I am from Brazil and travel a lot in Schengen countries. Under the rules of Schengen visa (3 months stay in a 6 months period). In my passport are the entrance and exit stamps, also to chec the days I stay in Schengen. I need a new passport and will get this in Brazil. So in this new passport are NOT the stamps. Does this mean I start new with the Schengen visa rule? I seems like. The new passport is empty. Or do I miss something? It would be great because I am almost on my 90 days stay in the period of 180 days.

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    @J.Constantine Actually that's not true generally... but is completely unrelated to whether you are allowed to do it or not. It's just that enforcement is more complicated. – Relaxed Apr 19 '16 at 8:15
  • @Relaxed Fair enough. Still, I'd say don't do it – Belle Apr 19 '16 at 11:30
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    @J.Constantine Indeed, I completely agree with that. And to be perfectly accurate, some entries are registered (typically in national systems that are not interconnected - yet!) so there is always a chance that you would get caught. And there will probably be a more comprehensive system at some point in the future. – Relaxed Apr 19 '16 at 12:50
  • @Relaxed thanks for the clarification! Learned something new today. – Belle Apr 19 '16 at 13:40

No. The rules apply to you as an individual person, not to a specific passport. No matter how many passports you have, you, the unique human being, get 90 out of 180 days (otherwise a lot of people would be conveniently losing their passport regularly).

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    ... and dual nationals would be able to stay indefinitely by doing a visa run and switching passports every 90 days (+1). – Relaxed Apr 19 '16 at 12:51
  • Also they have finger-prints of visa holder, which, unfortunately does not change witg change of passport :) – DavChana Apr 19 '16 at 15:30
  • @DavChana What visa holder? Brazilians are non-visa nationals – Crazydre Sep 24 '17 at 20:58

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