Questions tagged [schengen-visas]

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

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Poland tourist visa

My fiancé’s EEA family permit UK visa got refused as my fiancé is Indian citizen and we have appealed in court as well and we are waiting date from court to attend it but now she is applying to Poland ...
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Visa application for Poland. Is invitation Letter necessary?

I want to ask a question, I do not have any letter of invitation, just Hotel reservation , itinerary, attached my bank statements , PAyslips, offer letter of Employment , Cover letter as well as ...
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Travel Itinerary Change: Should I notify the consulate?

I have received a multiple-entry Schengen visa from the Spanish consulate in Mumbai for a meeting that was originally scheduled for the 9th of January, but now has been moved to the 23rd of January. ...
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Single-entry D type entry visa (for getting residence permit) and staying in other Schengen countries

I am non-Schengen country citizen, will soon start studying at a university in a Schengen country. I will get a student residence permit once I arrive to the country, but before that I had to apply ...
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netherlands visa and bank statement

hello I am a student in UK and planning to travel Netherlands this coming February. Problem is, I have two bank account, one is everyday banking and the other one is saving account. I could print out ...
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Do Turks need a visa when travelling to Germany?

I have a Turkish passport. I have a three-day visit to Germany. I am not a citizen of the European Union. Can I do it without a Schengen visa? Is there a special type of visa for this?
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How do I apply for Schengen Visa from India?

I am the first time traveler to Austria from India, but I don't know the procedure, documents, eligibility, and fees required to get the Schengen Visa India. I have checked with the Austria Embassy ...
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Traveling without EU Visa (from Netherlands to Spain) with US Refugee travel document [duplicate]

I was planning to visit my family in Tenerife. All appointments in Spain consulate SF are booked until the end of February. As a green card holder (ex-asylee) I have only a Refugee travel document. I ...
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Can I travel as a tourist on a schengen business visa? [duplicate]

I have a valid business Schengen visa which was used for a business trip to Italy and Sweden in May 2019. It's valid up to 1 year with multiple entries allowed. Now, I want to visit France and Spain ...
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Can I travel from a Non-EU country to an EU country with a residence permit from another Schengen country? [duplicate]

I am from outside the EU and I am currently in the Netherlands with a temporary Dutch residence permit. I wanna go home to visit my family and I was wondering if I am allowed to use my Dutch residence ...
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How to apply for the 5 year Schengen visa under the updated Schengen Visa Code?

According to the updates to the Schengen Visa Code with effect from February 2020, a person with a good travel history can ask for a 5 year visa. I used to travel for business and tourism. How can ...
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Visa requirements for spouse of UK resident to enter France

My wife recently came to the UK on a spouse visa after I supported her. We recently picked up her Biometric Resident Permit. We have family in France and are looking to visit and I'm confused on what ...
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Schengen Visa Rejected [duplicate]

Regards, My visa was just rejected by the German Embassy 23 12 2019. My departure plan is 30 12 2019. I applied for a visitor visa by getting an invitation / sponsor from my friend there. There are ...
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Jamaican with green card visiting Italy

As a Jamaican with a USA green card, what document would I need to visit Italy?
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Can multiple entry schengen visa have a validity longer than 90 days?

So im planning to invite a friend to visit me. I want him to visit me twice. Once for 15 days in february 2020 and then for 75 days in may/june. Is it possible that he applies for the visit visa once ...
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Is Invitation needed for Schengen visas? [duplicate]

Do I also need to have a Visit Invitation for Any of the schengen territories to apply for a Visa? Kindly let me know this, or I could just apply for a Vacation and I am good?
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Is travel history required for Iceland and Estonia [duplicate]

I am a Nigerian, I understand the issue of travel history problems. But i want to know something, Please does Estonia and Iceland require travel history to apply for a tourist Visa? I work in a Bank ...
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Poland : Effects of Negative Decision of Temporary Residence application on Future Schengen Visas [closed]

i work as Software Engineer in a startup company in Warsaw, Poland. Back in 2018, i approached agent at Biggroup(https://bigroup.biz/en/) and we made application for Temporary Residence Permit(Karta ...
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travelling to the Schengen area on two separate Visas?

