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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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Visiting Belgium with Schengen visa for 3 years issued by the German consulate [duplicate]

I have never used this visa before. But I want to use it for my first time to visit Belgium for a about 10 days. I want to know if it's ok or my first visit has to be Germany before going to any ...
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Use Schengen visa issued by another country to travel others without going to the issuing country? [duplicate]

I am a Turkish citizen. For a 4 nights trip, I booked two flights: going to Austria and returning back from from Switzerland, visiting only these two. I have no time to acquire visas of these ...
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Can I enter Germany first with my Estonian Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I have a single-entry Estonian visa which I obtained for my travel to Estonia. But, after acquiring that, my husband got a work permit to Germany coinciding with almost the same dates. So I have ...
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I have a netherlands visa, can my port of entry be Madrid? [duplicate]

I have a Netherlands visa. My plans have changed drastically. I would be staying most number of days in Spain. Can i have my POE in Madrid? Will it be a problem if neither my POE not my maximum number ...
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I have multiple Schengen visa from Italy, can I transit in Holland for 2 hours before going to Italy? [duplicate]

I have been issued a multiple-entry Schengen visa from the Italian consulate, is it possible to do transit in Holland for 2 hours as I am traveling on KLM?
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Can I avoid travelling to the Schengen country whose embassy issued me the visa? [duplicate]

I am a non-EU resident currently residing in London, UK. I hold a multiple-entry Schengen visa holder issued by the French Embassy. Unfortunately my entire itinerary has changed and I am not visiting ...
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Do Chinese citizen need finland transit visa? [duplicate]

I'm a Chinese. I will start from Korea, transit Finland(transit time is about 3 hours) to Germany, Berlin. I already knew I must have Germany visa. Must i have a Finland visa? i just am going to ...
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can i use my visa Schengen for my first trip to a different country other than it issued from? [duplicate]

i have a Visa type C , Multiple Entry with 1 year of validity to the Netherlands(issuing Country), so i want to visit first Spain for a week and then go to my destination which is the Netherlands. can ...
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Does the flight itinerary provided for Schengen visa strict the country of entry? [duplicate]

I already have a Schengen visa. Initially my plan was to spend the whole period in the country already applied for -Spain-, and my flight itinerary was inbound and outbound from Spain accordingly. ...
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Entry permit to italy with polish national visa [duplicate]

I have Polish National Visa valid for one year. D type, multi entry. But I haven't gone to Poland yet, because I had to go to one project, which got rejected its financial part, so I didn't go there ...
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Visiting Netherlands with Italian Schengen visa without visiting Italy [duplicate]

I had a plan to visit Italy on a company trip. Got the visa from the Italian embassy but unfortunately, the company has now changed plans to visit the Netherlands. The company says I can travel to the ...
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Is it possible to enter Germany on a multiple entry Schengen visa issued by, but not yet used for, France? [duplicate]

I am a Lebanese citizen and have been issued a multiple entry Schengen visa by the French Embassy. I have not used my visa yet, it is still valid. Is it possible to enter Germany as my first ...
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I have a Schengen visa from Netherlands Embassy but I want to spent two days in Paris first before I go to the Netherlands is it allow [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa from the Netherlands Embassy, but I want to visit Paris first before I move to the Netherlands; Is it allowed?
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About entry in Europe [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa and invitation letter came from France, but I want to stop at Frankfurt instead. Frankfurt is only 1 hr from Fauburg where I want to go. Paris is 4 hr plus changing flight from ...
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Where do I apply for Schengen Visa? [duplicate]

I'll be travelling to Europe from 30th May to 13th June. I plan on reaching Vienna on the morning of 30th and leaving for Prague on 2nd July. From there, I'll travel to Krakow on 5th July. From there ...
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Question regarding having a 21 day long stay in the Netherlands first, then studying in France [duplicate]

I have faced a question regarding application for visa for traveling to Europe in order to study there. I would be grateful to receive guidance on this. I have been admitted to a European master ...
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Visa Type D first time entry [duplicate]

I have a visa type D (multiple) for Italy. My flight has a stop in Barcelona. Would it cause any problem for me that my first time entry to Schengen is not to Italy? My stop there is for 4 hours and I ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa from the French embassy if I don’t actually visit France? [duplicate]

I have to travel to Germany soon and there are no dates available at the German consulate for a visa appointment for a month. I was thinking of getting a Schengen visa via the French embassy since ...
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Schengen visa for Spain and France [duplicate]

I am planning a 10-day visit to France and Spain. We will be visiting Paris first and then Barcelona and then Madrid. Which country should we apply for the visa? Our entry point is Paris and we are ...
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Entering Schengen state on single entry visa [duplicate]

I am from Pakistan and I have a single-entry Schengen visa issued by the Italian Embassy. My purpose of visit is tourism and I have purchased Euro train tickets to travel in the Schengen states for ...

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