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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Multi-country itinerary when applying for a Schengen visa at the Polish embassy [duplicate]

I've submitted a schengen visa application and my interview is after 2 weeks so i was wondering if i should offer a trip program in only poland as i was looking forward to travel outborders and visit ...
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Use insurance provided by employer when applying for a Schengen visa

I am in the process of applying for Schengen visa, and one of the requirements that I found is Travel insurance with benefits coverage of 30,000 Euros. My current employer provides me with two types ...
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If my Schengen visa insurance expires on the day of my departure?

It's my first time to Europe and I'll be applying for a Schengen visa. I bought a travel insurance. On my coverage letter, it says the expiration date is Aug 20th. However, that's the date of my ...
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Do I need to include details about a side trip to another country on my Schengen application form?

I will be applying for my tourist visa at the Germany embassy as my main destination is Germany however I would like to take a side trip to Italy for maybe 3 days. Do I need to add Italy as a second ...
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One-way or return ticket for one year study [closed]

I am about to study in Hungary this fall and going back home in June next year. I am Indonesian and Residence permit is needed during my stay in Budapest. As I am preparing document to apply for a ...
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Driving from UK to Turkey, is a French Schengen visa sufficient?

I'm intending to drive to Turkey through EU countries ie; France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria. I know I'm ok as a UK national, but the wife is a Turkish citizen with ...
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Schengen Visa for Gap Year

I am a South African hoping to obtain a Shengen Visa for 3 months. Seeing as I'm taking a gap year, I am currently not employed. Please indicate if any additional steps need to be taken. I have more ...
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Europe travel from a work visa

Suppose I get a work visa to work in Paris. Does that mean I can take a train and travel anywhere within the Schengen region, though I do not have a tourist visa? Or should I carry a tourist visa from ...
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Does more money in account help get a longer Schengen visa?

Do consulates provide a visa valid for a longer duration if they find more money in the bank account? I am applying from UK to France/Italian consulates.
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What are the consequences of overstaying Schengen zone for 28 days in 90 days period with a valid visa for the next 3 months?

I'm a Russian citizen holding a Schengen visa valid from 01.08.14 till 31.07.15 For the period from 20.11.14 to 18.05.15 I overstayed for 28 days. The immigration officer at Swiss border hadn't ...
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Transit visa for Indian passport holder having Schengen visa [closed]

I am an Indian passport holder having a Schengen student visa, I have a lay-over of 22 hours at Istanbul airport on my flight back to Mumbai from Leipzig, Germany. I want to know if I need a transit ...
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schengen visa issued by French consulate in South Africa - free movement to Switzerland? [duplicate]

I am in France on a schengen tourism visa on my South African passport. My plans when I applied for the visa were to visit france, Germany and the Czech republic. Is there any reason why I would not ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Milan? [duplicate]

I have a Ugandan passport with indefinite permit to stay in Abu Dhabi where I am going through Milan. Do I need a transit visa?
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can i enter and exit from different countries than my visa was issued from [duplicate]

i got my french visa, and I was wondering if I could enter Europe from Spain and leave from Netherlands. Is there any consequences for doing such thing?
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Obtaining a UK and Schengen Visa in a Single Application or Single Step in China

Normally, the UK does not participate in Schengen and does not honour Schengen visas; and there is no reciprocity between Belgium and the UK where tourist visas are concerned. As a probable result, ...
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Entry into Schengen state before visa is valid

My Schengen visa is valid from 5 July, but I need to get into France on the 28th of June. Will I be able to?
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Schengen visa for a non-eu spouse of eu citizen

I hope you would be able to provide some advice as things are getting very frustrated. I am an EU national married to a Sri Lankan. At the moment I am in my home country and he is in Sri Lanka. We are ...
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How to apply for a Schengen visa? [closed]

I would like to know How to apply for a Schengen visa? any one is here to give me details about it.
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Schengen multiple entries short stay 90 day visa validity rule [duplicate]

I got a Schengen C visa for MULT entries. The duration of stay is 8 days, and the validity is from 15th July to 27th July. My question is would it allow me the "90 day short stay" visa". I am guessing ...
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Schengen visa refused from German embassy

I am Sri-Lankan staying in Bangladesh working in well established company in Bangladesh. I, my wife and two kids applied for Schengen visa from German embassy in Dhaka. I got only sponser letter from ...
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Schengen visa control on the Eurostar [duplicate]

I am a non-UK & non-EU citizen. I am travelling on the Eurostar from London to Paris. I have a UK visa & a Schengen visa issued from Switzerland, not France. Would the UK immigration in ...
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Can I apply for a new Schengen visa while holding a valid single-entry Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I have a single entry visa for Italy from 03/07/15 to 01/08/15 with 15 days validity. I also want to visit Spain and France in same month. I will be back from Italy on 07/07/15, So can I apply for ...
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90/180 rule day count after a long-term visa expires?

Consider a student in a Schengen country whose visa expires on August 31st. The student is a national of a country whose citizens are exempt from the requirement to obtain a Schengen visa for short-...
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Travelling Requirements to Schengen Countries using Romanian Visa for Non-European Citizen [closed]

I am a student on Exchange studies to Romania. Is it difficult to obtain a visa for Schengen countries with Romanian visa? I want to travel to other EU parts during my stay in Romania. Romanian visa ...
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UK visitor entry clearance application refused: impact on future travel [closed]

I am an Indian citizen living in Poland for the past 4 years for business. I never visited UK before. I applied for UK visa few months ago in Warsaw to visit London for just 3 days, carelessly missed ...
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Do I need a transit visa for layover in Italy? [duplicate]

I am flying from Chicago to Istanbul and my flight will layover in Rome for an hour and a half. I am holding a US green card and am traveling with Iraqi passport. I am not sure if I will require an ...
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Foreign Travelers to Schengen

I just want to ask how does foreign travelers get their immigration done when they travel by bus or train from one country to another in Schengen countries. Does Train/Bus stop at the border for ...
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Airport transit visa for Munich, if I have Long Stay visa type D for France (sauf CTOM)

I am an Indian citizen and I was granted a visa from the French Consulate. It says that my visa type is Long Stay "D" valid for France (sauf CTOM). I am going to Nice (France) via Munich (Germany), ...
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Can I stay in Italy with valid study visa and expired Permesso?

