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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Long stay visa for study in France but enter Italy first? [closed]

Currently, I am a student in London. I am applying a long stay visa for study in France but I want to enter Italy first. Is it possible to do that and what are the documents I may need to submit to ...
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Traveling to Spain as tourist before entering France on type D visa [duplicate]

I have a quick question that I have seen a variation of before but nothing that is similar to my situation (from what I have seen). I was issued a Type D multi-entry visa from France my study abroad ...
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Visa-Free before Visa-D

I am a researcher with an El Salvador passport (visa-free for 90 days to Schengen area) and I will be starting a PhD course of study in Austria. For this, I have received a visa-D but the consulate ...
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Can I travel in Schengen states until the last day of the validity on my D-visa/residence permit

I am a Chinese citizen working in Denmark. I have a Danish D-visa and temporary Danish residence permit valid until end of October, 2019. I am traveling to Iceland as a tourist in August 2019. I saw ...
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My Schengen visa is expired but I'm still here in Poland. Can I go out in the country anytime even I applied for the extension of my Schengen?

My Schengen visa is expired but I'm still here in Poland. Can I go out in the country anytime even I applied for the extension of my Schengen? I'm a Filipino and married to a Poland citizen.
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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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Does a French long stay research visa differ from a regular “Type-D” visa and are there implications for travelling in Schengen areas?

I'll be going to France for 4 months to conduct research towards my PhD. I believe I will be issued with a long stay visa for research to cover my trip. I have the required "Convention d’Accueil" from ...
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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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Long Stay Visa in Germany

I got selected to an incubator program in Germany and I'm a Sri Lankan citizen. I cannot seem to find the right type of visa I need to apply for. The Embassy told me it has to be Long Term Visa, but ...
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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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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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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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Flying to a Schengen country different from the one that issued a D-type visa

I have a D-type multiple-entry visa, issued by France (I am a student): I also have the French resident card (Titre de Sejour) to go along with it, and I have already entered and been living in France ...
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Visiting Schengen Countries with Type D Visa

I have been issued a Type D Visa for studying in the Netherlands. I know I can travel in schengen countries with this Visa, but can I enter any country before visiting Netherlands? I am planning to ...
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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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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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Can I travel through the Schengen Zone on a type D student visa (for Spain) if I have already lived in the country of the vissa for more then 90 days?

I am currently living in Spain on a 5 month trip, I was granted a student visa for 180 days. This is a type D visa and I would like to travel in the month after my program is finished, will I have ...
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I'm holding a Schengen visa as a student, do I need to apply for visa to another Schengen country? [duplicate]

I'm currently a foreign student holding my resident permit in a Schengen country, and I will go for student exchange next January to another Schengen country. As the exchange duration lasts longer ...
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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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Traveling to Germany with a French study visa [duplicate]

Say that someone has a French visa for study purposes. If he wants to travel to Germany by train for instance, can he go there freely without a passport or visa check?
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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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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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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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Can I apply for a tourist Schengen visa while my Type D visa application is being processed?

I have applied for a Long Stay Visa D to France which takes a long time to process, can i apply for a Short Stay Visa C say to Italy for a visit at the same time without affecting my first application
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Can I apply for a new Schengen visa before my current multiple entry visa expires?

Hoping someone can help me figure out what to do. I've got a South African passport with a 90 days multiple entry Italian Schengen visa, expiring 14-03-2016. I'm currently in France till mid November ...
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Traveling to Germany before using a type D visa for Belgium

I have a valid Belgium work permit and visa type D, however due to project delays, my travel to Belgium is delayed for few more months, so that visa is not utilized. However I would like to travel to ...
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Can I go to Austria directly from India with Hungarian residence permit? [duplicate]

I have a residence permit to stay in Hungary. So I was on holiday in India and now want to go back to Hungary. But I have to attend a concert in Vienna in September so I am thinking of going to Vienna ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can I visit other Schengen countries while on a French student visa? [duplicate]

I have student visa 'D'. Is it possible for me to travel and stay in other Schengen countries like Belgium, Germany, etc.?
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Can I get a French long-stay visa after entering on a short-stay visa? [closed]

I am a USA national. My wife is a French national (children dual). We reside in the USA. My wife is a professor and has received a sabbatical. We will accompany my wife on her sabbatical. We ...
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Travel on 90 days visa free travel period in Schengen or National Visa D? [duplicate]

I am an Australian national who will go to Austria on a student exchange program later this year. With the Australian passport, I will be able to travel in the Schengen Area visa-free for up to 90 ...
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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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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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Is a long stay Hungarian visa valid in all of Schengen? [duplicate]

I will be working in Hungary from January. The process for work/residence permit and visa application is on and documents are being prepared by the company I will be working with. Is the Visa same ...
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Can I enter **FIRST** to a different schengen country from my d-type national visa [duplicate]

I'm a non-EU country citizen and going to start my study at end of this month in Italy. I'm a valid D-type national Italy visa holder, it's multiple, valid for 5 months (>150 days long-stay) from now ...
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Staying in Germany more than 3 months [closed]

I'm from Iran but I live in Hungary now, I have resident permit for students for 1 year. I want to go to Germany and stay there more than 3 months, but I'm not sure about regulations. Is it possible? ...
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Can you leave the country for more than 90 days on a Germany Youth Mobility Visa? If not, does any other Schengen country's visa let you do that?

I read somewhere that you can only travel 90/180 days from a few years back, but I wonder if that's still the case, and if it's enforced given open border.
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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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Enter Cyprus with Schengen residence permit

I am a Chinese Passport holder, living in China and have a valid Schengen residence permit. Last year, I entered Schengen areas with a valid Schengen visa. During my stay in Schengen areas, I was ...
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Passport stamp - France Study Visa and Stopover in Spain

It's my first time traveling to Europe, so I don't know very well all the process with immigration. I have a Type D Visa (Study) for France, and I'm planning to go to Geneva as my final destination (...
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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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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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Can I gain entry into the Schengen area through Spain if my visa is a Type D Italian visa?

I'm an Indian Citizen and about to go to Europe for my Masters Education on an Erasmus Scholarship. My first semester begins in Italy. But before that we are expected to attend a short introductory ...
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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