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

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Can I Enter Italy in a valid visa and exit in another? [duplicate]

I have a valid Italian schengen in an expired passport till the 19th September. Have a new Italian Schengen that starts on 20th September in the new passport. I have to travel on the 16th and be there ...
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Can a person still travel in other EU countries after being deported and banned from Norway?

My friend is deported and banned from entering Norway for years. But he has a Carta Soggiorno here in Italy. Can he still travel in other EU countries? How can he check his status with other EU ...
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Confusion in processing of Schengen visa for Italy

I applied for Schengen visa on 28'August at VFS Hyderabad, India. Till 31'August, the status was shown as your visa application has been dispatched to Consulate of Italy, Mumbai for processing. On 01'...
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Schengen visa not stamped in the issuing country

We traveled to Italy with a connecting flight in Athens with Aegean Airlines. We have a Schengen visa issued by the Italian embassy. The problem is once we arrived in Athens for the transit, they ...
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Is it a problem that I didn't report back in person to the Italian embassy upon my return to India? [closed]

I visited Europe in 2015 with a Schengen visa issued by Italy. It required that, on my return, I report back to the Italian embassy in Delhi. The day I planned my visit was a Friday and I was not ...
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Italian Schengen visa form session expired

My wife is applying for a Schengen tourist visa through VFS for our honeymoon to Italy. Whenever we use the VAF login to fill in the application form we fill in the first page and click save or next ...
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Two trips on a multiple-entry Schengen visa for a 30-day stay [duplicate]

I have obtained a multiple-entry Schengen visa for Italy from 9 August to 22 September, 30 day-stay. I'm going on a holiday to Rome from 10-16 August and returning back to Dubai. Can I use the same ...
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Single-entry visa from the Italian embassy

I applied for a Schengen visa via the Italian consulate and got a single-entry type C ”stati Schengen” Visa as I am traveling to Florence on holiday. However I would like to visit my friends during ...
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Schengen visa for a student [closed]

Can you give me all available options? I am a 20-year-old student. My friend and I want to travel to Italy. The embassy wants to make sure that I will come back to my country, so they want a proof ...
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Italian Consulate in San Francisco for second Schengen visa [duplicate]

I had a Schengen visa for France from February 2017 to February 2018 from the consulate in San Francisco. I wish to get one for visiting Italy this year. Do I have to appear in person at the Italian ...
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Can I have two Schengen visas at the same time? [duplicate]

I am a Chinese student in the UK. I just got my Schengen visa from Norway. They only gave me a single-entry visa, from 3rd July to 25th July, and I can only stay in there for 8 days. I will be in ...
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Do I need both a Croatian visa and a Schengen visa?

I am an Indian national and travelling to France and Switzerland for 3 days each, and then to Croatia and Italy for 6 days each. My first destination is France and the last destination is Italy. Since ...
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Staying longer in Italy

I am 18 years old, from South Africa, currently in Italy on a Schengen visa that expires in 2 months. I am living with a host family. I would like to stay here 6 months longer with the family but my ...
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How do I cancel a Schengen tourist visa?

I currently have a valid Schengen tourist visa that expires next year, issued by the French Consulate in Saudi Arabia. I am going to a 60-day study abroad program in Italy and they require a student ...
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Where to apply for a Schengen visa? [duplicate]

My Iterinary is as follows: Italy - (4 days, 4 nights), Austria - (2 days, 2 nights), Switzerland - (5 days, 4 nights). I am trying to book a Schengen visa appointment at the Italian embassy, but ...
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Problem getting appointment with the Italian online visa booking system

I am trying to get an appointment for a Schengen visa from the Italian embassy's Dublin office online booking system. https://ambdublino.esteri.it/ambasciata_dublino/it/informazioni_e_servizi/visti#...
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If someone holds an Afghani passport, an Italian ID card and a visa, can they travel to Ireland with the Afghani passport?

If someone holds an Afghani passport, an Italian ID card and a visa, valid for 5 years, can they travel to Ireland with the Afghani passport? Or do they need a visa if they don't have an Italian ...
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Schengen visa requirement

I'm travelling from Bangalore, India to Timisoara, Romania. However I also intend on visiting Barcelona and Florence. Since I will have a Romania (non-Schengen) visa, in order to enter the other 2 ...
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Not having a job when asking for a Schengen visa

I would like to know if having a job is crucial when it comes to visa approval. I am not working at the moment, but my boyfriend will pay for all my expenses to travel to Italy one more time. The ...
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Can I travel to Italy with expired visa, expired permisso di soggorno and receipt for renewal? [duplicate]

I am from India and now I am in Milano. My visa is expired and my soggorno validity also expired, but I have applied for renewal of soggorno and also got a receipt from Posta Italia. My appointment is ...
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Can I get an Italian student visa with a criminal record in Germany? [closed]

I'm from the Middle East. In 2015, I traveled to Germany and some other European countries for a month. In the last days in Berlin, my friend and I did something stupid and stole something small, just ...
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Can I enter Italy with my French titre de séjour after my permesso di soggiono expired?

