Citizens of my country don't need a schengen zone visa to enter. however we're allowed to stay 90 days on a 180 period. i travelled for three month and didn't count properly and stayed 91 days. when I left the schengen zone i wasn't told anything. i haven't received any notice either.

how can i know if i'm facing any consequence? i'm planning on travelong again for three months, obviously respecting the three month period that i have to wait. is there any chance they won't let me in the schengen zone?

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    It is possible that they missed it on exit and that they will miss it on the next entry. We cannot know that. Did you get stamps on entry and exit?
    – o.m.
    Commented Feb 8, 2019 at 5:04
  • I second o.m. here. If noone said anything when you left the Schengen area, chances are high that noone noticed. I assume that your passport was stamped properly on entry and exit, in which case it is possible that the overstay will be noticed when you try to enter the next time. Commented Feb 8, 2019 at 11:08
  • @Traveller Are you saying that the penalties for overstaying on visa-free entry are the same as the penalties for overstaying on a visa? Commented Feb 8, 2019 at 12:38
  • @DavidRicherby the penalties are set in national law, so it would be somewhat labor intensive to establish that they are the same in every Schengen country's laws. But I suppose it's likely that they are.
    – phoog
    Commented Feb 8, 2019 at 13:47
  • To be more precise than "three months I have to wait": you have to be outside the Schengen area for at least 90 days before you can reenter. If your stay had been less than 90 days, the conditions on your reentry would be somewhat different.
    – phoog
    Commented Feb 8, 2019 at 13:57


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