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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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Possibility to change Itinerary

I would like to know after I got the schengen visa and If I have already starred the trip, Can I travel a country which has not include in the itinerary Within the trip. Thanks
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required airport transit visa for italy [duplicate]

I'm travelling from UAE to London through Fiumicino airport . Do I need an Anairport transit visa for a 2-hour layover in the Fiumicino airport? I hava a valid visa to Uk
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visit to Rome with Croatian Visa

Iam an Indian citizen and have a muti entry Croatian Visa. Can I visit Italy on my way to croatia with that visa?
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DS-160- Countries visited after filing DS160

I have filed the DS 160 and booked an appointment for H1B visa stamping. I am currently in the US. My status is transferred to H1B from F1 and I'll be going to India for stamping. While filing DS160, ...
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Can family of EU Blue Card holder travel freely in the Schengen Area with a German Aufenthaltstitel? [duplicate]

I'm an American citizen working and living in Germany on an EU Blue Card. My family (wife and 2 children) is here with me. We were all issued standard German Aufenthaltstiteln (residence permit cards) ...
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Schengen visa sponsorship document

I am a student in India. I will be visiting Portugal to attend a competition. My parents will be sponsoring my trip. So, do I need a sponsorship affidavit or a simple signed letter would do?
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Can I get a Schengen visa if my UK visa expires in 2 months?

I'm an Ecuadorian citizen but I have been in the UK as a social volunteer for 8 months and I have a valid UK visa until the 30 of august of 2016 and a schengen visa valid until the 24 of June of 2016. ...
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Can I do an internship in France on a tourist visa?

I have been selected for a 2 month internship in a French laboratory. They will not pay me any money as stipend but rather they will reimburse my staying expenses. Can I apply for a tourist visa in ...
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Tourist Schengen visa dates do not match itinerary

I have applied my Schengen visa from Spanish embassy from 31st May to 10th June. My itinerary is mentioned as follows : 31st May to 02 Jun - Budapest, Hungary 2nd Jun to 6th Jun - Spain 7th Jun to ...
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Can a non-EU citizen with residency visa traveling with me come with me through the EU passport line, when entering Schengen area?

I’m doing some travelling with my mate in a few weeks and I was wondering if, to save time, he could come through the Schengen border through the EU Line with me even though he is not a citizen? I’m a ...
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Land first into Croatia with dual entry schengen

I have a dual entry schengen visa. I want to go to Croatia first and then Italy (for which i have the schengen visa) and leave to home country after that. Is it possible to land into Croatia first ...
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What countries in the Schengen area accept US travel document (form I-571)

I'm planning a trip to Europe this summer (Italy, Spain and Portugal) and will be using my travel document (Form I-571) that I have based on asylum from Syria. I had a visa appointment at the Spanish ...
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Apply schengen visa multiple entry for several business trips

I have obtained a schengen visa twice: 1) Czech (single entry for 90 days) 2) Germany (multiple entries for 30 days) I have 2 business trips coming up where I will be going to a conference. I have ...
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Which consulate will give me the longest Schengen visa?

My husband is UK citizen and I have UK spouse visa. Thanks to my husband's job we would like to take one European trip a month. To that end I would like to know which embassy will issue the longest ...
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travel london from Paris on schengen visa [duplicate]

I am a Sri Lankan and I work in Israel. I will be applying for schenegan visa from Israel. I would like to know is it possible by Schengen visa to travel by Eurostar to London from Paris? Do I need uk ...
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Schengen Visa From Usa [closed]

What all documents needed for Schengen Visa if only H4 visa ( dependent) travelling alone to schengen country?
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Hostel reservation for schengen visa

I am planning to go to Spain and I want to get schengen visa issued by Spanish consulate. I tried to talk to travel agency and they told me that spanish embassy doesn't accept fake bookings (so a ...
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Take groceries in checked luggage

Can I take rice, dal, dried fish and spices from bangalore to paris in hold- in luggage on al international flight ?
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Where to take photo for Schengen Visa?

I have a simple question. Where can I take photos with Schengen standards in US? (FYI, I live in San Diego, CA). I tried Imprint and Fedex office. Both told me that they only take 2x2 inch photo which ...
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Applying for Schengen visa to travel to Turkey

I made a travel plan to visit Turkey on May 1, however, I will not be able to obtain Turkish sticker visa on time because I failed to procure all required documents on time. Is it okay to now apply ...
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I have applied to work permit while staying as a student. What happens if my student visa is cancelled? [closed]

I came to Czech Republic to study and recently found a job. I have applied for a work permit and my application is received. Now, I am waiting for my work permit. I have a contract signed by both ...
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Can a stateless person travel to all Schengen areas? (holding Bruneian International Certificate of Identity)

I have this problem: I am stateless from Brunei. Can I apply for a multiple entry Schengen visa? Does anyone have this experience? I am planning to visit Schengen countries so I really want to know ...
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Can I bring my spouse on a tourist visa of Germany while dependent visa in process for NL?

