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Schengen Visa - France VFS Website of USA does not allow rescheduling an appointment to a different location?

I have booked an appointment for Schengen Visa (France) at the NY VFS office. I see earlier dates for visa interview in Chicago and Boston VFS offices. I want to reschedule my visa interview from NY ...
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Seafarer schengen visa

Can I use my Netherlands Schengen Visa (seafarer) as a tourist visa. It is a multi entry for 5 years valid til 2022. I am planning a trip to Europe for a holiday.
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Appointment issues for Schengen visa in the New York Center (VFS office)

I'm planning to travel to France on Aug 16 for tourism (Short Stay). The Schengen visa appointment is booked completely in the New York VFS office and the latest date I see when the appointment is ...
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Schengen Visa got rejected by Netherlands embassy. Where and how should I reapply? [India] [duplicate]

I am travelling to Europe on August 5th. Itinerary is: Arrival in Barcelona, 3 days there, 3 days in Paris, 4 in Amsterdam and 4 in Belgium and then back. I am from India and have never travelled ...
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Do I required entry permit for Croatia, when applying for Schengen Visa?

I am an Indian national, and am planning to visit France, Croatia, and Czech Republic, in that order. Now, I understand that Schengen Visa is applicable for Croatia as well, even through Croatia is ...
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Which type of Schengen visa i should apply for?

I'm a Graduate student in F1 visa, Going on a college trip to France for 10 days, I will be attending conference (part of my trip). Which visa type should I apply for?
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Revoked/Cancelled US visa [on hold]

My multiple US Visa is cancelled by the immigration. Will this affect my future plans on getting Russian or Schengen visa? Thank you!
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Proof of accommodation in Schengen area

Can I print my confirmation email sent to me by Booking.com and use it for my Schengen visa application as proof of hotel accommodation?
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Schengen Visa Photo requirement - conflict

I visited Schengen visa photo requirement on their official website. I found the photo size to be 35–40mm in width. On some other websites, I have seen the photo requirement to be 35 - 45 mm , 32 - ...
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Cover letter to explain missing requirement for Schengen visa?

I plan to apply for a (Greece) Schengen visa in USA. I am on the H1b visa. Schengen visas lodged in the US seem to require that my US visa is valid for 3 months after the date of departure for ...
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Schengen visa: Do I need to submit friend's invitation letter for 2-day visit during 10-day trip within Schengen Area?

I'm a Vietnamese passport holder so I need to apply for visa to enter Schengen area this October. The main purpose of my trip is to join company training in Belgium with Brussels to be my port of ...
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Can I travel to Croatia after being refused entry in 2018? [duplicate]

I was refused entry to Croatia because I had only a single entrance Schengen visa in 2018. However, I received no refusal stamps or letter from the Croatian border control. In June 2019, I managed ...
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Applying (Reclaiming) French Schengen Visa without My Old Passports and Information about my Old Visa

I am a Chinese Citizen living in the United Kingdom at the moment. My previous passport containing a valid French Schengen Tourism Visa stolen in June. Having observed other thread it seems that the ...
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Schengen Visa - Travel dates issue [duplicate]

My parents will be applying for Schengen visa from India. They will opt for Mutiple entries. These are the tentative travel dates to Paris as per the itinerary (Aug 19 to Aug 25). Is it that the ...
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Visa-Free before Visa-D

I am a researcher with an El Salvador passport (visa-free for 90 days to Schengen area) and I will be starting a PhD course of study in Austria. For this, I have received a visa-D but the consulate ...
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Travel to Netherlands together with non-EU spouse

Is it possible to travel to the Netherlands without the Schengen visa, my non-EU wife and myself UK/EU citizen? It's just for a 3 day trip. Instead using UK issued marriage certificate, non-EU spouse'...
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What are the chances my visa will get accepted [closed]

I'm a 15 year old syrian travelling to Greece with my mother and 2 sisters who are younger than me, we have booked in Athens for one month and also flight tickets prior to applying, we're arriving ...
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Complicated Schengen visa situation involving multiple trips and H1b visa!

