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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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If my Schengen VISA request gets refused will my data be stored in the Schengen Information System (SIS)?

If my Schengen VISA request gets refused will my data be stored in the Schengen Information System (SIS) ?
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Applying for a second Schengen Visa within 2 months.

I visited France on a Schengen visa in September for 12 days (visa obtained in July). I would like to visit Sweden now for 5 days in October. Can I apply for another Schengen visa so soon? Do i need ...
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Tourist or Business visa for France [duplicate]

I am an international student in the US. I have a job interview invite from an organization in France. I understand that I need to obtain a short-term visa from the French consulate. I was wondering ...
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Poland Visa Type and Travel Deal

I am from Kerala, India I am planning to travel to Poland and perhaps one of its neighbouring countries as it is economical. I have a few questions. There is an International Tours & Travel ...
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I need to know what paperwork is required for 'socio-economic situation' for a long-stay visa

I'm really confused on what to do. I'm a u.s citizen and I'm staying with a friend in france who is paying for my whole stay there. So I'm not sure what documents I would need to provide for the proof ...
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Schengen Visa from Romania [on hold]

I am from India and I have resident permit for Romania which is valid for 1 year. Can someone confirm if I get Schengen Visa from Romania on the basis of my residence permit?
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Can I visit other Schengen countries with type D (student) national Greek visa without holding a residence permit? [duplicate]

I'm a Tunisian citizen and I have a long-stay D type visa to study in Greece. The Greek university where I will study says that a residence permit will be issued 3 months after arrival. So in my first ...
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Can i enter italy again? US student [closed]

I started my first year of university in italy in october 2016-june 2017, all my affairs(permit+grades) in order, went back to my residence, came back on the 15th of august 2015, during which issues ...
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Travelling from one schengen country to another

I am an Indian student who recently finished his masters from France and is about to start his PhD in Luxembourg from December. Currently, I have applied for a tourist visa to Luxembourg for 5 days in ...
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Changing original itinerary before travel with multiple entry schengen visa [duplicate]

need an urgent advice. I am travelling from Bangladesh. Before i have received the visa for Italy embassy my original tour plan was Italy>spain. Now I would like to change my Tour plan as I have a ...
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Late Schengen exit visa declined experience [duplicate]

Can someone share their experience of leaving schengen area late (specifically Budapest)? I found that if you leave Schengen after your Visa expires, this is going to be recorded in their database ...
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Schengen Germany visa rejected [duplicate]

I applied for the Schengen visa and it got rejected citing the reason: One or more Member States consider that you pose a threat to the public order, internal security, public health Article 2 (21)...
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Can I leave Schengen one day after my visa expires?

I have a Schengen visa from 14th to 17th. Due to some circumstances, I had to change the flight from 17th to 18th, so I'm not flying out of Schengen on 18th around noon. Is this legal? If not, what ...
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Can I use a French Schengen visa to visit Rome? [duplicate]

I have a Schengen visa, multiple entry, valid for a year that was issued by the French consulate in London. I went to France for two weeks and returned to the UK where I live. Can I use the visa to ...
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Is it possible to fly from Germany to Spain using Residence Permit without a passport? [duplicate]

I hold an Egyptian passport and it's currently at the USA embassy in order to obtain a business visa. I have a business trip to Spain in few days and I’ll need to travel before I receive back my ...
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How can I stay more than 90/180 days in Schengen using Australia's bilateral agreements with Spain and Austria?

I wish to travel as follows (and stay within visa rules everywhere, obviously): Slovenia 2 days (this is where I will enter Schegen) Austria 10 days Czech Republic 3 days Spain 45 days This is ...
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Do I require Transit visa at Zurich? [duplicate]

I am traveling to BOSTON, USA from MUMBAI, INDIA, and stoppage at ZURICH is 4 and a half hours. Do I need a transit VISA?
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What happens if someone I invited to Schengen area does not leave?

