Questions tagged [freedom-of-movement]

Travel by EU Citizens making use of EU treaty rights related to freedom of movement. This is distinict from visa-free travel which normally is at the discretion of the country enterting - permission to enter is protected under EU Law.

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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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Freedom of movement in the EU - what is the purpose of your visit?

Freedom of movement and residence for persons in the EU is the cornerstone of Union citizenship, established by the Treaty of Maastricht in 1992. In my last visit to Bulagria (not Schengen area) as ...
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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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To England with Italian passport [closed]

This is my first travel to Europe (from Argentina, with Italian passport). I am quite scared for different checks in the border. Questions Is it possible to get into England without an end date? (I ...
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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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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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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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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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Can my in-laws travel to UK without a visa, with an Italian article 10 residence card?

I am an EEA national and my wife and her parents are European Union residence card holders. Can my in laws travel to the UK without a visa?
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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 ...
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What evidence is acceptable in practice to demonstrate EEA nationality in absence of a passport/ID card when entering the UK?

According to the UK Home Office: Regulation 11(4) states that when an EEA national does not produce on arrival a valid ID card or passport he should be given “every reasonable opportunity” to ...
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EU resident and 90-day rule in Italy

My boyfriend and I are UK residents and, come April, will have been staying in Italy in the same place for 3 months. We wish to stay an extra month but I'm not sure what is legally required. I ...
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Permanent family member of Latvian citizen. Can I travel to the UK or Ireland without an article 20 residency permit?

I live with my wife since 2012 in Latvia. My wife and two kids are Latvian citizens. I hold a Latvian permanent residence card. On my residence card is written permanent family member. According to ...
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Can EU citizens 'border-hop' between Schengen countries to prolong their 90-day maximum stay? [closed]

The European Commission states that EU citizens have the right to reside on the territory of another country "for up to three months without any conditions other than the requirement to hold a valid ...
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Russian with Netherlands residency; is a visa needed for UK holiday? [duplicate]

My partner is Russian with a Russian passport, but has a Netherlands residence permit and has lived in the Netherlands for over 7 years. What is required for her to enter the UK? Other info which ...
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Visa application issues for non-EU spouse to join EU husband [closed]

I am a British citizen living in Spain. My wife is a non-EU citizen from Afghanistan. Spain doesn't have an embassy in Afghanistan, so all visa applications are processed through the French Embassy. ...
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VFS priority services for EEA family permit applicants

There's an EEA national in the USA who wants to take a holiday in the UK with his visa-national spouse (Cambodian). He wants to benefit from EU Directive 2004/38/EC so that they can get an EEA family ...
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Do I need a visa to travel to Paris from London?

I am a British citizen and I am going to Paris via the Eurostar from London. I am going to be in Paris for 3 nights. Do I need a visa?
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I’m an Australian resident with a UK residence permit. Can I stay in the Schengen area for more than 90 days?

Does a tier 5 youth mobility visa (UK residence permit) grant me the same rights of Schengen movement as a UK citizen? And if not, does anyone actually check? I got my passport stamped when I entered ...
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Ex-con in the US, changed nationality to EU, will I be allowed entry to the UK

This may be strange question, but here goes...I was an illegal alien in the US for approx 18 years(I entered legally but overstayed). At that time I was a citizen of India. A friend of mine procured a ...
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How does foreigner registration in Slovenia work?

The FCO advice for Slovenia notes that: All foreign nationals visiting Slovenia must register with the Police within 3 days of arrival or risk paying a fine. If you are staying at a registered ...
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Travel on low cost airlines

I've touristic Schengen visa and I need to know is possible to travel on low cost airlines like Raynair between different EU countries and cities?
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Travel from Netherlands, stay within Schengen - but with an expired Italian passport

Essentially looking for confirmation of my understanding of travel in and out of the Netherlands, to France (or Austria) for a week, for an EU Citizen (Italian) with an expired (by 2 months) Italian ...
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Don't understand about the Schengen area visa system, for staying in Denmark specifically? [duplicate]

I have a British passport, I am a citizen, lived there all my life. Do I need a visa to stay in Denmark? If not, how long would I be allowed stay there (while not working or studying, just on holiday)...
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Can I travel to Sweden as a UK passport holding resident?

I'm travelling to Sweden for a few days on the 26th of November. I'm a UK resident and passport holder, will I need any other documents in order to travel?