Questions tagged [schengen-visas]

A short-stay visa issued for the Schengen area by any Schengen state.

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Travel on Short/Visit on Schengen Visa with separate tickets

I am travelling from Mumbai to Prague on a short term visa, that requires a return ticket. Is is ok if I buy 2 different tickets from 2 different airlines, one for going out and other to return.
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Employer NOC not available while applying for Schengen Visa [duplicate]

I have resigned from my current company and will be joining a new company. Within 2 weeks of joining the new company, I will be travelling to Europe. The issue is since I haven't joined the new ...
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Itinerary details for schengen visa - should I mention every individual place for sightseeing? [duplicate]

I am creating an itinerary for a Spanish Schengen visa. I am planning to include the dates of travel, the names of the hostels that have been booked for particular dates(number of days of booking ...
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Didnt receive Entry stamp while entering France via Bus from London [duplicate]

I traveled to Paris last year from London on my Indian passport with a Schengen Visa (From the French embassy). I am a UK resident with BRP. As my visit was via bus and the immigration officer was in ...
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Can I get Schengen visa after being convicted and deported from UK 12 years ago? [duplicate]

12 years ago, I was convicted for false document deception for 12 months and was deported from the UK to Kenya. However, I didn't disclose my real details including DOB throughout the incident, I only ...
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Madrid to London w/ Expired 90/180 days stay as US citizen

I’m an American citizen visiting Spain on a 90 day tourist visa. My tourist visa expires on the 17th of September, but I was only able to book an affordable flight to the UK from Madrid a week after ...
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Can I use a Schengen visa for attending a conference in Romania? [duplicate]

I am planning to attend a conference in Timisoara, Romania. The conference date is really close and I suspect that I won't be able to get a Romanian visa by then. Should I apply for a tourist ...
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Can I travel to European countries with the Irish passport and without destination Visa?

I know that Ireland is in the European Union but not in the Schengen Area. My question is when I get my Irish passport, can I travel to countries in Europe (or most of them that are in Schengen Area) ...
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Travelling to Germany while my wife is there working, can I use a tourist visa?

Last year I went to a Schengen state on a tourist visa and we are only girlfriend and boyfriend at that time, now this year, we just got married and I want to travel back to the Schengen state for a ...
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I don't have any options for UK tier 2 general shortage work visa subtype [closed]

I tried to apply for a tier 2 general shortage work visa to the UK. I tried their site and can't select subtype. I tried the new site but can't find a tier 2 general shortage work visa. Anyone know ...
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Mentioning my main interest for travel to Spain (Flamenco) in the cover letter

I am travelling to Spain this year at the end of October for about 25 days followed by 5 days in the Netherlands. My primary reason is to explore the flamenco culture throughout southern Spain (I am ...
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Mentioning about my remote job in my schengen visa application

I work for a Canadian startup company from my home in India (i.e remotely). I have been working as an independent contractor for them for the past 4 years. Recently, I have decided to travel to Spain/...
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Entry to Europe Visa denial

I was a non-US citizen when I was denied entry to Europe 15 years ago due to my low income back then, now I'm a US citizen and I don't require a visa to European countries anymore. I have a flight ...
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Can I (Spanish citizen) fully sponsor a Schengen visa applied for through a Spanish consulate?

I (Spanish citizen) am currently living abroad with my girlfriend. We want to take a relatively long trip to Spain and, while possible, she would have some trouble collecting enough money to prove ...
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Can I temporarily work in my company's office in the Schengen area on a type C Schengen visa working in the UK on a Tier 2 visa?

I am an Indian national working in the UK on a Tier 2 visa. I recently received a 2 year multi-entry French Schengen visa and have used it to travel to France. My British company has an office in ...
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Is it possible that a UK citizen might be required a visa for a trip to the EU in November?

