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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Non-EU citizen, student in Spain holding a residence permit. Do I need a UK visa?

I am from a non-EU country (Georgia). I have been studying in Spain for the past five years and hold the residence permit. Next month I will need to travel to London for a job interview and I was ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ā€œCā€. My question is: Does this visa allow me to enter ...
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Can I leave the Schengen with my Type D Multi Entry visa from Spain

I'm an Indian student, with a Type D Multi Entry Visa to Spain. I'm in Spain and have applied for my Residence Permit but haven't received it yet. Can I travel to Croatia and back with just this ...
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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 ...
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Can I ever get a Schengen visa again?

I'm from India and I applied for a Schengen visa to visit Sweden for a duration of 4 days and since I'm 18 years old, to prove my intent to return home after my visit, the Embassy wanted me to submit ...
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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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Is medical insurance mandatory for entering the Schengen area if you are not required to have a visa?

For nationals that request the Schengen visa, the traveller must have insurance that covers, for a minimum of ā‚¬30,000, any expenses incurred as a result of emergency medical treatment or repatriation ...
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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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Schengen visa for a stateless person

I have applied for a long-term residence in the Czech Republic. However, as I am a stateless person residing in Uzbekistan, I was permitted to enter only 11 EU countries out of 28. Does it violate the ...
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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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What is the AXA Schengen Insurance office phone number?

I made the payment for a Schengen (Europe Travel) visa at the AXA-Schengen website, but haven't yet got (it has been five hours) any insurance documents by email. How long should I wait? They don't ...
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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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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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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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Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area?

I found many related questions on this site but I am still not sure about the rules. How can I decide if I need a visa to transit?
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Bank balance for getting a Schengen visa?

I won a contest to visit Belgium and the Netherlands for a week from India. The accommodation and travel is paid by the company. They have asked for my income tax returns and bank statements along ...
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Hotel reservation after having visa

I already have my multiple-entry Schengen visa. When I applied, I gave them the hotel reservation from booking.com (not paid) and they granted the visa. But now my friend invited me to stay at his ...
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Re-entry into Schengen with a visa this time [closed]

I am a US citizen and have been in Italy since September. I am coming up on my 90 days since I do not have a visa and have to return back in the US. However I will be enrolling in University classes ...
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Travelling to France safe? [closed]

What happened last night was terrible and it's got me panicked. I got a Schengen visa and plane tickets to go to France next month and I am not sure I'll continue with my plan. Do you guys think I ...
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Flight Cancellation and Schengen visa [duplicate]

I was supposed to have an appointment tomorrow for a tourist visa and I was informed via an email that due to a security reasons all of the flights from my country to the country to which I had the ...
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Spain tourist visa [duplicate]

I'm from Bangladesh. Currently I'm staying in South Africa. I'm doing work for an African company. I got work permit for five years witch expires 2018. Recently I got married with South African lady. ...
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Schengen Visa from Seattle?

We are planning a vacation to Spain and I hear as Seattle residents we have to travel to San Francisco to obtain a Schengen visa. Is there any other way around it? Please note: I am an Indian ...
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Non-EU citizen Schengen visa via NYC Swiss embassy

I am applying for Schengen visa via Switzerland embassy in NYC. One of their requirements is : A copy of your confirmed flight reservation. How do I purchase temporary tickets to meet this ...
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Schengen visa and previous refusals?

If I have been denied a visitor visa to the UK previously, is it a good idea to add the refusal letter or any other supporting document in any new application for a Schengen visa to clear that point? ...
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Can I apply for another visa while in another country?

I am a Filipino passport holder and let's just say that I currently have a valid visa (and am living in) an Eastern European country that is not part of the Schengen system. Should I want to visit a ...
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Process for renewing Schengen visa for a new destination

I had applied for a Schengen visa with French embassy this March 2015, and had a visa from April-September 2015. Now I want to visit Switzerland in Dec 2015. Should I now apply for a new visa with ...
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Biometric Schengen visa

My Chinese inlaws might come to visit us in Belgium next year. However, they live in a very remote area and Belgium only has visa centers in Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou. As their official ...
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Schengen visa travel to other countries [duplicate]

I just received my Schengen visa to visit France with multiple entries. I want to travel to Czech Republic after visiting France and I was wondering if I have to produce hotel reservations and return ...
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Do I need a visa for entering Georgia?

I am a Bangladeshi passport holder. I have an USA visa for up to 5 years validity with multiple entries and a Schengen visa for a month's validity. Do I need a visa for entering Georgia?
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Obtaining visa for Germany language course [closed]

I am Brazilian and currently traveling in Europe. I am allowed to stay in the Schengen area for 90 days within 180 days. Im approaching the 90 days (80) but since I like it here so much and I might ...
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Denied entry into Schengen zone: Can I still use my visa?

I had a visa to Portugal for 3 months to visit my family. My point of first entry was Germany, but they denied me entry, because I didn't have a return ticket from Portugal to Germany, but I had a ...
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Possible to visit Schengen Countries using France Type D Long term work permit Visa? [duplicate]

I have Type D Long term work permit visa for France. I would like to know using this visa possible to visit Schengen Countries? If I want to Visit UK what needs to be done from my side? Please help me ...
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Polish Airports' fingerprint Process

Are there fingerprints taking processes at Polish airports for Schengen visa holders upon arrival and entry in the country? Earlier, I got a visa from the French Embassy and my fingerprints had been ...
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Can I stay in Schengen more than 90/180?

I am a Canadian and waiting for my Portuguese citizenship now. I spent 60 days in Portugal already and want to go to France during Christmas time. Can I enter France even my stay in Schengen is more ...
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Do I need both a UK visa and a Schengen visa?

I am a Filipino Citizen working in Qatar and have a valid Residence Permit. I am planning to visit my wife's sister in the UK, and afterwards we are planning a Schengen tour with the other family ...
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Schengen Visa- chances for a student?

Obviously no one can say whether I will or will not get the visa but would appreciate some inputs. I know it is generally difficult for non-employed people to get a Schengen visa. What do you think ...