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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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Travelling from Afghanistan to Guatemala [duplicate]

I have been invited to an official training in Guatemala, so now I plan to go to Guatemala from Afghanistan and I will use the Morroco and Madrid airport as transit countries. So, please let me know ...
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Does travelling solo without previous travel history affect Schengen Visa application?

I was told by a Visa agent that, if I am going solo and don't have a travel history, it is hard for the people at the consulate to believe I am going for legal trip. And this is because, apparently, ...
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Tranfer/transit via Schengen area with 2 separate tickets and no visa [duplicate]

I'm Russian. I have no Schengen visa. I want to buy a ticket going via Schengen Area with a transfer less than 24 hours. A transfer will take place in an international airport of Germany, or Spain or ...
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How to prove that I will return home after a Schengen visa (I am a minor) [duplicate]

I am a minor and want to apply for a visa to Italy (Kenyan citizen by birth, living in Kenya). I want to visit my sister who lives in Italy. She owns a house and is a permanent resident. She divorced ...
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Schengen visa on old name [duplicate]

I’m travelling to Switzerland on the 31st. I have a valid Schengen visa on my old passport. On my new passport my name has been changed into my spouse name and I was wondering if I would be allowed to ...
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Transit visa in Rome for indian citizen [duplicate]

I will be travelling from india to USA with an Indian passport. My flight has a layover of One and half hour at FCO,Rome. Do i need a transit visa?
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Does Indian passport holder travelling to USA via FCO with layover of one and half hour need transit visa? [duplicate]

I am an Indian passport holder travelling to USA via FCO (Rome-Fiumicino, Italy), layover of one and half hour. Do I need a transit visa?
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Can I cancel hotel reservation AFTER crossing immigration in Schengen area? [duplicate]

I already have tourist visa to Germany. I stated I will be staying in a hotel, but I am PLANNING to stay with a friend*. I figured I would cancel the hotel reservation AFTER I go through immigration, ...
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Schengen overstay 1 day

I have a Schengen visa for Hungary from 24-28 March, but have air tickets that depart on 29th of March at 6 pm. Will I be allowed or is there any problem if I overstayed 1 day?
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Schengen C type visa

I am travelling to Norway with a Schengen C type Visa with a layover of 10 hours in Amsterdam, Nethelands. I was wondering if I can explore the city for a few hours? If yes, what is the process?
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Germany Work visa and Travel to schengen states [duplicate]

I have Germany Long stay visa D type (from employer) , can I travel to other Schengen states ? Any limitation on number of days stay ?
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German Schengen business visa for H1B holder with expired US visa

I am an Indian citizen working in the US on H1B with an approved I797 till May 2021. But Visa stamping on my Passport expired in Aug-2018. I am planning to apply for a German visa (Schengen Single ...
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German work visa and Italian Schengen visa, which visa to use?

I have my latest German work visa as well as a valid Italian Schengen visa For my German employment registration can I travel from Italy, or first do I need to Travel to Germany? I will be traveling ...
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Question on Munich transit visa [duplicate]

Does an Indian citizen with valid passport and with expired US visa travel from USA to India via Munich without any transit visa?
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Is there any common country to visit for persons holding UK and Schengen visas?

I have a UK visa and my friend has a Schengen visa. Is there any common country where we can meet with our visas?
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Is there a stamp for crossing from one Schengen country to another? [duplicate]

I once hitchhiked from Lithuania to Latvia on a bus, but there is no stamp for crossing the border. One way or the other, there is a stamp for entering the Schengen zone from Lithuania (Vilnus) and ...
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Will form 16 work for a schengen visa instead of ITR? [closed]

I have not filed my IT return. I am applying for a Schengen visa for Germany. Is the ITR a must, or will form 16 work?
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Can Schengen Visa of Germany be used to visit Italy

I have a multiple entry Schengen Visa issued by Germany for business meetings, but the meeting got cancelled. Now I want to travel to Italy on holidays. Can I use my German Schengen Visa altough I ...
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Are dual Irish/British citizens bound by the 90/180 day rule when travelling in the EU after Brexit?

I have dual citizenship - Irish/British - and have passports for both countries. Am I bound by the 90/180 day rule when travelling in the EU after Brexit?
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Ticketing norms for Schengen visa

I am an Indian citizen. I will travel few to Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland and Germany. My entry will be through Vienna and exit through Berlin. After Schengen my next destination will be ...
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Transit Visa requirement for Rome [duplicate]

I am travelling from India to London on a standard Visa for UK. My return is from London to Rome and then from Rome to India. Do i need to have a transit Visa for my layover at Rome? I have a layover ...
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Vacation in Europe for seafarer

I'm US citizen working on a cruise ship. I will disembark in Venice and would like to stay in there for vacation. Do I need to leave the Schengen area and re-enter as a tourist?
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Can I apply for two extended visas in Schengen countries at once?

