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Proof of accommodation for a Schengen tourist visa (visiting friends)

My friend is in Munich, Germany on a work permit. He will be going to sponsor our stay (residency permit). But our return is from Barcelona, Spain. Will I need to show proof of accommodation (hotel ...
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Applying for Schengen visa for the Netherlands to go to Germany

I am studying in Germany but had to make an emergency trip to my home country. My visa will expire 3 days after my return to Germany. There are no early appointments available at the embassy. Can I ...
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Does the French embassy in India need booked flight tickets for a Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I am an Indian, in the process of applying for a short-term tourist visa. The documents mention the need of a pre-booked return ticket. What does the term pre-booked mean? Can I just reserve the ...
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Can I use a multiple-entry Schengen visa for business and tourism? [duplicate]

I have a multiple-entry Schengen visa for 90 days and a validity of 3 years. It was issued by Germany. I have traveled to Germany 3 times prior to this and on this visa I have traveled once to Germany ...
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Schengen visa not stamped in the issuing country

We traveled to Italy with a connecting flight in Athens with Aegean Airlines. We have a Schengen visa issued by the Italian embassy. The problem is once we arrived in Athens for the transit, they ...
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South African working in China need to apply for a Schengen visa

I'm not sure how all this works but currently, I live and work in China and would like to visit Zurich. Is it at all possible to apply for a Schengen visa outside my home country and if so where can I ...
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Student in Germany with a Schengen visa [closed]

I am a Pakistani student in Germany with a Schengen visa. I need to visit the UK. What would be the (short stay) visa requirements?
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Rebuttal letter to the German embassy (Schengen visa) [duplicate]

My Schengen visa application was refused for the following reasons: My proof of sufficient means of subsistence for the duration of the intended stay or for the return to the country of origin or ...
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Schengen visa refused by German consulate in Pretoria [duplicate]

This is what I got this morning from the German embassy in Pretoria. Even though I included the copies of Notarial Agreement between me and my fiancée and her ID copies, and copies of Company ...
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Applying the Schengen 90/180 rule [duplicate]

I've researched loads but still haven't found my answer. So, my question is would this scenario work? Multi visit visa, trigger the 180 days by an overnight stay in my chosen schengen country. Go ...
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Sister seeing off student exchange

I'm leaving for a student exchange to France for three months. My sister will be coming along with me for a week. So I have added her name under the list of Airbnb guest members for her accommodation ...
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Is it a problem that I didn't report back in person to the Italian embassy upon my return to India? [closed]

I visited Europe in 2015 with a Schengen visa issued by Italy. It required that, on my return, I report back to the Italian embassy in Delhi. The day I planned my visit was a Friday and I was not ...
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Schengen visa port of entry [duplicate]

My wife and I have a multiple-entry Schengen visa issued by France. I have traveled to France for business but my family didn't accompany me at the time. Now we are planning to go to Italy or Greece ...
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Do Schengen visa officers check employment status for all applicants?

I am 23, female, Indian, about to travel to Paris for a conference for 4 days. I am currently unemployed, but was employed until last month. I will be applying for a Schengen visa. Do you think it ...
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Schengen business visa for a recent graduate

I am an Indian passport holder and have very recently graduated from university (about 3 weeks ago). My thesis work has been accepted as a research paper at a top conference in Germany. I plan to ...
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My residence permit expires before my one-year Type D visa [closed]

I have a national type D Greece visa that expires in October. My residence permit will expire in August. Since my visa is still valid, can I live in Greece after my residence permit expired but leave ...
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Is it possible to have two Schengen visas with overlapping dates? [duplicate]

I'm a foreign national working in the USA. I applied for a French tourist visa and was offered a visa from July 30, 2018 to August 30, 2018. Now, due to some schedule changes at work, I have to change ...
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Question about Schengen visa application

I hold an Indian passport. I am applying for a Schengen visa for a short trip in Eurpe in September 2018. My itinerary is Bangalore, India -> Dubai on September 22. Dubai -> Sofia, Bulgaria on ...
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Schengen multiple-entry visa validity question

I hold an Indian passport. I am planning to apply for a Schengen visa for a short Europe trip in September 2018 for 7 days. This is my first trip in Europe, i.e. my first attempt at getting Schengen ...
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What is a restricted Schengen visa?

I have a class C multiple-entry Schengen visa issued by the French embassy. My meeting in Paris has been reduced to two days. On the warning side it says this visa does not allow allow entrance to the ...
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Applying for a Schengen visa after overstaying in the UK

I previously overstayed my UK visa for two years. But I left voluntarily, no stamp on it, no ban and no deportation. It was 4 years ago. Last year I applied for a UK visitor visa. It was rejected and ...
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How do you find “issued by” and “issued in” on a Nigeria passport? It’s required for a visa application

Q1. How do I get the Issued by and Issued in on my passport? Note I have a Nigeria passport and it only has Authority, which is ABUJA HQRS. I am planing on visiting a friend in Germany for 34 days, ...
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Italian Schengen visa form session expired

My wife is applying for a Schengen tourist visa through VFS for our honeymoon to Italy. Whenever we use the VAF login to fill in the application form we fill in the first page and click save or next ...
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Two trips on a multiple-entry Schengen visa for a 30-day stay [duplicate]

I have obtained a multiple-entry Schengen visa for Italy from 9 August to 22 September, 30 day-stay. I'm going on a holiday to Rome from 10-16 August and returning back to Dubai. Can I use the same ...
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Airlines in India supporting refundable tickets due to denial of visa

To apply for a visa, a flight reservation, travel insurance and hotel reservation is a necessity: Should I buy a flight ticket before I apply for my visa? In the link above, I understand I do not ...
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Single-entry visa from the Italian embassy

I applied for a Schengen visa via the Italian consulate and got a single-entry type C ”stati Schengen” Visa as I am traveling to Florence on holiday. However I would like to visit my friends during ...
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Schengen visa issued to South African refugee travel document

I'm from the DR Congo and I have a refugee travel document issued by South Africa. Can I get a Schengen visa to travel to Germany with it? Does the German consulate issue visas to such a passport?
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Can I apply for a tourist Schengen visa but then cancel the hotel bookings and stay at my friend's place?

