Questions tagged [schengen]

An agreement among many European countries whereby the borders between them may be crossed without border formalities but for which citizens of various other countries need an overall visa.

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Can a resident of Netherlands sponsor a French Schengen visa application?

My girlfriend (Thailand) is planning to come to Europe for a short holiday. She is a student. I myself live in the Netherlands and have sufficient funds to be her sponsor in all expenses. The main ...
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Do I need a transit visa for transiting Munich and Dublin

I have a Canadian student visa on Indian passport. I am travelling on Lufthansa airlines which has two stops - one is Munich and other is Dublin before reaching Canada. Do i need transit visa?
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What documents do my sponsor need to sponsor my touristic schengen visa and what is the form of the sponsorship letter?

I am from Madagascar. I am a studying abroad in Turkey. I am on scholarship so I have to go back here in Turkey. And this summer, I am going in Europe. My father will be sponsoring my trip. Other ...
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Visa for an academic conference iin Europe

I am registered for a conference in Switzerland on July 20-26. However, the Swiss embassy does not have an appointment till July 9, which probably won't give me a visa in time for the conference. I ...
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Carta di Soggiorno di Familiare di un Cittadino dell'Unione

I have a carta di soggiorno di familiare di un cittadino dell'unione. I am Pakistani. Can I visit Schengen countries without showing my Pakistani passport or without going to the Pakistan embassy?
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Multiple Schengen Visa Port of Entry [duplicate]

I have multiple entry visa to Netherlands for 3 months, I already traveled to Netherlands and came back to my origin country, I’m planning to travel again next month but my question is can I travel ...
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Does tourist visa (90 days) apply after a long-term visa ends in Schengen countries? [duplicate]

I am an Australian currently on a Netherlands working holiday visa that ends in May next year. I would like to know if when my visa ends I then get another 90 days just as a regular tourist visa as I ...
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What are the chances of me actually getting a schengen visa if i'm from Iraq? [closed]

I'm from Iraq and recently my university made a collaboration with a German university where the top 3 students are granted a Schengen visa as well as a one-month internship at a company there. I ...
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Travelling in Germany as a 17 year old. What do I need?

I'm a 17-year-old Finnish citizen. I want to travel to Germany and am worried about all the documents you have to have. I've read a lot of sources that say that I don't need anything except my ...
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How do i address no.8&9 reasons for scheghen visa denial [duplicate]

I would like to re-apply for a Schengen visa after my application was rejected two weeks ago. It should be noted I am employed on contract which is renewable every year. I am not married and have no ...
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Entry in Macedonia for Schengen Visa Holders

I am an Indian student in Germany. As far as I know, students hold a Schengen Visa Type D. I have my visa extended until 2018. I have a friend from Macedonia I would like to visit soon. I checked up ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa at a country where I'm not a citizen? If so, under what conditions?

I'm a citizen of country A who would like to apply for a Schengen visa at a consulate in country B. When is this possible?
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Food in luggage checked-in for the Netherlands

We'll be travelling to the Schengen soon. Our first port of entry will be the Netherlands. My toddler is an extremely picky eater so I am wondering if I can cook food for him, vacuum seal it, and pack ...
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UK visitor Visa : Can i apply Schengen visa?

Myself, my mom and dad got a 6 month UK visitor visa. One aunt lives in Europe and wants us to visit her as well, how can we apply for the Schengen visitor visa, it will be our first. How do we do ...
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Can I enter Romania based on unused multiple entry Schengen visa?

I hold a valid multiple entry Schengen visa issued by Spain, which has not been used so far to enter any Schengen country, Can I enter Romania based on such unused Schengen visa ?
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Departure on last day of Schengen Visa validity

I will be soon going to Netherlands from India. My schengen visa validity expires on 30th July and I will be leaving on the same date as well and reach India on 31st July. Will there be any problem ...
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Europe trip - Schengen countries

What are the documents/legal requirements (eg- any mandatory min/max amount of hard euros or cash) if I am visiting 4 countries - Netherlands, France, Italy and Germany in Europe, If I already have ...
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What type of Schengen Visa should I apply for? [duplicate]

I am registered to a Summer Program at the Universite d'Orleans, France for this coming June 24, 2019 to July 19, 2019. I am going to extend my stay for another 5 days in the Schengen Area, which is ...
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Can I go to Germany with a Schengen visa from another country after failing to get a German visa?

I have to travel to Germany and Switzerland for business purpose. I have already been here 2 years ago. I have applied for business visa to the German consulate twice and both times the application ...
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Traveling while waiting for french residence permit

I moved to France last year and Im still waiting for my titre de sejour, I have a valid récépisse and I know this is not a valid document to travel (back) to France. I have ( after asking more than a ...
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My Schengen visa has my name and family name swapped

I have been issued a Schengen visa but they had my name and family name swapped. On the Visa, it should be: Family name, Name but they had it for me printed as Name, Family Name. (Ex: John Deere. it ...
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Visa schengen processing time? [on hold]

I was informed that some documents are missing. I just provided them. If I was told initially that the processing time was 10 working days, does that mean it will take another 10 days from the day ...
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2004/38/EC: Applying for EU Family Member Residence Card (Verification Against EU Law) in the Netherlands After More Than 90 Days In-Country [migrated]

TL;DR (because this has turned into a MUCH longer post than I anticipated - sorry!): should we be concerned about my non-EU boyfriend submitting an application for verification against EU law (namely ...
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No remark on my schengen visa sticker (issued by Austrian embassy)

I recently got my Schengen short stay visa approved to travel to Austria for an internship for less than 90 days. However my comments / remark section on my visa sticker is just blank. No remarks. I ...
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Documents required for re-entering Schengen area on multiple entry visa

I already got Schengen Visa with Multiple Entries since last year. I think I was lucky because I applied for Single Entry but Embassy gave me Multiple Entry for one year. So I would like to ask what ...
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I want to apply for Schengen visa, but employer NOC which is mandatory document for visa is not available with me

I have resigned from my current company and will be joining a new company soon. Hence, I cannot get a leave approval letter from my current company, and if I decide to join a new company and then ...
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Health Insurance for schengen visa?

