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Some places including Schengen, Turkey, and some countries hoping to join Schengen such as Bulgaria and Romania have a visa rule whereby you can only stay for ninety days out of every 180 days.

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Using an Irish passport in the EU but my wife only has a UK passport

I have just received my Irish passport. My wife has an U.K. passport. If I stay in an EU country for 90 days then leave and return straight away, can my wife also do this? Do I need documentation of ...
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When does my 90/180 days restart with German residence permit?

I'm a student on my university year abroad. I was in Germany, where I got a residence permit valid until 31st March 2024, but I got that issued on the 10th January. I had to complete the second part ...
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Travelling Europe with UK partner as Dutch citizen

My partner is a UK citizen and I'm a Dutch citizen but we both live in Australia. I'm wondering if the 90/180 Schengen rules apply to us if we are planning on visiting multiple EU countries for more ...
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Does BA have access to my travel history?

I am a UK citizen, resident in Austria. When I was boarding a flight from London to Austria the other day my boarding pass was rejected at the gate ("Unable to board") and I was asked to ...
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Croatian Temporary Resident Permit and Schengen Days

I am an American citizen in Croatia with my UK partner and we are hoping for some clarification on our Schengen days while we wait for our digital nomad and family reunification permits (temporary ...
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Can I go to Mauritius to get another 90 days in South Africa?

Any 2024 updates on whether you can you go to Mauritius for a few days and get another 90 days on re-entry to South Africa, given that Mauritius is a SADAC country?
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How long must I stay outside of Russia before entering again with an e-visa?

During my visit in Russia, I’ve spent all the 16 days of the e-visa, I want to visit Russia again soon. Do I have to stay 16 days outside of Russia before entering again with a new e-visa? Or is it ...
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Staying for a month in the Schengen Zone after my student visa expires [duplicate]

I am Mexican, currently studying in Milan with a student visa. My visa expires on December 18th and my flight back to Mexico is on January 16th. I want to know if I have to leave and re-enter the ...
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Duration of stay when using a multiple-entry Schengen visa in Albania

I hold a multiple entry Schengen visa valid for a month, with a duration of stay of 18 days. My first country of entry will be Croatia. Afterwards, I will be using the same visa (waiver system) to ...
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Does time in the Schengen Area on a residence permit count toward the 90 day maximum?

Here's a scenario: Say I am in a country in the Schengen Area on a residence permit that expires Jan 1, and have been here for a few years continuously I leave the country to go live somewhere else ...
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Andorra , the 90/180 count down [duplicate]

Can anybody say if i spent a few days in Andorra does my time there count towards my 90 days , does the count down stop and restart when i leave. As I understand the count starts the day your foot ...
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Did I over stay, and can I re enter? [duplicate]

I need advice and help. I stayed in Sofia for 91 days within 180 days. I am aware that Bulgaria isn’t really a Schengen country yet. But they seem to be using the 180 days rule. Further details ...
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When to apply for a new type C Romanian visa after exhausting the 90-180 rule?

I stayed in Romania for 90 days, then I traveled to my home country. When should I apply for the next visa (private visit visa)? Is it fine to apply for it before 91 days have passed since my absence? ...
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Is the Romanian Visit visa (C/VV) expiry date the last day I can cross the border or the last day I can stay?

Is the expiry date on that visit visa the last day I can cross the Romanian border, or is it the last day I can stay in Romania, in which I have to leave the country before expiry? I've seen people ...
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When can I apply for a short stay visa after consuming the 90/180 rule? [closed]

The question is in the title basically. I had consumed 90 days recently, I'm a non EEA national, therefore I have to apply for a visa for my next visit, the question is when should I start the ...
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Does the 90/180 rule still apply after obtaining a visa?

