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Schengen application

I’m planning to travel to France and Croatia and in process of filling in my application form for a Schengen Visa. I believe that I don’t have to apply for a separate visa to Croatia... is that ...
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Do I need a Transit VISA for Germany? [duplicate]

I am an Indian national having Valid USA visa. I will be traveling from Bangalore to Washington, DC. My Doubt is I will be transiting through two airports in Germany Frankfurt and Munich. I.e ...
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Where to apply for Multiple Entry Schengen Visa - Germany or Austria? [duplicate]

I'm an Indian national, currently living in the UK on Tier 4 Student Visa (General). I've been to Schengen territory once and planning one more trip in coming months as below; Austria 23rd December, ...
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What are these stamps in my passport after I was advised to divert via the UK but didn't have a visa?

I am from Myanmar. I was on my way to Venice from Brussels while holding Schengen visa (single entry). I bought a British Airways ticket to fly from Brussels to Venice. Unfortunately, on that day, all ...
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Formal Obligation letter

Are there cases wherein an Immigration officer or border guards will ask for an original formal obligation letter from the traveler? My sponsor can only provide a scanned copy of the Formal Letter ...
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Question on multiple entry Schengen visa [duplicate]

I'm an Indian residing in the UK. I have multiple entry short term Schengen visa which I have used multiple times to visit many Schengen countries as tourist. Is it possible for me to use the same ...
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Is my Turkey e-Visa valid if I have used my single-entry Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I have a single entry Schengen visa (business) valid from 16 Nov - 30 Nov 2018. I am planning to visit Belgium on 16 November and Slovakia on 18 November. Then I plan to visit Turkey on 24-26 November....
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I want to travel to two schengen countries which are Italy and Greece [duplicate]

My first point of entry will be Italy where I will be staying 3 nights then i will go to Greece where i will be staying 12 nights. On which embassy/Consulate should I apply? Italy or Greece. Please ...
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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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Will I be granted a German business visa if my company started just a few years ago?

My company is 1-2 years old. Can I apply for a 2-week German business visa with 1 or 2 year's tax returns? All my statements of accounts are fine. What is the right way to go about it?
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How can I be with my Swedish wife for the birth of our child? [migrated]

My wife is Swedish and she has been visited me over and over again in my country, more then 8 times, which gets expensive. Now my wife is pregnant with our child and she will give birth in February. ...
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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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Overstayed tourist visa in Spain

I would like to ask few details because I have been overstayed my tourist visa in Spain, almost 3 months now, and I would like to go back to my country (Indonesia), What would be the consequences I ...
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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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information regarding transit visa for Jordan

My air ticket picture is attached. I have purchased this Air ticket and its route is Warsaw-Amman then Amman-Dubai and Dubai-Pakistan. In each transit i have stay for 2 hours and 30 minutes maximum, ...
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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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I'm living in the Northwest US; can I apply for a Schengen visa in Vancouver, BC? [duplicate]

I'm living in Seattle. Can I obtain a Schengen visa in Vancouver, BC, specifically at the Italian Consulate?
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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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To visit Colmar, which schengen visa do I need? France or Switzerland?

I am going to visit Colmar for three days and my plane will be land to Basel-Mulhouse airport. I am a non-Europe citizen. Should I apply for a Schengen visa through Switzerland or France?
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Schengen visa (Germany) travel insurance valid long than trip

Will there be an issue if my travel in the Schengen area is December 5-15 and I have a travel insurance (50,000 Euro coverage) for December 5-25?
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Awaiting Student Residence Visa in Austria

My daughter is enrolled as a student in Vienna but her 90 days were up before she received her resident permit. We have sent her to France to wait for 2 weeks until her visa comes through. Does she ...
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I'm from Pakistan and live in Turkey [duplicate]

I'm from Pakistan and live in Turkey. I have one year residence permit of Turkey. Can I apply for schengen visa from Turkey and what will be required documents for it
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Can I travel to two Schengen countries with a visa issued by one (Belgium)? [duplicate]

I was just curious on the requirements on travelling to Holland as I am a Pakistan citizen living in Ireland. I have a visa for Brussels but I also want to stay in Amsterdam; it will be my main ...
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Re-applying for Schengen visa to Italy after refusal [duplicate]

I am an Italian living in Egypt, and my (egyptian) partner and I are planning to visit my family in Italy for Christmas. My fiance has been rejected in July for very silly reasons, as his papers were ...
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Can we appeal a refusal of Schengen visa?