I am an Indian citizen, currently working in the Netherlands. I want to bring my spouse from India to the Netherlands. Let's say I make a dependent visa application on date X. The whole process/...
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Schengen Visa query for my trip

My trip goes: Me and my Family will depart from Ahmedabad reach Paris (3N, 4D) then leave Paris and enter Scotland (4N, 5D) then back to London (3N, 4D). My family will then fly back to India on ...
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American in Schengen - multiple visits over the year [duplicate]

One calculation question… I’m an American on a Schengen 90/180 day tourist visa. I was in Oslo, Norway from Jan 9 - March 19. My plan is to go back from… May 15 - May 27, 2019. Then again July 1st - ...
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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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Overstayed in Schengen area, came back without issues and have to enter again

I am an Asian research student in UK. I took part in a European project so that I have to attend some short courses and do experiment in Schengen countries for a short period. I spent 2 months in ...
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Travel to/from Germany without a passport [duplicate]

I'm not going to have my passport for 3/4 weeks in Germany, but I was hoping to go, probably by bus, to Poland/France at some point. I will have a student card, scan of my passport and a certificate ...
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dropped out from school on schengen long term student visa [closed]

I was admitted to a school on schengen long term student visa(multiple entry), but I had to drop out after 6 months. Now I went to another Schengen state, and see good schools, I like to join, how do ...
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Main Destination for Schengen Visa

Planning a eurotrip from India this summer...iten: Entry: Amsterdam 3 nights Belgium:4 nights Italy: 5 nights Spain: 5 nights France: 3 nights port of exit back to India. Which consulate should I ...
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What increase my chances of getting a Schengen visa? [duplicate]

I'm from Algeria, I didn't make a passport yet (just felt like saying that in case having a new passport is considered as a red flag somehow) and money is not really a problem. I was wondering what ...
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Schengen visa application rejected because my US visa stamp expires in December. What are my options?

I went to the Italian consulate in Washington, DC today and they would not accept my visa application because they said my US visa stamp cannot expire less than 3 months after the end of my trip to ...
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Schengen visa application in USA but next destination is India

I am in a unique situation, I am traveling to Italy and applying to Schengen visa in USA. My final destination is India. H1B valid until Aug 6th, 2019. Italy travel dates May 16th till May 26th (...
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Entering another Schengen Country from India on EU / EAA Residence Permit

I am a non-EU national (Indian) currently staying in Norway. I hold a valid Norwegian Residence Card for family members of EU nationals. I am aware this allows me access to travel, visit and enter ...
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Copenhagen passport control - US citizen

I was lining up for passport control at CPH and saw some people providing their fingerprint. I wasn't asked to provide it. Is this is a one time thing or are fingerprints not required from US citizens?...
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US citizen flying to France today and my passport expires in less than 2 months

I'm an American citizen and I have a flight out to France today. One of my travel companions informed me that having a passport that expires in less than 2 months (on June 19th) might be a problem. ...
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Schengen visa refused from German embassy

I am Sri-Lankan staying in Bangladesh working in well established company in Bangladesh. I, my wife and two kids applied for Schengen visa from German embassy in Dhaka. I got only sponser letter from ...
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Can I visit Paris with a visa for Germany which I got in India? [duplicate]

I have got a Deutchesland visa for Germany in India. I want to go Paris too. Do I need different Visa for that?it's written Valid for. Deutchesland Type D
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Leave letter from employer for visa - UK and Schengen, separate letters or one?

I am travelling to Poland for 3 days and UK for 8 days in June, and then to Germany in August for about 6 days. These are two separate trips. I am getting a leave/NOC letter from my employer for this ...
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Can I use a standard tourist visa as a transit visa for UK/Schengen areas?

I am traveling to Poland and most of my flight options pass via London, or other Schengen countries. I will have a UK visa since my next destination is Birmingham. I won't be leaving the airport area ...
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North Cyprus on Schengen Visa

I am a Pakistani National currently residing in Hungary with a Hungarian residence permit that allows me to travel visa-free throughout the Schengen zone. I also know that i can travel to south Cyprus ...
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Denied Schengen Visa twice, what should I do? [duplicate]

I hold a Nigerian Passport and I was invited to Netherlands for a final set of interviews. I have completed 4 stages of interview already but I was refused with the first time with this reason "...
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Schengen Single entry Business Visa to Multi entry

I hold an Indian passport. I am invited by a company in Netherlands for an interview in April last week-May first week 2019. They provided a letter to be shown at embassy requesting Single entry ...
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Non-EU family member re-entering Schengen without residence card

My husband and son are EU citizens but I am not. We lived for the past nine years in Germany where I had the regular Aufenthaltskarte (residence card; not the Daueraufenthaltskarte for permanent ...
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What should I write in Family Name(Surname) field in Schengen Visa portal [duplicate]

I don't have anything in my Surname field, then what should I write in Family Name(Surname) field while applying for German Visa. My First Name and Last Name is printed in the Given Name field in my ...
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Can one apply for a Schengen visa while visiting the Uk as a tourist?

My husband and I together with our 9 month old son wish to visit Portugal when we visit the UK in 4 months time , however we are resident in St Helena island , a British oversees territory . Our ...
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Old visa and new visa [duplicate]

I have an old schengen visa that expires on the 11th and a new one that starts on the 12th and is valid for three months. Is it possible to arrive on 9th?
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Freedom of movement and 90/180 day rule

TL;DR: Do stays in the Schengen zone while accompanying a family member who is an EU citizen count towards the 90/180 day limit? What sort of documentation is needed in this case? Suppose a citizen ...
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Travelling to Europe before student visa [closed]

I am a US citizen a bit worried about possibly jeopardizing my French student visa by visiting France too much. I went to France in January for two weeks to visit my SO, and he was supposed to come to ...