I have South Korean passport and I have my study visa which will expire on the 19th of September and a permesso di soggiorno which will expire on the 3rd of Sept. So far from the last day of May (31 ...
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Question regarding having a 21 day long stay in the Netherlands first, then studying in France [duplicate]

I have faced a question regarding application for visa for traveling to Europe in order to study there. I would be grateful to receive guidance on this. I have been admitted to a European master ...
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Macedonian Entry Visas

I've a Schengen visa valid till 11th of August, issued from a German Embassy, I would like to know if this would prevent me entry to Macedonia as my conference finished at 9th of August Because I ...
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Minimum account balance required for 2 to travel to Zurich for 10 days

I would like to know how much is the minimum balance to be maintained for myself and my husband for a stay of 10 days in Zurich. We hold Indian passport and are residing in Singapore. My husband hold ...
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Proof of accomodation for France (travelling from India) [closed]

I am travelling to France this month end. Is a reservation from Booking.com enough for proof of accommodation?
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Entering with one Schengen visa but exiting with another [duplicate]

I have a France-issued Schengen visa until 24/06/2015, and I would like to visit Spain between 21-27/06/2015. When I applied to visa to Spain consulate, they gave me a Schengen visa from 25/06/2015. ...
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Can I travel to Macedonia and Albania on Schengen visa? Do I need transit visa for Germany if my stay is less than 4 hours within the airport?

I am a Pakistani national on a student visa till July 2016. I will travel with my family who are British Nationals. Can I travel to Macedonia and Albania on Schengen visa? Do I need transit visa for ...
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Do I need to book some intra-Europe tickets to apply for Schengen visa?

I already booked my ultra-Europe ticket which was a roundtrip from YVR to ZRH. However, I am not sure whether I need to book for intra-Europe tickets for my visa application.
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Transit visa for Delhi to Dublin via Schengen [duplicate]

Do I need a transit visa, I am travelling Delhi to Zurich (Switzerland) and Zurich to Dublin and Dublin to Frankfurt and Frankfurt to Delhi. Ticket already booked but only have Ireland visa. No ...
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Turkish visa holder traveling to Italy

I am a Somali citizen. If I have a valid Turkish tourist visa can I travel to Italy?
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How long does it take for the Dutch embassy in Ghana to process visa refusal appeals? [closed]

I am trying to appeal a visa refusal from the Holland Embassy in Accra, Ghana, however, I have not had a response in the past 90 days. Do i have to send a reminder or what?
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Schengen rules for Australian travelling Europe for 2 years?

Can anyone tell me if this is possible: I want to travel Europe for approx 2 years. (Not working, I will be able to show bank statements to prove i can support myself at each immigration point). ...
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Does my husband need to apply for Schengen visa if he has an indefinite leave to remain?

My husband is a Sri Lankan national with a Sri Lankan passport. He holds an indefinite leave to remain in the UK (card). Our 3 kids and I have British passports, we are all going to go to France. Does ...
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Does a non-EU Spouse of a UK national need a visa to visit the Schengen area?

I am a British national resident in the UK. My wife is Jordanian, resident in the UK with me. She has a UK biometric residency permit. We were married in the UK and the marriage is registered in the ...
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Staying in Schengen after student visa expires [duplicate]

I have a question. I'm a USA citizen with a student visa issued in Sweden that expires on the 30 of June. However, I am planning on leaving Schengen (through Sweden) and returning after the 30 of June ...
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Do I need to pay in full for hostel reservation to show proof of accommodation for Schengen VISA?

I am applying for a Schengen VISA to travel to Germany, and one of the requirements is showing proof of accommodation. I booked all my hostels via hostelworld.com, but only paid the non-refundable ...
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Proof of employment for a Schengen Visa from French Consulate Vancouver?

On its website, it requires some format of proof of employment. However, no-one in my family has that. I am a student, my brother (another applicant) is currently unemployed, my mom (another ...
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Can I transit through Frankfurt to Romania without a Schengen visa?

I am applying for a Romanian Short Stay Visa. I have a valid US visa. I am travelling from the US to Romania. Typically, I would need a Schengen Visa if I need to go to a Schengen Zone as my ...
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Bulgarian passport expires two months after return date, will I have a problem traveling from US through Germany to Bulgaria?

I am flying from San Francisco to Bulgaria through Frankfurt and Munich in a few days. I hold a green card and I am a Bulgarian citizen. I just found out about the 3 month passport expiration date ...
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Length of stay in the Schengen area with a Turkish “special passport” [duplicate]

I have a Turkish “special passport” which exempts me from the requirement to hold a visa for the Schengen area. My arrival date is: 13 June 2015, 11.00am My departure date is: 10 September 2015, 11....
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Travel to France from Non-EU countries with a Dutch residence permit?

I'm not a EU citizen but holding a Dutch residence permit which allows me to travel within Schengen countries. But I'm wondering, instead of traveling from one Schengen country to another, is it also ...
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German national visa (Type D), but entry through another Schengen country?

Disclaimer: This might be a duplicate post, but while looking up this question I did not find a response that would put my mind to peace Hi, I am an Indian student studying in Berlin just for fall ...