...
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Do I need Schengen Visa for transit in Dusseldorf, flying in from CGK-Abu Dhabi-Dus-JFK? [duplicate]

I'm flying from CGK to JFK with connection in AUH and DUS. All with Air Berlin, with flight from CGK-AUH-DUS operated by Etihad. Do I need to have Schengen visa for transit in DUS?
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Do I need to buy a flight ticket for my appealing to the german embassy [closed]

Good day everyone, I applied for a german visa and it was refused. I want to write appeal later with other documents that will show that I will come back after my one month soccer program. My ...