I am in the US on the H1B visa. I am planning a leisure trip to Greece in September. After this trip, I come back to the US. Later in October, I have a business trip (conferences) to Germany and Czech ...
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Enquiry about Visa type

I am a research scholar in IIT Hyderabad. I need to go to Turin, Italy from 1st September to 31 st October a total of 61 days and from there I need to travel to Amsterdam, the Netherlands from 1st ...
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Schengen visa: duration of stay is longer than validity?

Just got my schengen visa from Germany. Validity is 17days,but duration is 20days. Can I stay 18days from the start date till the date right after then end date in the validity? This is really ...
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Schengen Business Visa with my wife

Hello I will apply schengen business visa, and my company will sponsor it. They will provide all cost and invitation letter. However, I want my wife to accompany me. What type of schengen visa do i ...
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Travel to Schengen zone with France as point of entry from UK

I am an Indian national living in UK on a work visa (ICT tier 2) with my wife who is also an Indian national on a dependent visa. We want to travel to Schengen zone on a short term tourist visa, ...
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Extending stay using schengen tourist visa

My wife currently has a Swedish work permit (work contract and residence/work permit both ending on Aug.31, 2019). I am currently living in Denmark and have Danish residence/work permit till 2022. ...
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Schengen visa sponsorship

I plan to apply for a Schengen visa in the next few months and my trip is being sponsored by a relative who doesn't live or work in the EU, my budget for the trip is €1200, that includes air ticket ...
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Can one obtain a visa for a third country in their home country if they do not currently live in the home country?

Suppose a Russian citizen who studies (hence lives) in the US [on an F-1 visa] wants to get a Schengen visa to visit the Netherlands. If they happen to be in Russia during a break, can they apply for ...
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Was I wrongfully denied boarding for having a Schengen visa issued from the second country on my itinerary?

I have a c-type single entry Schengen visa issued from Spain. And this is my first time Schengen visa. I wanted to go to Rome first for 3 days and then to Spain for 4 days and then back to my country ...
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Getting national visa after getting Work permit in Germany

I have received the work permit approval from embassy. Below is the message We have received the Approval from Embassy/Immigration Authorities for your application Also i have this message. ...
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Multiple entry Tourist Schengen Visa Required?

I am travelling to Bogota, Colombia via CDG, Paris Airport via connecting flights from India, and I am an Indian citizen. On my return journey, I am planning to stay for a couple of days in Paris. I ...
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Declaration needed [duplicate]

I have a c type single entry Schengen visa issued from Spain. And this is my first time Schengen visa. I want to go to Rome first for 3 days and then to Spain for 4 days and then back to my country ...
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Proof of Subsistence for unemployed spouse - Schengen Tourist Visa

I am planning to apply for a Schengen tourist Visa with my spouse. As my spouse is unemployed,I believe i can provide my bank account statements as a proof of financial support that meets the ...
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Can anyone count my Schengen visa for me? Calculator seems to be broken [duplicate]

I'm trying to visit Italy again so I can see one of my family members and I don't quite get the rule. I know it's concept is about the first day you enter the Schengen zone, the 180 day count starts ...
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Denmark with Schengen visa type C single entry for 21 days [duplicate]

I'm travelling to Denmark with a Schengen visa type C single entry for 21 days. Can I travel to Paris or Switzerland and back to Denmark with the same visa?
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Indian with UAE resident visa expiring in 2 months while applying for Schengen Visa

Me and my family are planning for a week long trip to Austria, Hungary & Czech Republic(max. no of stay). We will be returning from there on October 28th, 2019 and my wife's UAE Resident Visa is ...
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Schengen Visa Re-applying

My Schengen visa was rejected in october 2018 stating: Justification for the purpose and conditions of intended stay was not provided The information submitted regarding the justification for the ...
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Schengen visa explained [duplicate]