He lives in Utrecht, Netherlands and the Netherlands would be my port of entry and exit, as well as the country I spend the most time in. My friend would have to go through so much hassle for giving ...
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Passport control going from London to Brussels or Amsterdam

I have a multiple-entry French Schengen visa (valid for almost 5 months, allowing 90 days of stay), which I have used twice to enter France, using up a total of 10 days. I am now considering traveling ...
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Does the Greek Type D visa let me enter any Schengen country? [duplicate]

Actually I have type D multiple entry visa issued by Greece and valid for 3 months. I'm a little bit confused: is it a Schengen visa? Does it allow me to enter the Schengen area? I have been emailing ...
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When applying for a Schengen visa, which box do I need to check if my father is the sponsor?

There are three types of sponsor (host, company or organization). Should I check this box? Or, should I check the 'other' box, and then specify that my father will be sponsoring me? Also, do I need ...
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Change the dates of my visa

I was hoping to attend a training in Germany and got a Business visa from the embassy. The training was rescheduled and my visa was only for a week. Do I have to apply at the embassy again from ...
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Switching jobs after a Schengen visa application [duplicate]

I have obtained a letter from the employer stating that the company has no objection for my travel to the Schengen area. I haven't yet resigned from the current company but I won't be employed with ...
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Renew a German visa without having used the previous visa [duplicate]

I have a valid German visa, which I could not use in the time period allowed. So I will not enter Germany with the current visa. But I need to travel to Germany two weeks after the visa expiry. Can I ...
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Help with German student visa application situation [closed]

I am from India and I visited Germany last year. In the itinerary I submitted with my Schengen visa application I mentioned that I wanted to travel to Poland, Czech, Austria and Hungary. However ...
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Indian citizen with valid H1-B visa until 11/2020. Do I need to apply for Schengen visa?

I am opening up this thread to know from fellow travelers who are planning to visit tje EU (Spain in particular) from the US. I plan to travel somewhere in December 2018 around Christmas time, go to ...
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Can I stay in Europe after I complete my studies as long as my visa is still valid? [closed]

I (U.S. citizen) studied abroad in France from August 2017 to May 2018, but the visa issued to me -- Type D, multi-entry -- is for the entire year (e.g. August to August). My understanding, then, is ...
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Applying for a Greece Schengen visa too late: possibilities and consequences?

I am applying for a visa to attend a conference in Greece. My nationality is from a country that requires prior consultation, so the visa process takes three weeks. However, I submitted the ...
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France visa refusal [duplicate]

Justification for the purpose and conditions of intended stay was not provided. I was been refused on this basis and I was given appeal in French language to CRRV BP 83699 44036 Nantes CEDEX1 France. ...
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New Schengen visa or extension of old Schengen visa?

I have a multiple-entry Schengen visa (Tourist/Turismo) from the Italian consulate until the 8th of July, 2018 (valid from 16 June 2018) since I went to a conference in Italy from the USA (I am ...
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Travel from Germany to Switzerland on an Australian Refugee Travel Document

Travelling on an Australian Refugee Travel Document, I am aware that I can enter Germany visa free, but from there am I able to visit/travel to Switzerland?
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Schengen visa refusal article 2 (19) [duplicate]

Recently I applied for a Schengen visa in Netherlands for business purpose but the visa was refused, due to the reason below: One or more member state(s) consider you to be a threat to public ...
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What will be the sub-category for a short-term Training/Internship visa for Germany on the VFS website?

I wanted to book an appointment for a Schengen visa for Germany with VFS in India. The visa sub-category is Training/Internship. However, on the VFS website, the only options for Schengen visa are ...
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Is it possible to get a visa at the France embassy in Washington for NYC residents?

I'm trying to book an appointment iat the France consulate in NYC but it’s all booked up. I bought the tickets for the end of July and I'm now afraid I can't get a visa. Is it possible to go to the ...
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Multiple-entry Schengen visa with a work trip in-between

I am an Indian citizen and will be travelling from India to the UK on work for 3 weeks (I have a business visa for the UK). During that time, I will be headed to France over a weekend. After the ...
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Is it possible to move from a German language study visa to a 90-day tourist visa? [duplicate]

I will try to keep this short and sweet. I have obtained a German language learning visa in Germany. It expires on September 1st, 2018 (I applied for it in October, so it is an 1-month visa, just in ...
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Does issuing a residence permit revoke a Schengen visa?

I have a 4-year Schengen visa issued for tourist purposes. It is valid until the beginning of 2019. In addition to that, I have a 1-year residence permit from a Schengen member state (both a plastic ...
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Where do I get proof of intended travel for German visa? [closed]

I have been asked to submit my passport for stamping for a German national visa. One of the required documents is listed as Proof of your intended travel date (e.g. copy of flight reservation, flight ...
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Can I travel to Germany from a country different from the one I got the visa from?

I am currently in the process of applying for a Schengen Visa to Germany for the month of August. I live in Egypt while my parents live in Saudi Arabia. I finish my Exams at the end of June and was ...
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French visa processing location and public holidays

Is a passport sent to France for visa processing or is it processed at the local embassy (applicant's home country) for a French visa? Do public holidays in my home country have an impact on visa ...