Questions tagged [schengen-visas]

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

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Schengen visa for international student in UK

I am an international student in the United Kingdom holding an Indian passport and I am planning to travel around Europe. Am I eligible to get a Schengen visa from the UK at the moment? Is Ireland ...
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Which Schengen countries are offering tourist visas at this point?

I didn't see any questions about this subject on this domain of StackExchange, so I thought I'd ask. We're in a somewhat confusing time where news coverage (here, here) reports specific European ...
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Do spouses of UK citizens who hold a non-EU passport have to apply for a Schengen VIsa now

When UK was part of the EU, non EU spouses of UK citizens were allowed to travel to the EU without a visa. Now post-Brexit I take it that this is not the case and she will need to apply for a Schengen ...
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Can US citizens visit the EU multiple times within 180 days if the combined stay is less than 90 days? [duplicate]

If we plan a trip to EU with our US citizen kids in the schengen area, for 2 weeks, however after a couple of months we plan another trip to EU for 2 weeks, will multiple entry be an issue if we have ...
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Can I enter Spain few days before my student visa expires?

I’m attending a master program at school in Barcelona and from Vietnam. I have the visa but due to Covid I haven’t been to Spain yet. I’m planning to fly over either at the end of February or the ...
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Marriage as visitor in Denmark [duplicate]

My and my fiancé are wanting to elope in Denmark, he's English and I'm Filipino. In order to get there I need to get a Schengen visa but I'm uncertain about my eligibility. I'm currently unemployed, ...
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Schengen visa refusal with an alert and chance of getting UK visa

My application for Schengen visa was rejected twice, "the information regarding the justification for the purpose of intended stay was not reliable". Second time but that time an alert was ...
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How is 90/180 day rule enforced when traveller has a German residence permit? [duplicate]

I am an Australian citizen with a German residence permit (type D) valid for 12 months. My residence permit allows me to spend 90 days out of 180 days travelling within the Schengen zone (outside of ...
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can a non EEA / EU citizen with a current, valid right to work uk visa enter schengen countries for holiday? [duplicate]

is it currently possible to enter sweden for a non EU / EEA citizen with a UK work permit visa? this is for a short holiday. edit: the type of visa is a work permit / residence visa, not a temporary ...
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Future consequences related to a charge of criminal offence: Drinking and riding bicycle in Germany

I am a non-EU person and a few months earlier, I was accused of a criminal offence of drink and riding a bicycle (the event was only for 2-3 minutes, no one hurt, police caught me immediately). After ...
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Chinese Citizen Apply for French Visa (Passport Talent) in USA with H1B Extension Pending Approval [closed]

My H-1B visa expired on Aug 28, 2020, and my employer in the US applied for an extension for my H-1B on Aug 13, 2020. Per the 240 days rule, I can legally stay in the US and continue to work while my ...
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Bordercrossing point (Grenzübergang) on Austrian national visa D application form? Entry point into Austria or Entry point to Schengen [closed]

I currently reside in India and hold an Indian passport. I am applying for Austrian national visa (visa D). In the application form, I am supposed to specify the bordercrossing point (Grenzübergang) (...
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Can an Indian citizen visit Poland for a business trip under the current restrictions?

I have an Indian passport with a 3 year Tier 2 visa from the UK, and a 2 year Schengen visa issued by France. My company has a meeting in Poland in September. I live in the UK and will not have ...
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Are Chinese citizens permitted to re-enter USA with Regular visa Type B1 Class B2 now August, Semptember 2020? [duplicate]

I know a girlfriend that departed the USA Januanry 5, 2020 from NYC to Shenzhen. Trying to get her back to me in Long Island. Are Chinese citizens permitted to re-enter the USA? She is a girlfriend ...
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European border for tourists

When are European borders expected to be open for non-European tourists? I am planning to travel at the end of October.
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Do transit count as a day under short visit in Schengen for people with a resident permit in a Schengen country?

