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A large country in Western Europe that attracts visitors for its Oktoberfest, Gothic architecture, unlimited Autobahn speeds, romantic day cruises on the Danube and Rhine Rivers, and many more destinational offerings. Germany is also a member of the Schengen regime and uses a unique liability pledge ...

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Why kids with residence permit in Greece flying from outside the EU were refused boarding to Munich? [on hold]

Two kids were booked on Turkish Airline from Beirut to Munich, transiting via Istanbul. They boarded in Beirut and then missed their connecting flight at Ataturk airport in Istanbul. They spoke to ...
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Rebuttal letter to the German embassy (Schengen visa) [duplicate]

My Schengen visa application was refused for the following reasons: My proof of sufficient means of subsistence for the duration of the intended stay or for the return to the country of origin or ...
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Schengen visa refused by German consulate in Pretoria [duplicate]

This is what I got this morning from the German embassy in Pretoria. Even though I included the copies of Notarial Agreement between me and my fiancée and her ID copies, and copies of Company ...
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Quer-durchs-Land-Ticket valid from/to Venlo

With a Day ticket for Germany (Quer-durch-Land-Ticket) one can travel with all local trains in Germany. Is this ticket also valid on the train to/from Venlo in The Netherlands or is a separate ...
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German national visa in two countries

Can I get the German National Visa application submitted in a German consulate in a country and get the passport stamped after visa approval in another German consulate/VFS in another country?
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Can I travel to Germany with my Romanian wife?

Can I travel to germany with my romanian wife without a visa? I also have a Romanian family residency card.
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How to get from Kreuzberg to Schönefeld

Can anyone help with any information on which SBahn or bus to take from the Kreuzberg area of Berlin on the 8th August around 7:00am to Schönefeld airport? Also is it worth buying the 72-hour Berlin ...
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Turkish visa invitation letter

I am thinking of applying for a tourist visa for Turkey. I am a citizen of a country that do not qualify for the Turkish e-visa and I live in Germany (with a blue card residence permit). After filling ...
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New passport, old one not expired

I have two passports. My old passport was made in 2014 and it is to expire in July 2020. It is empty with no visas on it. I wanted to apply for a 2-year Master's program in Germany that will start in ...
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Lost my Spanish residence card (TIE) and I need to travel to Germany

I am an Indonesian student in Spain. I had a student residence card (TIE). But someone stole my wallet, which had my residence card. I'm supposed to go to Germany and stay for 1 and a half months. I ...
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Can I travel out of country with only 2 months left on my visa? [on hold]

I am currently residing in Germany. I have a blue card visa, valid till end of March 2019. I am planning to travel out of Schengen area for 2 weeks till the first week of February 2019. I want to ...
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Is my visa's “from” date included?

I guess this is a very easy question for all of you. "From," date for my Germany visa says: "30-07-2018". Does that mean I can enter the country on the 30th of July? Or should I be there on the 31st ...
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What if my train is delayed causing my ticket to expire?

Example: I am at Kähnsdorf Dorf, Seddiner See. I want to go to Konigs Wusterhausen. Bus (646 -> 643) 17:14 - 17:55 Kähnsdorf Dorf, Seddiner See to Potsdam Bhf. IC 2431 18:00 - 19:01 Total time = ...
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UK visa validity for Indian in Berlin, Germany

I am Indian working in Berlin. My visa is valid until November 10th, 2018. I'm planning to visit London. If I apply for a 6-month UK visa requesting a date from end of September. Can I leave Berlin ...
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For a Eurostar ticket booked through Deutsche Bahn, how do I request a special meal?

I have a Eurostar ticket booked through Deutsche Bahn. It is a first class ticket, so it should correspond to one of the classes that includes meals. To pre-order vegetarian meals, Eurostar advices ...
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Does a DB 1st class ticket with Eurostar component correspond to Business Premier or to Standard Premier?

