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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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Do 'immigration officer at the departure point' check visa validity(real or fake) electronically? [duplicate]

When we are travelling from an African country to Schengen Area, USA or Canada, Do 'immigration officer at the departure point' check visa validity(real or fake) electronically?
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Apply for Schengen without leaving the passport

Is it possible to apply for Schengen visa without leaving mt passport in the consulate. As I want to apply for UK visa nearly at the same time or I have to wait until step by step
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Baggage claim/ transit visa [duplicate]

Do I need transit visa in Frankfurt to claim my check- in luggage to transfer to another airlines? I'll be travelling to Canada via Frankfurt.
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validity of visas electronically [on hold]

Do airlines or immigration officers verify the validity of visas(forged or real one) electronically when we are travelling from an african country to Schengen area, Canada or USA?
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Do I have a Schengen entry ban if I was arrested in the UK for immigration violation?

I have been arrested by immigration enforcment in the UK for working with fraudulent documents. I am from a Balkan country and wanted to know whether this would mean that I also have a Schengen ...
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Can a non EU spouse stay in the EU for two years in different countries?

I am Colombian, my husband has dual nationality from UK and Ireland, but he has never lived in Europe, only in the UK. He has a tech business in the UK and I work as a freelance designer and we want ...
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Traveling to USA from Morocco through Barcelona do I need a transit visa If I am asked to collect my chec-luggage (using different airline company) [duplicate]

I am contacting you guys concerning one of the problems that I believe I will have them during my trip through Barcelona Airport. I am traveling from Morocco (CMN Airport, Casablanca) to ...
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I have a schengen visa can I enter to london [duplicate]

I have a schengen short stay visa can I enter to london I have examine pte acedemic test in london
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Traveling in the Schengen area without Italian permit to stay

I am a U.S. student studying abroad in Italy. I have my Italian visa. I recently had my fingerprinting appointment to acquire my permit to stay. I was told that I cannot travel within the Schengen ...
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Port of entry for Schengen Long Stay Student Visa [on hold]

I have a query regarding my long stay student visa. I am going to apply for my long stay student visa for france from a non-eu country but I wish to enter Sweden first and stay for 10 days with a ...
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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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Where can I go using a Portuguese temporary residence card?

Can I travel anywhere in the EU with a Portuguese Golden Visa temporary residence permit and my South African passport, i.e, without any Schengen visa?
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What does a Polish temporary residence permit let you do? [closed]

Can someone with a Polish residence permit move freely within the Schengen area. I have a temporary residence permit valid for three years. Can the person also work outside of Poland?
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Can a non-EU citizen enter EU countries using a Bulgarian D visa?

I am Lebanese, and I have a passport valid until 2020. I have a Bulgarian national visa D. Can I travel in EU countries without a Schengen visa?
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Italian consulate in Dubai annulled my visa after my family applied [closed]

My case is very simple and straightforward. I applied for my Schengen Visa and got it on 10 October 18, for traveling to Italy on 13 December 2018 without Interview. My family showed interest later to ...
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Can I enter a Schengen state with a D visa issued by Romania?

If Romania joins the Schengen countries, can I fly to France with a Romanian D visa?
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Type D Schengen Visa Technicalities Issues 3rd Countries [duplicate]

I have read several threads regarding type D visas but that doesn't seem to answer my seemingly specific question. I am working in the Philippines for an international company and I have been granted ...
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Can I get a UK tourist visa after being deported from Greece? [closed]

I volunteered for deportation and was deported in September 2018 from the Schengen zone (Greece) for illegal entrance and stay. My girlfriend came with me (she is from the UK); we will be married in ...
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Is it legal for a Schengen consulate to refuse issuing a visa to children during school time?

A friend of mine was trying to apply for a Czech tourist visa with his wife and two children. He had a letter from the school certifying that the school won't object to their absence. However, the VFS ...
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Questions before applying for UK visa and Schengen Visa [duplicate]

I'm an Indonesian citizen who is planning to apply for a UK visa and a Schengen visa. I have also lived in the United States since 2012 so I'm a legal US permanent resident with valid green card and ...
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Do I need a visa for Basel if I hold a Jamaican Passport but have British Citizenship Residency

I am travelling on my Jamaican passport from Hurghada to Basel but I hold a British Citizenship - do I need a visa or can I show my Residency card when changing planes - I am just changing planes back ...
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Schengen Visa refused to visit a friend, shall i reapply as tourist? [duplicate]

My Schengen visa to visit my online friend was refused under article 32, that I haven't provided any documents proving my relationship with the person in Sweden. I'm Young and Unmarried. That my ...
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Can my husband who is Australian travel for more than 90 days to Schengen with me a dual citizen to without visa

I'm a dual citizen of Britain and Australia (we live and always have lived in Australia). My husband and I want to travel in Schengen countries without having to worry about 90 day limit or hopping to ...
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Schengen travel with residence permit but over 90 days

I am a bit confused about traveling as a researcher in Schengen countries. I am a citizen of the United States, but have a residence permit to live in Finland. Based on the immigration office here, ...
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Invitation letter for Schengen short term visitor visa

My mother in law (Chinese) will be visiting myself and my wife in the UK over Christmas. She currently holds a visa for the UK so that's not a problem. She's applying for a Schengen visa and I was ...
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Schengen Visa Refusal Article 2 (21) [duplicate]

i applied with my parents to Germany. my dad got the visa while me and mum got the following: One or more member states are of the believe that you are a threat to the public order, the internal ...
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Schengen Visa Application Questions

I am a 17-year-old Saudi Citizen filling out a France Schengen visa and I have some questions. This is my first time applying for the visa/going to Europe. I will be mainly in France but I will spend ...
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Re-entering EU via a country other than your Resident Permit Country

I have a Hungarian Resident Permit. I'm planning to re-enter the EU (from Asia) via Italy, since the ticket is cheaper than flying to Budapest. I will spend a few days in Rome and then fly to Budapest....
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Does the Schengen Visa (short stay) application for France really require a fully prepaid accommodation? Too much inconsistent information online

Some travel agencies in the UK, for instance this one specify below. Proof of accommodation fully paid, if possible, in the name of applicant. Should come directly from the hotel Return ticket ...
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Can I visit Hungary with Romanian work permit residence card?

