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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I have a Schengen visa valid for longer than my allowed duration of stay. Can I ignore the duration and overstay?

I have a Schengen visa valid from 19/07/2016 to 10/08/2016 But the duration of stay: 7 days only I want to stay a 6 days more for a total of 14 days. And my flight including a travel from a ...
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Travelling to Berlin without a bank statement [on hold]

My brother won a trip for two to Berlin, Germany. He has all the requirements needed including bank statement, but I only have a salary statement. Is that enough for me to get a schengen visa? ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a country where I'm not a citizen? If so, under what conditions?

I'm a citizen of country A who would like to apply for a Schengen visa at a consulate in country B. When is this possible?
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I changed my travel plans after entering the Schengen area. Will this cause me trouble with immigration?

I have issued a Schengen visa from the Italian embassy for tourism. In the visa application, I declared that I will enter Germany first, and then I will stay the longest in Italy. I'm in Germany now, ...
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Do I need to stay a minimum number of days in the Schengen country my visa is for?

I am planning to visit four Schengen countries, and am planning to apply for a visa through Germany. Is there any minimum number of days I should be staying in the country through which I apply?
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Seafarer travelling to Dubrovnik from Mumbai via Munich. Do I need a transit visa?

I am a seafarer and my visa will be stamped after reaching Croatia. I have my flight scheduled from Mumbai to Dubrovnik via Munich (Schengen Country) Do I need a transit visa for Schengen?
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Can I apply for a single Schengen visa if my itinerary includes a visit to the UK in between?

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. Will the ...
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Change of main destination after Schengen visa is issued

I am an indian passport holder. I applied for and got Schengen Visa Type C, from Belgium Embassy with itinerary Italy - Spain - France - Belgium - Italy (maximum stay in France, port of entry and exit:...
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Can an Indian (tourist) stop in the Schengen area and then continue to USA without going back to India?

I apologize for a vague title but here's the scenario: I'm applying for Schengen visa. According to the preliminary itinerary, I'm going to fly from India and then fly back to India. I've USA ...
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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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French national with Australian partner [on hold]

Hi there my girlfriend is from France and I'm an Australian guy and was wondering if anybody had applied for a spouse visa to live in France or Atleast what the process is?
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I have been issued an overlapping Schengen Visa, would there be an issue?

I have an existing used Schengen visa from the 21-July-2015 to 20-July-2016 issued by Belgium. I recently applied for a Schengen visa from Germany & was issued a visa from the 19-July-2016 to 18-...
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How does Schengen know I didn't overstay if exiting through Gibraltar by air?

I had an odd experience with Schengen at the Gibraltar border earlier this year and am wondering about the implications of this. I crossed on foot from Spain into Gibraltar. I first went through ...
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Family,friend visit schegen visa [duplicate]

Your intention to leave the territory of the schegen memberstate before the expiry of the visa could not be acertain.
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Can I stay in Schengen area after my visa expires if I enter while the visa is valid?

I have an Egyptian passport and a valid one year multiple-entry Schengen visa, which will expire in mid-Sept. 2014. Can I enter a Schengen country a day before it expires for a short trip and exit ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa in the UK if I'm a student at a local university?

I'm a non-EU citizen (Bolivian) currently studying a PhD in the UK. I'm thinking about having a trip throughout Europe. Does anybody know if I can apply for the Schengen visa within the UK where I'm a ...
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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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Can I apply for a Schengen visa in Romania, if I'm not a resident?

I will be on a business trip to Romania but I have plans to have a vacation in Paris and Italy. Can I apply for a Schengen visa while I'm in Romania? I'm from The Philippines.
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who is exempt from schengen visa

I am British, my husband is from El salvador. We want to visit frankfurt, madrid., crete and italy for a few days only before going to UK . Do we need any visas like a tourist visa or a schengen visa?
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I want to travel to the Schengen area in 13 days, but it takes 15 days to issue a visa. Can I still apply?

My parents are visiting Europe for 2 weeks (more details below). I currently live in the US but I'm hoping to join them on this trip. My parents made some changes to their itinerary due to ...
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Is my Finnish Schengen residence permit (issued for work) still valid if I'm no longer employed?

I have a residence permit (Finland), the valid days as per permit card is until June 30, 2016. I de-registered my SSN and moved out of Finland on October, 2015. Now I would like to travel to Germany, ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa from the French embassy if I don’t actually visit France? [duplicate]

I have to travel to Germany soon and there are no dates available at the German consulate for a visa appointment for a month. I was thinking of getting a Schengen visa via the French embassy since ...
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Possible to get a copy of a still-valid Schengen visa in a new passport?

I lost my Indian passport in India. I have applied for a new one. Inside I had a valid Schengen visa that expires in April 2017 from the Dutch embassy. Can the embassy issue a copy of the same visa to ...
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I am minor and my father is abroad

Please I have a question concerning the Schengen visa to Italy. My brother and I are minors. We are planning to visit Italy on August. And we have a query... My father is abroad for work... And I know ...
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How much funds do I need in my bank account to apply for a Schengen visa?

I am an owner of a little business in India and will support the visa application with firm's legit papers along comes the bank statement of my business accounting too. However do I also have to show ...
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Does a non-EU Spouse of a UK national need a visa to visit the Schengen area?