I will be going to France with my girlfriend at the end of November. She is a UK citizen. Is there any chance she may be required to get a visa in case of no-deal brexit?
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London in 2020 with US citizen friends [closed]

I am a green card holder. I am going to France, Spain and Italy with my US citizen friends. In addition to my Schengen visa, do I need a separate visa for London?
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Postal money order for Schengen visa for Germany

I am applying for a Schengen visa by mail. It is not clear anywhere what name I should put in the "Pay To" field of the Postal money order for visa fees. Same with the Address field. I am applying to ...
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Formal Obligation [closed]

Can you download the VERPFLICHTUNGSERKLARUNG Formal Application; If so, please forward the link.
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Is it possible to visit Croatia with a Single Entry Schengen Visa? [duplicate]

What if I was granted with single entry schengen visa but I will not utilize it to enter any schengen state but only in Croatia, is it possible?. I will pass only a schengen state as connecting ...
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German Visa application rejected

I am a student studying in Dubai (my family is also staying here, my dad works here), and recently a company in Munich, Germany took interest in me and invited me for an on site face-to-face interview....
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Entering Hungary from India with German student visa [duplicate]

I am a student from India studying in Germany. I plan to visit India in a few days. However, I shall be taking the flight to India from Budapest and not Germany. I shall also be coming back to ...
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When was the five day Schengen Transit Visa (type B) abolished?

The original Schengen agreement mentions a transit visa authorising its holder to pass through the territories of the Contracting Parties once, twice or exceptionally several times en route to the ...
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Conference invitation letter but applying to other Schengen country

I planned to go to Europe for tourism for 12 days, 8 days I will be in Amsterdam and Rotterdam and 1 day in Brussels and maybe Spain the rest of the days, so I will apply for Schengen visa Netherlands ...
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How does a non EU spouse apply for spouse reunification visa for Italy to visit Italian husband? [duplicate]

I am a Canadian married to Italian in Italy. Our marriage has been registered in Italy and everything is legit. I live and own a business in Canada and my husband is planning to join me in the future. ...
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Do I need a transit visa in Amsterdam if I am a Filipino citizen coming from Jeddah with Irish visa? [duplicate]

I am a Filipino citizen and am working in Jeddah. Do I need a transit visa in Amsterdam just for a layover? I have my Irish visa class C going to Cork Ireland. My flight is from Jeddah - Abudhabi - ...
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Schengen Visa refused twice [duplicate]

My Schengen visa has been refused twice by French embassy. The reason states is that “The information submitted regarding the justification for the purpose and conditions of the intended stay was not ...
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Does number of entries to the visa issuing country have to be at least the same as that to other Schengen counties?

I've received a Hungarian Schengen visa valid for 1 year. At visa appointment centre I was warned that to prevent Schengen visa rejection in future I shouldn't enter Schengen area from other countries ...
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Schengen Visa Italy: i94 meets 3 month criteria but visa expires 10 days prior

I am applying for Schengen Visa through Italian consulate in San Francisco. The 90-day criteria for leaving the Schengen area with valid US stay is fulfilled exactly by I-94 date but the stamped H1 ...
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Is NOC required for Visiting family and friends to get a visa in Sweden?

I will be travelling to Sweden to meet my wife. So, I'll need a Visiting visa for Schengen countries. So, my question is: is a NOC (No Objection Confirmation) letter required from my current employer? ...
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Schengen visa: does the record of a withdrawn application entered in VIS?

I first received a rejection for short-stay tourist visa from Swiss consulate. I was going to multiple countries so in my haste to salvage my trip and money I lodged in a new application at the ...
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Can I stay in Europe if I'm waiting for work visa for Germany after a work visa for sweden, but the swedish work visa expires [migrated]

Pretty much everything is in the question. My girlfriend is from the US and has been working in Sweden for a couple of years now. She has applied for a work visa for Germany as she got a job there. ...
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Can I fly back to Italy with receipt of renewal of residence permit if I applied for the renewal 2 weeks before my permit expired?

