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Questions tagged [schengen]

An agreement among many European countries whereby the borders between them may be crossed without border formalities but for which citizens of various other countries need an overall visa.

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What type of visa to apply to attend a conference in Italy? Business or Tourism?

I currently reside in Massachusetts in USA. According to jurisdiction I need to apply visa from Consulate in Boston. I will attend a conference in Italy in June. I will need visa for Italy due to my ...
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Can I travel to a Schengen country with a valid visa on my old passport? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national holding a valid Schengen visa expiring on 15.6.2019, my passport expires 30.11.2019. With Jet Airways shutting down, I have to rescheule the travel dates. This requires ...
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Can I be sent back home if I don't have documentary evidence to show that I will in fact return to my country?

I am a Peruvian citizen intending to travel to The Netherlands in July to visit my girlfriend, she is a dutch citizen. I intend to stay for 85 days or so, because I would like to visit a few friends ...
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No invitation for tourist visa but I want to visit

In some nations, invitation letters are not required to apply for a visa (as not everyone knows someone living in the country). Does this apply to some other nations like Greece, Norway or ...
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Member state of First Entry [duplicate]

I am leaving Jamaica to go to Austria, what should I write as my entry state of first entry? I will be leaving to study for 4 months. Also, I am not sure what I need to write for member state (s) of ...
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Possibility to change Itinerary

I would like to know after I got the schengen visa and If I have already starred the trip, Can I travel a country which has not include in the itinerary Within the trip. Thanks
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required airport transit visa for italy [duplicate]

I'm travelling from UAE to London through Fiumicino airport . Do I need an Anairport transit visa for a 2-hour layover in the Fiumicino airport? I hava a valid visa to Uk
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visit to Rome with Croatian Visa

Iam an Indian citizen and have a muti entry Croatian Visa. Can I visit Italy on my way to croatia with that visa?
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DS-160- Countries visited after filing DS160

I have filed the DS 160 and booked an appointment for H1B visa stamping. I am currently in the US. My status is transferred to H1B from F1 and I'll be going to India for stamping. While filing DS160, ...
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Can family of EU Blue Card holder travel freely in the Schengen Area with a German Aufenthaltstitel? [duplicate]

I'm an American citizen working and living in Germany on an EU Blue Card. My family (wife and 2 children) is here with me. We were all issued standard German Aufenthaltstiteln (residence permit cards) ...
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Can I do an internship in France on a tourist visa?

I have been selected for a 2 month internship in a French laboratory. They will not pay me any money as stipend but rather they will reimburse my staying expenses. Can I apply for a tourist visa in ...
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Tourist Schengen visa dates do not match itinerary

I have applied my Schengen visa from Spanish embassy from 31st May to 10th June. My itinerary is mentioned as follows : 31st May to 02 Jun - Budapest, Hungary 2nd Jun to 6th Jun - Spain 7th Jun to ...
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Land first into Croatia with dual entry schengen [duplicate]

I have a dual entry schengen visa. I want to go to Croatia first and then Italy (for which i have the schengen visa) and leave to home country after that. Is it possible to land into Croatia first ...
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What countries in the Schengen area accept US travel document (form I-571)

I'm planning a trip to Europe this summer (Italy, Spain and Portugal) and will be using my travel document (Form I-571) that I have based on asylum from Syria. I had a visa appointment at the Spanish ...
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Schengen refusal saying “ internal security threat” [duplicate]

How people who face this refusal, handled it?
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Apply schengen visa multiple entry for several business trips

I have obtained a schengen visa twice: 1) Czech (single entry for 90 days) 2) Germany (multiple entries for 30 days) I have 2 business trips coming up where I will be going to a conference. I have ...
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travel london from Paris on schengen visa [duplicate]

I am a Sri Lankan and I work in Israel. I will be applying for schenegan visa from Israel. I would like to know is it possible by Schengen visa to travel by Eurostar to London from Paris? Do I need uk ...
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Can a non-EU citizen with residency visa traveling with me come with me through the EU passport line, when entering Schengen area?

I’m doing some travelling with my mate in a few weeks and I was wondering if, to save time, he could come through the Schengen border through the EU Line with me even though he is not a citizen? I’m a ...
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Schengen Visa From Usa [closed]

What all documents needed for Schengen Visa if only H4 visa ( dependent) travelling alone to schengen country?
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Take groceries in checked luggage

Can I take rice, dal, dried fish and spices from bangalore to paris in hold- in luggage on al international flight ?
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Applying for Schengen visa to travel to Turkey

I made a travel plan to visit Turkey on May 1, however, I will not be able to obtain Turkish sticker visa on time because I failed to procure all required documents on time. Is it okay to now apply ...
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I have applied to work permit while staying as a student. What happens if my student visa is cancelled? [closed]

I came to Czech Republic to study and recently found a job. I have applied for a work permit and my application is received. Now, I am waiting for my work permit. I have a contract signed by both ...
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Schengen Visa query for my trip

My trip goes: Me and my Family will depart from Ahmedabad reach Paris (3N, 4D) then leave Paris and enter Scotland (4N, 5D) then back to London (3N, 4D). My family will then fly back to India on ...
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Can a stateless person travel to all Schengen areas? (holding Bruneian International Certificate of Identity)

