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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Schengen ATV required for Toronto > New Delhi, via Lisbon and Vienna?

I have a transit visa question. I am an Indian citizen, and I will be traveling from Toronto, to New Delhi, via Lisbon Portugal and Vienna Austria, through the TAP Airline Similarly, I'll be coming ...
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Being in Spain as an international student, with an expired TIE, will I be able to travel to Italy and back with just a return permit?

I am currently a Dominican student staying in Madrid, last August my visa/TIE expired, since then I've been doing all the paperwork and all I need to do to renew it, sadly it won't be done until some ...
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90 in 180 days Schengen rule verification

I am a non-Schengen country citizen, but I possess a Spanish (TIE) resident card, valid until May 2, 2020 (issued in August 2018). From December 2, 2019 to February 14, 2020 I will be staying in ...
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How to prove ties to country applying for a Schengen visa or to improve visa application to compensate for weak ties?

Me and my wife are from Azerbaijan. We live in Germany as I work in Berlin residing here with a Blue Card. Recently we've invited my spouse's aunt, who is her closest relative, to visit us for 10 days....
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passing a night in a transit airport in Schengen area the day of expiration of my visa

I got my 15-day visa [from 10 Nov to 24 Nov] in Finland and I booked my ticket [from 13 to 24], but there is a little problem, when returning from Finland there is a stopover in Frankfurt-Germany that ...
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Visa requirements for Hungary for a prospective student pilot

Background: I have enrolled in a private pilot school to get flying credentials in Hungary. The training will take 5-6 months, and thereby I believe I'll need a visa to stay or enter/exit Hungary ...
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In the Schengen application form, do I need to list the entry permit for the final country of destination if I go to non-Schengen country after?

There's a particular field which asks for final country of destination visa information if applicable. I read online that it only counts in case of transit. Since I am spending 8 days in the Schengen ...
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What type of Schengen visa should I apply for a conference in Spain?

I'm a recent college graduate (unemployed) from Turkey and I plan to attend the Cisco Live conference in Barcelona. This is how the company organizing it defines the event: Cisco Live provides awe-...
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Transit Visa (Toronto - Lisbon - Vienna - Delhi) [duplicate]

I am an Indian citizen travelling from Toronto to Delhi. I have a valid Canadian long term Visa. I am thinking of booking a flight from Toronto to Lisbon, Lisbon to Vienna, Vienna to New Delhi. I'm ...
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Do I need to exit and re enter or get anything stamped to stay in the Schengen zone after my student visa expires?

My fiancée has a student residence card for Spain that expires on December 15. We are leaving Spain on December 16 to go to the US, and coming back on Jan 1. The Spanish consulate site says: ( http:/...
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Long term accommodation proof for Schengen visa [closed]

A friend of mine needs to apply for a Schengen visa to France, it is for three months of medical training. The hospital, where he will be doing my training, does not provide accommodation. Since his ...
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Traveling only with German Blue Card wıthout Passport [duplicate]

I am a Turkish citizen and am a holder of the EU Blue Card in Germany. I gave my passport to the UK Embassy in Germany for my visa application, so my passport is not with me for a few weeks, but I ...
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Trying to find a way to get 3 year multiple entry Schengen Visa to be able to visit German boyfriend and his Family

I wish I can find some answers or tips here that google has concealed. I am an undergraduate student in Italy and planning to move to the UK next year (Pakistani Passport), but whilst that I’d also ...
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Schengen Visa without a valid H1B Stamp [duplicate]

I am planning to travel to Amsterdam on the 22nd of December. Before that, I plan to head to my home country to get my visa stamped (21st November - 12th December). As I would just have a week after ...
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Madrid Airport changing terminals, do I need a Schengen visa?

I am an Indian citizen. I am flying from Toronto to New Delhi. I have two transits: one at Lisbon airport and the second one at Madrid airport. While the Consulate of Portugal has assured me that I ...
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Will Brexit potentially have an impact on intra-Schengen flights by EasyJet in November?