My father was refused a visa to visit my brother and his newborn son, my father's grandchild, based on not having enough ties to this country of citizenship (Iran). He would like to contest this as ...
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Travel from the Netherlands to Finland with my kid 11 months old without Schengen Visa

Is it possible and legal travel if I bring my kid 11 months old from the Netherlands to Finland without her Schengen visa? I and my wife are Thai and have a temporary dutch residence permit. My kid ...
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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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When does my travel within Schengen start

I'm from India. I intend to travel to Croatia and Italy, by flying from India to Croatia (outside Schengen), via a transit through Frankfurt. I will then fly to Italy from Croatia. When I apply for a ...
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Tourist visa Schengen Zone [duplicate]

Trying to find the answer to this but all of the people I've contacted can't answer it. So I entered the Schengen zone on June 11th and then left June 23rd. Now I'm living in Italy until December 8th-...
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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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Can I travel to other EU countries with Spain multi entry visa?

I am a citizen of India, have visa for Spain with Multiple number of entries valid for 160days. Can I travel to other EU countries like France, Germany, Netherlands etc with the same visa ?
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Can I get a visa for Germany or The Netherlands if I have a South African refugee travel document?

I'm from Somalia and living in South Africa; I have a refugee travel document issued by South Africa. Can I get a Schengen visa to travel to Germany or The Netherlands with it? Do the German/...
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Can I visit France with this Greek Schengen visa? [duplicate]

Can I visit France with this Greek Schengen visa?
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Schengen visa confusion [duplicate]

I received my Schengen visa today from the French Embassy. I wrote in my application that I will stay for 14 days. They gave me 1 month (valid from 23-10-18 until 21-11-18) but on the side it says ...
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Can a new visa reset the Schengen 90/180 clock?

I am an Asian research student in the UK. I took part in a European project so that I have to work abroad in Schengen countries. I spent 2 months in the Schengen area, using a tourist visa, from mid-...
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Can I enter the Schengen area if my visa period is valid before the 180 day rule

My new visa is valid for 90 days within 12-10-2018 to 12-10-2019. My last visit ended on 30-07-2018 and I plan to enter again at 23-10-2018. Will border control in the Netherlands deny entry because ...
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Schengen visa (France) denied - I797 valid but H1 visa stamp expired

The VFS for France Schengen Visa refused to accept my documents as my H1 visa stamp expired last month. However, my I797 is still valid till 2021. After a lot of persuasion, all I got is that we ...
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One Year Multiple Entry Schengen Visa

I am applying for the 4th time for a Schengen Visa, in my previous visits I've applied for a "One year Multiple Entry Visa" by entering 90 days in: section: "25. Duration of the intended stay or ...
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What is the procedure to enter in Schengen countries for a Long term Type D visa holder?

I'm an Indian national. I will be going to Ireland on the 5th January 2019 for studies. I will be holding type D visa issed by Ireland. I want to travel to France for couple of days. What is the visa ...
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I am unable to use my Schengen visa due to changed travel plans. Will it affect future Schengen visa applications? [duplicate]

I have applied for a Schengen Visa with Embassy of Spain and was issued single entry visa for 1 month only. I am unable to travel now due to my preoccupation professional work. Please let me know ...
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Does a Jamaican living in the UK need a visa to travel to Austria?

I live in the UK and have a biometric residence permit after entering on a spouse visa. My nationality is Jamaican.
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Non-EU citizen in Spain with a valid Italian Tourism Schengen Visa and applying for PhD in Spain, What do I do?

I need an advice, I have a valid (short stay) Italian Tourism Schengen Visa, type C. I have earlier applied for a PhD in Spain in my country. Then I got an invite to participate in an academic ...
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Does a US baby born in France received the mother's visitor visa benefits?

My wife is in France with her own 1 year long stay visitor's visa. She will give birth to our daughter shortly. When the baby is born will it be subject to the 90 Schengen requirement like any other ...
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Is it required to show train ticket reservation during visa application to France

Hello I'm a student in the UK with Tier-4 visa and I'd like to apply for a Schengen visa of France via TLS Contact. As title suggests, I'd like to know whether I must present paid train ticket to ...
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How do the various EU countries determine the length of Schengen visa validity?

I travel to the EU about once a year/every two years. I've applied for the Schengen visa thrice now - once for travel to Portugal, once to Greece, and most recently to Spain. The Porgtuese consulate ...
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Sign off from Merchant ship without Valid schengen visa

I am an indian seafarer onboard a merchant ship, My schengen visa has expired and my ship will be reaching brofjorden sweden, is it possible to get a transit visa and sign off the ship to travel to ...
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Can I get a student visa to Ireland after deportation from France 5 years ago?

I am an Mongolian. I entered Spain in 2011 with a Schengen travel visa which we all needed to get in order to enter any European country. So at first I intentionally overstayed my visa for almost 2 ...
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Deported from Estonia [closed]

I was deported from Estonia which is a Schengen country. I was carrying police clearance certificate for some business related activities as I planned a tour in Europe, but I did not mention about my ...
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Obtaining a Schengen visa without employer No Objection Certificate (NOC)

My 47 year old friend who is employed with a reputed organization has a weird problem. Her office HR does not easily give NOC for foreign travel. She is a pretty senior personality in her organization ...