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I am British, my children hold EU passports, which queue should we join at an EU airport?

I have checked this question and this question as well, but neither fits our case. My children are SEND if that makes any difference.
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EU citizen and non-EU spouse entering the EU (Schengen area)

My wife and I will soon make our first post-Brexit trip to the EU (Denmark). I am a dual UK / Irish citizen and hence I will use my Irish passport card to enter. My wife is only a UK citizen. Can ...
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How does Spanish residency affect travel to France

I am an Irish passport holder so European and my wife is british. We are obtaining Spanish residency. How will this affect my wifes time in France will it be limited to 90 days and will the time in ...
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Can I carry alcohol filled chocolate in hand luggage to Vienna [duplicate]

We plan a two days trip to Vienna. Can I carry alcohol filled chocolate in my hand luggage? We are flying from Lisbon to Vienna. I plan to take 6 boxes of 24 units, each unit containing about 1ml of ...
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Going to Tunisia as an EU citizen: is a hotel booking required?

I want to fly to Tunisia to visit a friend this January. I am an EU citizen, so I don't need to get visa in advance, but do I need proof of a booked hotel? Can I stay with my friend at their home? Or ...
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EU resident traveling to UK with French spouse

I am a resident of France and want to visit a family member in the UK who is quite ill. I will be traveling with my spouse who is French. Do I need a visa? I read online about an EU family permit but ...
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What is the status of an EU citizen who enters the UK via Ireland

My understanding is that if a non-UK, non-Irish, non-EU citizen who does not require a visa for the UK or the Republic or Ireland enters the UK via the Republic or Ireland then they are deemed to be ...
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Passport stamp for EU citizen travelling from EU to UK and back

I am a German citizen. 2 weeks ago I travelled to the UK (using Eurostar, so I went through French and British border control), and then came back on a plane and went through German border control. I ...
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Legality of being an extra/actor for Bollywood as a tourist?

I've heard on some websites (including this one) how easy it may be to become an extra for a Bollywood film. Obviously, it involves being paid. What's the legality of this for a tourist and can ...
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EU citizen traveling to the UK after Aug 2, 2021; vaccinated for COVID-19 in the US. Will I have to quarantine?

I am an EU citizen that has been vaccinated for COVID-19 in the US, and I will visit the UK on Aug 4, 2021, from an amber list country (https://www.gov.uk/guidance/red-amber-and-green-list-rules-for-...
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Leaving JFK with a French passport to enter Europe

My daughter is still waiting for her US passport and we both have dual citizenship (French / American). Travelling this Friday to Europe she will have to use her French passport. Delta on the phone ...
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Does an EU citizen need to get health insurance before flying to London (2021 update)

I found an identical question asked 3 years ago here: Does an EU citizen need to get health insurance before flying to London? I'm looking for an updated answer valid after Brexit. In particular my ...
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Are there any countries that will not allow entry with a Japanese visa stamp in my passport?

I'm aware that you might have trouble for example entering Israel with an Egyptian visa stamp in your passport. Ignoring any COVID-19 related restrictions etc. are there any countries I might have ...
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Paying tax when traveling home to the EU with UK bought goods and gifts after Brexit?

When travel opens up after COVID 19 we are going to experience travel after Brexit and the adjustment period for the first time. In my case it will be to the Netherlands, but I might travel via France ...
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Post-Brexit travel to France to conduct holiday let maintenance/administration

I am a British citizen, resident in the UK. I have a small property in France that I run as a holiday let. I’m trying to understand how I can enter France to visit my property after the transition ...
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Can I travel to UK with Permesso di Soggiorno [duplicate]

I am non-EU nationality, but married to Italian nationality, and I have Permesso di Soggiorno mentioned (MOTIVI FAMILIARI) Is it allow me to enter UK with my wife as per subject 10,20 of law? or need ...
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Do you have to leave Schengen zone to validate a new Schengen visa after marrying to an EU citizen? [closed]

I am a Korean citizen, currently in Greece on a tourist visa. As many of you might know, as a Korean, I don't actually need to apply for the Schengen visa but it's a stamp on arrival for 90 days of ...
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Why will ETIAS add some motivation for dual US/EU citizens not to use their US passports to fly to the EU?

I read on this answer by phoog: I routinely use different passports for different flights on the same booking (a US passport and an EU passport) because I am typically flying between the US and the ...
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UK visa for child of EU national [closed]

I have Portuguese nationality. My son, 3 years old, and my husband have Indian nationality. We want to move to the UK. Since I have never visited the UK, we applied for EEA family permits for my son ...
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Travelling with EEA Swiss partner

I am a U.K. citizen, living in the UK with my Swiss partner for 20 years. After Brexit, I will be a third-country national (non-EU), can I accompany my EEA partner in the Schengen area? As we are not ...
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Practical implication of Judgment in Case C-754/18 to family members of EU citizens according to EU 2004/38/EC [closed]

CJEU recently made a Judgment in Case C-754/18. http://curia.europa.eu/juris/documents.jsf?num=C-754/18 What practical implications it may have to family members of EU citizens according to EU 2004/38/...
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Can I attend a piloting class as a tourist in Australia?

A friend of mine and I (we are both EU citizens living and working in Germany) are planning to go together to Australia for holidays for about a month. Because we are EU passport holders, we don't ...
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Are there any restrictions on European citizens entering Mexico during the coronavirus pandemic?

As mentioned in a related question, I need to fly from the US to Europe and back due to some urgent unfortunate business. On my way back I will need to stay out of the Schengen area for 14 days before ...
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COVID-19: some EU countries closed borders for foreigners - are EU citizens foreigners?