I need to fly at the end of November between Zurich and Berlin, the price of a EasyJet flight is 150, the flight on Lufthansa or Swiss Air goes for 250. Normally I would just fly with the cheapest ...
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Can I travel to Romania/Bulgaria when I have used up my Schengen Visa

I have type-C multiple entry Schengen visa with a duration of stay of 13 days. Now that I have used up all 13 days, will I be able to travel to Romania/Bulgaria? It is stated on their website that: ...
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Visa entry to North Macedonia

Do I have to enter a Schengen country first that issued the visa before entering Macedonia? I’ve contacted the Embassy and they said I don’t have to as long as it’s valid multiple entry type c and ...
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Traveling to Spain

I’m traveling lo Spain using a Mexican passport. I’m a permanent resident of the US holding a green card. My question is do I need a visa to travel to Spain for 10 days?
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Schengen in Dublin on ED Visa but wants to visit other Schengen cities for vacation

I am an English teacher with a student from Vietnam. Can she, with a Schengen visa and studying English in Dublin, travel on holiday to Amsterdam, Paris and Rome and then return to Dublin to continue ...
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How to get a Schengen visa from Saudi Arabia?

I'm an Indian passport holder who is having a resident/work permit (iqama) in Saudi Arabia. I wish to visit some European countries so I want a long term Schengen visa. What are the requirements do I ...
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Possibility of getting my schengen visa revoked if other family members not going?

I applied for a Schengen visa with parents and as per the document requirements, only my father's financial statements were attached in the application. Also, my expenses for the trip was sponsored by ...
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Schengen Application submitted in America from a Filipino Green card holder

My friend lives in America and is a green card holder and is applying for a Schengen visa from San Francisco. I read that for Schengen you have to apply from your country of origin, is this correct? ...
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Does it matter which Schengen visa I apply for?

I'm planning to visit my family in Sweden with a Schengen Visa. I'm from Indonesia in the city of Medan. There is no Swedish embassy or consulate nearby. The nearest is in Bali or Jakarta. There is a ...
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Traveling inside Schengen without a ticket to fly back home (Venezuela)

I'm Venezuelan, currently in Finland as a tourist but I'm applying for a residence permit. I entered Schengen 80 days ago, now I need to fly to Spain just for 3 days to do some paperwork. Can I come ...
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My visa in Germany expired and want to tour around Europe for a month [closed]

I've been in Germany for almost three months doing an internship and just realized my visa expired even though my working contract is still going. I went to the Ausländerbehörde and they told me ...
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Border guards didn't cancel the stamp, when I went to the wrong gate [closed]

I mistakenly went through passport control and they put me a stamp in my passport, then it turned out that I was at the wrong gate and I returned back. Border guards did not cancel the stamp. Should I ...
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Australian with German Residence Permit… Schengen?

I have contacted Your Advice Europe, the Australian Embassy, and the Spanish Embassy, and responses are extremely mixed. I also posted this on Toy Town Germany, who advised I post here. Any input ...
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US Italian consulate Schengen tourist visa time

I am planning to visit Italy in December 2019. The visa appointment date for Schengen tourist visa at Italian San Francisco consulate that I got is just 12 calendar days before my travel date. All ...
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Overstay in Germany - repercussions on future family reunion visa application

My wife and 2 year old child had a family visit visa to visit me in Germany from India. The visa was valid from the 29th August 2019 to the 4th October 2019 and the number of valid days was 22. So, ...
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Can I use my valid Schengen visa in old passport after i have new passport with new name? [duplicate]

I am a Russian citizen. I have Schengen visa type C valid till 01/03/2020 and I am going to change my name and I will keep my surname as it is. Can I travel with my new passport with new name and ...
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Help with the Schengen visa calculation [duplicate]

American tourist here. I understand the 180 day scheme, 90 days in (non-consecutive), 90 days out (consecutive). Here’s the question: I enter the Schengen area on Jan 1st and leave the Schengen area ...
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Schengen Visa delivered by France and Proof of Accommodation, but difficulties traveling within Schengen area

My Thai girlfriend has a Schengen Visa with multiple entries delivered by France, with a Proof of Accommodation (Attestation d'Accueil) with my family in France. We made a side trip to Portugal and ...
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Already looking for work in EU, but want to also engage in tourism