DB has two classes: Second Class and First Class. Eurostar has three classes: Business Premier, Standard Premier, and Standard. DB sells tickets that include Eurostar travel. A DB second class ...
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After marrying a German, can a Nigerian asylum seeker move from Italy to Germany? [closed]

I am an Asylum seeker in Italy and I plan to get married to my German fiancée here in Italy soon. Is it possible for us to move to Germany after our marriage with our Marriage Certificate and my ...
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Can I fly to the UK with my German Residence Permit?

I'm married to a German since 8 years and would like to fly to the UK. My non-EU passport and Work Permit are both valid. What is recommended? Flying or driving? I'm not sure if airlines allow me in ...
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Staying in the EU past my 90-day work agreement

I'm a non-EU citizen with a 90-day work agreement for Germany as a sort of student program. After these 90 days, I want to stay for no more than a week to go on a vacation with my girlfriend. But the ...
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How to get a visa appointment with the German consulate earlier?

I'm traveling to Germany in October 2018. No slots are available now (July). Can anyone please let me know how to get someone's canceled appointment? Or is there any other way to get the appointment ...
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Sending luggage to the hotel from Frankfurt Airport [closed]

I wish to ship some luggage from Frankfurt airport to the hotel. I checked DE Bahn, it takes five working days. Are there other companies that can ship faster?
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I want to visit my fiancee in Germany

I am an asylum seeker in Italy and I want to visit my fiancee in Germany. I have a Nigerian passport and Identity card (carta di Identita), which lasts up to 11 years. I plan to visit her to ease our ...
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Use German Google Pay in the USA

For some weeks Google Pay has been available in Germany with a few banks. I'm traveling to the USA next week. Will I be able to use the "German" Google Pay with my linked credit card in the USA, where ...
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Can I transit in Germany without a visa? [duplicate]

I'm a Cameroonian by nationality, presently in Turkey. I want to travel to the Philippines and I don't need a visa because we are allowed visa free entry. Will I be allowed to transit in Germany?
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What is a “French bed room” in German hotel terminology?

I have booked a hotel room in Germany. On the reservation confirmation, it says: Room category: 1 × French bed room non-smoking What is a French bed room?
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Why no cider in Bavaria?

I just came back from a week in Bavaria, Germany and I was rather surprised to find there was no cider anywhere. I stayed in Rothenburg and Nurenberg and everywhere I went — supermarkets, restaurants, ...
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Schengen visa to Germany on hold [duplicate]

I have a specific situation to clarify. I submitted an application for a short-term visa for a short internship in Germany. I was told, however, that I need a new work permit due to an issue with the ...
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Visa to Germany on hold [closed]

I have a specific situation to clarify. I submitted an application for a short-term visa for a short internship in Germany. I was told, however, that I need a new work permit due to an issue with the ...
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New Schengen visa or extension of old Schengen visa?

I have a multiple-entry Schengen visa (Tourist/Turismo) from the Italian consulate until the 8th of July, 2018 (valid from 16 June 2018) since I went to a conference in Italy from the USA (I am ...
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German family reunion (long term) visa transit through Schengen country

My wife received her visa to join me in Germany. I live in Hamburg and there are no direct flights from her country to Hamburg (the only direct flight is to Frankfurt). There are other flights which ...
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Travel from Germany to Switzerland on an Australian Refugee Travel Document

Travelling on an Australian Refugee Travel Document, I am aware that I can enter Germany visa free, but from there am I able to visit/travel to Switzerland?
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Can I buy a 5-day flexi twin pass at the Frankfurt airport or train station and use it that day?

