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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Got a Schengen visa that's too short for my trip, can I stay one more day?

My friends and O will be travelling in Paris for 15 days and in 6 days in Barcelona. We applied for our visa and got a 1 month visa. But we can only stay for 20 days on it. Even though we planned a 21 ...
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Applying for two Schengen visas at the same time

I'm a resident of Uzbekistan. I have to be in Norway from June 24 to August 5, (tourist visa) (42 days). Then I will have to leave for the US, for 15 days. From August 25 till October 25, (60 days), ...
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German schengen confirmed flights? [duplicate]

The German embassy webpage states 'confirmed return airline/ferry/train ticket'. It doesn't say reservations, although everywhere online states only a pen itinerary is enough. I called the embassy ...
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How does the Schengen 90/180 rule work?

I have searched the web a lot and could not find an answer that fits my situation. Here are two links that are quite contradictory: Schengen visa refusal Changing Visas when one hasn't expired My ...
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Which country should I apply to for my Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I'm a US permanent resident, not a citizen yet. I'm originally from… well let's say my country isn't doing great these days. With my current citizenship, it would be a guaranteed rejection. However, ...
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Schengen visa validity of 8 days

My problem is that I have a Schengen C single visa issued by theLithuanian embassy in Russia for just 8 days stay (23/03/16-30/03/16) and I don't understand it… I don't know if it's possible to visit ...
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UK Work Visa Issue Tier 2

I am an Indian. I have got a tier 2 general visa/ UK work permit from my employer for 6 months (with sponsorship certificate). So, I will be visiting UK from this April, 2016 to August, 2016. Now, ...
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USA -> Spain -> Romania: No visa?

All the questions (and other websites) about visiting Romania are confusing. But Romania has published a list of countries whose citizens do not need a visa, and USA is one. So, it seems that I do ...
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Australian and British defacto couple travelling in the EU

My partner and I are about to travel around Europe and the UK. My partner is travelling with two passports, Australian and British. I will be only travelling on an Australian passport. I have also ...
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Hungary Schengen visa, Austria query [duplicate]

I plan to apply for a tourist visa for Hungary. It will be a Schengen visa. Out of a trip of 6 days, I plan to spend one night in Vienna (Austria) and the rest of the trip in Hungary. The point of ...
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Use of unused Schengen visa to travel to Switzerland

I am Indian national residing in UK and have been issued Schengen visa by Norway Embassy which is Type 'C', multiple entry and expires on 21st oct 2014. Unfortunately I have never used this visa to ...
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Is it legal to study while on a tourist Schengen visa?

If, say, you acquired a 90-day tourist Schengen visa, would it be legal to use it for the purpose of visiting a language course or a university class? Or do you have to apply for a special education ...
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Using a multiple-entry business Schengen visa for tourism

I am Indian and have a multiple entry Danish business visa and they have requested me to give the itinerary for 16 days even though I have applied for a multiple entry visa. And do I need to apply ...
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Schengen Visa for both business and tourism

I am holding an Indian passport. I have a multi-entry Schengen visa which is valid for 6 months. I am planning to travel in mid Feb to Spain (on a business trip) via Netherlands for a week. On my way ...
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Tourism on Schengen business visa (circulation)

I am an Indian citizen living in UK on a tier 2 visa. Recently, I have received Short stay Schengen visas (multiple entry, business trips for 1 year) for travelling to France. (Applied at French ...
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Short term schengen Visa to Germany refused twice due to lack of subsistence

I am a college student currently residing in Chennai, India. I was planning to attend a 5-day business conference being held in Germany in mid-March.My travel itinerary also included a 2-day detour to ...
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What documents does a Type C UK Visa holder need to travel to Belgium?

I'm travelling to Belgium in April. I need to apply for a Schengen Visa. Doing that via Belgium. I am an Indian Citizen, in UK at the moment, on a university exchange program on a Type C Short term ...
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Travel to other countries on a Schengen Visa [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa from Switzerland which I'm touring this Summer However they gave me a visa for 1 year. Can I use the same visa to travel to Santorini, Greece (with a 1 night layover in ...
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Schengen Visa refusal twice - appeal process?

My Schengen visa got rejected twice. I had booked a Honeymoon Package to Europe for 8 days from a travel agent which included multiple European places. The departure being from Mumbai on 28th June ...
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Possessing two residence IDs of different schengen countries [closed]

I am a Non EU citizen, residing in Belgium as a dependent to my spouse. Recently I got admitted to a Masters course in Netherlands for fall 2016. The university will be applying for my student visa/ ...
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Possible to get Schengen visa and UK visa together

I am from India. I have planned to visit my friends in the UK. From there we have planned to visit Switzerland and Germany. Is it possible for me to take both visas together in India?
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Does the 180 days in the 90/180 schengen rule start when landing in a country or after departing? [duplicate]

I went to stay in Germany from the 4th august 2015, till the 24th October 2015, totalling 88 days, now i am required to travel back to Germany on the 4th of march for a period of 40 days. Can i do ...
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How much time should the funds be present in the bank before the bank statement is generated

I am planning to apply for a Schengen visa for myself and my wife + 2 kids, I do not have sufficient bank balance and also host is in L permit in Switzerland. So I am planning to get some money from ...
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Multiple Schengen Visa for future entries [duplicate]

I've got a multiple entry schengen visa which is good for 6 month. my first trip will be to France, the issuing country. My question is: after I leave France and return home, must future trips also ...
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From Manila to Canada via France and Italy

I intend to apply for a tourist visa to Canada and a tourist Schengen visa. My itinerary will be from Manila to Paris, France to Rome, Italy then Canada where I plan to visit/stay for 2-3 months with ...
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Visiting Italy on tourist visa and applying for Family reunion visa

My mother is a Sri Lankan citizen and she is currently in Italy on tourist visa valid from January 1, 2015 to February 28, 2015. She applied for family reunion (while in Italy on tourist visa) ...
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Does tourist visa (90 days) apply after a working holiday visa ends in Schengen countries?