I'm a US citizen in between jobs right now and also in a long distance relationship with someone in the EU. I've been looking for work in the US and the EU right now, and am hoping to get a job that ...
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Transit at Athens with Passport Control & Single Entry Schengen Visa

My route is as follows: Cairo -> Athens ( Transit ) -> Croatia ( Vacation ) -> Athens ( Rest Of Vacation ). I have a single entry Schengen visa As per the Airlines instructions I'll be going through ...
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How does Schengen 90/180 apply to long-stay visas? [duplicate]

My SO and I are currently staying in France under the country's visa long séjour, essentially a 1-year visitor visa. If we return to Europe after leaving when the visa expires we would naturally be ...
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Im a Nigeria citizen leave in italy and i have permanent stay and im married to an italian citizen can i go to uk without visa [duplicate]

Im a Nigeria leaving in italy and i have permanent permit of stay and im married to italian citizen can i travel to uk with out visa
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Do I need a UK transit visa for a 2 hour layover? [duplicate]

I've got several questions about UK Transit Visas. So, I'm Indonesian that will be travel back to my country from Schengen area (Netherlands, and Iceland), the flight will be from: Amsterdam -> ...
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Itinerary details for schengen visa - should I mention every individual place for sightseeing? [duplicate]

I am creating an itinerary for a Spanish Schengen visa. I am planning to include the dates of travel, the names of the hostels that have been booked for particular dates(number of days of booking ...
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Do I need a visa for a layover in Germany if I have a type C Schengen visa for Spain? [duplicate]

So I'm going to travel to Spain and I have a type C Schengen visa. I have a 5 hour layover in Munich Germany and need to collect my baggage and re check in again there, do I need a visa for Germany?
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Can I get Schengen visa after being convicted and deported from UK 12 years ago? [duplicate]

12 years ago, I was convicted for false document deception for 12 months and was deported from the UK to Kenya. However, I didn't disclose my real details including DOB throughout the incident, I only ...
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My passport was stamped with an exit stamp while transiting to another Schengen country via Turkey. Was this a mistake?

We were travelling from Valencia to Athens via Istanbul, Turkey. We had a travel itinerary to visit Greece and had a valid Schengen Visa. However the visa officer at Valencia Airport stamped an exit ...
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Can I travel to European countries with the Irish passport and without destination Visa?

I know that Ireland is in the European Union but not in the Schengen Area. My question is when I get my Irish passport, can I travel to countries in Europe (or most of them that are in Schengen Area) ...
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Travelling to Germany while my wife is there working, can I use a tourist visa?

Last year I went to a Schengen state on a tourist visa and we are only girlfriend and boyfriend at that time, now this year, we just got married and I want to travel back to the Schengen state for a ...
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Do I need schengen visa if I have 3 hour layover at Zurich and then connecting flight to Toronto? [duplicate]

I am flying next month from Mumbai-Zurich-Toronto. The layover at Zurich airport is 3 hrs and then I have a connecting flight to Toronto. Do I need a Schengen Visa? There is also another flight from ...
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Justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not provided [duplicate]

Nationality =Pakistan Resident -Turkey Applied from istanbul with family Justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not provided
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Mentioning my main interest for travel to Spain (Flamenco) in the cover letter

I am travelling to Spain this year at the end of October for about 25 days followed by 5 days in the Netherlands. My primary reason is to explore the flamenco culture throughout southern Spain (I am ...
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Mentioning about my remote job in my schengen visa application

I work for a Canadian startup company from my home in India (i.e remotely). I have been working as an independent contractor for them for the past 4 years. Recently, I have decided to travel to Spain/...
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Can you stay in Paris (OUTSIDE airport) for 24hr or less for transit with a Canadian visitor visa?

So I have a trip back to the middle east from Canada in December and I was thinking of choosing the transit phase to be in Paris. Since I find staying in the airport so tiring, I was thinking of ...
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American overstayer in UK going home. Questions about transiting through Schengen Area on the way back

I'm an American citizen and I've overstayed my visa in the UK (non-Schengen Area). I want to go home but I have some questions about traveling back. I've looked at flights and, while I've found some ...