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Filling in Schengen Visa paperwork: what is my member state of first entry? [duplicate]

While filling in the paperwork for a Schengen Visa with the Embassy of Poland, there is a column that asks for the "member state of first entry" to be entered. My flight has a 2 hour transit ...
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If I have Schengen visa, can I enter Schengen area from different country? [duplicate]

Let's say I have Schengen visa issued by Dutch embassy as business visa for business in Holland. Can I fly to Frankfurt and spend some time in Germany and then come to Holland? I know I can travel ...
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Can I travel to Spain using a Greek Schengen visa even if I don't want to stay in Greece at all? [duplicate]

I want to travel to Spain however the requirements state that my UK residence permit be valid for 3 months after intended date of departure from the Schengen area. I'll only have 1 month left when I ...
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Schengen area entry point rules when no visa is needed [duplicate]

It is said that when requesting a short stay Schengen visa you must follow this rule: You must apply for a visa in the representation of the Schengen country in which lies the main reason/purpose ...
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Schengen visa for Amsterdam and Paris [duplicate]

I am flying from Johannesburg to Paris. I want to spend a couple of days there. Then I am going to Amsterdam with the train to spend a couple of days there. I am flying back from Amsterdam to ...
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Entering France on German issued Schengen Visa (South African passport) [duplicate]

I have a South African passport and valid visas' for the UK and Schengen. My trip is to the UK for a week then to Germany for two weeks. I'm staying in Germany for those two weeks and not going to any ...
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Schengen Visa with R/LV under remarks [duplicate]

I have a type C multiple-entry visa for Latvia from the German consulate and have R/LV written below the remarks of my business visa. The sticker says "SCHENGENER STAATEN". This is my first Schengen ...
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Travelling to multiple countries in Schengen region [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen in US (Tennessee) on H4 visa. I am currently a student at a college and need to travel for Budapest, Hungary and then go to Vienna, Austria, and finally to Prague, Czech ...
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Can I enter **FIRST** to a different schengen country from my d-type national visa [duplicate]

I'm a non-EU country citizen and going to start my study at end of this month in Italy. I'm a valid D-type national Italy visa holder, it's multiple, valid for 5 months (>150 days long-stay) from now ...
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Can I enter Czech Republic with Schengen visa issued by Greece? [duplicate]

I am an Indian passport holder. Can I enter Czech republic with Schengen visa issued by Greece? Are there any additional formalities/documentation required for the same?
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Quickest Schengen visa in Atlanta [duplicate]

I have an Indian passport, with F-1 visa living in US. I am travelling to India via Europe (exact point of change of flight isn't fixed, but it is either Amsterdam, Paris or the Frankfurt.) I wish to ...
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Change of plans: Going to another country with a single-entry Schengen visa [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa issued from a Swiss Embassy. Can I use it to enter France as my first entry to the Schengen area?
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Do I need a Visa for a Schengen train trip with stop-over in other Schengen countries? [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen with a US green card. I am going on a study abroad trip to London and I know I need a visa for that. However, I do plan to take a trip to Germany to visit my relatives via train ...
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Schengen visa issuing country and first entry state [duplicate]

I have schengen visa issued by French embassy and my longer stay would also be in the same country. My first stay would also be at Paris. However, as per my flight, I will break the journey at ...
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First entry to Italy on a Schengen visa issued by Greece [duplicate]

Is landing in Italy as the port of first entry allowed on a Schengen visa issued by Greece? Is there any official website to take a print for records?
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I recently got a long term Resident Visa for Poland can I transit through Denmark? [duplicate]

I am a citizen of Pakistan and I was recently granted a long term visa "type D" National Visa of Poland. I was wondering can I transit through Denmark or Germany en-route to my host country or do I ...
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Indian National transiting through Helsinki [duplicate]

I am travelling to Krakow, Poland and have a stopover at Helsinki from 3.55pm one day to 9.55 am the next day. Do I need a transit visa and if so, how do I get it?
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Must I specify where I will enter the Schengen area on the visa application? [duplicate]

Should I mention in my application form that I am entering a different country first and later I will be staying longer in the country which Schengen visa will be issued to me? Please help me before ...
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Can I use a visa issued by the Netherlands (Schengen) to travel to Paris as my first entry? [duplicate]

I was issued a Schengen visa by the Netherlands embassy. I am on a two-week trip, the first week in the Netherlands and the second week in France. But at this moment I want to travel through as my ...
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Getting a France Schengen visa but not going there [duplicate]

I have applied for a France shengen visa but am not able to go in France. Instead am going to Italy and Austria and then London. so will there be any problem at immigration due to France Schengen visa ...
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I have a Schengen visa (type D) issued by Malta Embassy in India. Can I go out of the airport in Italy to visit some places? [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa (type D) issued by Malta. If I have transit in Italy, of 6 to 8 hours, can I go out of the airport? Will the immigration police let me go out of the airport. cause malta is a ...
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Circulation visa - can I travel Greece first on my Schengen visa issued by French Consulate [duplicate]

I have a circulation visa(valid till march 2020) issued by French Embassy valid from march 2017. In my application I mentioned I will be visiting France(from London) for 4 days in mid April (which I ...
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Sweden UT Card holder can have non-Sweden country as point of entry [duplicate]

I have a Sweden UT card (Resident Permit), and I am a non-EU citizen. Right now, I am in India. I have not used my Sweden UT card before. Is it possible for me to enter any other Schengen country (not ...
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Which country visa should i apply to? - Schengen [duplicate]

My port of entry and exit is Frankfurt, Germany. However i will only be spending a day or two there. I am visiting Spain and Portugal for a week each. So should I be applying to Spain embassy or ...
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Schengen - Change Port of Entry [duplicate]

I applied for a visa at the Belgian embassy for Luxembourg (Belgium handles consular affairs on Luxembourg's behalf in my country). I submitted a flight reservation with Frankfurt as my port of entry ...
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Can I enter Poland with Italy Schengen visa without entering Italy? [duplicate]

Can I enter Poland with Italy Schengen visa without entering through Italy, my visa is multiable. My friend here told to first enter Italy then go to Romania. Is my friend right?
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Is travel to the Schengen visa issuing country mandatory? [duplicate]

Is it necessary to visit the issuing country of a Schengen visa before visiting any other country? I applied for a visa at the French embassy but before making the trip, I have changed my mind and ...
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Can I enter Paris with Spain visa? [duplicate]

I have a single entry visa to Spain but I decided recently to change my trip from Barcelona to Paris, the question is can I go to Paris with the issued visa? Note that: there's no direct flight from ...
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greece schengen visa going to germany? [duplicate]

If I get a schengen visa issued from greece embassy, and it was the first visa on my passport, can I enter germany without any problem as a first entry?
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Entering Spain with a Schengen visa taken from Italian embassy [duplicate]

With the Schengen visa taken from Italian embassy can I enter Spain?

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