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Which country to apply schengen visa when staying for equal number of days in 2 countries and port of entry is 3rd country?

I will be travelling to France and Switzerland with Family. Stay in both France and Switzerland is 5 days. As I am travelling through Lufthansa my port of entry and exit is Germany but I am not ...
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Where should I buy travel insurance if I'm living in the UK on a work visa?

I currently live and work in the UK but I'm not a permanent resident. I'm scheduled to submit my documents for a (French) Schengen visa application in a few days and one of the requirements is travel ...
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Am I eligible for a Schengen visa if my passport will expire in 3 months

I have planned a trip to Germany from India for 3 weeks from 3rd April 2019 to 23 April 2019. But I just checked my passport validity expires on 20th July, 2019. Will I get Schengen visa or not. ...
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What should I do if it's been 2 weeks and my Schengen visa has not been approved

I applied for a Netherlands visa at the VFS center in San Francisco and the status says it was forwarded to the Netherlands Embassy for further processing 15 days ago. I am worried whether VFS has ...
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Can I make a short visit to Germany on a transit visa?

I’m a permanent resident (Green Card holder) in the USA and i’m flying to Jordan through Frankfurt. If I would like to enter Germany for a short visit, maximum 7-8 days, can I apply for a transit visa ...
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Schengen Single entry Business Visa to Multi entry

I hold an Indian passport. I am invited by a company in Netherlands for an interview in April last week-May first week 2019. They provided a letter to be shown at embassy requesting Single entry ...
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Schengen Visa for Italy

I am planning a trip to Italy from 2nd May to 11th May from Dublin. I have booked my flights and hotels and I have all Schengen visa related documents ready with me. However, when I tried to check ...
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Travel within Schengen Business visa?

I will go to Switzerland as a visiting scholar for one month. I have already got a Schengen business visa. In my application, I provided the invitation letter. A proof of accommodation offered by my ...
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Schengen visa application in Romania

I'm going to be an Erasmus student in Romania and i do not have a schengen visa but i'd love to get it for travelling all around the Europe. my question is that is it possible to get an schengen visa ...
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Visa for croatia

My query here is that we have a 16 days trip of austria hungary czech and croatia. We got a schengen visa with one month validity and 10 days stay in schengen area. My schengen is double entry and ...
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Extending a short-term visa issued from Germany in Hungary?

I know that short term visas are subject to strict rules when it comes to extensions. Is it possible to extend a short-term visa issued from Germany in Hungary? The purpose or the reason for the ...
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Joon and AC baggage interline

I booked a ticket to Toronto (YYZ) from Mumbai (BOM) with a stop over at Paris (CDG). Following is the itinerary: 9W4947 BOM-CDG operated by Joon AC881 CDG-YYZ The stop over at CDG is of 2hrs ...
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Schengen visa granted for 2 months, duration of visit 45 days. Am I overstaying?

I’m already in the Schengen zone as I type this. My entry stamp has the date 26th December 2018 on it and my return flight out of the schengen zone is on the 9th February. My Visa validity is 21st ...
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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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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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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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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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How to explain lack of 3 year Income Tax Return acknowledgement or Form 16A that is required?

I will be applying for a Schengen Visa in VFS Italy, and according to their website, we need to show Income Tax Return (ITR) acknowledgements or Form 16A of last 3 assessment years. However, I only ...
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How to secure an appointment for poland schengen type C business visa?

I am struggling to secure an appointment from last 1 week. Is there a specific time period under which appointments slot are reserved? Is there any other way of securing appointment with Polish ...
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Netherlands checklist, document proving caregiver in your original country

We applied for a Netherlands visa, but our kids will stay in our country If we attach their school registration form would it be a good document?
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Is it possible to request a longer Schengen visa / apply for a new one before I leave for my trip?

I recently got approved for a 15 day France-issued Schengen visa. I would also like to visit Switzerland and stay longer in France. The trip is still months away. Is it possible to request an ...
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Schengen visa main country for a mix of tourism/family visits

My family (me, wife and kids) reside in Switzerland where my mother visits us regularly. Usually she applies for a visa through Swiss embassy and gets a 6-month multiple entry visa with "Visite ...
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Can I apply for tourist visa

I have been deported from UK two years ago, because I was charged and sentenced for criminal offence. Would there be any issue if I apply for schengn tourist visa
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Is it possible to enter the Schengen area as a tourist while a German work visa request is in process?