I will be travelling to Spain from the 7th to the 16th of Jan, 2020 on 2 multiple entry Schengen visit visas. My old visa (a 2 year multiple entry visit visa) was valid till the 14th of Jan but ...
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90/180 rule for the spouse of an EEA citizen

There seem to be a lot of questions around this subject, but couldn't find one specific to my case, so would really appreciate any advice or feedback. I am spouse of an EEA national and we have ...
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Applying for student visa (Poland) from a third country (US) [duplicate]

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Third country is USA. My citizenship is from El Salvador My destination country is Poland. Hello, I am currently an asylum seeker in the US, my court date regarding the ...
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Travel Requirements for Spain/Schengen [duplicate]

I intend to travel to Spain using Schengen visa. From my research, I found out I must show I have EU77.07/day available during my stay, I must have a return ticket and I must have insurance coverage ...
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Traveling with the first récepissé

I arrived in France in September 2019 on PT. Talent Type D Visa (valid for 3 months 28/11/2019). My visa now is expired, but I have applied for the three-years Carte de Séjour from 24 September. They ...
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Validity of Schengen Visa after first visit [duplicate]

I have a valid Schengen visa which was used for a business trip to Sweden in Oct 2019. It's valid upto 1 year and is a type 'C' visa with multiple entries allowed. Now, I want to visit Italy(maximum ...
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Transit visa for Germany when going to Finland [duplicate]

Do I need a transit visa as an Indian passport holder for Germany in order to travel to Finland from Dubai? Dubai - Germany (2hrs stop) - Finland Provided I will have a Schengen Visa (Finland)?
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How much i need in order to be granted the Schengen visa?

How much i need in my bank account in order to be granted the Schengen visa? Probably i will apply for a single entry visa, because it will be my first Schengen visa apply. I want to travel Czech ...
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How to get a schengen visa from non-Schengen area for Erasmus students? [closed]

Next semester i will be an Erasmus+ student in non-Schengen area. To be an Erasmus student can increase my chances to get a Schengen visa from another embassy?
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How duration of Schengen Visa Validity is decided

I would like to know what are the factors an embassy (from any Schengen country, in my case France) takes into consideration while granting the duration of Schengen Visa. I have applied for Schengen ...
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I have an expired permesso di soggiorno and the receipt of renewal ! Can I travel to Budapest?

I am Indian pursuing masters in Italy ! My permesso di soggiorno recently expired and I applied for renewal I have the receipt .. can I visit Budapest with the receipt !
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Entering Bosnia, Croatia and Romania with a 2-entry Schengen visa

I'm planning a trip with my girlfriend who has an Indonesian passport and a Double-Entry Schengen Visa issued by the republic of Austria. We'd like to go from Austria via Hungary to Serbia and then ...
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Any inexpensive visa to exit Beijing airport for less than 24 hours?

I am planning to book a flight from Munich(Germany) to Sydney(Australia) by China Airlines. Most of the connections with China airlines have a layover duration between 13-20 hours. Since the Chinese ...
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Visa for Belgium visit as well as business meeting [closed]

I will be visiting Belgium on business trip and intend to visit my daughter who is doing PhD in Belgium.
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Schengen visa expires, can I stay for vacation more days? [duplicate]

I am working and living in Spain, and have a visa that expires end of January. Will I be able to stay more time in Spain (or travel in Schengen), as a tourist, or must leave when it expires? I am ...
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Making the first trip using Schengen visa with UK Visa expiring in less than 3 months

I have got my Schengen Visa from French embassy but I couldn't make my first trip yet. Now I have less than 3 months for my UK visa to expire. Is it still ok to make my first trip to Schengen area ? ...
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Can I enter Germany as my first entry point with French Multi entry Schengen visa [duplicate]

I got my Multi Entry Schengen visa(Type C) on french embassy using the itinerary which covers french cities only but I have dropped the itinerary for some personal reasons. Can I enter Germany as my ...
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I forgot to validate my student visa in France. Can I leave?