I have a South African passport and a Schengen visa issued by the Greek embassy. I am no longer going to Greece but would like to use my Schengen visa to visit a different country. is this possible?
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Visiting Cyprus - Ayia Napa on Schengen Visa

I am a UK resident with a Pakistani passport which has a Multi entry schengen visa for Netherlands. I have already visited Netherlands 3 weeks ago and plan on going to Ayia Napa, Cyprus in 2 weeks. ...
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Multiple-entry Schengen visa for France and Portugal

I applied for a Schengen visa 2 months ago for my trip to Greece earlier this month. I was expecting to get a multiple-entry Schengen visa for 3 months, but they only gave a visa for 9 days for the ...
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Can I attend two back-to-back conferences in two EU countries on one Schengen visa?

I am attending two conferences, back to back, in two different EU countries. I have time to apply to only one visa. Is it possible to travel from one Schengen country to another for this purpose with ...
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Can I book a Schengen Visa for Germany to a different consulate if the consulates assigned for my state do not have appointments?

I am non-resident alien (not a permanent resident) residing in Seattle, Washington, USA. The German consulate assigned for my state is San Fransisco. The earliest available appointment is 2.5 months ...
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Schengen visa extension more than 90 days

My spouse works in Germany with work permit and as a resident permit . due to the duration of his work permit I didn't get my dependent visa . if I apply for visitors visa for 90 days is it possible ...
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Visit in Schengen region but from different country

I am an Indian Citizen and I have been issued Schengen visa by The Netherlands embassy in New Delhi. This is a 'Type C' multiple entry visa, applied by my project for Business purpose. I could never ...
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List of documents if boyfriend is my sponsor? Schengen Greece Visa

A little background of our relationship: My boyfriend and I live in Dubai. We met in the year of 2017 in Dubai and have been dating for two and a half years. Now, we are planning to travel to ...
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Agency secured Schengen visa, then withdrew. May I use that visa for a similar but not identical itinerary? [duplicate]

I have applied for a schengen visa along with family through a travel agency and got it as 3 months multiple as the trip itinerary required a multiple one. Later the agency cancelled that entire trip ...
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Is it allowed to spend a night in the first entry country before moving to the main destination?

I have booked to spend a night in the first entry point which is Germany. Then in the second day I'm going to move to the main destination (Switzerland), where my visa has been issued, by car.Is that ...
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Schengen and Canada - Order of obtaining Visas

I am from India and I am going to start my undergrad degree in Canada this fall. Before going to Canada, I plan to stop in Paris for 4 days and then continue with my trip to Canada. My question here ...
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My sponsor for my schengen visa do not have a passport, only an ID card. Is it allowed? [duplicate]

I am from Madagascar but am studying abroad in Turkey. I am going to France in summer for tourism. My father who lives in Madagascar is going to sponsor my trip. My father doesn't have a passport as ...
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Travel to Amsterdam on Schengen business visa for tourist purpose

I am travelling back to India from Curacao and I've 9 hours layover at Amsterdam airport. I am planning to go outside of Airport for sight seeing. I've valid Schengen business visa issued from ...
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What documents do my sponsor need to sponsor my touristic schengen visa and what is the form of the sponsorship letter?

I am from Madagascar. I am a studying abroad in Turkey. I am on scholarship so I have to go back here in Turkey. And this summer, I am going in Europe. My father will be sponsoring my trip. Other ...
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How long it takes for the German embassy to remove my details from Database after I drop a mail to rk-info@banga.diplo.de [closed]

I had booked a slot for the German national visa at the Bangalore embassy for 15th May 2019, but couldn't attend due to personal problems. I didn't cancel it. When I tried to rebook on 11th June 2019, ...
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refusal of Schengen visa to Greece [duplicate]

I had applied for a Greek Schengen visa in May as my travel was in July 2019, but the visa got rejected with the usual reason of "intention to leave the member state before the expiry of the visa ...