My girlfriend is from Venezuela and she is in the process of requesting a work visa for Germany at the German embassy in Santiago de Chile (as she will obtain her Chilean residency soon). While the ...
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Entering as a tourist after French student visa

I am a US citizen. I just finished a French visa type D VLS-T "long séjour temporaire" student visa on February 27. I returned to the US and got an exit stamp. I want to return to France (to visit ...
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Hotel booking for a couple, Schengen visa

Edited I am booking hotels/hostels in Europe through booking.com. Soon I'll apply for Schengen visa. Problem is, all the third party sites like booking, agoda, expedia show only my name as the guest. ...
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Traveling with a residence card

I have a French scientific residence card which will expire in 31 January 2019. I want to travel France for one week before the expiry date. I am wondering if it is possible to reserve a ticket? will ...
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Can I take a Schengen visa for business trip to Germany

I'm planning on a one-day business trip to Germany and my company asked me to apply for a Schengen visa. Is that a valid one? I thought that the Schengen visa is applicable only for the tourist, ...
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Query regarding cooling off period for Work permit up to 120 days max

I have a query regarding cooling off period for visa type "Work permit up to 120 days". My job requires me to travel to Zurich repeatedly(every yr). Hence it is important for me to know below details....
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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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Need advice regarding traveling to UK and France

I asked my father (British Citizen) if I could come to UK to visit him this coming Christmas, but he already made plans to travel to France. He did invite me along and told me to get a Schengen visa. ...
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Apply schengen visa multiple entry for several business trips

I have obtained a schengen visa twice: 1) Czech (single entry for 90 days) 2) Germany (multiple entries for 30 days) I have 2 business trips coming up where I will be going to a conference. I have ...
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Applying for schengen visa(Italy) when longest duration is in Croatia

I am an Indian citizen. I will be travelling to Rome and then changing flights, not the same airline so will need to enter the schengen zone, and going to croatia the same day. I plan to come back in ...
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France is not main destination could be a reason of rejection for schengen visa?

I applied for a schengen visa through tls contact for France in London. I gave two different travel plan, one in April 11 days, other one in August 3 days. My first travel plan starts with 3 days in ...
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Schengen Visa Application Form - Accommodation Option

I will attend an academic conference in France in the upcoming month. La Rochelle University will host this conference. Although I will deliver a presentation during this conference, I will stay at a ...
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How do you declare independent consulting income for schengen visa?

other than my full time job, I do independent consulting for an online educational site, for which I get a variable amount paid every month which varies between a fraction of my regularly salary, to ...
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Is a sponsorship letter required for obtaining UK transit visa for Indians?

I am travelling to schengen countries next month, and for one of my flights I need a transit visa for the UK, as the flight lays over in London for 10 hours. So my query is, whether I will need a ...
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Travelling to Europe when 1 month before expiry of BRP

I intend to travel Spain for a wedding in mid-June and my BRP visa expires in mid-July. I am currently holding a UK Spouse visa and have to apply for extension in July. Can I still apply for a ...
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I have south Africa refugee passport I am eritrean can I travel to Greek with out visa

I need to visit Greek by south African refugee passport is can be to travel with out visa .or what is the requirement
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Third Country Visa validity before applying for Schengen Visa

I currently live in Malaysia and want to get a Schengen visa to spend 10 days from my annual leave. My Malaysia visa will be expiring by June end. Am i still qualified to apply for the visa or is ...
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Schengen Visa- Change in Entry date

I am an Indian national residing in the UK and I got my Schengen Visa from France with an year validity from Dec'2018-Dec'2019. We were planning to visit paris on the 3rd January'19 but had to cancel ...
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Missing documents for Schengen Visa

I submitted my application at the TLS London centre on friday. It was checked by the TLS contact and was sent off. However today I received an email from TLS saying that my application could not be ...
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Impact from denied entry due to single entry schengen visa

I am planning to visit Spain but I had some problems last time I went to the schengen area. I was issued a visa by the Swiss embassy. I was granted a single entrance visa. The agent who helped my ...
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Can I enter turkey or not?

I got turkey e-visa valid from 18 January,2019 till July,2019 and my schengen visa from 27 January,2019. Now, Can I travel to turkey on 25 January, 2019 as I have valid e-visa now? Is there any ...
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What is an Account Address

Applying for a UK visit visa Am required to provide an Account Address . I need clarification on exactly what type of address this is ? Is it my home address ? Is it my P.of. box number? Is it ...
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Belgian Visa on hold. What does this mean?

i submitted my visa application on 13th November and my visa status is "on hold" it has been one month and two weeks!!! No one is telling me anything. What should i do?
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Statement specifying Reason(s) for Visa Refusal previously

Do I need to present a written statement as to why my Schengen visa was previously refused when I apply again?