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I have a single entry visa to visit Belgium in late October (2 nights). I applied for multiple entry through Belgium, but I only received a single entry.

I also have a ticket booked for a trip to France in mid-November (also 2 nights).

How can I obtain a visa for my France trip?

More info: I didn't know I cannot have a new visa while having unused Schengen visa, so now I have appointment to issue French visa too, for this Friday. What should be my course of action?

marked as duplicate by Vince, Dirty-flow, hippietrail, uncovery, Andrew Ferrier Sep 19 '13 at 9:58

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  • also related: travel.stackexchange.com/questions/7807/… In short, your visa allows you access to the whole Schengen area, as long as you don't leave it. If the only border you cross is France/belgium no problem. – Vince Sep 17 '13 at 21:23
  • Unclear what you are asking. – Andrew Ferrier Sep 19 '13 at 9:58
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As long as the countries you are visiting are part of the Schengen treaty, you should be fine, you will only need a multiple entry visa if you will be going into a Schengen country then to another country which is not a member, an then in again.

In your case both Belgium and France are members of this treaty, so again, you won't need a multi-entry visa.

If you need to be more confident about this, you could consult with the French Embassy in your country of residence.

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