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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Visa annulment or revocation - spending more days in another schengen state than issuing state

Good day everyone, My wife and i applied and got a tourism schengen visa (type C ) to Hungary. We entered and exited from Hungary respecting time frames. When we came back, we were requested to ...
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CDG as a layover airport for Schengen travel on H1B

I am an Indian citizen living in the United States on a H1B visa. I wanted to travel to Warsaw for a vacation, for which I am applying for the Schengen Visa from the Polish Consulate. The tickets I ...
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Can I leave earlier than the duration of my German National Visa (also known as long-term visa or D visa)

I have been invited to be a guest scientific researcher in a well known German institute. So I am applying for a German National D visa for 10 months which is the length of my contract. But I expect ...
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VFS Italy in London

The Italy VFS for UK Residents insist that the appliacnt should have the required funds in the Current Account. On the other hand UK Banks insist that you maintain the minimum amount in the Current ...
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Do I need transit visa in Istanbul, Turkey?

I will be traveling from Pakistan to Slovenia by business visa (short term Schengen). I will be traveling from Pakistan to Istanbul and from Istanbul to Ljubljana (Slovenia). Do I need to get ...
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Passport control when leaving Geneva airport

When you travel within a schengen area like from Geneva to Paris, can someone tell me exactly the control I have to go for the departure flights. Is there any passport check? I know that during check ...
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Money seized at the border

Plz excuse my english .... my husband take 30000 pound with him without declaration and they taking money now and take him to the court its his money but he cant prouve like 100% cause he just sell ...
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Schengen Type C Visa Field 18 Residence in a country other than the country of current nationality

I'm Chinese citizen travel by chinese passport currently hold an Australian PR and apply for Schengen visa. Field 18 ask Residence in a country other than the country of current nationality: No Yes. ...
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Holding a Permesso di Soggiorno, is a visa needed for a transit in the UK? [duplicate]

My friend – a Ghanean citizen, holding a Ghanean passport valid until 9 March 2021 – is supposed to travel from Italy to Denmark. Preferably via London (most likely Stanstead) as it far the cheapest ...
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Travelling within and outside of Schengen with Italian Ricevuta + biometric passport (visa free)

I am a Ukrainian citizen who is studying in Italy. Several weeks ago I have applied for renewal of my permesso di soggiorno, so at the moment I have expired permesso di soggiorno and new ricevuta di ...
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How do I apply for Schengen Visa from India?

I am the first time traveler to Austria from India, but I don't know the procedure, documents, eligibility, and fees required to get the Schengen Visa India. I have checked with the Austria Embassy ...
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Hosting foreign minors in Switzerland and Italy

We are planning on hosting a group of British minors (15 years old) in Switzerland this spring. They will be flying alone to Italy where we will pick them up at the airport and drive them across the ...
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Can I travel from a Non-EU country to an EU country with a residence permit from another Schengen country? [duplicate]

I am from outside the EU and I am currently in the Netherlands with a temporary Dutch residence permit. I wanna go home to visit my family and I was wondering if I am allowed to use my Dutch residence ...
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Back to mainland Norway from Svalbard

I have a residence permit of Denmark. I will visit Svalbard and then go from Svalbard to Copenhagen. Since I will need to transit in Oslo and Tromsø, and Svalbard is outside of the Schengen area, I am ...
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I entered Hungary as a Schengen visitor, but left on a Temp. Residence Permit. When can I return as a Schengen visitor? [duplicate]

I entered Hungary earlier this year (mid April), and spent my 90 days there. Just before my time was up, I applied and was approved for a temp. residence permit - which would allow me to stay (not ...
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Czech Residency and Re-entering Schengen

I am a Canadian living in the Czech Republic on a study visa. I have lived there since September 2018. I renewed my visa in late 2019, and it was approved. However, I could only make the document ...
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My wife applied for a schengen visa through Russia and was rejected on basis of falsifying documents

My wife paid a travel agency to help her get a schengen visa. She was surprisingly rejected considering we have been to dozens of trips to Europe together. The rejection letter was alarming and we don'...
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Passport expiration policy inside EU for EU residents

Just remarked that my passport is expiring on 23rd Jan 2020, there is no way I can travel outside EU seen the 6 months passport validity policy for most of the countries. I'm resident of Spain, and ...
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Can multiple entry schengen visa have a validity longer than 90 days?

So im planning to invite a friend to visit me. I want him to visit me twice. Once for 15 days in february 2020 and then for 75 days in may/june. Is it possible that he applies for the visit visa once ...
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Short Stay Schengen Visa for non Eu spouse

i am a German national and living in Germany, and married with a pakistani national. My wife live in Pakistan and has not any EU residence card. we are planning together holidays to Denmark. will we ...
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What type of visa should I apply for attending a conference in Belgium [duplicate]

I am going to attend FOSDEM 2020 conference which is happening in Brussels, Belgium. I am a student. My travel and stay have been sponsored by the GNOME foundation. I am from India. Could anyone ...
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Validity of Schengen Visa after first visit [duplicate]

I have a valid Schengen visa which was used for a business trip to Sweden in Oct 2019. It's valid upto 1 year and is a type 'C' visa with multiple entries allowed. Now, I want to visit Italy(maximum ...
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Resident Card stolen can I still travel in Schengen? [closed]

My friend is a student in Poland and have valid Temporary Resident Card (Karta Pobytu). His purse was stolen which had his resident card. He has already obtained a Police Report and Reported to the ...
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How much i need in order to be granted the Schengen visa?

