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Questions tagged [long-stay-visas]

European "Long Stay Visas", also known as "National Visas" or "Type D Visas". Used when visiting countries in the Schengen zone for longer than the 90 days maxium of a Schengen visa.

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Student Visa for France for 64 year old [on hold]

I'm 64 and semi-retired. I received my masters degree in 2013 and wish to study in France to broaden my professional expertise for consulting purposes.
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Germany: Family Reunion Visa: Passport valid till Feb 2020 [on hold]

My spouse was recently approved with Germany Blue Card (long term employment visa). It is valid from 1st June 2019. He has not traveled to Germany yet. I have appointment at German Consulate, Mumbai, ...
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French rules for long stay visa: OFII

I was looking for somebody to guide me about the OFII rules catering to the French long stay visa. I'm going as an exchange student to Nimes, France from Delhi, India. As my stay is over 90 days, I ...
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Travelling while having long sejour in france

I am married to a french and have the long sejour visa. I registered at the OFII and received a paper document as a confirmation. They said that i don't need a stamp as long as I have this paper. Is ...
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Entering as a tourist after French student visa [duplicate]

I am a US citizen. I just finished a French visa type D VLS-T "long séjour temporaire" student visa on February 27. I returned to the US and got an exit stamp. I want to return to France (to visit ...
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Can I visit Schengen countries on a Type-D Schengen Visa? [duplicate]

I’m going to Germany for a semester exchange and I have a long-stay visa from Germany. Can I travel to the other Schengen states during this period with this visa or do I have to apply for a separate ...
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Should I mention being denied entry to UK due to a confusion in my Visa and Ticket bookings?

I am an Indian national. I was travelling for an interview to Cork, Ireland in March this year. After my visa was approved (BC only, not BC BIVS), my employer booked the tickets for me via Istanbul ...
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Why didn't the check-in agent recognize my long term visa?

I am a US citizen with a long stay visa for France in my passport. It looks like this. It is valid for one year. I booked a one-way flight to France and the check-in agent was adamant that this ...
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dropped out from school on schengen long term student visa [closed]

I was admitted to a school on schengen long term student visa(multiple entry), but I had to drop out after 6 months. Now I went to another Schengen state, and see good schools, I like to join, how do ...
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Can I visit Paris with a visa for Germany which I got in India? [duplicate]

I have got a Deutchesland visa for Germany in India. I want to go Paris too. Do I need different Visa for that?it's written Valid for. Deutchesland Type D
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Visa Type D first time entry [duplicate]

I have a visa type D (multiple) for Italy. My flight has a stop in Barcelona. Would it cause any problem for me that my first time entry to Schengen is not to Italy? My stop there is for 4 hours and I ...
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Germany TK insurance in Italy

I am traveling to Germany with national visa (D) . I have TK insurance in Germany. I may also visit Italy (few weeks) for business meetings. While I am in Italy my TK insurance covers the Italy ? or ...
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German work visa and Italian Schengen visa, which visa to use?

I have my latest German work visa as well as a valid Italian Schengen visa For my German employment registration can I travel from Italy, or first do I need to Travel to Germany? I will be traveling ...
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Germany Work visa and Travel to schengen states [duplicate]

I have Germany Long stay visa D type (from employer) , can I travel to other Schengen states ? Any limitation on number of days stay ?
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Can I apply for two extended visas in Schengen countries at once?

I am a US citizen trying to stay in Europe for a year. I want to live in either Spain or Portugal. Can I apply to both countries at the same time in case one does not give me the extended visa? I'm ...
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Travel before start of an Italian long-term (Type D) visa and the 90/180 rule following its expiration

Ok, I wrote a very lengthy question about being able to stay as a tourist in Italy (I am American) following the expiration of my Italian long-term (type D) student visa. After some searching, I found ...
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Can I visit other Schengen countries on a long-term Schengen visa or residency permit?