I’m studying in Italy and had a permesso di soggiorno which expired a few months ago. However, I also have a French permit of stay (titre de séjour) because of my dad’s work. Can I enter Italy with ...
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Is travel to the Schengen visa issuing country mandatory? [duplicate]

Is it necessary to visit the issuing country of a Schengen visa before visiting any other country? I applied for a visa at the French embassy but before making the trip, I have changed my mind and ...
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How to complete an Italian invitation letter if I'm currently resident abroad?

I am an Italian citizen resident in Switzerland with a holiday home in Italy and my British brother wishes to visit next year with his Thai girlfriend (resident in Thailand). He has asked me to fill ...
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Can I enter Italy after a refusal?

I have multiple entry Schengen visa from Italy and I flew to Italy but, at border control, I was refused entry because there was a mistake with my hotel reservation. I was repatriated back to South ...
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Can I travel to Italy on UK-issued refugee document? [duplicate]

I want to visit Italy at the end of September as a tourist. I have a refugee travel document, issued by the UK. In older refugee passports there was an additional page mentioning countries where we ...
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Tourist Schengen Visa Sponsorship Queries? [closed]

I'm new on this forum website. I'm a student, i'm currently 21 years old. I don't have a job obviously because I'm a student. If ever I have, I don't think my salary can handle my travel expenses. My ...
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Do I need bank statement for dependent spouse?

For an Italian Schengen visa application, do I need three original recent bank statements for the dependent spouses, as well?
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What are our options when no appointments are available at Schengen visa center? [duplicate]

I am trying to get a Schengen visa for my trip to Italy in September at the Italian Consulate in Miami. Unfortunately, there are no appointments for next three months! Is there any hope at all of ...
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Can a Kenyan apply for a Schengen visa in Tanzania?

Can a Kenyan citizen can apply for a Schengen visa in Tanzania? He has already purchased his ticket to Italy but, but at the visa centre in Nairobi, there are no appointments available until 3 days ...
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Travelling in Schengen area while waiting for permit of stay renewal in Italy

I am a non-European living in Italy. Currently, my permesso di soggiorno has expired and I have applied for a new one. However, I need to go to another Schengen country for a job meeting before I get ...
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Transiting through the Schengen Area with an expired American Schengen Visa [duplicate]

I am an American citizen currently doing a summer internship in Italy. I arrived on May 13. My parents will be coming at the end of my 90 days to go on a Euro trip together. On August 10th (the end of ...
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Can a Syrian passport holder with an Italian visa enter Georgia (Caucasus)?

I have a Syrian friend, who has a Syrian passport, and also a visa for Italy. He is in Jordan right now, and he wants to visit the Caucasus. Would the Italian visa let him enter Georgia also?
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Can I stay longer than the duration on the visa?

I have a single entry visa for Italy and I planned to stay for 2 weeks. I got the visa valid for a 24-day period, and duration of stay is 10 days. Can I stay more than the duration of stay, for 14 ...
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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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Is the duration of stay on a Schengen visa specific to the country that issued the visa?

Does the duration of stay particular to the visa-issuing Schengen country or does it indicate how long as a whole I can be anywhere in the Schengen Area? I was issued visa from Italy with validity ...
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Skype interview for Italian consulate

This is our first time travelling to Europe/Italy as a tourist. We have submitted all the documents. The Italian Consulate has scheduled a May 23 Skype interview for me and my husband. Our travel date ...
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Expired Permesso di Soggiorno but valid student visa [duplicate]

I am a Canadian Erasmus student in Italy and my permesso di soggiorno expires June 30th 2017, but my multi-entry student visa (D) does not expire until October of 2017. I want to stay in Italy for ...
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Schengen visa: appointment not available [duplicate]

I and my husband are traveling to Italy, Switzerland and Netherlands in June. Our period of stay in Italy and Switzerland is almost the same, with 5N/6D in Switzerland and 6N/7D in Italy. ...
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Schengen visa : Can I use all of my 90 days visa validity? [closed]

I am from Philippines. I applied for tourist visa in Italian Embassy. I will be an AIESEC volunteer. The duration of the program is 6 weeks. Is it possible for me to stay for another 6 weeks or so to ...
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I find it easier to get a visa for Portugal, as I have relatives there. But my aim is to spend more time in Italy [duplicate]

I find it easier to get a visa for Portugal, as I have relatives there. But my aim is to 2-3 weeks in Italy, and just a few days to visit my Portugal relatives. If I book my flights with a 2-3 week ...
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Schengen visa from Italy without visiting Italy

I have an Italian-issued Schengen visa but, so far, I have visited Germany only. Can it be a problem in future if I don't visit Italy at all?
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Do I need to register with the police in Italy if I stay at a friend's place and not a hotel?

I hold an Indian passport and already got my Schengen tourist visa to Italy for visiting a friend. I read online on some websites that registration is needed with the police in Italy within 8 days of ...
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Where can I travel using an Italian-issued refugee residence permit? [duplicate]

I am a Pakistani national and I have refugee status in Italy and an Italian-issued refugee residence permit which is valid for 5 years. I have also been issued a refugee passport. Where am I able to ...
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My passport contains a surname, while my other documents do not. What should I do when applying for Schengen visa?

There is surname in my passport but my actual name does not include a surname. This actual name without a surname is the one written in my occupational documentation and bank statement. I'm now ...