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Concerns about purchasing tickets prior to visa approval

Well, there’s no loss of money because most of the international airlines follow money back policy for the unused tickets. Depending on the duration, you can either get full refund or major portion of ...
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Where would I clear passport control on a connecting intra-Schengen flight?

My question is, where will I get my passport stamped? In Greece, at your port of entry Will I run into issues at passport control if my primary destination is Greece, but I am transiting to Spain? ...
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Do non-EU citizens need to carry a passport when travelling from Austria to Austria by train via the Deutsches Eck (German Corner)?

Austrian trains passing through the Deutsches Eck (German Corner) are corridor trains that may be treated as any other domestic train. In some sense, the train passing through Germany is just like ...
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Do non-EU citizens need to carry a passport when travelling from Austria to Austria by train via the Deutsches Eck (German Corner)?

TL;DR: Yes, as a non-EEA citizen, you need to carry a passport in the situation you describe in your question. First of all, both Austrian and German national law require all persons to carry a ...
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Infant son's name on Schengen tourist visa (Switzerland) differs from passport

A Schengen visa is issued against a valid travel document. The number of the travel document (in most cases a passport) will also be printed on the visa sticker that will be affixed to the travel ...
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What ID number do I use on a Schengen visa application form?

The full question in the application form is: Residence in a country other than the country of current nationality: □ No □ Yes. Residence permit or equivalent ……………………………… No. …………………………………....... ...
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Is 1.5 hours enough for flight transfer in Frankfurt?

I did something similar (1.5 hr layover at Frankfurt) about a year ago. Things moved fast enough that I was able to make the transfer. I was travelling to US and didn't had to clear the immigration.
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Is 1.5 hours enough for flight transfer in Frankfurt?

You have to clear immigration in Frankfurt, but if this is a through ticket, you will usually have plenty of time with 1.5 hours. The minimum transfer time in Frankfurt is only 45 minutes, even for ...
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Irish passport holder travelling with spouse (UK passport holder)

My concern is not about length of stay initially,but this could impact at a later date,when or if the 90 days were exceeded. I have spoken with several couples,who don’t have,the luxury on of one of ...
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To which non-Schengen countries can I travel with a Schengen residency?

Georgia allows valid visa holders and residents of Schengen countries, Australia, USA, UAE, New Zealand, Bahrain, UK, Japan, Ireland, Israel, Canada, Qatar, Cyprus, South Korea, Oman, Saudi Arabia and ...
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Is it okay to submit an itinerary for a Schengen visa which includes travel to a non-Schengen country first?

The Schengen visa officer does not mind where the applicant comes from when entering the Schengen zone, it can be from home, it can be a visa free country or they can come from a country for which ...
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To which non-Schengen countries can I travel with a Schengen residency?

The question here is a bit different from Which are the non Schengen countries that allow entry for Schengen visa holders?, because it asks about residency holders and not visa holders. As it was ...
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Not getting passport stamped in Sweden

Yes! Has happened to me several times in several EU countries. They still keep track of your travel details in the database.
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Leaving the Schengen area with an expired visa and transiting through another Schengen country

Without a valid Schengen visa or residency permit, they are not allowed to travel to any other Schengen country. A récépissé for a renewal counts as a residency permit, a récépissé for a first ...
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Denied boarding on RyanAir intra-Schengen despite valid German Residency travel documents

First, as this was an internal Schengen flight, you should not need any documentation other than ID (and even that, not always) to board that flight. For some weird reason Ryanair go over the top on ...
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Travel in Schengen with Portugal residency card while US passport has less than 6 months remaining validity

The Schengen Borders Code restrictions on third-country nationals do not apply to your wife if you are an EU citizen or a citizen of an EEA country or Switzerland. See article 2, items (5) and (6), ...
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Dual British-Italian citizen, what passport should I use travelling to Italy on holiday?

Ad an addition to other answers (so maybe your question was too broad/you asked too many questions, which it is not good for this website design). If you are Italian, you can always enter in Italy, ...
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Dual British-Italian citizen, what passport should I use travelling to Italy on holiday?

I am due to travel to Italy in August for a week, and in September for two weeks and I haven't checked in yet with the airlines. To enter the Schengen Area, EU citizens are only required to prove ...
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Dual British-Italian citizen, what passport should I use travelling to Italy on holiday?