I am a British national resident in the UK. My wife is Jordanian, resident in the UK with me. She has a UK biometric residency permit. We were married in the UK and the marriage is registered in the ...
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Arriving in Zurich the night before Schengen visa validity begins

(First off I do realize that someone has already asked this question but there didn't seem to be a conclusive answer.) My flight reaches Zurich on July 4th at 7:25 pm, and the Schengen visa's ...
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Arriving at night before Schengen visa valid date?

I'll be traveling to Germany this May and my planes would arrive at 4 May 20.30 at Frankfurt Airport but the Schengen visa that I received is valid only at 5 May. Is it possible to enter if it's only ...
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Is it possible to request a passport stamp when traveling between Schengen countries? [duplicate]

I was just reading San Marino's Wikivoyage page and saw this under "Do": Get your passports stamped at the tourist information centre. This is an excellent souvenir as they stick a visa tax stamp ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa for an earlier period than my existing one?

I am Chinese and am studying in the US. I have a multiple entry Schengen visa from May 18th but I have to go to another country before May 18th. Can I apply for another Schengen visa that is valid ...
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I have a Student Visa to Spain, after it expires can I leave to travel the rest of the Schengen area? [duplicate]

I am a citizen of the United States but next year I am going on exchange in Spain. My student visa will expire in the end of June but I want to travel around to visit friends and family I have in ...
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Does tourist visa (90 days) apply after a long-term 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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USA citizen wants to stay in Spain a little longer

I have been in Spain since 6 April 2016, meaning that (I suppose) I am expected to leave Schengen on or before 5 July. I have a ticket to Romania (not part of Schengen) 1 July but I do not have a ...
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Can a non-resident apply for a Schengen visa from Turkey?

I am an Indian citizen and am travelling to Turkey for volunteer work for about 45 days and I want to travel to Netherlands in between. Can I get Schengen visa from Turkey as I don't have enough time ...
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Is it possible to get a Schengen visa and travel one month later from the date of issue?

I'm in Indian National living in Ireland on a student visa which expires in October, 2016. I wanted to travel to Greece to meet my girlfriend who is Greek, so I booked tickets for August, 2016. I ...
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Can an over-stayed stamp from one country affect my abillity to travel to other countries?

I overstayed in South Africa for a week and got this ugly stamp in my passport which bans me from entering South Africa for a year. Now I want to travel to Italy, Paris and London for 2 months (in ...
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Can I used Georgian permits to travel to Schengen country [closed]

Am applying for Georgian permit in Tbilisi can I used my permits to travel to Schengen countries?
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Does the flight itinerary provided for Schengen visa strict the country of entry? [duplicate]

I already have a Schengen visa. Initially my plan was to spend the whole period in the country already applied for -Spain-, and my flight itinerary was inbound and outbound from Spain accordingly. ...
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Is 'individually' booking internationally connecting flights a good idea, in schengen area? [duplicate]

Let's say that I'm planning to visit Schengen country-A with an approved Schengen visa. I then find out that Booking my-country --flight to--> country-A is way more expensive then Booking ...
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Is it possible to transfer air-side when flying through Paris Orly airport?

Does transfer at Paris Orly on a layover between Djerba and London City require leaving the international transit zone? I'm interested in both the case where there is checked-in baggage and also the ...
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Can Portugal “black list” my passport because I got a visa but didn't visit Portugal with it?

I visited Spain last month with my family, and while applying for the visa I mentioned I would spend max time in Portugal. I got a Schengen visa from the Portugal embassy. That was the actual plan. I ...
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Can I get a multi-entry Schengen visa if travelling to two different countries on two separate trips?

I am travelling to France for 2 days in October and then I would be back in the UK. Later in November I would be travelling to Spain for 4 days. Is it possible for me to apply for a Schengen visa at ...
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Should my first trip be to the country which issued my Schengen Visa [duplicate]

I apply for Netherlands visa and I need to go to Spain first for school trip with my colleagues. Is there any problem
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Tourism on Schengen business visa?

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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Non-EU married to a British citizen. Must we travel in Schengen zone together?

I am an Egyptian man living in Egypt. My wife lives in the UK. We were planing on go on holiday to France. Is it possible for me to travel to France as an EU-Spouse without needing a Visit visa, or ...
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Can we travel within Schengen by plane with an infant without a passport?

We'll be travelling from a Schengen country to another by plane, bringing our 3 month old baby with us. It's possible that we won't have time to receive a normal passport in time for our trip, thus ...
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Transfer at Munich, do I have to clear immigration and is 40 minutes enough time? [duplicate]

I am visiting Paris from India. The flight is via Munich. There is only a 40 minute gap before departing to Paris from there. So my question is 40 minutes a sufficient time to get the immigration and ...
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Which embassy should I apply for my Schengen visa?

I'll be visiting the following cities/countries. And I don't know which embassy I should apply my visa. 4/29-5/1: Santorini, Greece 5/2-5/4: Athens, Greece 5/5-5/6: Naples, Italy 5/7-5/8: Rome, ...
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Name on German Schengen visa not matching with new name on passport

I have a valid German Schengen visa which I got on my old passport. I applied for a new passport as I had run out of pages and when was issued, my name was changed slightly. My old passport had both ...
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Schengen visa control on the Eurostar [duplicate]

I am a non-UK & non-EU citizen. I am travelling on the Eurostar from London to Paris. I have a UK visa & a Schengen visa issued from Switzerland, not France. Would the UK immigration in ...