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Are there any specific plans for France to shut/restrict its Schengen borders during the 2024 Summer Olympics?

France among other EU countries has been using Schengen exception clauses to reinstate interior border controls since the 2015 terrorist attacks, and circumventing/overusing them ever since in a ...
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Are there any specific plans for France to shut/restrict its Schengen borders during the 2024 Summer Olympics?

It is very likely it will renew the controls reintroduction, since those have been reintroduced since 2015 : Foreseeable cases (Article 25 and 26 of the codified SBC) For foreseeable events (e.g. ...
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What is the minimum requirement to extend Schengen visa without any official reservations?

While the Schengen visa code technically allows you to enter any country within the Schengen area and stay for the duration of your visa, it is advisable to adhere to the main destination you ...
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What is the minimum requirement to extend Schengen visa without any official reservations?

If I don't travel at all during my approved duration, could that affect my chances of approval later? You do not need to justify why you did not use a visa. I secured a French Schengen Visa ... ...
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Travelling to ICLR in Vienna, Austria from India. Confusion about walk-ins

Now, I haven't had any communication with the Austrian Embassy itself You won't have any, VFSGlobal is a subcontractor responsible for customer facing actions regarding visas (Visa Facilitation ...
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Can I walk to the Netherlands from Weeze, Germany (NRN)?

Aside from potential visa and border check issues, Google maps shows a nice 1hr & 20 minute walk from the P2 parking to cross the border and thence through a park with a bridge over a divided lake ...
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Can you travel without ID to another country to get to your passport country's embassy if there is none in the current country (Europe)?

Before Brexit, it was uncommon for the French border guards at the Eurotunnel terminal in Folkestone to check passports — they normally just waved you through, if they’d even bothered to man the ...
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Can you travel without ID to another country to get to your passport country's embassy if there is none in the current country (Europe)?

Its a movie. If you can pretend that Zürich is the capital of Switzerland and that its trams are Czech and its population speaks with an Austrian dialect you can also pretend that there is no border. ...
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Can you travel without ID to another country to get to your passport country's embassy if there is none in the current country (Europe)?

Last year, while traveling in Italy, my passport and residency permit were stolen. I reported the theft at a local police station in Florence. When I contacted my embassy for assistance, I learned ...
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Can I walk to the Netherlands from Weeze, Germany (NRN)?

Article 22 of the Schengen Borders Code says, in its entirety, Internal borders may be crossed at any point without a border check on persons, irrespective of their nationality, being carried out. ...
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Can you travel without ID to another country to get to your passport country's embassy if there is none in the current country (Europe)?

The Germany to Denmark case probably falls under the “temporary reintroduction of internal border checks” due to the ongoing migrant crisis. On the other hand, checks at the border between Schengen ...
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Can you travel without ID to another country to get to your passport country's embassy if there is none in the current country (Europe)?

Hollywood-grade accuracy, really. Especially considering the lack of knowledge about international travel and geography Americans have. On the other question, about how to replace your ID if lost, I ...
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Can you travel without ID to another country to get to your passport country's embassy if there is none in the current country (Europe)?

In the movie The Bourne Identity, Jason Bourne was able to get from Imperia, Italy to Zurich, Switzerland with only cash using the train. The character Jason Bourne/David Webb was born in Nixa, ...
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Can you travel without ID to another country to get to your passport country's embassy if there is none in the current country (Europe)?

Spot checks do happen on some intra-Schengen borders, especially land Note that : If you are a EU/EEA/CH citizen, you may go to any other EU/EEA/CH embassy if your own country doesn't hold a ...
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Can I walk to the Netherlands from Weeze, Germany (NRN)?

Just a reminder, that if you do choose to do this, then (assuming you need a Schengen) visa, then you will still need to apply to the Dutch authorities, not the German ones
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Can I walk to the Netherlands from Weeze, Germany (NRN)?

From Weeze to the Netherlands there are low traffic flow roads. As common in the Netherlands, next to them there is a cyclist dedicated path, which can also be used by pedestrians. This is an example ...
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Can I walk to the Netherlands from Weeze, Germany (NRN)?

So am I allowed to walk into the Netherlands at that border crossing 2km south of Weeze? Yes. Is this allowed? Yes. Pedestrian border crossings between the Netherlands and Germany are quite common. ...
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Can I walk to the Netherlands from Weeze, Germany (NRN)?

Both Germany and the Netherlands are in the Schengen area and the border checks which are needed will be done on arrival in Germany, which those are depends on where you come from. There will be no ...
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EU citizen making unofficial crossing from non-Schengen EU country to Schengen EU country

Generally speaking, if you are physically able to cross a border, it's your duty either not to do it, or to report to some designated locations. In some places, it may be legal for citizens of one of ...
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EU citizen making unofficial crossing from non-Schengen EU country to Schengen EU country

It is not an offence to sail to France, but it is an offence if you try to evade the mandatory border and immigration control when arriving for the first time at a French port. Without checking the ...
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Sofia and Athens by various modes of transport— when do I enter Schengen?

Bulgaria and Romania will join the Schengen area on March 31st. Your presence in one of those countries on or after that date will count towards your 90 days 'allowance'. Upon intervention from ...
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Entering Greece from Bulgaria on dirt roads

Actually Bulgaria is not even in Schengen by air or sea yet, that starts on March 31 (2024). At this time, you would be crossing an external Schengen border, and you are only allowed to do that at an ...
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Schengen multiple-entry visa

Yes, after the first visit you can go anywhere in Schengen Area, as long as this is within the 90/180 rule (no more than 90 days in the Schengen Area in any 180-day period), and that you meet the ...
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Multiple-entry Type D visa - Re-entering in a different country

Is it okay to re-enter the Schengen Area in a different country than the one that issued my visa and then stay at that other country a week before returning to my visa country? Yes, a national (Type ...
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What happens if I enter a Schengen country with a UK passport, overstay, and leave with EU ID?

When I want to return to London, will Spanish authorities think that I've overstayed if I show my UK passport? Yes! This is a great reason not to present your UK passport. You can also present both, ...
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Schengen visa application for non-consecutive trips

It’s certainly possible, but whether it’s a good idea will depend a lot on your circumstances. If your two trips were a lot closer, or they were for business, or if you already had received and used ...
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Schengen visa application for non-consecutive trips

To cut short ask for multiple entry visa. Technically you should apply where you stay the most country A you can mention second country B also but there’s no need. Think it’s always a good idea to ...
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What happens if I enter a Schengen country with a UK passport, overstay, and leave with EU ID?

You're an EU citizen so it's legally impossible for you to overstay. This does not change based on what documents you happen to be carrying when you cross the Schengen border. What will actually ...
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