I am from Egypt, went to Romania on a German residence, stayed there for 80 straight days, and I went back to Egypt. Does obtaining a long term visa to Romania make me able to travel back to Romania ...
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Dual citizenship and Schengen 90/180 rule

I have both a US and an Italian passport, and I currently reside in the US. A couple of questions: Will the 90/180 rule still apply in my situation? What passport should I show when I enter/leave ...
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Cruising To & From The U.K [duplicate]

I want to go on a Norwegian Fiord cruise leaving from and returning to the U.K. Are the days at sea and when going ashore counted towards your 90 days in a Schengen zone?
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I am confused regarding the Visa Free Travel [duplicate]

Please could anybody clarify visa free travel? I was issued a work permit by Sweden as I was employed as a singer on a Swedish cruise line for 90 days, I returned to the uk on the 90th day and want to ...
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Exiting Schengen from Cruise

We are cruising from Barcelona back to Fort Lauderdale, Florida in November. The cruise goes to a couple of spots in Spain and then has 7 days at sea and then a couple other days at other locations ...
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Going to Namibia for 3 months after being in South Africa on a 90 day visa

I want to know if the neighbouring SA countries I.e Namibia treats the 90 day Visa waiver programme the same way South Africa treats it ? For example I have a U.S passport..I entered South Africa via ...
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Schengen visa clarification [duplicate]

I plan to travel to Scotland, Greece, and Portugal in the spring. This year, I already made a trip to Italy in the fall. I want to confirm I will not be breaking the Schengen 90/180 day rule in my ...
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Can I stay in Romania for more than 90 days in a 180-day period by combining a short-term C visa and a German residence permit?

I am a non-EU citizen, a German resident with a long-term EC residence permit (Daueraufenthalt-EU). With my German residence permit, I can stay in Romania for 90 days in any 180-day period, as Romania ...
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Don't want to overstay my Schengen 90 days

For this cruise itinerary would Dec 9 be the last day counted for my 90 days? Important question, because the 9th is day 88!
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Schengen Question - Dual EU/US citizenship but only US passport

My dad is a dual US/Greece citizen but only travels with his US passport. Whenever he comes to Europe, he always has his Greek national ID card but presents his US passport and gets a Schengen entry ...
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UK citizen staying in Schengen after long-stay visa expires

I'll be studying in Poland and my long stay D-visa will expire at the end of the month (necessary as a UK citizen as my studies were over 90 days). I want to stay into September here in the EU, and I ...
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Banned from traveling to Romania for 6 months due to violating the 90-180 rule

I got stuck in Romania after my german visa expired and had to wait for my residence card to be issued, it was delivered to me from Germany to Romania. Now at passport control I was fined and 'banned' ...
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Do non-Schengen flight crews working in and out of the area, fall foul of the 90/180 day rule?

Just want to know whether it affects Flight crews availability to work… thanks in advance.
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Do sea days count towards the 90/180 limit in Schengen area?

We're flying to Europe and then taking a Transatlantic cruise from Rome back to the US. I'm trying to find out how many of the 14 cruise days count towards the 90/180 limit in the Schengen area. ...
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Do EU nationals need visa to stay in Albania longer than 90 days?

According to the latest official rules (as of June 2021), EU nationals do not require type D visas to stay longer than 90 days. I found the PDF on this MFA webpage. Besides this, the second column (...
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Travelling in Europe after Brexit as the spouse of an EU Citizen

I am an EU citizen with an Irish passport. I reside in the UK with my wife who is a British citizen. We have a house in Spain which we visit regularly for short visits. We realise that we require a ...
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Finland: Medical Issues/Possible Accidental Overstay (American citizen, German residency permit)

everyone! Please bear with me, I am absolutely panicking and have worried I have absolutely miscalculated the time I have been in Finland. I am trying to do the right thing and honestly am at a loss. ...
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I have dual non-EU passports - can I back-to-back two 90-day EU stays using the two passports? [duplicate]

I am a citizen of two non-EU countries, both of which are allowed 90-day visa-free stays in the EU. Can I stay in the EU 90 days on one passport, leave the EU for one day then re-enter the EU on the ...
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Staying more than ninety days in Andorra, San Marino, Monaco, Vatican, … [duplicate]

It’s possible (not always convenient) to enter Monaco from the Mediterranean, but getting into Andorra, San Marino, or Vatican City requires going through a Schengen country. Is it possible (and ...
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90/180 in for Guadeloupe

If what I've read is correct, Guadeloupe is part of France and EU but not part of Schengen. However, they also have a 90/180 rule for US citizens. So it seems (can't imagine anyone wanting to) you ...
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(Type D visa holder) How much proof is required when validating <90 days spent in Schengen zone?