How much i need in my bank account in order to be granted the Schengen visa? Probably i will apply for a single entry visa, because it will be my first Schengen visa apply. I want to travel Czech ...
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No transit zone at Linate airport. Couldn't get on connecting flight. Whose responsibility is it?

I had the worst experience of my life today during my (attempted and failed) holiday trip. Please advise me on what I can do next. I am a citizen of a non-EU country (Kazakhstan). I live in London. ...
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Travelling back to Italy [duplicate]

I have bad situation. I applied for residence permit on 23 Sept 2019 and I left italy the next day 24 Sept 2019. I am in my country untill today and its been more than two months since I last left ...
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European Transit Visa [duplicate]

If I missed my flight to Moscow in Amsterdam (Transit), can I book again while in transit to Moscow with transit in Copenhagen, Denmark? Thank you
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How to get a schengen visa from non-Schengen area for Erasmus students? [closed]

Next semester i will be an Erasmus+ student in non-Schengen area. To be an Erasmus student can increase my chances to get a Schengen visa from another embassy?
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I washed and dried my passport. Can I still use it?

I washed my passport by accident. It's dry now, and all of the pages are still readable. I compared it to my sister's passport, and it looks exactly the same only that the pages aren't as flat and ...
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Travelling to Schengen with Romania Temporary Residence Permit

I'm from Azerbaijan. I will continue my education in Romania for a semester. So, Can i go to Schengen countries with Romania Temporary Residence Permit?
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Making the first trip using Schengen visa with UK Visa expiring in less than 3 months

I have got my Schengen Visa from French embassy but I couldn't make my first trip yet. Now I have less than 3 months for my UK visa to expire. Is it still ok to make my first trip to Schengen area ? ...
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Query about Schengen visa application from Saudi Arabia

Me, my wife and our son are residents (Iqama holders) in Saudi Arabia. My mother-in-law has a multiple exit re-entry visa with 2 years validity and stays with us most days of the year. if we need to ...
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Applying for Schengen Visa while near I-20 expiration. Would it affect my application?

I am an international student on F-1 Visa in the US. Does the Schengen Visa application require my I-20 to be valid for a minimum of 3 months after the travel end date? From the consulate website ...
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Australian travelling to EU before the date of my visa

I can't find the answer to wether as an Australian passport holder I can enter the EU before the date of my long stay visa. my visa is dates 19 of december I want to enter a week before due to my ...
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Lost my Spanish ID (TIE) and I want to go to Italy

I'm on a student visa in Spain and I had a Spanish residence card or TIE but it was inside my wallet which was stolen. My visa is already expired and I want to travel to Italy but my TIE duplicate ...
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Do I have to get a transit visa for Spain ? I'm travelling to Switzerland

I'm living in Canada holding my PR card. I have plan to go Switzerland. I got my Swiss visa multiple entry. But I booked my flight Toronto to Spain then 4 hours stay in Spain, Barcelona. Then Spain to ...
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Flight Ticket booked , But Visa Rejected for second time for the Country France [duplicate]

I have booked the flight ticket , but France VISA is Rejected for the Second time , i am Cluelesss i have Booked the Cheaper flight tickets , which i was not aware of was it was NON-REFUNDABLE , and ...
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Traveling outside Italy with permesso di suggorno

I am Iranian student in Rome and I have the permesso di suggorno. I want to know if I can travel to Ukrain with my permesso di suggorno or not?
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Can I exit from a different Schengen country than the one I entered from?

I have received a Schengen visa for 7 days from Italy. I would flying from Dubai to Rome and spending few days over there and heading to Netherlands. Can I return back to Dubai from Netherlands ...
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Visa Refusal and Re apply third time [closed]

One year ago i have applied for tourist and student visa to Spain and got refused. Now i got a chance to visit Poland. Can i re-apply for a tourist visa? Will it get refused because of my previous ...
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Length of Schengen tourist visa?

I understood the length of Schengen tourist visa is kind of standard to be 90 days. Now I am wondering, if in the itinerary I submit with my application I specify some period of time that lasts less ...
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Can I use other Schengen countries as first port of entry & last port of exit using Type D Visa?

Similar situation to Can I visit Schengen countries on a Type-D Schengen Visa? but slightly different. I just got my Type D visa for Spain because I'm going to be an exchange student in Barcelona ...
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residency visa expired in spain, I want to go to another Schengen area

My residency visa expired in Spain 8 months ago. I'm still in Spain and want to travel to Portugal. My passport was stolen so I renewed it. So I have a blank passport, no stamps of arrival. Will I ...
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Can I take a flight within Germany on my Blue card if I do not have a passport

I have to travel to Frankfurt from Berlin next week on an urgent basis and my passport would not be with me during that time as it would be there with the UK embassy. So my question is, am I allowed ...
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Schengen ATV required for Toronto > New Delhi, via Lisbon and Vienna? [duplicate]

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 ...