Applying for schengen visa requires Health insurance policy with a minimum coverage of €30,000 for emergency hospital and repatriation expenses. I will be visiting Italy with my mother and father for ...
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Re-apply Schengen visa after denial [closed]

Context: I am a Chinese passport holder living in the US with a green card. in 2018, I applied for a Schengen Visa from the Spanish Consulate and was approved for about a month. I initially intended ...
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How much hassle will I get flying into the Schengen zone for 7 months as a visa-exempt visitor?

I'm American and planning to fly into Europe for 7 months. With the Schengen visa, I'll be allowed 90 days out of 180 days in the Schengen zone. That's fine, I understand the rules, how the time ...
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Entered UK using my now-lost UK passport; can I go to Spain using my US passport?

I am a dual US and UK citizen. I was born in the US, but my father is British and I have lived in the UK the last 4 years. I have a trip booked to Spain that leaves tomorrow and through a complicated ...
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Should I appeal rejected visa or apply to another embassy? [duplicate]

I am travelling to Portugal and Spain next month. I applied to Spain through BLS in Dubai since I will spend more time in Spain than Portugal. However, I received my passport with rejection letter. ...
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Visa Schengen through Belgium, itinerary and processing application questions

I've applied for a Schengen visa (short stay) through the Belgian embassy in Lima, Peru in May 5th and with a lot of time in advance since I plan to travel starting August. My application was ...
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No train reservation

Appling for French visa.My itinerary is Abuja- London- Paris - Amsterdam- Abuja. I plan to take fly from London to Paris but take train from Paris to Amsterdam. So I booked flight ticket for all ...
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Regular weekend away breaks in Europe for non-British Spouse (UK Resident) of a British National

I am a British National and my wife is Indian and UK Resident. We holiday in europe a lot (always together) and apply for Schengen Visa for her every time we plan a holiday - but this process is time-...
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Can i Travel around Europe with german vissa

I have an Australian travel document for refugees. Do I need a visa to travel to Germany? From there, will I be able to travel to Sweden by train ?
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Why do embassies request for ticket reservation

What is the reason behind ticket reservation for schengen Visa? I'm confused because I want to book tickets directly from air line , everyone knows those booking are cancelled after 24-48 hours so ...
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Does the French embassy or Consulate check the flight itinerary for Schengen visa?

I booked a flight reservation with a reputable travel agency. My destinations are Paris, Pisa, Milan and then Zurich. I wonder if they really verify every applicant's flight reservation? My ...
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I hold Indian passport and plan to visit Greece and then cross the border by road to Albania and Macedonia

If I tick the multiple entry in the visa application, will I get it? If I enter Macedonia, showing them my exit ticket from Greece would do? There is a rule that states I should hold multi-entry visa ...
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Are 5 minutes enough to switch trains at the Basel SBB train station?

I am going from Interlaken to Paris, and need to transfer trains at the Basel SBB station. Train numbers are IC 1058 to TGV 9206. I only have 5 minutes between them. Do you think one can do the ...
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Schengen area entry point rules when no visa is needed [duplicate]

It is said that when requesting a short stay Schengen visa you must follow this rule: You must apply for a visa in the representation of the Schengen country in which lies the main reason/purpose ...
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Visiting Belgium with a Schengen multiple entry visa from France

I was issued a multiple entry (tourist) Schengen visa by the French Consulate. I already used it once to travel to Paris, France - I stayed at exactly the same hotel as my visa application and I'm ...
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What is the AXA Schengen Insurance office phone number?

I made the payment for a Schengen (Europe Travel) visa at the AXA-Schengen website, but haven't yet got (it has been five hours) any insurance documents by email. How long should I wait? They don't ...
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Can I convince embassies to accept my overpaid credit card as a proof of funds?

I managed to put a few $k USD in my PayPal account from a side business over time. Now, the only problem is PayPal does not have the option to send me the money in a cheque to cash it due to my ...
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Schengen visa - employed while applying, unemployed while travelling

I am a 25 year old Indian male currently employed in India, but I'll be quitting my job in a couple weeks. I wish to travel to the Schengen area next month for a vacation before I go to the US for ...
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Transit Time in Frankfurt Airport - Short Connections

Two quick questions about connections through Frankfurt: 1) SFO --> Berlin Tegel via FRA. Ticket is completely booked through United and the second leg is on LH metal. Will 1.5 hrs be enough to ...
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Going on eurotunnel without a visa [closed]

I am travelling with my wife who holds a Bangladeshi passport with full rights to reside in the UK. Can she travel and get a visa at the border?
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Schengen tourist visa info

If schengen visa get refused from Hungary embassy in India.. Is there any chance to get it if i apply from France embassy in kolkata (i saw its rejection rate is only 3%),after changing flight ticket. ...
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Use insurance provided by employer when applying for a Schengen visa

I am in the process of applying for Schengen visa, and one of the requirements that I found is Travel insurance with benefits coverage of 30,000 Euros. My current employer provides me with two types ...
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Schengen visa requirements (company letter and travel insurance)

I would like to apply for a Schengen tourist visa, but I checked out Italy and I wonder about some of its requirements. Insurance requirement The insurance must cover medical fees, hospitalization ...
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Credit card travel insurance for Schengen visa

I am applying through Italy for a Schengen visa. I have a complimentary travel insurance through my credit card. It is provided by 3rd party insurance company in Australia with which the bank has an ...