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Can I enter Spain with a few days left in expiration of my French student visa?

This visa does allow you to travel to other Schengen countries and is still valid. In the somewhat unlikely event that you are checked at the border (not seen any enforcement on a trip last week), ...
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Traveling in Schengen zone with Italian residence permit

Yes, you can use your European residence permit instead of the Schengen visa. However, considering specifics of Italy, you should keep in mind that it important to have a valid permit (the plastic ...
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Traveling in Schengen zone with Italian residence permit

Yes, a valid residence permit or D visa issued by a schengen state will usually allow you to travel within the Schengen area on business/tourism etc... much the same as you could have done on a ...
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Traveling in Schengen zone with Italian residence permit

Yes you can travel without a visa. A residence permit (especially a card in the common format) exempts you from any visa requirement in the Schengen area and gives you the right to stay in other ...
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Do I have to recheck my luggage and obtain a transfer visa for my connecting flight in Germany?

Single Ticket: If your flights are on a single booking, your bags get will get checked through to the final destination. You just need to walk off the arriving plane and walk over to your departure ...
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Can German Covpass app store 4th covid vaccine dose information?

Yes, the CovPass app shows the 2nd booster dose as 4/4. based on a certificate issued on the 2022-04-05 The CovPass-Check app simply says that it is valid. All of the applications use the same base ...
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What are the steps that one should follow if one loses their German residence permit (Aufenthaltstitel) while travelling outside of Europe?

Loss of Passport (§56(5) AufenthV) or Aufenthaltstitel §57a Pflichten der Inhaber von Dokumenten mit elektronischem Speicher- und Verarbeitungsmedium nach § 78 des Aufenthaltsgesetzes - AufenthV must ...
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Dress code at German classical concert

Unless it is a highly formal event where a dresscode (black tie, white tie) is specifically announced, you can rarely go wrong with smart casual, and it matches my personal experience of such events. ...
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Dress code at German classical concert

From my experience, black jeans and long-sleeve shirt are the minimum. They won't kick you out if you come in a t-shirt, but you might feel out of place. Of course, you can dress up more if you like; ...
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Dress code at German classical concert

My husband and I regularly go to the Philharmonic in Düsseldorf and to the Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf. At both venues it's not so fancy. Most of the older men would wear trousers, not jeans. And a ...
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Dress code at German classical concert

I would say that the dresscode depends more on the type of venue than the type of concert. At least I would dress differently if I go to a classical concert in a concert hall than I would do if I go ...
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Will I not be allowed to enter Germany without health insurance?

Having medical insurance that covers your time in Germany is technically mandatory. However if you don't need a visa for Germany (for example because you are a US citizen), you will not be asked to ...
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Travelling to France with an expired German identity card

One important thing is that in France, unlike Germany, there is no obligation to carry or even hold any specific type of identification document. And as an EU citizen, you also have very extensive ...
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Travelling to France with an expired German identity card

Certain agreements do exist (including with France), but there is no guarantee that travel is possible with an expired ID. Therefore the recommendation is to travel only with a valid travel document. ...
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Why is it required to submit proof of residence and proof of airplane ticket for Schengen Visa?

It is requested because the visa issuing country has no obligation to give you the full 90 days. They can issue any duration they see fit. Here is an example of a short stay visa with duration of stay ...
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Do I actually need to show a proof of plane ticket for applying a Schengen Visa for Germany?

TL; dr If your trip is for tourism, you must have a "valid and confirmed flight reservation" to apply for a visa. More detail Germany is part of the Schengen Area, and citizens of India ...
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