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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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. ...
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Type D visa holder, travel outside of the EU

I have a type D visa, but it is valid for Germany. I will travel to my country (outside of the EU) and I will come back passing through Spain (I will stay a while between flights because I have booked ...
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Re-entry to UK Resets Length of Stay Period? [duplicate]

Similar to the question here, Visa-free visit and re-entry to the UK, I have a similar but different question. I am an SG passport holder, which allows me to be in the UK for 6 months. Question 1: ...
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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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What happens to my existing visa if I get another visa from the same country?

I am holding a C type Schengen visa received from Italy, valid from August 2017 to February 2018. On November 2017, I received another visa from Italy, this time D type National visa (not Schengen); ...
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Undisclosed relative [closed]

I have been granted a visit visa and visited the UK 4 times. When I made my last visit my daughter was living in the UK, but I didn't mention her. Now I want to apply for a long-term visit visa. Would ...
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Withdrawal of 457 visa [closed]

What are the steps to stop processing of an Australia 457 visa if applied from a company? I need directions as I may get a 190 visa granted before the 457.
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UK transit visa (Sri Lankan holding Schengen student visa ) [duplicate]

I'm a Sri Lankan national. I'm currently doing my M.Sc. in Norway. So I have a Schengen Student visa (temporary resident permit) which I renew every year. My question is that if I want to transit via ...
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Can getting a long-term visa from another Schengen state solve my 90-day stay problem?

I entered a Schengen state (Latvia) with a short-term tourist visa from Latvia, which allows a 90-day stay every 180 days. However I have to stay 96 days here. Additionally, I got a long-term visa ...
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Schengen visa ban [closed]

I am an Indian citizen and have a two year Schengen ban, due to an overstay in Latvia. I would like to study in Bulgaria. Bulgaria is not a part of the Schengen zone. Is the Schengen ban likely ...
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Austria National Visa D 180 days calculation [closed]

I am in Austria on National Visa D which allows to stay for 180 days. I travelled outside Europe for 7 days in between. My question is whether the 180 days will be calculated from start of my stay in ...
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First Port of entry for German National visa holders [duplicate]

I will be travelling to MUC from India on a German national visa type D via Paris. My visa says that it is valid for Deutschland (not Schengen states, unlike for Schengen Visa). Will I be allowed to ...
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Long-term visa for meeting [closed]

I was issued a 6-month visitor visa last year and I left the UK on the day I mentioned in the application form. Now I am planning to apply for a 2-year visitor visa for a meeting of a professional ...
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Long term Schengen visa for conferences

I need to travel often to conferences in Europe and it is a pain getting a new visa every time (going to the consulate, paying a fee, and all the hassle). I want to apply for a long term Schengen visa....
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Do I need a visa for the UK with a visa type D from Spain?

I am Peruvian but have a permanent residence in Mexico. I'm going to study abroad in Spain so I have a Type D visa. I want to visit the UK but don't know if i need to apply for the standard visa. ...
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Application for a long-term Schengen visa [closed]

I just got a job in Germany, so now I am making my visa application. There are some fields which I am not sure. Please help me. 1. In the application form: This form seems to be made for a short-term ...
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Dutch 5-year MVV in country of origin passport valid for 3 months

Last year I have received Dutch 5-year MVV visa, came to the Netherlands and received my residence permit valid till year 2021. However, recently I checked my original country's passport and noticed ...
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Is there passport control in Barcelona train station?

I'm an Indian student studying in the south of France and I plan to visit Barcelona for a day. Is it necessary to take my passport with me? Is it accurante that there is no border control between ...
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Questions on the French long-stay visa (as visitor) [closed]

I'm an EU (Schengen) citizen living in Canada and my wife is Canadian. We plan to spend several months in Europe, starting this August, mostly in France. She currently has a visa appointment at the ...
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What happens when you overstay in the Schengen area?

My friend is in Slovenia and his visa expired 15 days ago. Does he have to pay some sort of penalty? What will happen to him and what should he do to travel back to his home country?
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Can I apply for a short-term visa while another country's visa is in process?