I'm from Pakistan work for an Austrian company as an engineer in Romania. I have a Romanian residence permit. Can I visit Hungary for 2 days with same Romanian residence permit without getting either ...
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Double citizenship (EU + Non-EU) - How to get the “Out” border stamp on my non-eu passport without leaving?

I have a big doubt related to the Schengen Visa immigration border process regarding double citizenship (EU + non-EU), specially with its "Out" stamp. I entered Italy with my Brazilian passport (got "...
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I'm a UK Citizen, my Non-EU/EEA wife's parent wants to visit France with us, which visa should we be applying for?

I am a UK citizen, my wife is a non-EU/EEA/Swiss Citizen who holds a UK Residence Permit. Her mother would like to visit us and travel with us to France over Christmas, my question is which visa ...
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Non-US citizen applying for a Spain tourist visa with expiring visa

I am an Indian citizen studying in the US on an f-1 visa. My program end date is 14th of December 2018, and I am going back to India on the 19th of December. My travel plans - India to Spain 24th of ...
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a schengen valid until 2020 is still subject to the 90/180 [duplicate]

I have a multiple entry visa, valid until 19/07/2020. I have used my 90 days consecutively from 20/7/2018 til 20/10/2018. where does that leave me on the 90/180 rule if the schengen is valid until ...
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Overstay of Schengen visa

I studied in Denmark for 6 months with a Danish resident permit. Upon completion of my program, I couldn't renew my permit. Before the expiration date, I then travelled to Poland to start another ...
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Can a Swedish citizen on government benefits invite a person to stay with them?

I'm a Swedish citizen living in a flat rent is paid by the Swedish Social Security system. I want to invite my friend, an Indian, to visit me. Will it be a problem for Social Security if I invite my ...
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Schengen Visa: How do I show my payslips if I am on a notice period? [closed]

Salary doesnt get credited when one is on the notice period. My notice period is of two months. I'll apply for Schengen Visa from India in November, and September is the month when I got my last ...
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Is there a minimum balance for the financial statements to be shown for a Schengen visa

I have sent a Verpflichtungserklärung to my mother in Sri Lanka to invite her to Germany for a couple of months. In the check list for documents, financial proofs and financial statements are listed. ...
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Schengen Visa - “From” country changed

Will it be a problem if I have a visitor visa to Sweden from India but now I will be going to Sweden from US instead of India? I will go back to India after Sweden and all the dates in Sweden are same....
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Do I need fingerprints collected for a second Schengen visa application?

My visa application was rejected by the Spanish consulate in India. Now I want to apply for a French visa. Should I say yes to the following question in the Schengen visa application: fingerprints ...
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Do I need a residence permit card to travel to other Schengen countries?

I have been granted a skilled worker permit in Norway. I got an entry visa (type D visa) to enter Norway. It is a single entry one. Is it possible for me to travel to other Schengen countries (i.e. ...
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Getting mom sponsored through her brother for Schengen

I am in Germany with a 1 year contract which is ending in March. I have been promised an extension but it may take a couple of more months. But I thought of bringing my mom to Germany on schengen visa ...
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Croatia Multiple entries on a multi-entry Schengen Visa [duplicate]

I know that I will be able to enter Croatia on a multi-entry Schengen visa. What I wanted to ask is if I can leave Croatia, go to maybe Bosnia. Will I be allowed to re-enter Croatia? I am holding an ...
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Does a Kenyan citizen holding a Schengen visa need a transit visa as well if having a layover in Zurich?

I will be travelling with a family member from Dublin, Ireland to Nice, France at the end of next month in November. She is a Kenyan citizen but already has a Schengen visa that lasts until March 2019 ...
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What visas does a Pakistani citizen need flying to Cuba via Europe or Canada? [duplicate]

I am going to Cuba on a flight that leaves from Dubai International Airport. Do I need transit visa for those flights which fly from Dubai to Cuba via Europe or Canada? If I need transit visas to ...
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Does intra-Schengen removal count as deportation or removal from any country?

I took the Helsingør to Helsingborg ferry from the Danish side. I was not warned that there would be passport control on the Swedish side before boarding the ferry and, as such, I did not I know I ...
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Can I travel outside Schengen and return if I have a D visa?

This question may be the duplicate of another, but I didn't find one specifically for Italy. I have a D visa (for staying more than 90 days in Italy), but I haven't yet gotten a residence permit. ...
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Has anyone applied for Schengen Visa from a country where they've been in for less than 3 months? [duplicate]

I'm on exchange in the UK for 9 months and have only lived here for a month right now. I was planning to travel around Europe during Christmas. (I have a Chinese passport and have lived in Canada for ...
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Schengen Visa 90/180 rule with intermittent work-permit from Sweden [duplicate]

I am a Indian passport holder with a Schengen Visa (type C, valid from May'18 to May'19, 90 days stay). I'm in Sweden since May'18 (till Nov'18) with a Schengen visa and I also have a Swedish work-...
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Can I visit France with this Greek Schengen visa? [duplicate]

Can I visit France with this Greek Schengen visa?