I am an Australian currently on a Netherlands working holiday visa that ends in May next year. I would like to know if when my visa ends I then get another 90 days just as a regular tourist visa as I ...
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Long stay Schengen visa requirement for spouse of UK citizen

I am an Australian Citizen travelling with my wife (with dual passport Australian and UK) to the Schengen area. We will be travelling together in a camping car and intend driving around various ...
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Visiting UK on schengen Visa

Hi I want to know that I have a national visa for Poland as I'm studying here. Can I visit on the same visa to UK for couple of days ?
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Applying for an Italy Schengen visa from the Italian Consulate in Belfast

I am a PhD student studying here in Northern Ireland, UK on a Tier 4 visa. I am an Indian national. I have to visit Italy to attend a conference. Can I apply for a Schengen visa through the Italian ...
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Can I enter and leave a Schengen Country if my visa expires over 2 months afterwards?

I'm looking to travel into a Schengen country just under three months before my Schengen Visa expires. Is this alright and can I travel right up until the expiration date? I will only be gone maximum ...
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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 ...
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Travelling to Montenegro using a Blue Card

I was wondering if anyone has any experience with travelling to Montenegro using the Blue Card? I realize it's not a schengen state but their travel regulations say the following: Holders of travel ...
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How much financial proof do I need to show for a Schengen visa for a 14-day trip to Italy?

My wife and I are planning a 14-day trip to Italy. How much financial proof would each one of us have to show for proof of sufficient funds for expenses as needed by Schengen visa? The calculation ...
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How to apply for a Schengen visa for France when paid in cash (income not deposited on a bank account)?

I work for a diplomat based in Vietnam. I get paid in cash and banks do not accept personal deposits from foreigners. I want to apply for a Schengen visa but I don't have bank statements however, i ...
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If i have a multiple-entry Schengen visa, is it ok to exit Schengen area without visiting the visa-issuing country on the first visit?

I am an Indian citizen working in Malaysia and have been issued a multiple entry Schengen visa, valid for two months, to attend a conference in Vienna from the Austrian Embassy, as I will be staying ...
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Visa Application Question

I am a Nigerian, applying for a Schengen Visa to Italy, and while filling out the form, encountered this question: a. Member State(s) of destination. b. Member state of first entry. Please, what do I ...
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Do I need a transit visa/Airport transit visa at Frankfurt, if I have french Schengen visa?

I am a Indian citizen, traveling to Paris via Frankfurt with a multiple-entry French Schengen visa. Since, I have a French Schengen visa. Would I need to get an airport transit visa or transit visa ...
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UK visit visa after Schengen visa

Me and my husband (non eu) are planning a trip to Germany and then UK to visit my family. We will be in Germany for 3 months and then go to the UK. Does anyone know if it is possible to forward date a ...
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Planning two trips to Schengen countries at the beginning/end of UK stay

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. 1) Will the ...
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Travel without residence permit in schengen zone [duplicate]

I live in Poland. I am a citizen of Turkey, so I am a non-EU citizen. Few days ago i lost my residence card and in 7-8 days i will go to Italy for a nice trip. I know it's a domestic flight from ...
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Can I visit Schengen countries on a Type-D Schengen Visa?

I’m going to Germany for a semester exchange and I have a long-stay visa from Germany. Can I travel to the other Schengen states during this period with this visa or do I have to apply for a separate ...
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Schengen visa for Pakistani national married to British citizen wife

I am a Pakistani citizen holding a Pakistani passport, my wife is dual national meaning Pakistani and British citizen and lives with me in Pakistan; We have been married for 7 years and I have ...
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Where can I go with an Irish visa but without a Schengen visa?

I will visit Ireland for training purpose (~10 weeks, single entry short term visa). I am searching for stuff to do and places to visit. I know that Ireland is not part of Schengen states. So, my ...
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Can I travel to Schengen Counries with a valid Greece Schengen VISA; I am from India? [duplicate]

I have a Schengen VISA - It has validity till 28-6-2015 (six month validity) and is a Type C, Multiple Entry visa for 90 days stay. My only issue is that it was issued for Greece and at the time ...
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Refusal of Schengen visa (Netherlands short stay French embassy)

How can we appeal successfully after refusal? We have 2 refusals from the same French embassy. The only reason for refusal was, "Not sure the applicant will leave the country on time."
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How soon can I reapply for another Schengen visa after using a granted visa to the Netherlands?

I am going to apply for a multiple-entry visa to Netherlands this coming May. If I will be given only a single entry how soon can I apply again for another Schengen visa because I am planning to go to ...
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Traveling to Netherlands on a type d study visa for Italy, which expires before my return to India from Netherlands [duplicate]

I am an Indian national on a type D, multiple entry, study visa in Italy which will expire on 13.05.2016. I intend to travel to Netherlands from 05.05 .16 to 16.05.16, and thereafter come back to ...
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Why does my French Schengen visa say Marsault, or Goat in English?

Bonjour, travelers. I received a Schengen visa from the French embassy in my country. It was a tourist visa and was my first time to receive a Schengen visa. It looks like this: I had to go to ...
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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. ...