I have applied to Germany for a long-term national visa under the family reunion category. It has been around 3 months now and I still haven't heard from the visa officer. The entire process is very ...
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Can I get a student visa through the Spanish Embassy in New Delhi? [closed]

I am a Nepali citizen, trying to apply for a student visa at the Spanish Embassy in India. How long does it take to get a student visa that is for more than 90 days but less than 180 days? Can a ...
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Can airlines refuse to board me if there is not much time left on my student visa? [closed]

I'm an Indian citizen and I have a student visa valid for France. I came back to India in April because I didn't like my school there and decided to pursue a language course instead of my actual ...
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Student Resident permit [duplicate]

I am applying for student resident card for a university in Finland. Before reaching Finland for my studies, I first plan to visit Germany. Is it okay to first travel to Germany and then proceed ...
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How to answer “Do family members intend to accompany you?” in national visa application (Germany) if they are only going for a quick (schengen) trip?

Here's the situation: I'm applying for an internship visa to Germany (more than 90 days), and because it would be summer and also my first time in a foreign country on my own, my mother and (younger)...
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Canadian extended stay in the United States [closed]

I'm planning on going to the United States for a six month course in dog training. I've already spent a week in the states this calendar year. I'll also probably be in the states for the dog ...
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How can I get a Peru long-stay visa?

I plan to go to Peru for 5 months. I'm looking at the tourist visa, but is is only good for 3 months. How can I get a visa that would let me stay for at least 5 months? I'm in Spain.
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German Long term visa - Aufenthaltstitel oder gleichwertiges Dokument Nr [closed]

I'm filling in an application for a long-term internship in Germany. It has a field called Aufenthaltstitel oder gleichwertiges Dokument Nr./Residence permit number. I do not have any Residence Permit ...
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How can my friend who lost her French residence permit card before exiting the Schengen Area return to France?

My friend got stuck in Morocco and is not allowed to come back France as she lost her residence permit card. She has a long stay visa and residence permit card (carte de séjour, type: student) in ...
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How to switch from Tourist visa to Resident visa status in the Schengen area?

I know that this question has been answered to some degree through other posts, but my question is this: If my type-D visa to Portugal is valid as of April 16th, 2017, may I enter Portugal or any ...
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Leaving Europe via Spain with a BNL2 Visa Type D

My stay in the Netherlands should have been for one year, but circumstances forced me to go back to my country early. I decided to go back using the bus, and consequently, I had to travel from the ...
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Are non-EU national “visiting researchers” in Sweden eligible for VAT refund? [closed]

Sweden offers a special kind of residence permit for "visiting researchers". As far as I understand this "visiting researcher" permit is different from a proper residence permit and more akin to a D-...
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Planning to ask a long-term visa after tourism visa: which documents to pass the border? [closed]

I am European, living and working in Germany and my girlfriend, who is Brazilian, is soon to move in with me in Germany for ten months. We plan to ask for a long-term visa for her, either for ...
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Entering Sweden with tourist visa while awaiting “researcher” permit

I am a non-EU national with a 3-year research job offer from a Swedish company. I am eligible for and have applied for a residence permit as a visiting researcher, which is being processed at the ...
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Long term “visitor visa” for Germany as a non-professional [closed]

I am an Indian citizen currently in France with a long-term "visitor visa", valid for one year. Visitor visa allows me to stay in France for more than 90 days without working, see for example. Is ...
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Travelling while Switzerland Residence Permit is processing?

I have a question pertaining to the residence permit/long-stay visa.So, I will be going to Switzerland for 5 months & have been issued with a Visa 'D' (multiple entry) for that purpose. From ...
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Can I visit London with a Type D schengen visa ?

I am a long stay student in France holding a type D schengen visa currently. The validity of my visa is 6months. I do not have OFII.
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Global Blue with D visa (Netherlands): possible?

Enviroment: I have D visa which issued by Netherlands, but my plans had changed, I'm not gonna apply for mvv anymore. I'm Russian residental, but not going to stay there much and soon leaving for ...
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For Germany, can I apply for a long-term visa while holding a short-term one? [closed]

Can I apply for a family reunification visa while holding a visitor visa for Germany? My appointment for family reunification visa interview is 5th Nov and my tourist visa is valid from 10th Nov.
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Staying for 8-12 months on Visit Visa [closed]

What is the best and easiest way to stay in Malaysia for 8-12 months without going back home. I heard we can do via crossing borders. If we do in that way we need visa of Singapore or Thailand, if ...