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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Schengen visa: Staying one day longer since the visa is still valid

I have received my Schengen visa for 30 days (duration of stay), I have booked my flight and I will be traveling back one day after (31) but i will be still within the limits of from - to, would that ...
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Do I need a visa for layover at Germany airport?

I got a single-entry Schengen visa. After attending a forum at Germany, I will go to the UK for few days. But I am supposed to take my flight back to my country, Myanmar, from Germany. So I will fly ...
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For a Schengen visa, is attending a summer school a touristic or study purpose?

I will be attending a summer school which will last 10 days. I want to know: for applying for a Schengen visa, is the purpose of my trip considered as touristic or study?
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Type C Schengen visa refused after a failed application for a spouse visa

I am a PhD student in Germany and I am married. Actually, at first I came to Germany by visa that was for a master and then after 6 month I succeeded to get acceptance from another university for ...
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Proof of expenses for a Schengen visa

I am going to Europe on vacation. The trip has been paid for entirely by my parents who will be supporting me through the duration of the trip. How do I fill in the proof of funds part of the visa ...
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Can I travel from USA to Germany with valid US B1 visa and schengen visa Issued In India [duplicate]

Presently, I am in USA for Business purpose with B1/B2 visa and can I travel to Germany from US with a valid Schengen visa, but schengen Visa issued at India.
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I am a resident of a non-Schengen country flying to the US via Dublin and Zurich. Do I need a Visa? [duplicate]

I know there is a popular question already answered - Do I need a visa to transit in the Schengen area? - but I am still unclear on some of the rules applying to my specific case, due to the fact that ...
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Visiting two Schengen countries, coming back home in between, do I apply for single-entry or multiple-entry visa?

I am a resident of Turkey and I will go to Austria for 6 days beginning of June and then I will come back to Turkey. After staying 10 days I will go to Italy for 11 days at the end of June. Do I need ...
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Is a visa required for Indian citizen with work permit in Denmark to visit UK?

I have read so much online but still I would like a final confirmation from someone who's been in similar situation as mine. I have an Indian passport and I live in Denmark. I have a Danish work ...
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Romanian Visa Rules for New Zealand citizen

I came to Europe via Estonia, where I spent two months (entering via the Schengen Zone), after which I have come to Romania. My visas: I have come here for work-related purposes, so I am in a ...
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Must I specify where I will enter the Schengen area on the visa application? [duplicate]

Should I mention in my application form that I am entering a different country first and later I will be staying longer in the country which Schengen visa will be issued to me? Please help me before ...
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90 days out of 180 [duplicate]

I'm going to The Netherlands (as usual) and was wondering if the times overlapped. For example, I went for about a month in December and am planning to go again this May. Assuming my 180 days began ...
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Schengen visa denied two times by the French consulate, how to appeal? Can I send them an email? [closed]

Hi Guys i have been denied visa twice by the French embassy, How do I appeal? reason were subsistence and justification and purpose of intended stay not reliable. I am a working guy in an IT ...
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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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Schengen Visa exipres a day before departure. Do I need to re-apply for visa?

I applied for Schengen Type C tourist visa from 13th December to 24th December, 2014 in Italian Embassy, India. My flight from New Delhi will reach Rome on 13th of December and my return flight is on ...
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Transit visa in Denmark and Sweden [duplicate]

I am travelling to Chicago, USA and therefore have a valid US Visa. I hold a Ghanaian passport and a valid UK visa expiring in January, 2016. I'm travelling from Heathrow-Copenhagen-Chicago and ...
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Utili-key “knife” and airport inspection?

I own and carry a Swiss Tech Utili-Key 6-n-1 Multitool: I love it and carry it with me everywhere. My concern is: Would it be officially allowed in cabin (inside Schengen)? If not, what are the ...
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Schengen visa single entry from Hungary

I am traveling from Delhi to Hungary and I got single entry C category tourist visa for 18 days. Does it mean that I can travel within Schengen countries from Hungary and come back to Hungary before I ...
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How is Schengen area revisited at end of six months? [duplicate]

As you may be aware, the Schengen visa area of Europe allows for Canadians to visit all of the countries under the Schengen treaty, without need for a visa, and for a period of 90 days out of any six ...
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Applying for a Schengen Visa as a visiting student in UK

I am an exchange student in the UK for January- May 2015. I have a Pakistani passport. My visa here ends July 1. I want to do an Europe tour, or at least go to one or two countries, after my exams end ...
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Any site for booking travel tickets for visa without paying?

I need to submit a travel itinerary in order to apply for Schengen Visa. Is there any site (like Expedia, Orbitz, etc) where I can book a round-trip flights for a week? In Orbitz, I can do it for 24 ...
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Schengen visa: Interrupted stay

We have a Schengen visa for two years which states “multi entry” max stay 90 days, and UK visa for 10 years. My question is that we wish to go to AMS stay there for a month and later on go to UK for ...
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Can i stay to Zurich airport If I reach before my visa starts?

I have a query regarding transit visa. I am a student at the Indian Institute of Technology in Jodhpur, India. I am going to visit Switzerland during this summer as a student trainee. I got my visa ...
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Can I apply for UK tourist visa from France if I have a Schengen visa issued by Germany?