Let's assume I have a resident permit from the Schengen country A and plans to visit Schengen country B via a transit in Schengen country C. If I leave country A today and spend the over-night in ...
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Passing airport visa check before visa start date

I would like to ask that my visa start 16.08.20 and my flight time is 16.08.20 at 00:15 !! Is there still problem there to check in and go through Immigration before my visa start?
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End-to-end Schengen and D-type visas; what is the worst that could happen if I don't re-enter the country? [closed]

I have a Schengen visa which ends on the 15th and my D-type visa starts on the 16th, for Germany. Given the current situation of the pandemic, I don't want to go to my home country and come back. I've ...
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Travelling to Italy from UK in Coronavirus Times

The information available online is murky and often stale. I was wondering if anyone has recently travelled to Italy, and can share their experience of getting in and out. My Chinese wife has just ...
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Schengen visa requirement for newly-married wife of a British citizen with a family member residence card through her son-in-law? [closed]

As above, I'm getting married on 1st Aug as a UK national. My wife is non-EU (Cameroonian) but has a residency card for the UK through her son-in-law who is Polish but resident in the UK. Does she ...
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What should I write in column of Member State of First Country when I am coming to Hungary from India

What should I write in columun of Member State of First Country when I am coming to Hungary from India, for my study in Debrecen
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Does a UK entry ban affect travel to other countries? [closed]

Ireland? EU/Schengen party states? Asian and South American countries?
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Applying for French visa from UK

I need to apply for a short visit visa to France from London. I satisfy all the required conditions such as having a valid leave to remain in the UK. https://france-visas.gouv.fr/fr_FR/web/gb just ...
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Refused Schengen visa with new passport [closed]

I was refused a tourist Schengen visa at the Netherlands consulate in January 2019 as a businessman. My passport got stolen so, later on, I got a new passport and I applied for a business visa at ...
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Can some EU (Schengen) consulates issue MEV even when applying for SEV?

I was planning to travel to Europe as a tourist this summer before the pandemic struck. Considering that I need to apply for a visa, so wanting to minimize my chances for getting a refusal, I looked ...
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I have both a German student visa and a French Schengen visa (for travel), now the student visa is expired but the French Schengen visa is still valid

I am a non-EU student who has both a German student visa and a French Schengen visa (for travel), now the student visa is expired but the French Schengen visa is still valid. I entered the Schengen ...
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Processing a visa application with a past expected travel date

As a non-EU national, if I apply for a visa on the 15th and state that the expected date of travel is on, say 20th, but once the visa is started processing, that date has already passed, would that ...
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Can you be denied boarding in Italy for not having a visa to the UK?

My wife, a venezuelan national, requires a visa to enter the UK and is flying with me and our son (UK nationals) from Milan Malpensa Italy when Ryanair flights resume on 1st July. As a family we have ...
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Leaving the UK without a visa to be in UK but stuck in transit

My cousin is currently stuck in the UK as he was meant to be in the UK only for transit to continue to Bosnia. The travel procedure was meant to be Bahamas -> London -> Bosnia. He has been put in a ...
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Living in Germany for Less Than 90 Days As US Citizen While Working Remotely For An American Company

I am planning to live with a friend in Germany and work remotely for an American company for a few weeks. I do not plan to stay longer than 90 days or to work for a Germany company while I am there. I ...
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With a D-Visa, may I enter the Schengen area through a different country?

I have a Netherlands MVV valid for 90 days and I have few repatriation flights from India to Paris or Frankfurt. Is it possible for me to complete my immigration at Frankfurt/Paris and then do a self ...
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German visa refusal on lack of proof of ties to home country. Should we appeal for review?

I am currently living in Germany on Blue Card and receiving a handsome salary. My wife is living in Pakistan. We are a newly married couple. She has registered herself in German Consulate for the ...
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Schengen visa - status due to lockdown

We hold a Schengen visa for 10 days to travel in April 2020. However, later both France and India closed their borders and still under lockdown. What will happen to my visa or visa charges? ...
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Use Travel Visa Before Using Student Visa? US to Europe

In December I traveled to Belgium on a tourist visa and left after 89 days (So within the correct amount of days), I was getting my paperwork done while I was there so I could stay, but the ...
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Can a student studying in U.K (with a visa) travel to Germany (with a Schengen visa) during the current travel restrictions?

