Me and my mom arrived in Germany at Frankfurt airport. We flew to Frankfurt from Skopje via Ljubljana. We passed passport control in Ljubljana, but in Frankfurt, we headed towards the baggage claim without passing passport control and without a passport stamp. She is an EU national, but I am not. Will passport control ask questions upon departure? I will be staying for one month. What should I do in this situation?

  • Where were you arriving from? – Michael Seifert Jul 19 at 17:42
  • From Skopje to Ljubljana and then Ljubljana to Frankfurt. – Travaller Jul 19 at 17:43
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    Did you pass passport control in Ljubljana? – Michael Seifert Jul 19 at 17:47
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    Yes, we did pass passport control in ljubljana. – Travaller Jul 19 at 17:51
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    You should have gotten a passport stamp in Ljuljana... – Krist van Besien Jul 19 at 18:02

You arrived from Slovenia, which, like Germany, is in the Schengen area, a group of countries which have largely abolished border controls between each other. For the purpose of border control, you were effectively on a domestic flight.

You'll go through (exit) passport control when you leave the Schengen area. Here they'll check how long you've been in the Schengen area as a whole - which exact countries you've been isn't important.

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    Note that there are no passport controls for anyone travelling within Schengen, EU nationals or otherwise. (The OP seemed to think that they needed to pass border controls since they are not an EU national.) – Michael Seifert Jul 19 at 18:04
  • Thank you very much everyone. 👍 – Travaller Jul 19 at 18:09

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