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For almost all non European Union/EEA citizens, an entry or exit stamp is mandatory upon crossing the external Schengen border Article 8 (3) Border Code (thorough check) Article 11 (3) Border Code (e) Citizens of Andorra, Monaco and San Marino are exempted No 'Immigration' (enter/exit) stamp for persons enjoying the right of free movement under Union ...


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There are no passport controls to enter Vatican City. Technically, the Vatican is not part of the Schengen Zone or the EU, but it has an open border with Italy, and Italy is the only way to enter the Vatican. So no-one will even know you have visited Vatican. As o.m mentioned: it is more like "they have a practical agreement that the Vatican doesn't ...


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To get "Airside," you have to pass through the country's Immigration exit check. To get to the Immigration exit check, you must first show your boarding pass and go through security. To get a boarding pass, you must check in to the flight, and be issued a boarding pass by the airline or print it out before you get to the airport. (Some airports switch this, ...


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Indeed, this is one of the many questions that is still unclear. The liklihood is high, that while valid, this card will remain proof that your wife is family member of a EU citizen. Based on the German Embassy text below (which may be country specific) a Schengen Visa must be applied for after Brexit and will be issued based on EU rules for a family ...


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Yes, it matters which embassy/consulate you apply to. The main rule to be aware of in cases like this, is that you must apply to the country that is the main destination of your trip. If that country doesn't have a representation in a certain part of the world, they might have chosen to be nice to the people living in that part of the world, and made an ...


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The readiness to give you a multiple-entry, long-validity visa depends in part on your travel history to the Schengen area. So if this is your first application, apply separately for the two visa. If you have a long and incident-free history, ask for a multiple-entry visa.


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You should apply from the country of your permanent residence. Because your friend holds a green card and lives in the USA, they can apply in the USA as mentioned by Immihelp. However, if you are planning to stay in the Schengen area for more than 90 days, you need to apply for a visa from the Embassy of the country which is your sole or main destination. ...


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Free movement also covers short-term travel, so your being in France is sufficient for this trip to constitute "joining" you. But unless your family relationship falls under the free movement directive, your relative will need a standard Schengen visa with the application requiring the larger set of supporting documents. If you don't live together, it is ...


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You seem to think that visas are a right and that they have to grant you one unless there is a very specific rule that says they shouldn’t. This is not the case. The applicant needs to establish that they will respect the rules of their visa (no work, no relying on the state, leaving in time). By overstaying, one shows they do not respect the rules, which ...


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Strictly speaking, your are not visiting your son, he is joining you for a part of your traveling. Since the main purpose is traveling, even a last minute change of plans for a short visit would be acceptable (within the granted dates of the visa). It should be added if, at time of application, the intention of a visit exists.


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You will need to apply at the embassy/consulate of the country which is your primary destination. From the EU website: You must lodge the application for a Schengen visa at the Consulate of the country that you intend to visit, or – if you intend to visit more than one Schengen State, the Consulate of the country where you will spend the longest period. ...


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Do I need to get my parents schengen visa cancelled before the trip starts? If yes then, will the embassy also revoke my visa too because it was issued on the ground that we will be traveling together? Do I need to cancel the visa? Unused Schengen Visa: While the officers at next applications may look at former visa and whether you used them, they do ...


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@Aritro Pathak, In choosing the country for your Schengen visa application, make sure you follow the dictates of the Schengen Visa Code, Section 1, Article 5. That Article provides: Article 5 Member State competent for examining and deciding on an application The Member State competent for examining and deciding on an application for a ...


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Never heard of such a requirement. How come? Every visit is limited to 15 days, but up to 90 days are allowed per 180 day period.


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If you are citizens of India you need visas, even if remaining airside, unless certain exceptions apply. Most Schengen States do not require visas for airside transit for Indian citizens, but Germany does. Visas can be applied for at a German mission or a visa application centre.


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The Italian consulate is required to give you an appointment within two weeks. The way you describe it, it looks like they are ignoring EU rules. In your case, I would contact the consulate and perhaps the embassy. Contacting them now will also help you to prove that you actually tried to make an appointment early. When you hand in your application, they ...


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Yes, if I understand correctly. When you enter (every time), you count 90 days: you should exit by that day (or before that). But you should also count 180 days. You should never been in Schengen more then 90 days during these 180 days. Note: if you enter several times in Schengen area, you should count separately the 180 days periods, so you should check ...


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This is absolutely fine. It’s quite common for people to book separate tickets now. As long as you can prove you’ll leave the Schengen area with a return ticket you should have no problems.


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It not very clear what type of Schengen Visa you are applying for. I assume your an Indian citizen travelling from the US to India. For a flight transfer using an internal Schengen Area flight a normal C-Visa must be applied for New York --> Paris --> München --> India For a transfer inside a Airport International Transit Areas, Schengen Countries ...


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