I have invited some friends to the Schengen area (through Switzerland) as part of the visiting visa. In the invitation letter I wrote the words: "I guarantee that they will exit the Schengen area. ...
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Business Schengen Visa with no invitation letter [duplicate]

I am a Pakistani National living in the UK on a spouse visa of a British National. I work for a multinational company and will require to travel to Europe frequently to speak to the governmental ...
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Can I travel between Schengen countries on one itinerary? [duplicate]

I want to travel to The Netherlands and Finland at the same time but my money is tight. For example, if my flight to Amsterdam is on December 29 and I return to my country on January 12, can I go to ...
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Can I travel to Sweden with a Finland issued Schengen visa? (Sweden not mentioned in travel itinerary) [duplicate]

I have a valid Schengen visa issued by Finland embassy and in the travel itinerary (in required documents) I mentioned that my whole 15 days will be in Finland. Now the plan may change and I want to ...
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Is it okay to use my German Schengen visa to enter Austria for study until residence permit is issued?

I have a 2-year Schengen type C visa issued by Germany to visit my sibling who studies there. I wanted to know if it's okay to use this visa to enter Austria to start my university studies. I already ...
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First trip to Croatia, then leave EU for 1 month, then second trip to Spain - one visa application - is it possible? [duplicate]

I am planning to go to Spain for the New Year for 10 days. And, if my visa situation allows, I would also like to go to Croatia during November for, say, 5 days. These will be 2 separate trips (...
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Dependent unemployed adult sons not getting visa to UK. Would it be reasonable to plan a family holiday for all to meet up in Europe or Canada?

Dependent unemployed adult sons not getting visa to UK. Would it be reasonable to plan a family holiday for all to meet up in Europe or Canada? The reason they are not getting a visa to UK is that my ...
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Can a Syrian citizen, who holds a USA green card, travel through Germany without a visa? [closed]

Can a Syrian citizen, who holds a USA green card, travel through Germany without a visa?
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Schengen Tourist Visa from Swiss Embassy rejected. Applied from India [duplicate]

Reason for rejection: the information submitted regarding the justification for the purpose and condition of the intended stay was not reliable. I submitted a city-wise itinerary starting from 3 ...
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Can someone visit the Schengen Area(Germany) with a “leave to enter” residence permit for the UK? [duplicate]

My husband a non-EU passport holder (Armenia) and I an EU passport holder (UK) wish to go to Germany. I would like to know if he needs a Schengen visa to go to Germany or is there no need? He has a "...
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Schengen spouse visa after ban for deception [closed]

I am planning to apply for a spouse visa in Europe. 1 year ago I tried to use false documentation to enter Europe out of pressure and desperation and got detained by immigration in Europe. I was told ...
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Visa for Hungary

I am planning to Hungary, but an issue is that it has just been more than 1 month since I have been in UK. Therefore I have only one UK salary slip (one month UK bank statement) and rest of the salary ...
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Move to Italy having an Hungarian student visa [migrated]

I am a coach in a basketball team, and we would like to sign a Nigerian player (underage) currently playing in Hungary. Can he move to Italy having a Hungarian student visa?
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Schengen visa appeal successful after visit is over [closed]

I had lodged an appeal against Schengen Visa refusal from Spain. Meanwhile I applied at a different Schengen state and got the visa for my visit. My visit has already been completed. Now I have come ...
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Exit and entry stamps on European passports when leaving Schengen Area

Does a European passport get an exit stamp at the time of leaving Europe for Azerbaijan or Georgia? Also will the destination countries of Georgia and Azerbaijan put an entry stamp once you enter ...
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London to Bhubaneswar, India via Budapest and Kiev

I will be travelling from London to India in Dec 2018 and the trip has layovers in Budapest and Kiev. I will be changing flights in Budapest which requires collecting and re-checking in my baggage. ...
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Spain-Issued Multiple Entry Schengen Visa - Can I go to Spain on the second trip rather than first?