I didn’t validate my 6 month student visa in France after 3 months. I fly to Amsterdam and have a 17 hour lay over in which I’ll leave the airport and stay in an air bnb, and then I fly home to Canada....
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Query about Schengen visa application from Saudi Arabia

Me, my wife and our son are residents (Iqama holders) in Saudi Arabia. My mother-in-law has a multiple exit re-entry visa with 2 years validity and stays with us most days of the year. if we need to ...
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Why did a gate officer and exit immigration officer try to peel my visa sticker?

I am a citizen of a south asian country who recently travelled to Spain on a Schengen visa for a job interview. My flight was via Dubai (DXB), and the gate officer unsuccessfully attempted to peel off ...
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Schengen Greece Visa/passport withdrawal process

My schengen visa is being consulted however I need to withdraw the passport as I have a scheduled travel. What is the process of Passport withdrawal and how many days does it take?
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Why do the German Visa appointment at Bangalore Consulate get deleted

I had an appointment in Nov, I went with all my documents to the German consulate Bangalore but my name was not there in their list and was not allowed for the interview. I could find that this ...
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Bombay to San Francisco via Amsterdam and London [duplicate]

My flight is from BOM to SFO and have 2 layovers first 1 hour 10mins in Amsterdam (Schengen State) and second at London Heathrow (Non Schengen State). My question is will I need any transit visa ...
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Length of Schengen tourist visa?

I understood the length of Schengen tourist visa is kind of standard to be 90 days. Now I am wondering, if in the itinerary I submit with my application I specify some period of time that lasts less ...
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Can I get Schengen visa before getting UK visa if flying from UK?

I will be moving to the UK in the month of March 2020 and I will be getting my UK visa in February. I am planning to travel to Austria (Europe) from London in the month of April 2020. I want to ...
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Schengen ATV required for Toronto > New Delhi, via Lisbon and Vienna? [duplicate]

I have a transit visa question. I am an Indian citizen, and I will be traveling from Toronto, to New Delhi, via Lisbon Portugal and Vienna Austria, through the TAP Airline Similarly, I'll be coming ...
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When does three months departure on long-stay visa to France begin?

I'm applying for a long-stay visa to France from the U.S. I read you must depart 3 months after application, but also am told it can take 1-2 months for application to be accepted, then need to do the ...
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I'm from Mumbai, India. I want to travel to Europe as a tourist but my salary is low ( €190/month)

I plan to visit various EU countries like Germany, Netherlands, France, Spain or Portugal in a span of 25-30 days. I have a friend currently living in Germany who is a student ( and who I want to ...
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How to prove ties to country applying for a Schengen visa or to improve visa application to compensate for weak ties?

Me and my wife are from Azerbaijan. We live in Germany as I work in Berlin residing here with a Blue Card. Recently we've invited my spouse's aunt, who is her closest relative, to visit us for 10 days....
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Schengen Visa as Seafarer

I have a valid schengen visa, type C with multiple entry. I applied it as a seafarer for the purpose of joining the ship. My question is that, can I use it to visit a friend in schengen area? I am ...
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Swiss schengen visa

When applying for a schengen at the Swiss Embassy, the form stipulates Member State (not Member State First Entry). We will be going to Amsterdam, train to Paris, train to Switzerland, but we are ...
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Can I check in all the way through?

I've the following trip booked. Outward: New Delhi -> Madrid -> Sao Paulo Return: Lima -> Madrid -> Delhi The New Delhi -> Madrid and Madrid -> Delhi leg is done by Air India. The Madrid -> Sao ...