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Applying Schengen Visa from country of citizenship not country of residence

Some observations: If they are unhappy about your place of residence, the French consulate should not “reject” the application, only decline to process it. That means you should get your fee back and ...
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Travel on last day of Schengen visa

Your visa should be valid only till you leave the Schengen passport control. The layovers, outside the Schengen area after this won't be a problem anyway.
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Can you travel to Ireland with an UK + Schengen Visa (if you are Indian and are travelling from Austria)?

Timatic, the database used by airlines to check for documentation requirements says: Travelling to Ireland Passport Passport required. Document Validity: Passports and other documents accepted for ...
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Can you travel to Ireland with an UK + Schengen Visa (if you are Indian and are travelling from Austria)?

Your first link (British Irish Visa Scheme, Ireland), only applies to 'Indian nationals who are living in India at the time of the application' and must be endorsed with ‘BIVS’. The second link (BIVS,...
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My Schengen visa got revoked mid-trip, what should I do?

I tried that, but had no luck. Slovenian embassy was pretty adamant. My original hotel in Slovenia reported them when I cancelled my booking. Anyway, I exited Switzerland without any issue. They didn'...
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My Schengen visa got revoked mid-trip, what should I do?

The reason you have to apply for a visa with the country that is the main destination of your trip is to spread the workload, and to counter visa shopping. Since you violated the rules your visa got ...
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Italian Schengen visa form session expired

Got the same issue on Greece Schengen visa application. After trying FF, Chrome and Edge here's a simple solution I found: Install "Tab autorefresh" extension for your browser (does not ...
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How do consulates verify documents?

Not really an answer, but rather a frame challenge. I don’t know of any visitor visa which would exclude unemployed people. Otherwise students, retired people, housewives and children could never get ...
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Schengen exit stamp on old passport

Attaching old and new passports are sometimes done, but this is why it is not (or at least no longer) a good practice. It is extremely unusual to present three passports to a border officer unless ...
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Should I show mutual fund statements for Schengen visa or liquidate to my bank account?

I applied Schengen visa recently. I provided my mutual fund and stock statements and it was accepted as a proof of funds. A cover letter mentioning the details and your plan to liquidate as needed ...
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Can I enter another Schengen country as my entry point, if I have a multi-entry 1 year Visa?

You can enter the Schengen Area through any country (which makes sense, of course…), but the main reason for your first trip to the Schengen Area on that visa should be in the country which issued the ...
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Should I show mutual fund statements for Schengen visa or liquidate to my bank account?

If you include your mutual fund statements as well as bank statements (and you should) then it will be clear what the origin of the transferred funds is and there will be no trouble. On the other hand ...
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Multiple entry Short term Schengen visa valid for 5 days

Article 24 of the Schengen Visa Code states: (…) Provided that the applicant fulfils the entry conditions set out in point (a) and points (c) to (e) of Article 6(1) of Regulation (EU) 2016/399, ...
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