Questions tagged [eu-citizens]

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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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Can I get a Visa Waiver after spending 6 months in USA with B-2 Visa?

I was wondering if it would be possible to arrange a longer stay (I have some travel plans that would take longer to complete: Appalachian trail, route 66, etc.) by first applying for B-2 visa to stay ...
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can my niece travel to the uk using her greek id card after brexit [duplicate]

my niece is due to travel for a visit in April 2019 for 3 weeks to the uk and we are a bit concerned about what travel documents she can travel on due to the uk leaving the EU with or without a deal ...
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Travelling multiple EU countries from SG, dual citizenship BG / TR, different names [duplicate]

I have Bulgaria-Turkey dual citizenship with different names (not even a word is matching in surname or name, totally different, only birthdays are matching in two passports basically). I do live in ...
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Traveling between the US and EU without a passport

I am a dual US-Italian citizen with passports from both countries, as well as a US passport card, a US birth certificate, a US NEXUS card, a US drivers license, and an Italian national ID card. I ...
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Brexit and biometrics at the border for EU citizens

As of today, both in case of a no-deal, a yes-deal, or a delayed Brexit, will EU citizens have their fingerprints checked or taken upon entering the UK after 29 March 2019, either if they travel with ...
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Will there be landing cards in the UK after Brexit occurs?

As of today, both in case of a no-deal, a yes-deal, or a delayed Brexit, will EU citizens be required upon entering the UK after 29 March 2019 to fill in a landing card? If yes, how does it look like?
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Can my wife travel to the UK with me?

Me and my fiance just left the Uk 2 weeks ago after staying for 6 months. We rented a place for 6 months in both our names. We are about to marry within the week in Germany where I am a citizen. She ...
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Travel from the US to Cancun with a layover in Cuba as an European citizen

There are a few recent questions relating traveling to Cuba as a European citizen, such as this one and this one. These however are with flights terminating in Cuba, with the intention to stay in Cuba....
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Can I enter Colombia on a one way ticket?

I am starting my one year trip through South America in a month, and the country I fly into is Colombia. Since I do not need a visa for Colombia and the surrounding countries, I assumed it should be ...
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EU citizen traveling with non-EU spouse (with residence permit in EU) to the UK [duplicate]

My mum and dad are planning on visiting my sister in the UK. My dad is an EU citizen but my mom is not. She does have a residence permit in Italy though (I think it's called permesso di soggiorno). ...
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As an EU citizen exercising his treaty rights, can I travel to France via Geneva with my family?

Let's just say: I am Danish, exercising treaty rights in the UK, where I live with my Russian wife. My wife has a UK Residence Card due to being part of my family. Switzerland require a visa (free and ...
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Existing ESTA after new citizenship?

if a person fills ESTA and in the section for other nationalities doesn't disclose all the ones that they have, that might cause problems I would assume? Though in a case where someone gets ESTA done ...
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Can I travel to UK with my Italian national daughter and husband with my permesso di soggiorno?

I have an Italian permesso di soggiorno and I want to join my husband in the UK. My baby and my husband are Italian nationals. Can I travel with them with only the permesso di soggiorno?
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How to prepare a successful application for Irish visa as a family member of an EU citizen?

My husband is a British citizen and currently living in the UK. I am a Pakistani national and currently living in Pakistan. I want to apply for a visa of family member of an EU citizen. I also have ...
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Using of Indian passport and other national passport

What if I I get the visit visa to UAE and use my Indian passport to travel out of India and enter UAE. From UAE I will use my Portuguese passport going out of UAE and entering UK. 1) will I be ...
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minimum connection at Schiphol UK -> AMS -> Germany

I am thinking of booking a flight from the UK to Germany, via Schiphol. The first flight is with KLM proper, and the second with KLM Cityhopper. There will be 40 minutes from the first flight arriving,...
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EU citizen hosting a US citizen in Sweden

I'm an EU citizen (non-Swedish) who currently lives in Sweden. I'd like to host my friend (US citizen) who wants to visit me in Sweden. So what are the requirements that I should fulfill? My friend ...
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Detention and removal of an EU citizen from the UK

I am a Spanish citizen, and I came to the UK in 2017. I was detained because I was rough sleeping, and held in a detention centre. I chose to leave the UK. When I tried to come back, I was told that ...
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What are immigration officers allowed to ask me when I return home to the EU?

(This question is sparked by this recent one where the immigration officer asked an EU citizen where his flight departed which ultimately resulted in a two hour delay.) I am an EU citizen of a ...
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Wrongfully held at Italian passport control for over an hour (EU citizen): can I get financial compensation?

Background for anyone who may not know: I, an EU citizen, have the right to enter any EU or Schengen state (in this case Italy) using either a passport or national ID card. It doesn't matter whether I ...
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Do I need to prove that my spouse is using their right of free movement in order to receive a family member Schengen visa?

I plan to visit Europe some time during the next year (hopefully before a hard Brexit) and want to check what I need to fulfil for Schengen visa as the spouse of a British citizen. My spouse and I ...
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Can I marry Non-Eu in The UK as Eu Citizen? [closed]

I am Eu citizen working in UK and would like to marry a girl non-Eu living in Indonesia. Is it possible for her to come in the UK and marry here and then stay in the UK. What documents we need and ...
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Non EU travelling with minor EU children to UK

I'm a non EU citizen (South African) married to a EU citizen (Portuguese). We have a 5 year old and a 1 year old that both have EU passports. I would like to visit family in the UK, but will be ...
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Is it possible to transit through a UK airport whilst barred for entry into the UK

A particular person wanting to travel is barred for entry to the UK. This means if they set foot on UK soil they will be arrested and put in jail. This is all ok, however there are a number of good ...
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With an aufenthaltskarte, can I visit the UK with my EU citizen wife?

My wife and I want to visit the UK. She has a Greek passport and I have an aufenthaltskarte (residency permit card for family members of nationals of EU). Are we are free to travel or do we need ...
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Can a Portuguese national id card be used for travel from the UK to Germany?

Next month I am going on holiday to Germany. I am a Portuguese citizen who lives in the UK and I am travelling with my Portuguese passport. However, my sister's passport is expired and she has only ...
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Can we enter the UK with Blue Cards issued by Romania?

I am an Irish national and my non-EU wife and son (Indian) have EU family cards issued by Romania (long-term residency valid for 5 years). Can my son and wife travel to the UK for a few days with me ...
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Driving and renting a car in the Netherlands and Belgium with a license that is less than 1 year old

I will be going to a festival in Belgium next year. I'm going with 3 other friends. We all hold valid driving license, but mine will be 3 days shy of 1 year since I got it (edit: i'm 28 so age is not ...
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How do I stay longer than 90 days in Norway with an EU passport?

I am a dual U.K/U.S citizen and wish to spend longer than ninety days on a ski trip in Norway this winter. For the purposes of the trip Brexit shouldn’t be relevant as there will no doubt be a ...
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Schengen Visa for Family members of EU/EEA nationals

I’ve heard about the accelerated visa procedure for family members of EU/EEA nationals. I’m a Filipino citizen, who lives and studies in the Philippines, but my father is a naturalized British citizen....
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Brexit passport renewal - Will I need to pay again?

I am a British citizen, and my passport is due to expire in March 2019. This is about the time I should look to renew it (at a current cost of £75.50), but I've read/heard that when we leave the EU, ...
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EEA family permit refusal - appeal or new application?

I am a German citizen and my wife is a Pakistani citizen; we live together in Germany and have a German marriage certificate. EEA clearance officer refused our application as we "didn't provide" more ...