With the current travel restriction at the Germany and U.K. border. Is it possible for a student studying (with a visa) in U.K to travel to Germany (with a Schengen visa) to participate in an ...
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In Germany with expired Schengen visa. Cannot return home due to coronavirus

My friend had a 15-days visa from France. His flight to Iran got canceled because of the coronavirus. After that, he came to Germany (Munich) because he had relatives here and went to the immigration ...
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Schengen visa expires before travel ban ends, can I ask for an extension instead of reapplying?

Today I got my schengen visa approved which I had applied for before the pandemic. I had plans to visit the Netherlands. Sadly, the Netherlands has a travel ban effective till April 19th and my visa ...
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Does a Citizen of Antigua and Barbuda need to apply for a UK visa?

Do I still need to apply for a UK visa while Antigua and Barbuda is under “countries whose citizens are not required to obtain a Schengen visa in order to enter any member country of the Schengen ...
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Should I cancel my German visa if my research internship has been cancelled?

I was scheduled to travel to Germany on a research internship this summer. But due to the spread of COViD-19, my internship has been cancelled. I have however already been issued a visa. Do I need to ...
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Reporting presence to authorities while on Schengen visa in Germany

I visited Denmark and Germany on a Schengen visa issued by the Danish consulate. My visit to Germany was for six days and I entered from Denmark. This was mentioned in my visa application. Hotel ...
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What happens to my Schengen visa application being processed during coronavirus?

I submitted my application a week ago, before the COVID-19 pandemic was declared. I am just wondering whether they can reject my application because of coronavirus, or would they still issue me a ...
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Does a Schengen visa refusal affect negatively Australian PR visa approval? [duplicate]

I am Iraqi passport holder living currently in Iraq with no valid Australian visa. I received an invitation to lodge my 189 visa and I am in process of lodging my PR visa. While I was studying in ...
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Can 2019-20 coronavirus pandemic be a reason for refusal for my Schengen visa application? [closed]

I'm planning a trip to the Netherlands mid-April, and I've already made reservations. I understand that because of the current coronavirus pandemic, I may have to postpone my trip or cancel it ...
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Schengen visa, insurance, flight refunds after cancellation because of COVID-19

I just had my Schengen visa appointment this morning in the UK and paid 300 pounds for my Schengen fees, Swisscare Schengen insurance, and roundtrip nonrefundable flight tickets with Swiss Air. ...
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Travel to Europe countries amidst COVID-19 [duplicate]

I have got Spain visa for 1 month duration based on the itinerary and other documents that I submitted. In the itinerary I mentioned that Spain will be the point of entry, followed by France and ...
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Applying for Schengen visa as spouse of UK citizen in brexit transition period

My wife holds an Indian passport. In previous years when applying for a schengen visa my wife has been able to apply as the spouse of an EU citizen and as a result had to submit fewer documents and ...
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Schengen transit visa [duplicate]

I'm a Kenyan citizen and I hold a valid Moroccan visa. I'm due to travel to Morocco from Kenya, East Africa via Paris,France later on next month for tourism purposes, will I be needing a transit visa ...
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Enter Romania through Greece, Single Entry Schengen Visa becomes Invalid?

I am planning a trip ahead. I'd like to Enter to Romania via Greece (Single Entry Schengen Visa) Would then my Schengen Visa become Invalid and I won't be able to come back to a Schengen Country?
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Can I email Tax Payer Certificate to Embassy of Netherlands after submission

I have submitted a Business Schengen Visa application via VFS yesterday Lahore, Pakistan. Due to the change in policy in terms of documentation. The VFS assistant refused to take Tax Returns Papers ...
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Remonstration Procedure for German Visa in Karachi [duplicate]

I apply for visa to visit airshow in Berlin , I am an airline professional, I submitted invitation from sponsor and airshow ticket and all required documents as property owned my me and marriage ...

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