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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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 ...
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Enter Schengen with a 'damaged' UK passport as Schengen resident

I live in the Schengen area. I would like to visit family in the UK for a week. Unfortunately my UK passport got soaked and the first page (the one with all the formalities on) is stuck to the cover. ...
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Schengen visa, multiple entry, tier 4 [duplicate]

I am a Tier 4 student, from India in the UK. I am applying for a Schengen visa with multiple entry, but in the application I am unsure of how to respond to the 'date of departure from the Schengen ...
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Non EU parent to a EU citizen [closed]

I am from Algeria and was married to a woman from Latvia in August 2013 in Algeria. The marriage was registred in April 2014 in a Latvian town hall. We had a daughter in May 2014. I tried to obtain a ...
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can i use belgium schengen multiple visa to finland direct without visiting belgium? [duplicate]

Please can I travel from Ghana with belgium multiple schengen visa to finland to meet my husband? This is my first visit to Europe and my husband want me to visit him without visiting my uncle in ...
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Flying from/to Geneva with a Schengen type D Spanish visa

I am a Bangladeshi citizen. I came from Geneva airport to Bangladesh with this visa 10 days ago. Now for my return trip they say I must go to Spain first (visa issuing country) rather than going to ...
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Do the immigration agencies of EU member states keep records of EU citizens entry/exit from the Schengen zone?

For example, a would the exit of a say a Dutch national travelling on a Dutch passport via a German international airport to an Asian country be logged? If yes, for how long is this information ...
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Do I need a Schengen visa if I have UK permanent residency?

Me and my friends are planning on inter railing from the UK. They all have a British Citizen but I do not. I only have a PR and I have been a resident in the UK for 10 years. The question is do I ...
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Apply for Schengen visa in a third country

Can a Kenyan citizen studying in Russia and temporarily visiting family in Kenya apply for a Schengen visa in Nairobi and not in Russia, where he has his residence?
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Schengen tourist visa rejected - can he reaply straight away? [duplicate]

I am Italian and my boyfriend is Kenyan, but at the moment he is studying in Russia. He applied for a tourist visa in Russia to visit me, but was denied for reason number 2: "justification for the ...
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Visiting both Schengen and the UK. Which visa should apply for first?

I am from India. My wife has traveled to UK for a year on Job. I am planning to go to UK in May 2016 and will be staying for 3 months. We want to visit multiple Schengen countries i.e. France, Spain, ...
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How to cancel a valid Schengen visa and apply for a new visa?

I have a valid Schengen business visa valid for one year from 6 September 2015 to 5 September 2016. I have traveled to Germany from 6 September 2015 to 31 October 2015, for 54 days. I need to travel ...
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Possibility of being refused entry in Schengen countries? [closed]

Following this question, I had a refused entry in the UK before (about two years ago) and granted a temporary admission. I am just curious, does it mean that I will get the refused entry in other ...
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What is the “White Schengen list”?

The signing of a visa-free agreement with the Schengen zone countries opens up new possibilities for us in terms of the so called white Schengen list featuring 57 countries, from Korea, Mexico and ...
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Less stay days than flight date in Schengen Zone

Is it possible that I am not allowed at all in Czech Republic because I have 8 stay days on visa and the flight back is one day later?
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Schengen Visa Free Travel as Tourist (90/180) Immediately Following Long Stay (D Type Visa) [duplicate]

I have been residing in France for a year on a D type visa. Now, by the end of this year the visa will be over, and I would like to take advantage of being a Schengen visa free passport holder (annex ...
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Schengen Visa, FInancial Proof

me and my cousin are planning to have a short euro trip. I have sufficient account balance with regular income so for me everything is fine but my cousin didn't maintain the account and he withdraws ...
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Can a Schengen visa holder leave the airport in a Schengen non-destination country during layover before arrival to the Schengen destination country? [duplicate]

The traveller has Schengen tourist multi-entry visa, the main destination in Schengen area is Germany (Berlin), however there's have a long 22 hrs layover in Vienna/Austria, can s/he use the layover ...
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Schengen: First entry to visa issued country. Leave for other Schengen 1 hour later?

Would it be any problem if I would enter the country first where I got a single entry visa from and then 1 hour later, leave for another Schengen country by plane? I already booked a hotel in this ...
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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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Travelling from Italy to Greece by Ferry with a French residency card but no passport

I have a french carte de sejour (french residency card) but I don't have my passport ready yet. I am planning to go to Greece to spend the christmas vacation with my family. I will be making the ...
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French visa confusion

I currently hold a multi entry Schengen visa that is valid until May. I have used up my 90 days for this 6 month period staying with my parents who have recently emigrated tho France. I am now moving ...
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Can I travel to Poland to my husband without a Schengen visa or residence card?

I'm a South African living in Britain with my husband who is Polish. My visa has expired already, and I have not applied for my residence card yet. My husband has travelled to Poland to be with his ...
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Transit Visa while flying from US to India [duplicate]

I am holding an US F1 visa. My itenary is Chicago -> Frankfurt -> Delhi. Do, I need a Transit Visa?
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Re-using a multiple entry visa, do I need to document my stay to the customs officer?

