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Does a South African citizen travelling from Canada to South Africa via Amsterdam, with a lay over of 23:50 need a transit visa?

marked as duplicate by Flimzy, Relaxed schengen Oct 16 '15 at 7:39

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According to Which visa do I need to travel to the Netherlands?, citizens of South Africa do not require a transit visa to change planes in Amsterdam.

However, you would need a regular Schengen visa if you would like to leave the airport. 23 hours is quite a long time to stay within the airport. It's certainly possible, but not very interesting.

  • Pieter should consider booking a room here – Count Iblis Oct 15 '15 at 20:42

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