I am a US citizen trying to stay in Europe for a year. I want to live in either Spain or Portugal. Can I apply to both countries at the same time in case one does not give me the extended visa? I'm ...
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Traveling through Schengen area with valid permit card but without a passport [duplicate]

I am a non-EU citizen with Czech residence permit (pink card). I am applying for a visa (UK) and the visa center (in Czech Republic) will hold my passport during the process, so I won't have my ...
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Schengen Business Visa Rejected from Norway Embassy

Part - 1 Rejection Case 1: Rejection reason was justification for the purpose and the condition of the intended stay was not provided: The applicant has applied for a visa to meet with client. ...
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Schengen Visa and International Students

I am planning on taking a trip to Europe and require a schengen visa. As an international students, I keep substantial amount of my savings outside of the country, but also have UK bank account. For ...
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Going to a non-Schengen country while waiting for the first residence permit

I recently moved to Italy for work (4 months ago) and I have applied for my first residence permit. I still have not received my residence permit. I also have a MULTI visit D visa valid for another ...
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A No-EU student on Schengen Visa to travel UK

I am a schengen study visa Holder, I wish to visit UK for tourism, am I allowed to apply for a UK tourist visa on being a German student visa?
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Schengen visa after a ban from Belgium

I am from Albania and I was banned from Belgium before 4 years and now I finished my ban. What should I do to re-enter in Schengen without problems? I am a visa-free national but I need a document ...
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Question about travel Insurance for Schengen territory [duplicate]

Suppose i want to go for a conference for 5days in the European Union with Schengen visa, can i buy Travel insurance for only the 5 days or do I still have to make requisition for 30 days instead? ...
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Entering another Schengen Country from India on EU / EAA Residence Permit

I am a non-EU national (Indian) currently staying in Norway. I hold a valid Norwegian Residence Card for family members of EU nationals. I am aware this allows me access to travel, visit and enter ...
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Extending Schengen stay

An american citizen “interning” in Sweden, but was just using the 90 days period for this intern period. However I have a family event in Italy on the 92nd day of my stay and would like to stay 2 more ...
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Is it possible to enter the Schengen area as a tourist while a German work visa request is in process?

My girlfriend is from Venezuela and she is in the process of requesting a work visa for Germany at the German embassy in Santiago de Chile (as she will obtain her Chilean residency soon). While the ...
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Where do you go through passport control when transiting through another Schengen airport on your way out of the Schengen area?

I have a single entry Schengen visa. The cheapest flight I am getting from Prague to Delhi is Finnair with a 22 hour connection at Helsinki. If it is just one ticket and the bags are checked through ...
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Seaman Schengen Transit visa is valid to go tour in Spain

Good day Here I have one question with you guys. I am a seaman I mean working on a ship. So I have valid multiple c grade Transit Schengen visa from Spain that visa is one year validity . So now I am ...
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Schengen Visa - financial documents [duplicate]

I currently reside in the UK as an international student and I am planning to take a trip to Europe, and therefore I am applying for Schengen Visa. In the last 3-4 months, for my daily expenses I ...
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Maximum Validity period for Italian Visas

I followed this https://hotels.ng/guides/visa/italy-visa-information-nigerians/ and got very confused that I had to ask. Please I need to know the Maximum validity Period for Italy Visas. Does ...
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Entering Canary Islands with Multi Schengen Visa issued by The Netherlands [duplicate]

We live in Amsterdam and i am married to a Russian that also has a dutch paspoort. We applied for a Multi Schengen visa for her parents. The both got it for 4 and mom for 5 years. They traveled to ...
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Re-entering Schengen from UK 90/180 day rule for American tourist [duplicate]

I have been studying in the UK for over a year but my student visa expired (I'm American) at the end of January 2019. But, I entered the Schengen Zone on 5 July 2018, I was in and out until 11 ...
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What is the time duration for obtaining a short stay scientist visa for France?

I wish to apply for a short stay visa for France as a scientist and for this, my host institution is providing me with a protocole d'accueil document. In how many days, after the submission of ...
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visiting France, Belgium and The Netherlands over the period of April 13-25, 2019. Holding multiple Schengen Visa [duplicate]

I'll be travelling to Europe next April 13-25, 2019. But I want to visit Romania and stay for a week in July 06-14, 2019. I am applyimg for a Schengen visa from the Embassy of India. Will it permit me ...
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Sailing out of London [duplicate]

I'm cruising round trip out of London in July 2019, my ship stops at several EU ports. Do those port days count towards the 90 day limit for the EU zone? I will be in EU before and after cruise so I ...
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How to get a copy of an old Schengen visa?

I was given a Schengen visa in 2009 to France. My passport was expired and replaced and unfortunately lost, after the Schengen visa expiry. Now I want to apply for a Schengen visa to Italy and I need ...
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Travel Insurance Requirement for Multi-entry Schengen Visa [duplicate]

If I am applying for a 1-year multi-entry Schengen visa, do I need to purchase travel insurance for the whole year or is it sufficient to purchase it only for the 1st entry period?
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Are biometrics needed to renew Schengen tourist visa from UK for Indian?

I am in the UK on a Tier 2 visa. I applied for a Schengen visa last year, which is expiring in March 2019, via the German embassy. I am now considering to apply for a new one via the French embassy. ...
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Do I need visa if I'm going to London via transit in Vienna? [duplicate]

I have a british visa but I don't have a schengen visa, I have a Palestinian passoort which require a visa to schengen. Is it okay to book a flight to Vienna and then from Vienna to London?
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Am I overstaying my Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I have heard there's a 90 days in every 180 days rule about staying in the Schengen zone, but there are also rumours about resetting the time, so I thought of asking here what's the case exactly. I ...
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Leaving the Schengen E.U. with resident permit about to expire [duplicate]

I am trying to get a single answer to the question. If I leave the eu on a resident permit from Poland that expires while I am out of the E.U. can I return to the E.U. at anytime following the ...
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Extensive travel history but unemployed. Will I get a schengen visa [closed]

I'm 25 years old, single, Nigerian and currently unemployed. I've been issued many schengen, US and UK visas before and travelled to visit family who are German citizens. My previous visa was multiple ...
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Does an Egyptian student resident in the EU need a visa for a short stay in Switzerland? [duplicate]

I am an Egyptian student and willing to visit Switzerland for less than 90 days. I hold a Portuguese residence permit (due to being a student, which I renew every year). I usually have no problems ...