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Wrongly got exit stamp from Schengen zone

There are visa types that have a limited amount of entries (usually 1 or 2) but you have a residence permit which does not have such a limit. Your residence permit allows you to leave and reenter the ...
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Is my friend from Egypt with a Schengen visa allowed to visit the UK?

It is possible, though he will need a separate visa for the UK than the schengen visa. Its a well known problem for many non-EU people in the UK/I or mainland Europe that they can't easily go to the ...
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Leaving (and reentering) Schengen area with document of other country as a EU national?

Technical note: Nationals of country B are not issued a 90-day visa upon entry to the Schengen area; rather, they are allowed to enter without a visa. That means that country B is an "Annex II" ...
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Requirements for entering French Guyana for holder of German residence permit

According to the French government site, a visa national who has a Schengen residence permit or long-stay visa is exempt from the visa requirement for a short stay (or up to 90 days) in French Guyana ...
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How can I receive a visa for a short trip to Ireland, as a resident of Germany?

What are the procedures to apply for a travel visa? You would need to apply for a regular tourist visa at the nearest Irish consulate. You can find a detailed guide on how to apply for a visa at the ...
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Is my friend from Egypt with a Schengen visa allowed to visit the UK?

Having residency in a Schengen country does not allow entry to the UK. Entering the information from your question into the UK government's site to check whether a visa is required shows that your ...
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can I travel to France when I have a German aufenthaltstitel that is valid for three years

The German Aufenthaltstitel is a residence permit for the purpose of the Schengen codes (and probably for every other purpose). As such, it allows you to travel to other Schengen countries. See, for ...
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E-Visa needed for Turkey if have a valid Residence Permit from Germany?

According to http://www.mfa.gov.tr/visa-information-for-foreigners.en.mfa, your German residence permit allows you to use a single-entry e-Visa: India: Diplomatic passport holders are exempt from ...
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Can I reenter Schengen via a different country than the one for which I hold a residency card?

It is perfectly possible. My friend from India entered Europe through Paris even though he was a student in Germany. As your visa is student national visa, it allows multiple entries into the Schengen ...
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Do German resident who is Nigerian still have to obtain a visa to travel to the UK?

Yes. Having a German residence permit makes no difference https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y/nigeria/tourism/no
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Can I take a flight within Germany on my Blue card if I do not have a passport

Yes, your residence card (Aufenthaltstitel) allows you to travel within Germany, but does not allow you to cross the national border. You are, however, required to show and/or hand out your passport ...
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What exactly does the UK Consulate mean by "change of application circumstance"?

First let's take a look at the reasons for your refusal... You correctly stated that you are a student, however your studies end soon and no explanation is given on your future plans. Therefore your ...
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Can I have medical treatment in Turkey with a tourist visa?

The consulate answer is correct. There is a special visa for medial treatment: 5- OTHER VISAS ... d) Medical Treatment Purposes Thus indeed it would be illegal under Turkish law. Regarding having ...
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Does a non-EEA spouse, travelling to the UK without their EEA national spouse, require a visa?

No, your residence card and passport are not sufficient. Neither is an EEA family permit, which anyway you won't be granted because you are traveling without your spouse. You need a Standard Visitor ...
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Can an Indian citizen studying in Germany travel to India through Paris airport?

Germany and France are both in the Schengen area. If you have a long-stay visa (or residence permit) that lets you travel to Germany, you can also use that visa to enter or leave the Schengen area in ...
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Can I stay in Romania for more than 90 days in a 180-day period by combining a short-term C visa and a German residence permit?

Simple answer: No. The time limits for a stay (90 days in 180 days) apply to you as a person and is not something you can add up if you for some reason should have multiple credentials. I would even ...
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Travel to Czech Republic with only Blaue Karte (EU) without Passport

Even if there are no fixed immigration checks at the German land borders anymore, both German and foreign citizens are required by law to carry a valid travel document (passport or EEA national id ...
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Do I need an International Driving Permit to drive in Muscat?

I made a comment earlier which implied that you will not be able to drive on your national license as a visitor in Oman. My comment was based on this statement on the IDP website All visitors who ...
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US B2 visa was denied

If this is for a trip in 3 months and you’ve already been denied, I would do my best to try to get either a refund, reschedule your trip for a year in the future, or change to another destination ...
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Caribbean cruise with Indian Passport and German permanent residence permit with first port of entry : Dom. Rep

For anyone interested, my electronic residence permit was enough for this trip (considering I was staying at the first port of entry for a period of less than 24 hours).
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Travel to South Korea with a German residence permit (but less than 6 months)

Let me answer my question. I was granted a visa and was travelling to South Korea. The officer did not ask specifically about the validity of my German residence permit but was focussing on my bank ...
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UK visitor visa from Germany - translation of Aufenhaltstitel (residence permit)

In theory, the Aufenthaltstitel (Residence Title) card need not be translated, since there is a PRADO entry that gives an English translation of the different types. Relavant may be for them the ...
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Ukrainian with permant German residency, do I need a visa for the UK?

Yes https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y Permanent residency status elsewhere in the EU does not allow Ukrainian citizens to enter the UK without a visa.
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Finland: Medical Issues/Possible Accidental Overstay (American citizen, German residency permit)

The Schengen rules are a rolling window. You can spend 90 days out of every 180 days outside the country of your long-stay visa. Today is May 14th, 2021, so visits before November 16th, 2020 do not ...
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Can I stay in Romania for more than 90 days in a 180-day period by combining a short-term C visa and a German residence permit?

No, you cannot. A 'national long-stay visa' is not a 'national Romanian short-term C visa'. Also the visas are not relevant to determine if you (as a person) have exceeded the 90 days within a total ...
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Can I enter Switzerland with a German temporary residence permit?

This depends on your Fiktionsbescheinigung as described in german on this official document You have three boxes, which can be ticked on page three. If the first or second are ticked you are not ...
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Can I fly to Cyprus from Brussels with a German residence permit?

Your residence permit is valid for entering and exiting the Schengen Area anywhere, so you can use it at Brussels Airport.
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Turkish visa invitation letter

It's conditional, among General Information About Turkish Visas, only necessary when a person or company in Turkey has extended an invitation (added emphasis mine). Tourist Visa If an ...
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Is it necessary to provide original of the residence permit when applying for the UK visa?

Under the circumstances, yes, as it is asking for confirmation of legal residence, if you are not a national of the country in which you are applying. However, if your right to reside there is ...
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Travelling to US with a German residence permit but from another EU country: Will be a problem on both sides?

Can I fly from another EU country to the US? Of course. You can fly from any country to the US. Do not forget to list those countries in your customs declaration. I heard some issues from my ...
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