Questions tagged [90-180-visa-rules]

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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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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90/180 rule (Schengen Visa)

I have a "D" type schengen visa and it says I have 168 days to stay in schengen area I stayed for 140 days so can I use this visa again to enter schengen area for 4 days? And if I cant how ...
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Residence Permit followed by visa-free short stay in Schengen [duplicate]

I am a Brazilian citizen, living in the Czech Republic since April. I entered in the country with a D-Visa, and I collected my residence permit a couple of weeks later. So, I never used the 90 days ...
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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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90 in 180 days Schengen rule verification

I am a non-Schengen country citizen, but I possess a Spanish (TIE) resident card, valid until May 2, 2020 (issued in August 2018). From December 2, 2019 to February 14, 2020 I will be staying in ...
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Schengen 90/180 day rule with 4 day overstay

I believe some of the immigration officers are mis-using the 90/180 day law to reject my wife's visa application for a family immigration application. They said she had no more days left when we ...
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How does Schengen 90/180 apply to long-stay visas? [duplicate]

My SO and I are currently staying in France under the country's visa long séjour, essentially a 1-year visitor visa. If we return to Europe after leaving when the visa expires we would naturally be ...
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Schengen Visa Italy: i94 meets 3 month criteria but visa expires 10 days prior

I am applying for Schengen Visa through Italian consulate in San Francisco. The 90-day criteria for leaving the Schengen area with valid US stay is fulfilled exactly by I-94 date but the stamped H1 ...
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Is there a Schengen area database that can see past travel in the Schengen area?

My 18 year old American niece has been traveling all through the Schengen area for the past 65 days. She is coming home to the states this week (departing from Vienna) to get a brand new US passport. ...
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Can I stay in other Schengen countries on a national type D visa for more than 90 days? [duplicate]

I have a Polish national type D visa, and would like to stay in Italy for more than 90 days in 180 day period. I was actually wondering if its possible considering there are not border checks betwen ...
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Can I add my remaining Schengen days to my new 90 days? [duplicate]

I left the Schengen in June after staying 88 days. My 90 days outside the Schengen finishes next month. My question is, the 2 days I have left from the last 180 day period - can I add these together ...
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Schengen quandary [duplicate]

Schengen rule is a bit confusing. After my parent spent 89 days in Spain (March 3rd - May30th) are they allowed re-entry to Spain 90 days from the day they arrived in Spain or 90 days from the day ...
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Extending duration of stay to more than 90 days with 1-year Schengen visa in Greece [duplicate]

I have a type ‘C’ Schengen visa valid from June 9 2019 - June 8 2020. In September, I will be going to Thessaloniki in Greece to observe in a hospital (I work in healthcare), supposedly for 6 months. ...
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how soon can return to austria to be with my family after being here 90 days [duplicate]

Can I return to Austria in a few days to be with my daughter. I am a US citizen and have 2 yr leave to remain visa visa. My daughter needs me here in Austria. May I just say that my 2 year leave to ...
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Type D German Visa, 90/180 rule [duplicate]

I am an Indian in Germany. I have a type D visa that says 'Deutschland' and its validity is from 1.4.19 to 31.8.19 ( 5 months). I don't have a resident permit, and I am in Germany only for a semester-...
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Passport request from IRCC through the VAC office

I have received mail stating that I need to submit my passport for the Tourist Visa. My nearest VAC Office is Tanzania, however, I am not sure how much I should pay to send the passport as I had ...
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VWP Visit to USA- visiting Girlfriend

I would just like some clarification on a travel plan I have in a few weeks. I have been in a year long relationship with a girl from Chicago, USA. We met in London last year and have done a number of ...
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American in Schengen - multiple visits over the year [duplicate]

One calculation question… I’m an American on a Schengen 90/180 day tourist visa. I was in Oslo, Norway from Jan 9 - March 19. My plan is to go back from… May 15 - May 27, 2019. Then again July 1st - ...
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Overstayed in Schengen area, came back without issues and have to enter again

I am an Asian research student in UK. I took part in a European project so that I have to attend some short courses and do experiment in Schengen countries for a short period. I spent 2 months in ...
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Freedom of movement and 90/180 day rule

TL;DR: Do stays in the Schengen zone while accompanying a family member who is an EU citizen count towards the 90/180 day limit? What sort of documentation is needed in this case? Suppose a citizen ...
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Extending Schengen stay [duplicate]

An american citizen “interning” in Sweden, but was just using the 90 days period for this intern period. However I have a family event in Italy on the 92nd day of my stay and would like to stay 2 more ...
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Entering as a tourist after French student visa [duplicate]

I am a US citizen. I just finished a French visa type D VLS-T "long séjour temporaire" student visa on February 27. I returned to the US and got an exit stamp. I want to return to France (to visit ...
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Sailing out of London [duplicate]

I'm cruising round trip out of London in July 2019, my ship stops at several EU ports. Do those port days count towards the 90 day limit for the EU zone? I will be in EU before and after cruise so I ...
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Am I overstaying my Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I have heard there's a 90 days in every 180 days rule about staying in the Schengen zone, but there are also rumours about resetting the time, so I thought of asking here what's the case exactly. I ...
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What happens after the first 180 days in 180 /90 Schengen visa rule - multiple entry? [duplicate]

There is a lot of information about the 180/90 rule, but nowhere can I find what happens AFTER the first 180 days calculated from the first entry? Let's say I have multiple entry visa for a one year ...
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