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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Visa Information (Schengen Application, Enlargement Members)

Every country asks in its visa form whether you stayed previously in this or some other Schengen country. Some people stayed in countries which are now in Schengen, but have not been part of Schengen ...
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UK visitor entry clearance application refused: impact on future travel

I am Indian citizen living in Poland for the past 4 years for business. I never visited UK before. I applied for UK visa few months ago in Warsaw to visit London for just 3 days, carelessly missed ...
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Schengen visa 6mos. Can i use it again for different purpose?

I have a multi-entry visa valid until nov. 14, 2015. I used it last mid of may in germany for the uealth purpose of my patient. I am their private nurse. We stayed there for one month and went back to ...
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Fined €110 for Schengen overstay: impact on future visas?

I miscalculated the number of days I would be in the Schengen region for a conference, and was fined 110 euros for overstaying by a day. Will I be refused a Schengen visa in future on account of this? ...
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When I can re apply for Schengen Visa I already have a single entry schengen visa?

I have a single entry VISA for Italy from 03/07/15 to 01/08/15 with 15 days validity. I also want to visit Spain and France in same month. I will be back from Italy on 07/07/15, So can I apply for ...
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My Schengen visa expired on 28 June but the police has given me an extension till the 9 july

Will I have a problem in getting a Schengen visa again? Does getting an extension of a week after expiration of the visa stain my intentions or will they refuse me the visa next time? I am an Indian ...
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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 €30,000, any expenses incurred as a result of emergency medical treatment or repatriation ...
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Schengen Visa Refusal (Short stay in Austria)

I would like to know if after appealing for visa refusal from the Holland Embassy in Accra, Ghana for the last 90 days without response, what exactly to do? Do i have to send a reminder or what?
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Schengen visa with UK visa expires in less than 3 months?

I was thinking of visiting some Schengen countries this June. However, my UK visa will be expired on August 30th, 2015. I know that most (or all) of Schengen countries require UK visa to be valid for ...
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German visa refusal and appeal is made

My visa was refused from the German consulate in Kolkata and now I appealed to them in writing along with many papers. After submitting all documents they called me suddenly for interview. I was ...
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Schengen visa requirements for minor

I am turning 18 on 13th of July but my interview is on 8th of july so when i applied on the visa i typied that i am minor and information about my father but i have read that there is certain ...
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Do I need to state my side trip country on my application form?

I will be applying for my tourist visa at the Germany embassy as my main destination is Germany however I would like to take a side trip to Italy for maybe 3days do I need to add Italy as a second ...
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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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Visa Germany 2 times - Schengen Visa

I am intending to marry my fiance and I am therefore planning to travel to Germany to visit his family. I am a non-EU citizen and need a visa. The planned travel times will be as following: 18th ...
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Do Schengen and Bulgarian authorities share visa applicant information?

I am applying for a visa for Bulgaria and there are 2 questions in the application about other visas: 26 - Schengen visas issued during the past three years? 27 - Fingerprints collected ...
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Schengen visa Travel

I live in South Africa and would like to visit France and Italy. I was hoping to enter in Paris and fly back home from Rome. It it possible to exit the Europe from a different country of entry?
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A 12-day-left visa for entering Schegen

I have a Vietnamese passport. I'm planning to visit Vietnam on July 7th and be back in the Czech Republic (in Schengen area) on August 29th. My visa is a long-term, D type visa (for study purposes) ...
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Does the axa-schengen Europe Travel insurance satisfy the German consulate's insurance requirements?

I just purchased axa-schengen Europe Travel insurance, and am applying to the German Consulate for my Schengen VISA. These are the requirements as stated by the German Consulate for the insurance ...
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I live in the US on an H1B VISA and will get a Schengen VISA soon. But I'll get an F1 VISA before traveling to Europe. Will this be legal?

Details: I currently work in the US on an H1B VISA. I intend to go to grad school in the US in September, for which I'll be flying back to my home country in July for the F1 VISA. On the way back ...
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Cannot get appointment at SF Italy Consulate

I am only a permanent resident of the United states so I need to apply for a schengen visa. I'm going on a guided tour of several countries in Europe with a large group and we are staying the most ...
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Is 13 days enough processing time to get a Schengen VISA (German consulate, San Francisco)?

Sorry I'm not sure if I can ask two questions one after the other (I already posted another one barely half an hour ago), so please let me know if I should take this down. I had originally wanted to ...
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Is there any travel insurance where I don't have to be registered with GP?

I'm Indian citizen, staying in UK on ICT Tier 2 short term and planning to apply for Schengen Visa. In order to apply for Schengen Visa I need travel insurance, hence I checked few travel insurances ...
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family visit visa refused for germany

I and my wife applied for family visitor to Germany.but we got refusal with a reasons of letter and advise to appeal in Berlin Administrative Court. My brother-in-law adopted by a German citizen years ...
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Name in passport as BCA in place of ABC; cause for visa refusal?

My name in my passport is written in the wrong order, i.e. in place of ABC it is written as BCA. Can this be a reason for rejection of a visa to Germany? If yes, is there any solution? What steps ...
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unemployed applying for Schengen Visa

I met someone I really like on the net. He asked me to visit him in Norway where he is a citizen. He will be going on pension in July and wants to use the time to show me around. I am unemployed and ...
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Quickest Schengen Visa in Atlanta

I have an Indian passport, with F-1 visa living in US. I am travelling to India via europe (exact point of change of flight isn't fixed, but it is either Amsterdam, Paris or the Frankfurt.) I wish to ...
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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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Danish Visa information for spouse

Hi I am an Indian citizen and I would like to visit Aarhus University, Denmark for a month in this summer. I have an invitation letter from them saying that they are providing me travel and local ...
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Change the address of stay after receiving Schengen visa

I received a Schengen tourist visa through the embassy of France, in my itinerary I specified the hotel that I'll be staying in, now, my French friend offered me to stay at his place instead of the ...
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How to make a trip program for schengen visa from poland embasay ?

I've submitted a schengen visa application and my interview is after 2 weeks so i was wondering if i should offer a trip program in only poland as i was looking forward to travel outborders and visit ...
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Schengen visa from Swiss embassy from Singapore

I am an Indian citizen residing in Singapore. Me and my husband are planning to travel to Switzerland and i have my brother there who sponsors us. I work in a small company but I don't have any ...