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Questions that involve the unique peculiarities of the Netherlands implementation of the Schengen Visa Code.

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Want to travel to EU before the date given by German consul

I received my Schengen visa from the German consul valid from 11/11/18. I was suppose to go to London prior to that but got cancelled. Now I was planning to go to Netherlands instead before going to ...
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Multiple entry Business visa from state and using it for tourism for different state [duplicate]

I applied for multiple entry schengen visa(business) through dutch embassy and got it but unfortunately my meeting was cancelled later on for which I applied primarily. Following month I am planning a ...
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Travelling into Schengen area after 'intended' travel date

After getting my Schengen Visa (6 months), my travel plans changed and now I am going to non-schengen countries first before my official arrival at a Schengen country. However this makes my entry date ...
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I got a Schengen visa from the Netherlands embassy. My entry point is Amsterdam and my exit point is Italy. Is there any issue?

I just want to know if it's necessary that my entry and exit points in the Schengen Area are the same. For example, I decided to enter in Amsterdam and exit from Milan. Is there any issue?
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Question about Schengen visa application

I hold an Indian passport. I am applying for a Schengen visa for a short trip in Eurpe in September 2018. My itinerary is Bangalore, India -> Dubai on September 22. Dubai -> Sofia, Bulgaria on ...
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Schengen multiple-entry visa validity question

I hold an Indian passport. I am planning to apply for a Schengen visa for a short Europe trip in September 2018 for 7 days. This is my first trip in Europe, i.e. my first attempt at getting Schengen ...
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Can I apply for a tourist Schengen visa but then cancel the hotel bookings and stay at my friend's place?

He lives in Utrecht, Netherlands and the Netherlands would be my port of entry and exit, as well as the country I spend the most time in. My friend would have to go through so much hassle for giving ...
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Schengen visa refusal article 2 (19) [duplicate]

Recently I applied for a Schengen visa in Netherlands for business purpose but the visa was refused, due to the reason below: One or more member state(s) consider you to be a threat to public ...
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My Schengen visa will expire soon - how soon is a new one required?

I'm planning to visit the Netherlands on June 17 for 1 week and the expiration date of my visa is July 3. Is it ok or do I need to apply for a new one ?
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Can I move my flight schedule after VFS interview?

I had a Schengen visa appointment for the Netherlands today with VFS. They kept my travel documents and the tickets. I am wondering if I will be to make any changes to the itinerary before the embassy ...
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Filipino partner applying for Schengen visa while processing marriage annulment

I will explain briefly our situation. My Filipino partner is still married in tje Philippines (because divorce doesn't exist there), but separated 8 years ago from his wife. We are 3 years in a ...
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How to prove that I will return back to my country of origin?

I am an Indian citizen, currently residing in India. I have been invited for an interview in the Netherlands, fully sponsored by the company. I have all the necessary documents except one, the ...
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How to renew an existing Schengen visa for a trip to the Netherlands after 2 months?

I have a Schengen visa that will expire in 13 days (26th January 2018). I plan to visit the Netherlands again in March. Is there a way to renew my existing visa for March?
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I have two simultaneous Schengen visas. How does the 90/180 rule work?

I am an Indian passport holder, living in the US (with work visa, no green card). I had a Schengen visa issued by the Netherlands valid from 12th January, 2017 to 11th January, 2019 and spent 69 ...
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Russia to The Netherlands. What are the implications of changing from a hostel to a private apartment AFTER getting the visa and crossing the border?

I'm going to The Netherlands either by invitation or using tourist visa, depending on if I get the invitation in time. So in case I'm getting a tourist visa to The Netherlands, am I going to face ...
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What does 'Schengenstaten' means in Schengen Visa

I got my Schengen visa approved from the Netherlands embassy today. On the visa in the "Valid For" column they filled in "Schengenstaten." What is meant by that? Does it allow me to travel all ...
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I overstayed in Denmark for 3 yrs now I want to apply for schengen visa again [closed]

Long story short. Last 2013 I caught overstaying in Denmark for 3 yrs I was sent back to my home country and thats 5 yrs ago now. And also now I want to apply for a Schengen visa again to visit my ...
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Netherlands Schengen visa tourist multi-entry - Spain [duplicate]

I have a 5-year multi-entry Schengen visa for tourism issued by the Netherlands. Can my first point of entry and exit be Spain? I don't wish to travel to the Netherlands in this itinerary. I plan to ...
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Traveling from Kyiv(Ukraine) to Helsinki via Amsterdam with visa issued by The Netherlands

I have a visa issued by the Netherlands(multi, type C) and I would like to travel to Helsinki. I have never entered the Netherlands by the mentioned visa. There is a flight available through Amsterdam,...
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Shoul supporting documents for a Schengen visa be translated?

I'm planning on applying for a Schengen short-term visa. I have all documents required for the application? I'm applying via the Netherlands consulate? Do I have to translate things like bank ...
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Does an Indian national need a visa to enter the Netherlands on a short business visit with a company invitation?

I am from India and need to go to the Netherlands for business. It's a short visit of 7 days and have a company invitation. We referred to the official Dutch Immigration information about business ...
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Applying for Schengen visa from UK with 1 month's bank statement [closed]

I am a non-UK citizen working in the UK as a doctor. In two weeks, I plan to travel to Amsterdam for couple of days. As the visa requirement states, one needs to provide 3 months of bank statements; ...
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How to prove the relation with sponsor for visit visa?