I plan on traveling back to my home country for 10 days. I applied for the renewal of my residence permit 2 weeks before it was set to expire. Will it still be a problem? I am asking because in IATA ...
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Should I take a conference or tourist Schengen visa?

I am travelling to France for 6 days for a conference. After that, I want to sightsee in Switzerland for 4 days. Do I apply for a Schengen visa for France or for Switzerland? Should I apply for the ...
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Schengen visa application was refused twice. Will this affect my UK visa application? [closed]

My schengen visa got refused twice. First time was in 2018 when I had an invitation letter from a university in Barcelona to attend a summer camp.Visa got refused for the very common 2 vague reasons “...
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German Schengen visa

I have a valid German Schengen visa which I got on my old passport. I applied for a new passport , when was issued, my name was changed slightly. My old passport had both my surname and given name (...
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Do I need a schengen transit visa if I am transitting in 2 different Schengen countries?

I know this question has been asked but my situation is a bit different. I am going to Malaysia via Amsterdam on the outbound flight and returning via CDG (Paris) on the return flight from Malaysia. ...
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Is the UK tourist visa on a damaged Indian passport valid if I get a duplicate passport reissued?

I have applied for the UK tourist visa from Bangalore, India where VFS Global (company that provides several visa processing services like collecting documents and sending them to the UK Consulate) ...
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What information is contained in the Schengen Visa Information System (VIS)?

This seems to be a recurring theme in the discussion boards here, and appears unknown to be publicly available by some members. So I though it would be helpful to have it here... What information is ...
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Is it a good idea to appeal a Schengen refusal or should I just reapply?

I am an Indian national living in US. I recently had a denial for Schengen visa from the Swiss consulate. The reason for refusal was: The information submitted regarding justification for the ...
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Add country in itinerary after schengen visa approved with Stamp Report Back After Travel

I applied for a Schengen visa in the Greek embassy. My travel plans presented were My Country-Greece-Italy-Greece-My Country. My visa was granted but with a stamp of Report Back After travel. The ...
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Schengen Visa Application - Family 2 US Passport, 1 Greencard - Hotel Itinerary

We are a family of 3 people. Me and my dad hold a US passport, but my mom doesn't. We will all be traveling in a group. Under Schengen visa, should the hotel be booked under her name? What if it is ...
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Philippines citizen working in Romania do I need a visa to go to Italy?

I'm a Filipino citizen working here in Romania. The question is if I want to travel to Italy do I need to get a visa? What are the requirements for a visa and in the airport?
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Applying for Schengen visa with an itinerary that is on hold

Buying a ticket before having a Visa is risky. American Airlines allows holding a ticket for 24 hours for free, and sends an email with Thank you for making your travel arrangements on aa.com! Your ...
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Staying fewer days in a Schengen visa approved country

We are planning to visit Europe. The original plan was to visit two countries, let's say country A and country B. We were issued Schengen visa via country A since we intended to stay in that country ...
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Schengen Visa Main Country [duplicate]

I will be arriving in Sweden for 2 days, followed by 2 days in Denmark and finally 5 days in Germany. With that itinerary, I should apply Schengen at German Embassy, however, there are no time slots ...
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Exceeding number of entries on Schengen National visa (type D) [migrated]

I’m currently in the process of moving to Portugal with a D visa with 120 days validity and two entries. The wait time to get a residence permit with my visa may take up to 6-8 months, and so there’...
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Indian Passport stolen with valid visa

I was in Barcelona in month of March, 2019 and my Indian passport with one year multiple entry Schengen visa was stolen. I have returned back to India on Emergency Certificate issued by the Indian ...
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Can I Ignore Member State of First Entry for Schengen Visa

I am going to Poland and I have my Schengen Visa taken from Poland embassy. But on my application, I wrote that member state of first entry will be Germany. But now I found a cheaper flight directly ...
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Schengen tourist visa application

I'm applying for my Schengen tourist visa at the end of next month. My cousin is sponsoring my trip as I'm still a student with no income. How do I prove our relationship to the French embassy ...