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Your first port of entry does NOT need to be the country which issued you a Schengen visa. When deciding which country to apply for a visa, this is determined by which country you're spending the most time according to your filed itinerary. Once the visa is issued, it does not matter what country is your point of entry. Technically, you should also stick to ...


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Practically speaking, while most Schengen countries are quite lax about visas, some are extremely picky. For example, there are lots of reports that the Finnish consulate in St. Petersburg systematically reprimands local applicants for 'illegitimate' usage of Finnish ME visas for traveling to Europe instead of Finland - sometimes by issuing a warning, ...


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According to this page: http://visasmex.com/files/SAE_eng.pdf an electronic authorisation is valid for 30 days from date of issue. Hence it seems you cannot apply for this authorisation more than 30 days in advance.


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As I understand it, you applied for a UK visa and you want your passport in order to make a flight to Switzerland. You have several options... Strawman option: try to contact the British mission handling your application and get them to accelerate your application. This is a poor option because they have heard it all before and they advise against ...


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Technically yes, the terms under which a Schengen visa is issued require you to have health insurance up to a certain amount of coverage. You may be asked for proof of this in the form of health insurance documents when you're entering the Schengen zone and/or at any passport control checks. In practice though, it is unlikely that you will be asked to ...


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No. You will need to go through passport control in Paris and enter the Schengen zone, collect your bags, and re-check them in at the EasyJet counter, and exit the Schengen zone again. EasyJet does not have luggage interline agreements with other airlines and will not accept interline baggage from them, even if they are so tagged. EasyJet also enforces ...


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No, but... As far as my knowledge goes, (and it goes far because I am staying in UK on a visa, so Europe's kinda' my backyard!), when applying for the visa you just have to think one thing: Which is going to be the most important and longest stay destination of your trip? That pretty much answers your question. Having said that, common sense prevails ...


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I had a multiple-entry Schengen visa issued by the German embassy. My first port of entry by air was Switzerland. I was admitted to enter the Schengen states through that port of entry. I once travelled by road from London to Germany. I had a German Schengen visa too. My first port of entry was France. I was admitted into the Schengen states through France ...


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No, I don't think you can use your EU blue card to do either of these. I could not find any special rights to enter other EU countries in the Blue Card directive. But the introduction does contain this: (14) Third-country nationals who are in possession of a valid travel document and an EU Blue Card issued by a Member State applying the Schengen ...


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Since you have a valid US visa, you do not need a Mexican visa or electronic authorization to visit Mexico. Starting May 1st, 2010, all foreigners, regardless of their nationality, visiting Mexico as tourists, transmigrate or for business matters will not need a visa for Mexico as long as they hold a valid US visa and arrive in Mexico from the United ...


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Like many countries, Ukraine allows you to hold two valid international passports simultaneously, provided you can give justification. Being without your passport because you are applying for a visa is a commonly accepted reason. Для оформлення другого паспорта/проїзного документа чи одночасного оформлення двох паспортів/проїзних документів громадянин ...


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As others have already explained, there is no general requirement to enter through the country that issued the visa. In fact, if you are travelling to several Schengen countries at once, you are required to apply to the country that will be your main destination and might therefore very well be different from the one you will enter first. So if you go for a ...


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There is no way to know for certain until it happens and the Canadian government decides to update requirements, however, for an educated guess only: Since citizens of Lithuania and Poland who have obtained a biometric passport (e-passport) are allowed to visit Canada visa-free, it stands to reason that, eventually, Canada may extend the same courtesy to ...


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Is his visa valid only in UK and Estonia? I know about some cases, where visas were issued only for specific country, but in most cases, the visa is issued for whole Schengen area. If your husband has visa valid for Schengen area, then he will be able to travel to any country in the area, including Spain.


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Estonia is a part of Schengen Area, as he has visa to live and work in Estonia that visa will allow him to visit other states within the area without the need to apply for another visa.


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Ukraine is not on the list of countries and effective dates and “If you submit your application in person at a visa application centre (VAC) that offers biometric services before the date the requirement takes effect for your country, you will not have to pay the biometric fee and you can get VAC application services at no cost.”. This may suggest that ...


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I have never been asked for that on European Airports Check points. They usually ask you Where you're going What you're going to do How long you will stay. Sometimes they even ask you to show them your returning back tickets or reservation. I once saw a police asking a person to show him how much money this person got. It really depends on how the ...


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According to Timatic you don't need a visa to transit through (picked Austria as a transit point). TWOV (Transit Without Visa): Visa required, except for Holders of onward tickets in transit. *Note: TWOV is not possible when arriving from a non-Schengen Member State AND departing to a Schengen Member


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There is a corner case here not covered by the previous answers where it's NOT acceptable to arrive in a different member state... Source: Schengen Handbook If the person has a single entry Schengen visa... ====> AND the person arrives in a different member state than the one that issued his visa... ========> AND the person does not have a connecting ...


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Short answer, No. I did almost the exact same thing in the past. I had a French long stay visa and entered the Schengen Region thru Amsterdam and then traveled to France via Train. As long as you have a valid Schengen Visa, you should not have a problem at any Schengen port of entry.


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I assume you have Schengen Visa Type (C), which is valid for short stay for: Tourist Business You can use your visa as a tourist, there are no separate Schengen visas for business and tourists.


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Here is the relevant page from gov.uk It appears that you may be eligible to transit without a visa, under the grounds that your onward flight is before midnight on the day after you arrive, and presuming you are going direct to Ukraine. This is the additional criteria you need to meet, note the time criteria: You’re travelling from (or on part of a ...


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The answer is maybe, depending oh the nature of your transit. According to the Emirates Visa Checker: Transit - United Arab Emirates (AE) Visa Visa required. TWOV (Transit Without Visa): Holders of confirmed onward tickets for a max. transit time of 24 hours. Visa is required for transit between Dubai International Airport (DXB) and ...


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No, he does not Need a visa for Spain, only his passport and Estonian residence permit



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