Questions tagged [schengen-visas]

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

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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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How likely is Hungary to deny entry for no travelers insurance? [closed]

According to this site, Hungary doesn't have a funds requirement unlike most EU countries. However, their rules require 30,000€ coverage in travelers insurance. I am afraid that, even though I am 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?

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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Do I need invitation letter or sponsorship letter for schengen visa? [duplicate]

On my schengen visa application form, for purpose of visit, I checked tourism and visiting family. I will be staying in a hotel and paying all expenses myself. I got my family member's ID copy. Do I ...
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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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letter for hosting a person in germany

I'm a resident in Germany and I live in a WG room (‘flat share’). My girlfriend is applying for a visitor visa to come to Germany. I'll be giving her an informal invitation letter with my required ...
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If I have a multi-entry Schengen visa, can I use Romania as my first destination?

I want to apply for a Schengen visa, but according to the plans I am supposed to start my trip with Romania. Is it allowed or is it necessary to land in a Schengen territory first?
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Schengen visa for Sweden and Denmark

I'm really lost about how to fill my form, as I have an invitation from my GF from Sweden, but the closest place to her is Copenhagen, not Stockholm. Should I fill Denmark as my first entry, and ...
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Can I travel the Schengen area without my British spouse?

I was granted multi entry Schengen visa for 6 months, as an EU family member as my husband is British and I will be traveling mostly with him. However I am wondering if I can travel without him, ...
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What to do if I made a mistake in Schengen Visa application form? [closed]

I am an Indian and I am an international student in Latvia. I am currently living in Latvia. My TRP (temporary residence permit) of Latvia was finished on 25th February 2020. I applied for new TRP for ...
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Is accommodation address required for a Netherlands study visa?

I am applying for a short-stay (2 months) Schengen visa to stay in the Netherlands for the purpose of study (sent by my home institution in Russia as part of my PhD program). When, as advised by the ...
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Longer term accommodation proof for schengen visa application (Germany)

I intend to pursue an internship in Germany for the summer of 2020, approx (82 days) but my employer doesn't provide me accommodation. Can I show a booking from booking.com as a proof of ...
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Can I (26m) prove the fund instead of my girlfriend (24f) for a schengen Visa when traveling together?

I'll try to keep this as short and precise as possible: I am 26 y.o. male from Tunisia. I work as a fulltime game developer with an Australian company. I receive $2500/month through bank transfer. I ...
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Moving between Schengen Countries

I am a citizen from a non-Schengen country but I do not require a visa to enter the Schengen region. If I travel to a Schengen country ( which I think will be Romania; too many uncertainties still) ...
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Schengen Visa - Date of Departure after first intended stay

I am apply for a Schengen Visa for Italy. I know I will be there for one year for business. During that time period I will be required to travel periodically for work or fly back to the US for a ...
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If I'm going to Italy via Germany, what country should my Schengen Visa be for? [closed]

Taking Lufthansa from NYC to Munich and then, on the same day, carrying forward to Italy. To which consulate should I apply for my Schengen Visa?
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Proof of Accommodation: One day trip in France

I am an Indian citizen planning to travel from London to Paris for a day and then return back to London on the same day itself. In this case what do I do to show proof of accomodation for my Schengen ...
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Traveling between Schengen countries

I am travelling to Germany and I will stay in Dusseldorf for 5 days then I will go to Eindhoven, Netherlands for 2 days then I will travel back to Frankfort to stay 2 days. Am I allowed to do so if I ...
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How do I know about judgement on Schengen Visa overstay for 2 days in Switzerland?

I am an Indian graduate student in US and was doing internship in Switzerland last summer. I entered Switzerland via Zurich on June 1 2019 and left Zurich on August 31 2019. I had a 90 days visa as my ...
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Schengen visa(Denmark) for my wife(unemployed) [duplicate]

I'm from India and I have a valid Schengen work permit for Denmark and tried applying for "Visiting family and friends" visa for my wife, but it got rejected saying "Your intention to leave the ...
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Schengen tourist visa - Switzerland/Hungary

My wife and I plan to visit a few European countries (France, Switzerland, Hungary, Czechia, and the Netherlands) and need to apply for the Schengen visa. As we spend most nights in Switzerland, we ...
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I have a US Refugee Travel Document and am currently studying in the UK for a semester; are there Schengen countries I can travel to without a visa? [duplicate]

I am a US permanent resident and I am currently studying abroad in England with a student short-term visa. I went to apply for a Schengen visa to VFS, but I got told that I would need to go back to ...

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