I am planning to go to Spain to celebrate the New Year, but before then, if my visa situation permits, I also plan to go to Croatia in November. Due to me working abroad, I will only have time to ...
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Do I need to exit and re-enter the Schengen Area, if I previously entered for study but am going to stay longer for an internship?

I am an Australian citizen who spent the last few months studying in Germany. My residence permit for Germany is due to expire on 15th October 2018, but I recently obtained another visa for an ...
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I have a Schengen visa which is valid till 20th Nov 2018. Can I apply for another Schengen visa for the same period?

I am an Indian national, and I have secured a Schengen visa for my travel to Germany which starts on 17th September 2018 and ends on 5th November 2018. The visa is a type-C multiple-entry visa, ...
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justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not provided? [duplicate]

What is the meaning of this from Portugal Embassy ** justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not provided?
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What exactly is the flight itinerary needed for German Schengen visa? [duplicate]

My friend is going to an academic conference in Germany and needs a proper visa. She is prepared to provide documentation of her hotel reservation, but does not have a plane reservation yet. She will ...
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proof of funds in Italy visa application [duplicate]

been planning to apply a visa to visit my boyfriend in Italy.he is going to be the one providing accommodation. so I don't need to show hotel bookings... problem is that they are asking for bank ...
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Traveling to Croatia on a D-type visa with residence permit from Hungary

I am an Indian student studying in Hungary. I have a single entry D-type Schengen visa with a residence permit issued from Hungary. Can I visit Croatia for 5 days and travel back to Hungary? I am ...
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2-layover trip in europe with F1 visa [duplicate]

I currently hold a US F1 visa on my Iranian passport, and I've booked a flight from NYC to Tehran. The problem is that the trip is from JFK (US) to ZRH (Switzerland), from ZRH to FRA (Germany), and ...
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Confusion in processing of Schengen visa for Italy

I applied for Schengen visa on 28'August at VFS Hyderabad, India. Till 31'August, the status was shown as your visa application has been dispatched to Consulate of Italy, Mumbai for processing. On 01'...
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Travelling into Schengen area after 'intended' travel date

After getting my Schengen Visa (6 months), my travel plans changed and now I am going to non-schengen countries first before my official arrival at a Schengen country. However this makes my entry date ...
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Entering through Germany on a french visa [duplicate]

I have a french student visa. I would like to know if I can fly to Germany and then take a train to France? or do I have to have France as my first entry point?
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Should I go to Switzerland from Paris? [closed]

I'm going to Paris for a conference from 14th to 18th September, sponsored by an organization. The conference is on 15th and 16th, I have 17th and 18th full days free. (Departing flight is on 18th at ...
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I got a Schengen visa from the Netherlands embassy. My entry point is Amsterdam and my exit point is Italy. Is there any issue?

I just want to know if it's necessary that my entry and exit points in the Schengen Area are the same. For example, I decided to enter in Amsterdam and exit from Milan. Is there any issue?
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Schengen visitor visa for parents

My father wants to visit me in Switzerland and plans to apply for a Schengen visa. My father doesn't receive any pension and is financially dependent on me. How should I convey this to the embassy? ...
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Does visiting Cyprus via a multiple-entry Schengen visa count towards the maximum length of stay of the visa?

A person obtained a multiple-entry Schengen visa with a duration of stay of 90 days and a validity of a year. If this person stays in the Schengen zone 70 days and then goes on vacation in Cyprus for ...
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What does “MULT” in a Schengen visa mean?

I have applied for a Schengen visa. I think I applied for a single-entry visa. But now when I received my passport I can see that the number of entries is written as MULT. Does this mean I have a ...
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Can I present statements from two different accounts as proof of funds?

I'm planning to visit a Schengen country and for visa purposes they require me to produce bank statement for 6 months. I can't find any information in the official website regarding the fact whether I ...