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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entering to other schengen countries with Multiple entry Business Visa issued by Sweden

I have a Multiple entry Business Visa issued by Sweden. I have two questions 1) Can I make a trip to another schengen country (not Sweden) from US without visiting Sweden at all. 2) Can I make a ...
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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 an over-stayed stamp from one country affect my abillity to travel to other countries?

I overstayed in South Africa for a week and got this ugly stamp in my passport which bans me from entering South Africa for a year. Now I want to travel to Italy, Paris and London for 2 months (in ...
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Can I expedite a Schengen Visa appointment for consulates in the US?

I live in the USA and hope to travel to Spain in ~6 weeks. My citizenship requires a Schengen visa for traveling to Spain. Applying for the Schengen visa requires making an appointment and appearing ...
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schengen visa from uk related query [duplicate]

I am having work permit for one year in UK and currently staying in UK. My wife will join me here on tourist visa, Can she apply Schengen tourist visa from UK? Thanks, Amit
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Can Indians on UK tourist visa apply for Schengen tourist visa in London?

We are Indians and will be visiting UK on short-stay visas for about 5 months. Can we apply for Schengen tourist visas while we are in London?
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Overstay in Germany by mistake [closed]

I went to Germany on business visa (c category) which were valid for 6 months with duration of stay of 15days which I misunderstood for every visit as 15 days and overstayed by 5 days so while leaving ...
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Is it possible to request a passport stamp when traveling between Schengen countries?

I was just reading San Marino's Wikivoyage page and saw this under "Do": Get your passports stamped at the tourist information centre. This is an excellent souvenir as they stick a visa tax stamp ...
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Does Wizzair have a passport check for non-EU citizens on Schengen flights?

I've flown on Wizzair from Schengen to UK and remember there was a mandatory passport check for non-EU citizens, which had to be done at the check-in desk. Is there also a mandatory passport check on ...
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Do I need a visa for a 10 hour layover in Barcelona? [duplicate]

I am a Moroccan travelling from Moscow, Russia to Casablanca, Morocco with Vueling airlines and I have a layover in Barcelona for about 10hours. Will I be needing a visa?
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I want to travel to the Schengen area in 13 days, but it takes 15 days to issue a visa. Can I still apply?

My parents are visiting Europe for 2 weeks (more details below). I currently live in the US but I'm hoping to join them on this trip. My parents made some changes to their itinerary due to ...
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Can I use Italy Business Visa to travel to Sweden for tourism purpose [duplicate]

I have a valid Schengen Business Visa for Italy. I have already used this visa to travel to Italy for 31 days for business purpose. Total validity is 75 days with multiple entry. Can I use the same ...
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Travelling to Berlin without a bank statement

My brother won a trip for two to Berlin, Germany. We are a Philippine Passport holder, but we are currently living now in Dubai. And the German Embassy is asking for a bank statement. My brother has ...
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Can I apply for Schengen visa from London as foreigner?

I hold Kuwaiti passport, and will be in London until mid June on personal matter. I plan to travel for tourism in summer to Europe, and I'm wondering if I can apply for Schengen as Kuwaiti on tourist ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa from the UK if I am on a tier 5 temporary workers visa?

I am traveling to the UK on a tier 5 religious workers visa and wish to apply for a Schengen visa to visit Portugal, Germany and France. I am a permanent resident in New Zealand and will be traveling ...
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Can I do internship in Malta with Schengen type D visa? [closed]

I am currently doing my masters in France. I have a Schengen type D visa. My visa is valid till September 2016. But I am extending it till December 2016. I got an internship offer from Malta. Can I ...
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Holder of the 1951 Convention travel document issued by an EU country

I am a holder of the UN 1951 Convention travel document issued by Malta - an EU country. I have been travelling within the Schengen area for many years. In one week I'm going to Denmark for a week and ...
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Travelling EU countries with Spain work visa [duplicate]

I have got work permit visa(Long stay for 9 months) for Spain. Can I travel to other EU countries(like France, Switzerland) from Spain for visiting?
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Leeway when when entering the Schengen area, visa-free?

I (US citizen) was in the Schengen area (Sweden) for 2.5 months a few months ago (so I am close to 90/180). As a US citizen, I entered under the visa-free agreement (EC 539/2001 Annex II). I am ...
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Can we travel within Schengen by plane with an infant without a passport?

We'll be travelling from a Schengen country to another by plane, bringing our 3 month old baby with us. It's possible that we won't have time to receive a normal passport in time for our trip, thus ...
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Schengen Visa issued by Italian embassy but destination is Croatia

I have got my schengen visa from Italian embassy but they gave me C category SINGLE entry visa and I only want to visit croatia. is it possible I can go to croatia although my visa was issued by ...
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Can I travel to Croatia with single-entry Schengen visa?

I am traveling to Zurich with a single-entry Schengen visa. While coming back can I travel to Croatia for 3 days and then return to India (Country of Origin)?
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Seafarer travelling to Dubrovnik from Mumbai via Munich. Do I need a transit visa?

I am a seafarer and my visa will be stamped after reaching Croatia. I have my flight scheduled from Mumbai to Dubrovnik via Munich (Schengen Country) Do I need a transit visa for Schengen?
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STATI Schengen : What does it mean

I am going to Europe for my honeymoon. My entry and exit is from Rome. My Visa says Stati Schengen, Type C. I understand Type C is for short term travel. Can anyone help me understand Stati means ? ...
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Schengen itinerary different from initially planned [duplicate]

I applied (and received) Schengen visa from German consulate as I was initially planning to visit Germany. However, a bunch of my friends are going to Spain around the same time so I want to go to ...
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Can I travel from Rome to Amsterdam with a Schengen visa?