I am a non-eu citizen however I hold a German residence permit (type D). I am entitled to travel to other Schengen countries for 90 days out of every 180 days. My question is this: If was to be in a ...
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How is 90/180 day rule enforced when traveller has a German residence permit? [duplicate]

I am an Australian citizen with a German residence permit (type D) valid for 12 months. My residence permit allows me to spend 90 days out of 180 days travelling within the Schengen zone (outside of ...
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More than 90 days in 180 for Host Country (Italy)

I originally was going to post a follow up question on this question / answer but wasn't sure if that was bad etiquette. What does the spouse of an Italian citizen need in order to stay in the ...
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Does the 90/180 rule apply to an EU citizen in Switzerland?

I'm a Bulgarian national that is living and working in Portugal with Permanent Residence Card and would like to visit Switzerland as my SO is currently living and working there. Does the 90/180 rule ...
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90/180 rule Polish / British citizen

Someone who holds two passports - Polish and British - and who lives permanently in the UK wants to stay in Poland for longer than 90 out of 180 days. Would the 90/180 rule apply?
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Work related travel with EU blue card (Germany)

I am writing on behalf of my friend. She is an Indian with a valid German Blue Card. Her future role in her current company has to do with meeting clients and her employer wants to know if she is ...
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EU 90-180 rule and overstay [duplicate]

I got stuck in Italy during Covid-19. I entered from the usa Feb 20th and left July 26.My question is what date can I return and for how long. I'm on an American passport. Obviously the 90 days is up ...
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Do transit count as a day under short visit in Schengen for people with a resident permit in a Schengen country?

Let's assume I have a resident permit from the Schengen country A and plans to visit Schengen country B via a transit in Schengen country C. If I leave country A today and spend the over-night in ...
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I stayed on the Schengen area for 180 days with a visitor's residence permit. Can I leave and re-enter as a tourist within a day? [duplicate]

I entered the Schengen area on March 25 and before the 90-day period expired I applied for a visitor's residenced permit that allowed me 90 extra days. If I go to the UK before August 23 for a week ...
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How do Schengen countries know if someone has overstayed internally?

How does the EU countries know if someone has overstayed when they do not enter/exit the external border/airport? For example, if you travel by plane, you'll get stamped on your passport and maybe you ...
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90 days as tourist after visa expires [duplicate]

I have a working holiday visa from September 19th 2019 to March 22nd 2020 for Poland. I would like to stay here for 90 more days as a tourist. I traveled to Ukraine during Christmas 2019 for 1 week ...
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Stay in the Schengen area for two consecutive 180-day periods [duplicate]

Can I use a balance remaining from my first 180-day period and add 90 days from my second 180-day period, without leaving the Schengen area?
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I'm eligible to stay 90 days in Schengen out of 180, but can I also stay 90 days in Romania, or are the days there concurrent with the Schengen days?

I'm an Australian citizen and I've been in Schengen over 70 days visa free, out of 90 days that I'm permitted to stay. I know Romania (and Bulgaria) are part of the EU but not yet part of Schengen, ...
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Can I go to the UK, Ireland, or maybe Russia or Ukraine for a few months to reset my Schengen limit?

I'm currently in Poland. I will have been in the Schengen area for 90 days at the beginning of March, although my first entry was back on September 7th, 2019. 180 days after that is March 5th, 2020. ...
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90/180 rule for the spouse of an EEA citizen

There seem to be a lot of questions around this subject, but couldn't find one specific to my case, so would really appreciate any advice or feedback. I am spouse of an EEA national and we have ...
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