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Is it necessary to submit my bank statement which does not have funds? [closed]

Since I'm being I'm being supported by my friend in Germany ,is it still necessary to submit my bank statement which do not have funds ? And will I be granted a visa if I submit it?
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Obtaining Schegen visa for one country but never planning to go there

I am from a fairly small country and need to travel to Italy for a conference. The problem is in my country we have no Italian embassy and the process of getting an Italian Schengen visa is a lengthy ...
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Schengen Visa Decision - Consulate took passport - does that mean it's approved?

Today we had our interviews/appointment at French Consulate @ Los Angeles for Schengen Visa. It went well, interviewer didn't ask many questions, just verified all the documents and took passports, ...
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Are all Schengen visas, by default, for 90 days?

I recently got a Schengen visa, valid from my date of arrival and departure as per my tickets which are 77 days apart. Duration of the visa shows 78 days. Is this visa valid for 90 days? What can I do ...
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I find it easier to get a visa for Portugal, as I have relatives there. But my aim is to spend more time in Italy [duplicate]

I find it easier to get a visa for Portugal, as I have relatives there. But my aim is to 2-3 weeks in Italy, and just a few days to visit my Portugal relatives. If I book my flights with a 2-3 week ...
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How can I get Schengen visa that will be valid for at least 60 days?

For the last couple of years (after Arab Spring and IS), getting s Schengen visa got much harder for those who are Turkish. Last year, I applied for a tourist visa for Germany and was shocked when I ...
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What happens if I don't submit the additional documents that the embassy is asking?

So I applied for a Schengen visa at the German embassy. I will be going to Munich, Berlin, and Prague in May and I presented my airbnb accommodations for each city and my roundtrip plane ticket as ...
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Do I need a visa for a short-term internship in Germany if I already hold a Schengen visa for a different country?

I am a non-EU student studying in a Scandinavian country. I have been offered a chance to do an internship in Germany which is less than 90 days. I hold a student residence permit (Schengen) for the ...
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Can I travel to Ukraine on a National Visa from Germany?

There are countries not in the Schengen area that can be visited as long as you have a Schengen visa. Does Ukraine allow that?
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Do I have to leave the Schengen area if I have a short term (C) visa that will expire right before my National Visa (D) officially starts?

If I have a Type C visa from the Norwegian embassy valid for February 9-28, and my Type D national visa from the German embassy valid from March 1 - August 31, 2017, do I need to leave/fly out of the ...
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Flight at 00:20, but passing through Immigration before midnight

I have a German national visa that will take effect from March 1, 2017 up to August 31, 2017. I want to arrive there as early as possible, so I'm taking the earliest flight which is just 20 minutes ...
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Multi entry Schengen visa

We have a multi-entry visa from 15-7-2016 until 15-7-2017. The calculator isn't working and keeps giving an error. We were already in the Schengen Area on these dates: 15-7-2016 until 26-9-2016 and ...
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How to read the dates on a Verpflichtungserklärung (German invitation letter)? [closed]

I am an Iranian passport holder. My German friend sent me a verpflichtungserklärung from the immigration office issued in Munchen. The date of entry has been printed:. From the planned day of ...
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Planning to ask a long-term visa after tourism visa: which documents to pass the border? [closed]

I am European, living and working in Germany and my girlfriend, who is Brazilian, is soon to move in with me in Germany for ten months. We plan to ask for a long-term visa for her, either for ...
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Schengen visa from Italy without visiting Italy

I have an Italian-issued Schengen visa but, so far, I have visited Germany only. Can it be a problem in future if I don't visit Italy at all?
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Australian citizens' internship in France [closed]

As an Australian, do I need a Schengen visa for doing four months internship in France?
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Does a 7 years old child need a separate bank statement?

I am going to apply for a Schengen tourist visa from the French embassy. My 7 years old daughter is accompanying me and I have a good bank statement. she is in the second class in school. Does she ...
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Getting a Schengen visa issued at the border in case of missed connection and long layover

There is a provision for issuing Schengen visas at the border (see section 1.7 of this document): apart from meeting all regular criteria, the individual applying must show that they were not in a ...
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The Netherlands Schengen visa [closed]

I have applied to the Netherlands for a Schengen visa. My husband is a UK national and we are planning a two-week visit to the Netherlands. I attached copies of my marriage certificate, my husband's ...
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Do I need to register with the police in Italy if I stay at a friend's place and not a hotel?

I hold an Indian passport and already got my Schengen tourist visa to Italy for visiting a friend. I read online on some websites that registration is needed with the police in Italy within 8 days of ...
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Am I allowed to travel with the kind of D visa “mult” even by car or bus?

I have a studienvisum or D visa which allows me to stay in Germany for six months. I was planing to go back at my country for Christmas holiday with some familiar that I have here in Germany. My ...
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Non-EU citizen with valid UK BRP but working in Germany

I am a non EU citizen and hold a long term visa in Germany based on work contract. However, I have a valid UK biometric residence permit too and wish to travel to London this coming December from ...
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Can I visit London with a Type D schengen visa ?