Me and my sponsor we have never met but we are friends in Facebook since 3 years and we been talking a lot. And he decided to meet me and invited to his country The Netherland. And I have already ...
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Dutch 5-year MVV in country of origin passport valid for 3 months

Last year I have received Dutch 5-year MVV visa, came to the Netherlands and received my residence permit valid till year 2021. However, recently I checked my original country's passport and noticed ...
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To which Schengen country should I apply for a visa?

I'm an Indian student. I'll be visiting Germany for a conference from 1-4 July as well as the Netherlands (30th June). To which country should I apply for a visa? A university in the Netherlands is ...
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How long does it take to get a Netherlands visa?

I'm an Indian citizen and have read that it takes 15 days to get the Netherlands visa, but some people told me that they got their visa in 2-3 days. Is that possible? What is the norm? I have only ...
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Possible Overlapping Schengen Visas [duplicate]

I am from the Philippines. I have a Schengen visa application scheduled on June 01 via the German Embassy. The nature of the Schengen visa application will be for the purpose of business with a (...
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Schengen visa refused but my husband's was granted

My Schengen visa application at the Embassy of the Netherlands in Pakistan was refused. I have submitted an appeal, stating all my reasons for traveling there. My application reached Dutch Immigration ...
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Can I spend more time in country other than the one that issued my Schengen visa?

I am an Indian national, planning to apply to the Netherlands Embassy in San Francisco, US for a Schengen visa. I want to spend 16 days in the Netherlands and Italy. I will fly to and from Amsterdam ...
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As an Indian citizen on a valid H1-B in the USA, can I apply for my Schengen visa in Canada?

I just booked round-trip flights to Amsterdam for later this year. I would like to go to Vancouver, BC and apply for the Schengen visa at the Netherlands embassy there, instead of applying in the USA. ...
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Applying for Schengen with someone else as sponsor

I have to apply for schengen visa in Netherland embassy. My dad will be funding my travel. What additional documents do i need to attach with application. Note: Going for summer school.
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Reapply for NL visa [duplicate]

I just would like to ask when can i reapply for visiting visa in the Netherlands? I have been there last December 19,2016 til February 18,2017. I lately just read about "90 days in 180 days period". ...
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How much in advance can you apply for a Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I have to travel for a summer course in August in Netherlands but before that i travel to Saudi Arabia in June. I'll have to submit my passport to saudi embassy around the mid of may and i return back ...
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What documents can prove that I am a caregiver in my country of origin?

In the Netherland Visa Documents checklist, it says to submit documents proving we will return to our country. One example it says, is: "A document proving you are a caregiver in your country of ...
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Is there such a thing as a “guarantee” by a Schengen resident

We'll be applying for our Schengen visas via the Netherlands embassy. Since the purpose of our visit is tourism, it would be dishonest to apply for a visit visa. I do have a close cousin living in ...
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Two-entry Schengen visa for two airport transfers in Netherlands

A friend of ours, a citizen of Ukraine, is planning a trip to Serbia (visa-free for Ukrainian citizens) with fairly long layovers both ways in Amsterdam airport (5h 30m and 10h respectively). The ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a different consulate if no appointment dates are available?

I am planning to travel to visit my friends in Amsterdam on April 2nd week ( I just got a holiday confirmed ) and also go to Munich and Barcelona for 10 days. I would be in Amsterdam for 6 days, 2 ...
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Multi entry Schengen visa

We have a multi-entry visa from 15-7-2016 until 15-7-2017. The calculator isn't working and keeps giving an error. We were already in the Schengen Area on these dates: 15-7-2016 until 26-9-2016 and ...
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Getting a Schengen visa issued at the border in case of missed connection and long layover

There is a provision for issuing Schengen visas at the border (see section 1.7 of this document): apart from meeting all regular criteria, the individual applying must show that they were not in a ...
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The Netherlands Schengen visa [closed]

I have applied to the Netherlands for a Schengen visa. My husband is a UK national and we are planning a two-week visit to the Netherlands. I attached copies of my marriage certificate, my husband's ...
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Travelling when my Schengen visa expires: Can I renew it in a country where I am not a resident? [duplicate]

I have a multiple-entry Schengen visa that is valid until December 2016. I will arrive in The Netherlands on September and will leave on November BUT I need to go back to The Netherlands on February ...
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Does returning home (after a residence permit in Netherlands is revoked) with IOM get you an entry ban?

A letter from IND (Immigration and Naturalization Service) has asked that I, together with family, depart Netherlands within 24 hours. We are about to return home using IOM (International Organization ...
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Can I visit zurich with my business short stay schengen visa?

i am attending an interview and they want me to apply for business short stay schengen visa.i am planning to visit zurich as my friend is there. So, after interview i am planning to go to zurich, stay ...
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How is an Schengen main destination duration of stay exactly calculated?

I'm going to Europe and spending 3 hours in Copenhagen (two separate flights: would have to recheck my luggage), 3.5 days in Amsterdam and 3.5 days in Paris. My original plan was 3 nights in ...
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Netherlands Schengen Visa - Spain

I received a Schengen Visa from Netherlands Embassy and it is valid for one year. I am back from my holiday in Holland but want to go to Spain in the next few months. Must I apply for a new Spain Visa ...
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How soon can I reapply for another Schengen visa after using a granted visa to the Netherlands?

I am going to apply for a multiple-entry visa to Netherlands this coming May. If I will be given only a single entry how soon can I apply again for another Schengen visa because I am planning to go to ...
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Refusal of Schengen visa (Netherlands short stay French embassy) [duplicate]

How can we appeal successfully after refusal? We have 2 refusals from the same French embassy. The only reason for refusal was, "Not sure the applicant will leave the country on time."