I want to visit UK. I have a Schengen visa issued by Germany. Can I apply UK tourist visa from France? Or do I have to apply from Germany?
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Schengen Visa questions

I am planning a trip across Europe but I'm a bit sketchy on the details and would really appreciate some help with the following questions: 1) I have a temporary UK residency since I'm a student ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Switzerland? [duplicate]

I'm a green card holder and I have a Syrian passport, my main destination is Lebanon and I'm going through Geneva airport. Do I need a transit visa?
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Slovenia as the point of entry for schengen visa multiple entry and suggested trips [closed]

I want to get a multi entry Schengen visa . currently i am working in UK on a ICT 2 Tier Short term (My Nationality is Indian). I still have one month more to go to apply for the Schengen visa as the ...
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Does Schengen visa proof of transport requirement include travel inside Europe?

The Schengen checklist for short stay when applying from South Africa via France includes this (emphasis mine): "All transfers (flight/ferry/train/bus/taxi) showing entry & exit from France ...
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Is it permitted to attend to a programming conference under the tourist Schengen visa?

Let's say I already have a tourist Schengen visa which will be valid at the time of the conference, so getting another visa is not exactly desirable. I plan to pay for the conference myself and the ...
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Lufthansa flight - Manchester to Ankara connecting at Munich. Do I go through security again?

I'm flying from Manchester to Ankara with Lufthansa. I land at Munich then have an another flight to Ankara with an hour in between. Will I have to go through security again? or show my passport to ...
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Covering Letter for Europe stay

I am travelling to Europe for two months and I have a covering letter from my uncle from Czech Republic which states that he will bear all my expenses and accommodation during the two month stay. My ...
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Hotel voucher for applying for a Schengen Visa in NYC (email confirmations not acceptable)

I realised that this might have been asked before from this Visa for France - showing actual hotel booking? I did that when I was in the UK as well. I showed them email confirmations from Booking.com ...
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Booked two separate accommodations after getting a visa, is it a problem?

I already have a Schengen visa when I applied I had hotel booked for the full length of my stay. I found a deal with an apartment through airbnb.com and booked the apartment and the hotel (about half ...
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Schengen visa, in refugee travel document from USA

I'm a stateless refugee from Estonia with a traveler refugee document issued by USA, and Schengen visa by Spain consulate in USA. My visa was issued from 1st june 2015 until 24th jun 2015, 9 days ...
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What is “employer letter” for Schengen when I'm in college?

One of the requirements to apply for a Schengen visa to Germany from the US is reference letter from your employer I'm a student in a university. Do I just need a document confirming that ...
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How to extend my short stay visa in Spain?

I hold a China main-land passport. I am doing study abroad from the US to France and Spain. With all the confusion and my poor judgement, now I end up with a short stay visa in France (Schengen ...
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Entering Schengen area 5 days before the Visa date starts

I have Business visit in Madrid, and when I applied for the Schengen visa (Business) my plan was to go Madrid on 24-04-2014; therefore, I applied and I got the visa with valid date starts on ...
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Single Schengen Visa Entrance [duplicate]

I have a schengen visa for single entrance. My itinerary shows that My first entry country will be Italy. At the same time, on my visa there is no country restriction written. My plans have changed ...
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How to cancel multi-entry Schengen visa?

I have a Schengen visa (business class) from one of the EU countries. It is multi-entry type valid for 18 months (90 day stay), I used this visa to visit the EU last month and it will remain valid ...
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French spouse visa when full name changed after marriage

I am trying to apply for French Schengen spouse visa as my husband is British. I hold valid Indian passport with valid UK visa. My full name was changed after marriage and I got a new passport issued ...
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Long term Italian visa for Malaysian citizens

I (a non-Malaysian) got a 6 month research assignment in Italy and my visa was granted yesterday. I plan to bring along my wife (a Malaysian National) for the 6 month stay but unfortunately the ...
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Invitation letters for my Indian parents coming to the Netherlands

I want to call my parents, who are from India, to stay for a short period here in Netherlands Do I need to send an invitation letter? Is that a mandatory document? Is it ok if I gave my written ...
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Is it possible for me to take a visa to Vienna and travel to Prague? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen residing in the UAE. I'm planning to travel to Prague. The problem is that the visa procedure for Prague is very expensive. Can I apply for a Schengen visa to Austria and then ...
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Changing plans after getting a Schengen visa

I am an Indian student in the UK. If I already had a single entry Schengen visa and I apply again to the French embassy, will I be issued with multiple-entry? If I get the visa, but due to a problem, ...
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Why is security screening done at the gate at AMS (Schiphol airport, Amsterdam) in the non-Schengen area?

I've noticed that when taking non-Schengen flights at AMS (Schiphol airport, Amsterdam), there is no centralized security check after you enter the airport and go through passport control. Instead, ...
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Multiple-entry Schengen visa for Indian citizens having UK visitor visa

My family and I already have a UK visitor visa and confirmed return tickets back to India. I want to apply for Schengen visas for our entire party. We want to travel through the Schengen area ...
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Single entry schengen visa for a cruise? [duplicate]

If I am taking a cruise starting from Rome and covering only Schengen countries. Is single entry Schengen visa adequate for the trip
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change of itinerary [duplicate]

I already have Schengen Visa, however, we added another country which differs from when I applied for visa. Will I have a problem when I enter? I will be spending more time in the country that issued ...
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Belgium visa but travelling to Italy [duplicate]

I have a multiple entry Belgium Schengen tourist visa for 30 days, however my travel plans have changed.. can I now goto Italy on the same visa or shall I apply for a fresh Schengen visa for Italy.. ...