I have requested for a French long term (Type D) student visa from a consulate in India. It's a national Type D visa and not a Schengen visa. My question is that can we still go to other Schengen ...
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Can I enter Romania with a Polish Temporary Residence Card? [closed]

I am having a problem getting a Romanian visa, and my Student Mobility starts very soon. Neither the system on the website of the Romanian e-visa nor the local embassy in Warsaw responds to me. When I ...
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One Year Multiple Entry Schengen Visa

I am applying for the 4th time for a Schengen Visa, in my previous visits I've applied for a "One year Multiple Entry Visa" by entering 90 days in: section: "25. Duration of the intended stay or ...
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In which way is a D-visa in a Schengen country not taken into account for the 90/180 days rule?

Here is the situation. I'm Belgian but this is about my American boyfriend. He entered Schengen on July 16, 2018 - flew into Amsterdam airport where his passport got stamped, then took a train to ...
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Relaxation on validity of UK visa requirement while applying for Schengen Visa to Italy

Me and my wife (both Indian passport holders, living in UK) have booked a trip for December from 22-12-18 to 1-01-19. Its our wedding anniversary during the trip. I had initially referred Italy ...
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Entering France before long sejour visa [duplicate]

I would like to travel to France before the starting date of my long sejour visa (type D). I am Canadian, so I am usually able to visit France without a explicit tourist visa. Can I enter France as a ...
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Can my daughter visit Germany on her Type D Schengen visa issued by France? [duplicate]

I know this has been asked a few times, I'm just trying to confirm that my understanding is correct. According to this answer, she should be able to travel to Germany for a short holiday on her ...
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I want to travel Europe after my study visa expires: can I do this on a Schengen visa?

I have a study visa for 10 months (duration of the course) and entered EU using this visa. I want to travel right after my course on a Schengen visa. Is this possible or do I need to exit Europe for ...
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Work visa expiring, can I stay as a tourist? [duplicate]

I'm a citizen of Argentina residing in France with a long-stay visa for an internship, valid from September 5th 2018 until January 5th 2019. As an argentinian, I'm allowed to visit Europe as a tourist ...
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What is a Schengen Type D Visa

So I land at Frankfurt Airport and the immigration officer asks me what I am doing in Strasbourg. I tell him I am getting married and he stamps my passport with a type D. I’ve been googling it, and a ...
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Do I need a visa to travel from Basel EuroAirport?

I have a visa for France only and not a Schengen visa. Can I travel from EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg to my country?
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Do I need a residence permit card to travel to other Schengen countries?

I have been granted a skilled worker permit in Norway. I got an entry visa (type D visa) to enter Norway. It is a single entry one. Is it possible for me to travel to other Schengen countries (i.e. ...
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Will bringing my mother in visitor visa to Germany cause any problems when I try to bring prove her hardship? [closed]

I am planning to bring my mother in visitor visa to Germany for a couple of months. At the moment she is staying with my wife in Sri Lanka. Later I planned to file a hardship case and see if I can ...
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Can I travel outside Schengen and return if I have a D visa? [closed]

This question may be the duplicate of another, but I didn't find one specifically for Italy. I have a D visa (for staying more than 90 days in Italy), but I haven't yet gotten a residence permit. ...
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I have a D-visa in Poland. I stay in another Schengen country for almost 3 months. How long can I stay in other Schengen countries now?

I have an activated D-visa from Poland which is valid from 1 Oct 2018. Almost immediately before my D-visa's activation, I stayed in another Schengen country for close to 3 months with a C Schengen ...
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French citizen visiting Canada through USA

So to explain my situation the best I can. I'm currently residing in the USA (ESTA visa) and I'm planning on moving to Canada for a week or so to do job interviews and whatnot before moving for good. ...
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Does a US baby born in France received the mother's visitor visa benefits?

My wife is in France with her own 1 year long stay visitor's visa. She will give birth to our daughter shortly. When the baby is born will it be subject to the 90 Schengen requirement like any other ...
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Long stay Schengen visa requirement for spouse of UK citizen

I am an Australian Citizen travelling with my wife (with dual passport Australian and UK) to the Schengen area. We will be travelling together in a camping car and intend driving around various ...
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Can I travel visa free to Schengen countries with a Romanian work visa?