Travel with both: At check-in/gate UK-Italy, present the Italian passport or ID At Italian entry border control, present the Italian passport or ID At check-in/gate Italy-UK, present the British ...
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Dual British-Italian citizen, what passport should I use travelling to Italy on holiday?

You are worrying too much. It is rather unlikely to lose a passport and in any case your Italian passport would allow you entry into the UK, you will not even get a stamp. Only if you are asked how ...
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What happens if I don't use a Schengen visa?

This doesn't matter for this trip. But in the future when you next apply, the consulate you apply to will review your travel history and they will see you did not do what you said you were going to do....
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Visa to Czech republic revoked before travelling

Now that was totally new to me. Is this something embassies normally do? No and I personally consider it an abuse of the process but it does happen. Not many countries would collect and transfer data ...
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I am a US citizen, my wife is Belgian. We intend to spend 6+ months in Italy. Do I need a visa?

While I can't answer regarding your status as a US citizen, it feels worth pointing out that your wife actually needs to register as well. EU citizen have a legal right to stay in any other EU country ...
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Travel to Schengen zone for tourism with "visite pro" business visa

Is it possible to travel with this business visa for tourism during the 6 month multi entry period? Only if you have used your first entry so perhaps the situation has changed and they're now ...
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Clarification needed about my Schengen visa (CZ, DE, SK)

This a visa issued with "limited territorial validity" as laid out in article 25 of the Schengen visa code found here. The visa sticker is filled out as per ANNEX VII 1.1 to 1.4 of the same ...
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I am a US citizen, my wife is Belgian. We intend to spend 6+ months in Italy. Do I need a visa?

we intend to spend 6+months in italy, do I need a visa? No, when traveling or joining a EU citizen the normal restrictions for 3rd country nationals do not apply. Non-Italian EU citizens must, ...
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I am a US citizen, my wife is Belgian. We intend to spend 6+ months in Italy. Do I need a visa?

do I need a visa No, as a US citizen, you are already allowed into the Schengen Area visa-free, + as a family member of a Union citizen, you benefit from the same freedom of movement as the union ...
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Travel for a short duration in the Schengen area with a residence permit and an expired passport

I have a residence permit (not an ID card, but a one-year residence permit) from Belgium, This answer assumes that the residence permit has not expired. Is there any way I could obtain a visa or ...
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Clarification needed about my Schengen visa (CZ, DE, SK)

The symbol following "ETATS SCHENGEN" is a dash to be interpreted as a minus sign. This means that your visa has a limited territorial validity, and is not valid for travel to the Czech ...
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Can I travel to Schengen with my long-stay Romanian visa?

If you have residency in a Schengen country, temporary or not, this allows you 90/180 travel in the rest of the Schengen zone. The linked thread in the other answer is rather old, and so does not ...
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What happens if I don't use a Schengen visa?

No, no one cares and there is no one to inform. Your getting of the visa doesn't obligate you in any way.
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CDG Self-Transfer Schengen to Non-Schengen

The terminal info you originally had (landing at T1) is probably wrong. Some sources (like flightstats.com and a number of services that use it) do indeed state Terminal 1 for that flight, but as far ...
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CDG Self-Transfer Schengen to Non-Schengen

@jcaron comment reminded me that AF doesn't operate out of T1 (mostly Star Alliance operate there) I'm not sure where you got the terminal info for the first flight, but flightstats.com and other ...
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Can I travel to Schengen with my long-stay Romanian visa?

I am a non-EU citizen (Turkish) with a long stay Romanian visa, and temporary residence card valid until July. Can I travel visa-free to Schengen countries? Probably, see Can I travel visa free to ...
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Can I apply for Schengen Visa from a country where I'm not resident but a citizen?

In general, you are supposed to apply from Ireland. That's the general rule, defined in article 6(1) of the Schengen visa code. The same article also allows consulates to accept applications from ...
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Can I apply for Schengen Visa from a country where I'm not resident but a citizen?

Yes you can and maybe you cannot , as Indian citizen you are welcome to apply for Schengen visa and as Indian citizen you don’t need to prove your residency in your home country, but embassy would ...
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