I have been to France with schengen visa before 2 months. I am planning to go to Germany now. The visa is still valid and it is multiple entry. That should be sufficient for my Germany travel. Do I ...
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Schengen visa approved, cancelled UAE permit

I'm a Philippines passport holder, my Schengen visa is approved but I cancel my Dubai residence visa and go back to Philippines after visiting Schengen country, can I I still travel to Schengen ...
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Schengen main destination

From what I understand the main destination of a Schengen visa is the country that you will spend the most period of the trip in. I've my Schengen issued from Germany - multiple entries - and I ...
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Use Schengen visa to enter a different country [duplicate]

I would like to know if it's possible to use a Schengen visa issued from Germany to enter France - Especially after the last regulations after the latest events?
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Travel from Netherlands, stay within Schengen - but with an expired Italian passport

Essentially looking for confirmation of my understanding of travel in and out of the Netherlands, to France (or Austria) for a week, for an EU Citizen (Italian) with an expired (by 2 months) Italian ...
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Mentioning new date in Schengen visa Appeal

I hold a Pakistani passport living in Pakistan. I have recently applied my tourist visa in French embassy and they refused on the following grounds: The purpose and the conditions of the proposed ...
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Traveling with expired permesso di soggiorno and valid passport [closed]

Can I cross Schengen borders with an expired permesso di soggiorno and poste renewal receipts with a valid non-EU passport ?
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What countries can I travel to with a Romanian student resident permit? [duplicate]

I am a Nigerian in a medical school in Romania. Please I'd like to know what countries I can travel to in Europe with my student residence permit. The permit states; "Permis de sedere temporara". The ...
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Transit visa not required at amsterdam

I had two tickets one from Mumbai to Amsterdam via Istanbul on Turkish airlines and Amsterdam to Quito on KLM airlines. Turkish airlines ground staff cleared me at Mumbai after verification of all ...
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Flying from a German airport to an African country with a Dutch residence permit?

I am a non-EU citizen but I hold a Dutch residence permit which allows me to travel within the Schengen area. However, I am planning to fly from Hamburg (Germany) to Ghana, with my Dutch permit and I ...
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Can my father sponsor me for Schengen visa?

I belong to a third country going on a Schengen visa to Spain as a tourist. But I am currently a student who wants to travel and experience the startup culture. Can my father residing in my home ...
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How to leave UK ASAP? (EEA National, But No Travel Document)

Not planning to return, 17, Polish, no ID, no passport. Need to at least enter the Schengen zone (because it has no checks. - True?) Where most likely can I leave with maybe just driving license or ...
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Entering Belgium with a visa for Germany

I am going to apply for visa to go Germany, but I have an idea to go Belgium too. Is it possible to enter Belgium if I have visa for Germany.
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Schengen (Germany) visa related question [closed]

It's written on my visa: "Deutschland" visa and next to it there is a D letter printed in yellow colour and next to the type of visa, there is a “C”. My question is: Does this visa allow me to enter ...
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How difficult is it to get Schengen visa from India? [closed]

I have been employed for 4 months and I do not have a credit card nor IT returns yet. I'm applying from Luxembourg embassy. My trip is a week long and I have enough cash in my account to cover my ...
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Passport control within Schengen area [closed]

I'm latin-american, don't need visa to enter (90/180 applies). I have been living in Sweden for two years with a residence permit during which I finished a master and right know I am applying to ...
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Which category of Schengen Visa?

I am from India and am going to Luxembourg to meet a friend who is coming from Seattle. So, even he does not have a permanent address per se. So, is it advisable for me to apply for a tourist visa or ...
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Can I travel to Paris with Schengen visa after Paris attacks? [duplicate]

I have Schengen Visa which have been issued by Italy. I would like to know that if I can travel to Paris after Paris Attacks? It is appreciated if someone give me any information about this case. ...
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In France on one year visa. At year end, can I fly home from another Schengen zone country without being suspected of overstaying Schengen? [duplicate]

I have been in France for one year on a national French visa. I would like to visit the Netherlands at the end of the trip and fly home (to a non Schengen country) from there. Should I expect any ...
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Indian citizen visiting Germany from US

I am an Indian citizen who was studying in the United States for the past 2 years. My course is completing in December 2015 and I plan to visit Germany on my way back to India, I am moving back to ...
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When can I return to the Schengen area?

I am Brazilian national and I overstayed my tourist visa in Switzerland because I was waiting for a residence permit. I first arrived on the 14th of June (through Amsterdam), invited by a Swiss ...
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Belgium Additional Contribution long stay (D) visa [closed]

I am attempting to apply for a Belgium long stay (D) visa for a study abroad program. Since March 2, 2015 an additional contribution of 215 Euro is required to be paid to the Immigration Office bank ...
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Financial requirement for a tourist visa to Portugal

I have 15,000 dirams in my bank account. I have met all other requirements for a visa. One lady from a consultancy company told me that I need to have the equivalent of $10,000 USD in my bank account ...
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Leave and re-enter Schengen Area with multiple entry long stay D visa and NO permit

The title of the question pretty much sums up my situation. I'm in Italy, I wish to travel to a non-Schengen European country. My visa for Italy is a multiple entry 'D' long stay. I have applied for ...