I am from Nepal. I have a Romanian work permit. Since Romania is not in Schengen, do I need to apply for a visa if I have to travel to any Schengen country?
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Dates of travel in the UK visit visa application

I am applying for a 2-year family visit visa for my parents. Should I enter the date of leaving for 6 months or will it be for 2 years since they will be allowed a maximum of 6 months per stay? What ...
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What happens if my outgoing flight is canceled on the day my French student visa expires? [duplicate]

First of all, I read the other posts similar to this case, but the two answers were conflicting. What happens if my flight out of the Schengen area is cancelled on the last day of my visa? Can ...
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If I visit and leave a Schengen country on the same day, does it count as +1 day?

I'm from Croatia, and I can enter any Schengen country with my ID (I don't need a visa for it). The thing is that I used all my 90 days. (I didn't go over 90 days). There is a high possibility that ...
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Do I need to have a valid return ticket when entering Austria on visa type D? [closed]

I am applying for a visa type D for Austria at the Austrian embassy - this will allow me to stay up to 180 days in Austria. My plan is to go to Austria and marry my fiancée there and then request ...
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Lost passport with Schengen D visa

I hope someone can help me here! I'm Brazilian, I have a Schengen D visa for Portugal, but this weekend I visited Belgium. I kept my passport inside my backpack, but it got stolen. I already went to ...
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Does the Greek Type D visa let me enter any Schengen country? [duplicate]

Actually I have type D multiple entry visa issued by Greece and valid for 3 months. I'm a little bit confused: is it a Schengen visa? Does it allow me to enter the Schengen area? I have been emailing ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen business visa from other country where I went for tourism? [duplicate]

If I am a citizen of country A and I went for tourism to country B. Means I am not there for long stay or have temporary residence, student or work purposes but short stay just for tourism. So can I ...
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Non-EU citizen in Spain with an expired Italian permit of stay and a Spanish Schengen Type D Visa

I have a slightly strange situation. I am a non-EU citizen, and a resident of Milan. I am currently in Spain doing an internship as a visiting PhD student, and it is supposed to end around mid July. ...
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Travelling to two different Schengen countries for more than 90 days with a 10-day gap

I am a student and I have planned academic trips on the following dates in the following countries: 11 August 2018 to 20 August 2018 in Dresden, Germany. (9 days) 1 September 2018 to 28 November 2018 ...
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Can I leave the Schengen area and go back if I receive an employee card? [closed]

I received a long-term visa to the Czech Republic (single entry) for employment purposes. I heard that the next step will be showing up at the Foreign Police within 3 days of arrival for biometric ...
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UK visa refusal on credibility grounds (longer visit than originally described)

I would like to enquire about the maximum length of stay possible for an individual with a 6-month UK visit visa. Although it's mentioned in the Home Office webpage that granting a 6-month visitor ...
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Extending visa-free stay in Sweden to a Visitor's Permit, how does that apply to 90/180 rule? [duplicate]

My partner origins from Taiwan and would like to visit me in Sweden, for as long as possible. The idea is to apply for a Sambo Visa before she comes to Sweden and hopefully get it approved before she ...
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I am American and have a D visa multi-entry for Italy

I'm an American with a D multi-entry visa for Italy for 1 year. Can I visit the USA for 2 months and come back, or is there a time length limit on how long I can leave Italy and return? Thanks.
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Schengen visa overlap, can I stay or do I have to travel back for 1 day? [duplicate]

Related: How does the Schengen 90/180 rule work? I am in Ukraine I have 70 days left on my shengen visa My 180 day period ends in 40 days I want to travel to Spain for as long as possible If I travel ...
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The absence of a stamp on entry on a Schengen visa of the type d

I have French Schengen visa (type D, study in France for 5 months) and Finnish Schengen visa (type C) and Russian citizenship. I took a coach from Russia to Finland and flight from Finland to France. ...