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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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 ...
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Travelling in/out France after the attacks of November 2015

Can someone with a non-European nationality and a French 'carte de séjour' freely enter and travel (particularly by air) from France after the unfortunate events? I have been checking the news, some ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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I'm holding a Schengen visa as a student, do I need to apply for visa to another Schengen country? [duplicate]

I'm currently a foreign student holding my resident permit in a Schengen country, and I will go for student exchange next January to another Schengen country. As the exchange duration lasts longer ...
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Applying for Schengen Visa after (German) Student visa expires IN Schengen area?

I am a Indian national (not eligible for 90-days visa free program) spending a semester in Germany on a German Student Visa right now. My student visa expires in the third week of December, but I want ...
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Reapplication for Schengen visa

I would like to reapply for my parents visas who were rejected for Belgium with below stated reason: Insufficient means of subsistence, both for the duration of the intended stay and for the return ...
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Is a transit visa required to enter madrid [duplicate]

I am an Indian national travelling to Colombia from Bangalore. However, I have to go through Madrid. I wanted to know if I required a transit visa to just enter the Madrid airport? Also, will a ...
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greece schengen visa going to germany? [duplicate]

If I get a schengen visa issued from greece embassy, and it was the first visa on my passport, can I enter germany without any problem as a first entry?
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If my Schegen Visa is Valid for Hellas does that mean I can't enter another Schengen area? [closed]

I applied for a Schengen visa through the Greek embassy, but we're planning to go to Rome after Athens. I just received my Visa saying Valid for Hellas. Does that mean I can't go to another Schengen ...
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Schengen visa entry [duplicate]

Hi I am Ashraf from Eygpt I have schengen visa type c multiple entry from Switzerland for 5 years I already used it 2 time for going to Switzerland but now I need to go for Germany to Hanover and its ...
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What can I do if visa is issued after the intended date of travel? [duplicate]

Can I go directly to my main destination without going to member state of first entry in Schengen area? What can I do if visa is issued after the intended date of travel? How can I change my first ...
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Visiting EU as British citizen long-term

I would like to visit the EU for non-work or studying purposes, etc. for about a year from next week starting in Greece. Until 23 September 2015, I spent 5 weeks in Romania continuously. I'm a ...
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Euro Trip on December [closed]

I am from india and I will be travelling to Ireland in ICT Visa on November. I need to travel to other European countries on the month of December. Kindly let me know the procedure. I need to know ...
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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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Can I travel to Schengen countries that were not on my itinerary when I applied?

I have applied for a Schengen visa in the Consulate of Italy. I will be visiting for a 2 month period to attend a dance workshop. However, I plan to visit my boyfriend twice. He is studying in Germany ...
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German Schengen visa refused: what is the reason and how can I get a visa in the future?

I applied for German Schengen visa as a medical escort to my relative in a different country from where I reside, but my visa application was refused and the refusal letter was written in German as ...
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Baby with passport from different country than his parents

I will travel with my family, we all have French passports but our 4 months old kid has a US passport and has the same lastname than us. We have his US birth certificate as well. Will we have any ...
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Schengen Visa for Switzerland, but travel to Amsterdam & Paris [duplicate]

I am planning to visit Europe in November. My initial plan was to be in Switzerland for the entire duration of the trip. I have got the visa as well. But I wish to go to Amsterdam for two nights out ...
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First time entry to Schengen area with student visa

I am currently living outside EU and I recently got a student visa from Germany (multi), but I would like to travel first to Sweden to visit a friend and then flight to Germany. Would that be a ...
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Do I need a transit visa for a 23 hour layover in Amsterdam? [duplicate]

Does a South African citizen travelling from Canada to South Africa via Amsterdam, with a lay over of 23:50 need a transit visa?
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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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schengen visa travel documents needed

I am applying for a schengen visa for a month and my travel dates will be within this month for a period of 15 days. i can give approximate dates of intended travel and return but could not book ...
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RP in Bahrain less than six months valid for Schengen visa

I'm travelling to Austria in December 2015 and my residence visa in Bahrain expires in April 2016. That leaves me with only 4 months validity on my visa from my date of return. This is less than the ...
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Effects of Schengen Visa refusal appeal on new fresh visa

I have appeal for refusal of Schengen visa (Spain), but I decided to apply for fresh visa from other Schengen State (Czech Republic). I want to know, does my appeal to Spain affect my visa in Czech ...
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Schengen visa application from Delhi, while I'm living and working in Dubai [duplicate]

I'm an Indian working in Dubai. I'm going for a vacation to Delhi and want to apply for a Schengen visa (just for holidays) from Delhi. What documents do I need to provide and what do I have to do to ...
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Can I apply for a new Schengen visa before my current multiple entry visa expires?

Hoping someone can help me figure out what to do. I've got a South African passport with a 90 days multiple entry Italian Schengen visa, expiring 14-03-2016. I'm currently in France till mid November ...
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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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I am a non-EU citizen and have Czech D student visa for 6 months valid for Czech Republic [duplicate]

I want to visit Finland to see my wife and children and there after visit Greece for a conference. Is it possible to travel to these countries with Czech D visa?
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Traveling in other Schengen countries with photo copy residence permit along with passport?

Currently, I am a non EU national staying in France. Recently, my residence permit (titre-de-sejour) has expired and it is in the process of renewal. So, a temporary residence permit (récépissé) is ...
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Can I enter Switzerland while my B permit is in application? [duplicate]

I just returned from Switzerland after a 90 day leisure stay there to see if I liked the place enough to live there. I first entered Switzerland on the 25th of May. I now currently have a B permit in ...
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Leaving Russia with Schengen Visa

I am a Russian citizen currently living in Switzerland (I have a Bewilligung C permit, which gives me a Schengen visa), and I am travelling to Russia soon to visit family there. I've heard that I will ...
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Schengen Visa Refusal - Embassy of Spain [duplicate]

I am refused to get a Schengen visa. I applied for visa through Embassy of Spain. The reasons stated on the letter are: a) The information submitted regarding the justification for the purpose and ...