I am a South African citizen and have a multiple entry visa obtained from the Italian Embassy. I am currently in Rome, can I travel from here to Amsterdam with my Schengen visa or do I need extra ...
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Clarification on early-disembarkation on with a Schengen visa in alternate country

I'm a Nigerian with a 3 month Schengen visa to Athens, Greece double entry. My flight is Air France route Lagos-France-Greece. Can I be stamped in at France at a port of entry before my connecting ...
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Will I be allowed to board flight at Mumbai with Schengen visa validitiy for the next day? [duplicate]

I am a first time traveler to Europe. I have booked by flight from Chennai on 27th July with two transits at Mumbai and then Abu Dhabi and reaching Frankfurt, Germany at 7 am on 28th July. My ...
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visa rejection by German embassy [closed]

my visa from India got rejected on the grounds of ineducate funds and the intention of my trip although in my cover letter i have mentioned my purpose of visit and strong ties to my country for that i ...
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Do I need a passport travelling within Schengen through Kyiv?

I am a Finnish citizen. I'm used to travelling only within the Schengen Area and/or EU, and I'm able to do it with my Finnish National ID card. I haven't even bothered to get an expensive passport, as ...
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Overlap between a Schengen type C visa and a long-stay (type D) visa [duplicate]

Recently I have been issued a tourism Schengen visa to France valid until end of October. Also I applied for a student visa to Italy for a master's program that starts in September. It seems there ...
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Does a bus _across_ Schengen count on the ninety-day limit?

In Do layovers count in the 90-in-180 Schengen rule?, we (apparently) concluded that changing planes doesn't risk exceeding ninety days. What about a 46-hour bus ride from Romania to U.K.? Possible, ...
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Why does immigration check passports at some Schengen-only terminals?

I regularly fly from Prague airport where there's a separate Schengen-only terminal (Terminal 2). The terminal is completely separated from foreign flights and on arrival there's no passport control: ...
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Same schengen visa for return to different schengen country?

I am a F1 student studying in USA. I am planning to visit my home country via Rome. I'll be staying in Rome for a week, so I will be applying for schengen visa for Italy. When returning back to USA ...
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I have France-Schengen Visa [duplicate]

Just wanted to check because I have multiple Schengen Visa and during the application I applied France as I will be spending more days in Paris and that is my point of entry. However the ticket I've ...
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Single Entry Schengen Visa [duplicate]

Me and my husband were granted single entry schengen visa and our country of entry and exit will be Italy. We are travelling in August, 2016 and are confused by what actually single entry means. We ...
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I have a Schengen visa valid for longer than my allowed duration of stay. Can I ignore the duration and overstay?

I have a Schengen visa valid from 19/07/2016 to 10/08/2016 But the duration of stay: 7 days only I want to stay a 6 days more for a total of 14 days. And my flight including a travel from a ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a country where I'm not a citizen? If so, under what conditions?

I'm a citizen of country A who would like to apply for a Schengen visa at a consulate in country B. When is this possible?
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I changed my travel plans after entering the Schengen area. Will this cause me trouble with immigration?

I have issued a Schengen visa from the Italian embassy for tourism. In the visa application, I declared that I will enter Germany first, and then I will stay the longest in Italy. I'm in Germany now, ...
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Do I need to stay a minimum number of days in the Schengen country my visa is for?

I am planning to visit four Schengen countries, and am planning to apply for a visa through Germany. Is there any minimum number of days I should be staying in the country through which I apply?
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Can I apply for a single Schengen visa if my itinerary includes a visit to the UK in between?

I am planning a 2-3 week visit to the UK, with short trips to Schengen countries before and after. As pointed out, I should be able to apply for a Schengen visa once to cover both trips. Will the ...
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Change of main destination after Schengen visa is issued

I am an indian passport holder. I applied for and got Schengen Visa Type C, from Belgium Embassy with itinerary Italy - Spain - France - Belgium - Italy (maximum stay in France, port of entry and exit:...
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Can an Indian (tourist) stop in the Schengen area and then continue to USA without going back to India?

I apologize for a vague title but here's the scenario: I'm applying for Schengen visa. According to the preliminary itinerary, I'm going to fly from India and then fly back to India. I've USA ...
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Can I apply for a tourist Schengen visa while my Type D visa application is being processed?

I have applied for a Long Stay Visa D to France which takes a long time to process, can i apply for a Short Stay Visa C say to Italy for a visit at the same time without affecting my first application
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I have been issued an overlapping Schengen Visa, would there be an issue?

I have an existing used Schengen visa from the 21-July-2015 to 20-July-2016 issued by Belgium. I recently applied for a Schengen visa from Germany & was issued a visa from the 19-July-2016 to 18-...
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How does Schengen know I didn't overstay if exiting through Gibraltar by air?

I had an odd experience with Schengen at the Gibraltar border earlier this year and am wondering about the implications of this. I crossed on foot from Spain into Gibraltar. I first went through ...
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Family,friend visit schegen visa [duplicate]

Your intention to leave the territory of the schegen memberstate before the expiry of the visa could not be acertain.
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Can I stay in Schengen area after my visa expires if I enter while the visa is valid?

I have an Egyptian passport and a valid one year multiple-entry Schengen visa, which will expire in mid-Sept. 2014. Can I enter a Schengen country a day before it expires for a short trip and exit ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa in the UK if I'm a student at a local university?

I'm a non-EU citizen (Bolivian) currently studying a PhD in the UK. I'm thinking about having a trip throughout Europe. Does anybody know if I can apply for the Schengen visa within the UK where I'm a ...
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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 ...