I've been clicking around the DB Bahn web page looking for information about the Twin flexi pass. I know I can book it online and it will be sent to me, but it will probably arrive after I leave as I ...
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Type C Schengen visa

I applied for a Schengen visa to attend a 20-day summer school program in Berlin and was issued one, valid for a little more than a month, which says "Geschäftsvisum erwerbstätigkeit nicht gestattet". ...
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Is the visa required in this case or not? [duplicate]

I am a green card holder and i have a flight from houston to casablanca morocco I have 2 stops transit at london then Frankfurt I wanna know if i need a transit visa, schengen visa Or i dont need a ...
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Can I enter the Schengen area for a time period that spans two visa validity periods? [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa that expires on the 25th of June on my old passport & I have another visa on my new passport that begins on the 26th of June (one day after the expiry date of my old visa). ...
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Can I leave Germany before my long term visa expires, came back after and take Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I'm brazilian, living in Germany with a type D visa (for internship) that expires on 31.07.2018. If I go to London(UK) and come back on 01.08.2018, can I stay here for 90 more days? I entered in ...
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Schengen visa application to go to Germany. Do I have to use VIDEX? [closed]

I am an Ethiopian applying for a business visa to Germany. On their website (German embassy in Ethiopia), it states that I can apply using VIDEX. The problem is when I fill the form some of the ...
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Can I travel to Germany from a country different from the one I got the visa from?

I am currently in the process of applying for a Schengen Visa to Germany for the month of August. I live in Egypt while my parents live in Saudi Arabia. I finish my Exams at the end of June and was ...
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How to mention the period of validity of a Schengen visa in the application form?

I am an Indian living in Erlangen, Germany. I am planning a trip for my mother to visit me. I have all the necessary documents for applying for her Schengen visa. I would like to know if it is ...
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Applying for a German visa in Russia as a non-resident

i am a student in russia, (non-russian nationality), i want apply for a German language visa (national visa D) in the German embassy in russia to study in germany after finishing my study here(to not ...
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Munich Airport to Manching

I want to go from MUC to Manching, but it seems that gmaps couldn't find a transit (train, bus, etc.). Does anyone knows a way to go there (it seems that Uber is not an option, and I do not know how ...
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How does a Working-Holiday visa in Germany affect existing tourist 90/180 Schengen days?

I am an Australian who has spent the last 85 days in the Schengen zone. Of those 85 days, 70 were in Switzerland and 15 were in Germany. Today I got a working holiday visa in Germany under the youth ...
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Germany visit on Schengen visa issued by Switzerland embassy in India [duplicate]

I have schengen visa of multiple entries for 6 months issued by Switzerland consulate in Delhi.I visited Switzerland in May 2018 and returned India. Now want to visit Germany in June for tourism and ...
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How often are French air protection zones (ZPA) in effect?

I'm planning a trip that will cover France and Germany (and other countries). Now since I will go by rental car it may be difficult to order environment badges in advance. For Germany I don't think ...
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German (Schengen) visa application from UK with UK visa valid less than 90 days

I am an Indonesian citizen currently working in the UK. My wife and I will be applying for a Schengen visa at the German embassy for attending scientific seminar and a little bit of extra days for ...
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How much transfer time do I need at Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof?

I am trying to book some train tickets on the Deutsche Bahn website. One of the tickets it is recommending involves a 7-minute transfer from one train to another at Karlsruhe Hauptbahnhof. The ...
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can I travel to France when I have a German aufenthaltstitel that is valid for three years

I'm an Indian citizen. I married a German citizen and now I have a aufenthaltstitel(A plastic card) with the right to work. Am I allowed to travel into France by Train? Or do I need a visa. I have an ...
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What documents does my Brazilian girlfriend need when visiting Germany via Madrid?

My Brazilian girlfriend will be visiting me in Germany during the whole of July, she will be staying at my apartment the whole time. She will be flying through Madrid, and therefore entering the ...
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Language visa - tourist schengen visa combination

I've searched through the topics here and other forums and couldn't find what I'm looking for. I've found similar situations, and I think my situation is perfectly fine, but I'd like to double (triple,...
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How is the price of a rural ticket calculated?

Say you go to a Deutsche Bahn ticket machine and go to the from/to part button. How is the price calculated for single tickets and day tickets? For example: Königs Wusterhausen to Tropical ...