I have this problem: I am stateless from Brunei. Can I apply for a multiple entry Schengen visa? Does anyone have this experience? I am planning to visit Schengen countries so I really want to know ...
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American in Schengen - multiple visits over the year [duplicate]

One calculation question… I’m an American on a Schengen 90/180 day tourist visa. I was in Oslo, Norway from Jan 9 - March 19. My plan is to go back from… May 15 - May 27, 2019. Then again July 1st - ...
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Travel to/from Germany without a passport [duplicate]

I'm not going to have my passport for 3/4 weeks in Germany, but I was hoping to go, probably by bus, to Poland/France at some point. I will have a student card, scan of my passport and a certificate ...
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Overstayed in Schengen area, came back without issues and have to enter again

I am an Asian research student in UK. I took part in a European project so that I have to attend some short courses and do experiment in Schengen countries for a short period. I spent 2 months in ...
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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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Main Destination for Schengen Visa

Planning a eurotrip from India this summer...iten: Entry: Amsterdam 3 nights Belgium:4 nights Italy: 5 nights Spain: 5 nights France: 3 nights port of exit back to India. Which consulate should I ...
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What increase my chances of getting a Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I'm from Algeria, I didn't make a passport yet (just felt like saying that in case having a new passport is considered as a red flag somehow) and money is not really a problem. I was wondering what ...
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Schengen visa application in USA but next destination is India

I am in a unique situation, I am traveling to Italy and applying to Schengen visa in USA. My final destination is India. H1B valid until Aug 6th, 2019. Italy travel dates May 16th till May 26th (...
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Copenhagen passport control - US citizen

I was lining up for passport control at CPH and saw some people providing their fingerprint. I wasn't asked to provide it. Is this is a one time thing or are fingerprints not required from US citizens?...
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Can I use a standard tourist visa as a transit visa for UK/Schengen areas?

I am traveling to Poland and most of my flight options pass via London, or other Schengen countries. I will have a UK visa since my next destination is Birmingham. I won't be leaving the airport area ...
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Leave letter from employer for visa - UK and Schengen, separate letters or one?

I am travelling to Poland for 3 days and UK for 8 days in June, and then to Germany in August for about 6 days. These are two separate trips. I am getting a leave/NOC letter from my employer for this ...
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North Cyprus on Schengen Visa

I am a Pakistani National currently residing in Hungary with a Hungarian residence permit that allows me to travel visa-free throughout the Schengen zone. I also know that i can travel to south Cyprus ...
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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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US citizen flying to France today and my passport expires in less than 2 months

I'm an American citizen and I have a flight out to France today. One of my travel companions informed me that having a passport that expires in less than 2 months (on June 19th) might be a problem. ...
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Denied Schengen Visa twice, what should I do? [duplicate]

I hold a Nigerian Passport and I was invited to Netherlands for a final set of interviews. I have completed 4 stages of interview already but I was refused with the first time with this reason "...
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Schengen Single entry Business Visa to Multi entry

I hold an Indian passport. I am invited by a company in Netherlands for an interview in April last week-May first week 2019. They provided a letter to be shown at embassy requesting Single entry ...
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Non-EU family member re-entering Schengen without residence card

My husband and son are EU citizens but I am not. We lived for the past nine years in Germany where I had the regular Aufenthaltskarte (residence card; not the Daueraufenthaltskarte for permanent ...
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What should I write in Family Name(Surname) field in Schengen Visa portal [duplicate]

I don't have anything in my Surname field, then what should I write in Family Name(Surname) field while applying for German Visa. My First Name and Last Name is printed in the Given Name field in my ...
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Can one apply for a Schengen visa while visiting the Uk as a tourist?

My husband and I together with our 9 month old son wish to visit Portugal when we visit the UK in 4 months time , however we are resident in St Helena island , a British oversees territory . Our ...
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Freedom of movement and 90/180 day rule

TL;DR: Do stays in the Schengen zone while accompanying a family member who is an EU citizen count towards the 90/180 day limit? What sort of documentation is needed in this case? Suppose a citizen ...
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Old visa and new visa [duplicate]

I have an old schengen visa that expires on the 11th and a new one that starts on the 12th and is valid for three months. Is it possible to arrive on 9th?
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Travelling to Europe before student visa [closed]

I am a US citizen a bit worried about possibly jeopardizing my French student visa by visiting France too much. I went to France in January for two weeks to visit my SO, and he was supposed to come to ...
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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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Schengen visa applying in France but entering into Italy? [duplicate]

Initial Itinerary: (Entry) Italy (3 days) -> Switzerland (3 days) -> France (6 days) -> Netherlands (3 days) (Exit) With the initial plan, I have to apply for Schengen visa in the French consulate. ...
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Enter Cyprus on Schengen Visa

I am an Indian Passport holder, living in UK and have a valid Schengen Visa which allows multientry- Catergory C. I have a plan to visit Cyprus in April. Can Cyprus be my first port of entry on a ...
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schengen visa from netherlands embassy in old passport [duplicate]

I'm an Indian National. I have a Type C Schengen, multiple entry, Tourist Visa which is valid from 26-03-2018 to 12-08-2019. I received it when I intended to travel to Netherland last year and I have ...
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Long-stay visa expired; how can I defend myself legally?

I've been reviewing this question as I have a similar situation. I'm a US citizen and for nearly a year I held a type D long-stay visa for the Czech Republic (CR). This visa expired nearly two months ...