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Schengen Transit visa when travelling from India to Sweden

Of course if the max duration is 15 days and you stay 16 days this is not fine. You need to make sure your stay stays within the given limits. Note that what counts is when you enter and exit the ...
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What is the meaning of this black/white (likely non-traffic) sign seen on German highways?

These signs are part of a test track for autonomous driving. The German Wikipedia says in its article about the A9: Teststrecke für autonomes Fahren Abschnitte [der A9] in Bayern sollen als Testfeld ...
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Turkish transit visa

Assuming she is travelling from Germany, and that her travel document is 1954 Convention, Timatic returns the following answer: Visa required. TWOV (Transit Without Visa) Passengers transiting ...
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Schengen visa issued by Germany - Is a layover in Vienna okay before heading to Berlin?

You write: I've read that you are supposed to enter the Schengen area through the country that issued your visa or is your main destination. Not sure where you read that, but it’s incorrect. You can ...
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Is it acceptable if I put an Umweltplakette to the top-right instead of the bottom-right corner of the windshield?

The 35. BImSchV, the legal norm that governs the Umweltplakette, is pretty clear on where to place the badge: Zur Kennzeichnung eines Kraftfahrzeuges ist die Plakette deutlich sichtbar auf der ...
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Schengen visa for parents without Verpflichtungserklärungen document

As a partial answer, I think you are mixing several different concepts in your question: A Verpflichtungserklärung is a pledge to pay the German state for the costs of (intentional or unintentional) ...
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How can I get Munich's environmental badge at the last minute?

Fun fact: The green German sticker can also be obtained in Slovakia, at any Dekra vehicle inspection station: https://www.dekra.sk/sk/ekologicka-plaketa-pre-nemecko/. The whole procedure shouldn't ...
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How can I get Munich's environmental badge at the last minute?

Does this mean that I can just come to one of these places and get a badge without waiting for too long (considering that I come during their open hours)? Yes, I got one that way years ago and @Tor-...
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What kind of visa do I need for a short summer school in Germany?

You are in fact travelling on behalf of them and fulfilling the mission/"business" of the university to advance the research funded by the grant, especially considering that your employer-...
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Tipping in hotels in Germany

I've tipped once when I was on vacation, but not for any of the around 600 nights on business trips in hotels in Germany so far (I work at a consulting company). I wouldn't even have thought of it and ...
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How many Streifenkarte stripes are needed to get from Munich airport to the city centre?

The reason for the confusion is that the tariff zones in and around Munich were restructured a few years ago. The second article you are linking to is from 2016 and explains what was correct at that ...
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How many Streifenkarte stripes are needed to get from Munich airport to the city centre?

According to the official planner it's 7 stripes. https://m.mvv-muenchen.de/mvvMobile5/en/index.html#trips The price of a Streifenkarte is now €17 for adults.
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Biometrics in case of a D visa issued by a European country

EU law does not require the collection of fingerprints from applicants and holders of national D-type visas. If you are required to request a residence permit (card) after entry, EU law does require ...
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Biometrics in case of a D visa issued by a European country

The simple answer to you is if you have not provided biometrics meaning fingerprints at your home country then you are going to be doing that in the country who issued you D Visa and most probably at ...
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Biometrics in case of a D visa issued by a European country

I want to ask if the immigration fingerprints you when you enter EU As a visa national, your fingerprints have already been collected. The Border Guards will take your fingerprints again to compare ...
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Biometrics in case of a D visa issued by a European country

EU border points are not all set up to do it routinely and systematically at the moment but I think it is supposed to come in the near future. Some automated passport control gates do it but that's ...
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Schengen visa while on cruise

However, we are unsure whether to apply for it through the German Consulate or the Norway Consulate. With good reason. Neither the Schengen Visa Code nor the German Visumshandbuch deal with the ...
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Schengen visa while on cruise

When applying for a Schengen visa, the general rule is to apply through the consulate of the country where you will spend the most days. In your case, since your cruise starts and ends in Germany but ...
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Non-EU student - which visa category should I apply under for my summer project (German visa)?

Visa rejections and refusals are two different things. Your visa rejection clearly means that the category you applied was not valid for you hence your application was not complete , as instructed by ...
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