I am a long stay student in France holding a type D schengen visa currently. The validity of my visa is 6months. I do not have OFII.
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What to fill under occupation if you have quit your job [duplicate]

I have worked as a Software Engineer for around 4 years, but I do not have a permanent job right now (aside from some freelance work). My passport says my profession is Software Engineer. I am ...
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Where can I travel using an Italian-issued refugee residence permit? [duplicate]

I am a Pakistani national and I have refugee status in Italy and an Italian-issued refugee residence permit which is valid for 5 years. I have also been issued a refugee passport. Where am I able to ...
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Germany Schengen visa type D to blue card - travel restrictions on first arrival [closed]

I am Indian, presently resident in Egypt. I received a German Type D Schengen multiple-entry visa with 7 month's validity, when I applied for the Blue Card work visa. I am planning to visit Germany ...
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Schengen travel insurance for couple

As per my understanding each individual is required to hold a travel insurance of 30,000 Euro for the process of application for a Schengen visa. However, The travel insurance that I have purchased ...
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For Germany, can I apply for a long-term visa while holding a short-term one? [closed]

Can I apply for a family reunification visa while holding a visitor visa for Germany? My appointment for family reunification visa interview is 5th Nov and my tourist visa is valid from 10th Nov.
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May I convert Schengen Business visa into work permit or freelance visa in Germany? [closed]

A German company wants to hire me as a freelancer and to invite me with Schengen Business visa to be in Germany for three months. Can I convert my Business visa into a work permit or freelance visa ...
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German visa and Blue Card process [closed]

I have an offer from a German employer and the salary is 63K Euros. I am in India right now, and want to understand the correct visa process and ability to work in Germany. During a conversation with ...
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Schengen visa lost [duplicate]

I found exact similar questions but no specific answers and I am still struck. I am in France on a student exchange until November 2016. My Indian passport with Schengen visa was stolen. I got a ...
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Travelling when my Schengen visa expires: Can I renew it in a country where I am not a resident? [duplicate]

I have a multiple-entry Schengen visa that is valid until December 2016. I will arrive in The Netherlands on September and will leave on November BUT I need to go back to The Netherlands on February ...
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Called for French Visa interview

I am very worried and looking for some hope. My husband and I are planning to travel to London, Paris and Amsterdam on the 15th of Sep, 2016 from India. We already got our UK visa but due to some last ...
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Is a bank statement needed to apply for a German visa if I have an invitation?

I want to know that will it still be necessary for me to sent my bank statement to the Germany embassy for schengen visa , whilst i received a invatation from the one inviting me from Germany ?
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Schengen visa for leisure purposes

I've recently gotten an invitation letter for a conference, in Germany, for a week in September. I wish to stay two extra weeks for sightseeing/leisure. What documents do I need for my visa ...
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My passport contains a surname, while my other documents do not. What should I do when applying for Schengen visa?

There is surname in my passport but my actual name does not include a surname. This actual name without a surname is the one written in my occupational documentation and bank statement. I'm now ...
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Can I travel to Germany with my old passport that has a valid Schengen visa [closed]

I'm an Indian National and have a valid Schengen visa issued from Switzerland - valid up to 23/08/2016. Recently I got a new passport as my old passport ran out of pages. Now the valid Schengen visa ...
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Employed but no tax returns. Can I apply for French Schengen Visa?

My tax papers are yet under computation with my chartered accountant for various reasons and hence I do not have tax returns for the visa documentation. Also, my employer does not provide with Form 16 ...
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Does a non-EU citizen with Schengen visa have to provide proof of assets when crossing from the EU to Bulgaria, Cyprus or Romania?

I am an Albanian citizen and I have a multiple entry visa from Germany (I currently work there). If I have to cross over to Bulgaria, Cyprus or Romania do I have to provide proof of financial assets? ...
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Can I travel in the Schengen area with an expired visa that is currently being renewed?

I'm a resident here in Italy, I had my carta identita. I'm planning to go to France end of the month this September the problem is I'm on renewal on Sept 9' and I'll wait about 2 months to get it. Is ...
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Will I be granted the Schengen visa if an affidavit of financial support is written by a student working in Germany?

I'm invited by my girlfriend in Germany and she is supporting me with everything. So I want to know if i will be granted the Schengen visa, if she is the one who write the affidavit for financial ...
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Multiple Country Schengen Visa

I applied for a Schengen Visa to Switzerland while I had a valid one for Germany till 3rd Sep 2016 (I have already traveled to Germany on this visa). The visa was granted, however from 4th Sep 2016. I ...
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Short term schengen visa for germany [closed]

I am an Indian and my brother is currently in Germany. Since my sister in law is giving birth to her baby I have to visit there to help them. But I am currently unemployed. What is the possibility of ...
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Short Term Schengen Visa

I am going to France on 16th January 2017 until 20th January 2017. Hence, I am presuming that my visa would be valid from 16th January 2017 until July 2017 ( 90 days in 180 days period rule). I need ...
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Visa Approved at German Consulate with AXA-Schengen Europe Travel insurance? [closed]

So it seems that AXA-Schengen Europe Travel insurance might not specify the split between different benefits. They claim that they follow the Schengen policy for insurance. Did anyone get their ...
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Which date must I write on my visa application?

I want to know which date I am supposed to write from Zimbabwe on my Schengen visa application for Germany. Is it the one I am leaving or the one I am arriving ? For example I am travelling on the ...
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Does returning home (after a residence permit in Netherlands is revoked) with IOM get you an entry ban?

A letter from IND (Immigration and Naturalization Service) has asked that I, together with family, depart Netherlands within 24 hours. We are about to return home using IOM (International Organization ...
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Can I get a French long-stay visa after entering on a short-stay visa? [closed]

I am a USA national. My wife is a French national (children dual). We reside in the USA. My wife is a professor and has received a sabbatical. We will accompany my wife on her sabbatical. We ...
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Travelling out of France with a receipt for first residence permit

As title explains, I am wondering if it is possible for someone to go out and back in to France with an expired long term visa and a receipt for a first residence permit. The visa is a scientist visa....
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Two schengen visas simultaneously [closed]

I am planning for a two years masters course in Europe. I have received an admit from Italy for which I would be applying for a visa soon. Also, I m expecting an admit from a German university, which ...