A lot of countries in the EU are now closing their borders due to COVID-19. I'm looking for an answer that applies to all such EU countries that have shut their borders for "foreigners", however, to ...
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Potential downsides to getting a Polish passport? [closed]

Due to recent "Reasons" my UK passport is not as useful as it once was for living and working in the EU. My grandfather is Polish. Which means I am able to get a Polish passport (Citizenship). I want ...
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Can I travel the Schengen area without my British spouse?

I was granted multi entry Schengen visa for 6 months, as an EU family member as my husband is British and I will be traveling mostly with him. However I am wondering if I can travel without him, ...
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EU citizen with a layover in the UK

I'm planning a trip to the US this summer, and many of the options I get for my flights have a layover in London. Will I have to go through passport control or will I be able to enter freely as I ...
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Will I now need a passport to spend a weekend in London?

I'm from Portugal and have a valid citizen ID card. Will I need a passport to spend the last weekend of February in London as a tourist?
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Will EU nationals need a UK visa way after Brexit

Since the UK is almost out of the EU, and the detachment is almost imminent, will EU nationals need a visa for the UK for tourist vacation only?
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Short Stay Schengen Visa for non Eu spouse

i am a German national and living in Germany, and married with a pakistani national. My wife live in Pakistan and has not any EU residence card. we are planning together holidays to Denmark. will we ...
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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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Road trip US - correct IDs missing

This is (fortunately) a purely hypothetical question. If I, as Citizen in the European Union, make a road trip in the USA, get in a police traffic control an only have my local IDs with me (not my ...
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How to prove a relationship when my unmarried non-EU partner travels to the UK with a 'Family member of an EU citizen' residence card?

My partner is Chinese, I am British, but we both live in the Netherlands. He has a "Residence card for a family member of an EU citizen" which we obtained even though we are unmarried because we had ...
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Travel with Expired Greek Passport from UK to Greece and Return

My Greek passport is about to expire in about a month. I had started a process for the renewal but the application got rejected due to a typo an employee (bureaucratic process). This December, I am ...
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Is there any restriction in entering the South American countries multiple times in one year?

As an EU citizen I can travel to Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay, and Argentina without a visa, just by using my passport. Currently I am in Brazil and would like to go to Uruguay, Argentina, Paraguay and ...
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Cluj connecting airport, 2 separate tickets from same site, same airline, 1 hour between flights enough? [closed]

Travelling from Larnaca (Cyprus)->Cluj (Romania) then from Cluj->London. I have two separate tickets (same airline, bought through WIZZ) and only 1 hour between arrival and departure. I have EU ...
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Joining a family member from an EU country?

I am an EU citizen (but not French) and would like my family member to apply for a French visa. We would arrive in France from different places and meet in Paris to spend a day there and then leave ...
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Staying in the UK for a holiday as an EU citizen after Brexit - how long am I allowed to stay?

My husband, my two kids and I will be going on a 3-4 month holiday next year (roughly June-September 2020) during our parental leave. As EU citizens we don't expect any problems traveling around most ...
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Multiple 3-month stays in one Member State with freedom of movement

EU laws state that EU citizens have the right to reside (ie. travel) in other member states without restrictions for up to three months. Article 6 of Directive 2004/38/EC states: Union citizens ...
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Entering UK for a short trip: is the EEA Family Permit the right choice?

My girlfriend is an EEA national (German) and I am not. We have both been living together and working in Germany for >2 years. We're now planning to take a short holiday (~4 days) to the UK and ...
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Extended Schengen holiday with non-EU spouse of EU citizen not resident in EU

I'm an Australian and Italian (EU) citizen and my wife is a citizen of the Philippines. We are living together in Australia. We'd like to have an extended holiday (lets say 6 months) exploring the ...
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Revisiting the UK after being deported [closed]

I was deported from the Uk 7 years ago. My final release date is expired and as a EU citizen, can I visit the UK without any special permission or a security clearance? I was told never to return ...
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ESTA Elegible after Qatar?

I am planning a week vacation at the end of august, since I am a EU citizen I would like to know if visiting Qatar, Bahrain and Dubai will make me ineligible for an ESTA and therefore for a trip to ...
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Travel agency told me my hotel is overbooked, what are my rights?

Since this question will probably involve some laws, I will state that I am German and I was booking via an online site which is mediating for travel agencies. I booked a hotel on May 15 for a one ...
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Is it possible for EU passport holders to cross the border Laos-Myanmar somewhere conventiently overland?

Is it possible for EU passport holders to cross the border Laos-Myanmar somewhere conveniently overland? I would like to go from Laos to Myanmar by land if it's possible to go there now. Does anyone ...
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Do EU residents need an A1 certificate for any short business trip in another EU country?

This question seems to be of relevance to all business travelers in the EU. The background of this question is as follows: I work at a university in the EU (Germany). Today there came an email that ...
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EU Healthcare for an EU citizen living in the UK

I am an italian citizen, but my residence is in the United Kingdom since 2016. I currently hold an EHIC card from Italy (which might not be "valid" anymore), and an EHIC card from the NHS (my current ...
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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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A trip to UK, from EU, on the 29 Jun to 3 of July 2019 [duplicate]

I'm thinking of travelling to the UK, from a EU country, on the 29 Jun to 3 of July 2019. Shall I need a Visa, or is my National Identity Card enough?
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Enter UK under new EU citizenship after ban

I got a 10 years UK visa ban a few years ago. Since then I obtained a new citizenship (it is of European Union, the country belongs to Schengen treaty, and does not fall under immigration rules), so ...
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