Questions tagged [schengen]

An agreement among many European Union countries whereby the borders between them may be crossed without border formalities but for which citizens of various other countries need an overall visa.

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How possible is this, using a Poland study permit in the Netherlands?

I have a study permit for Poland, but somehow I want to move to another Schengen nation (say the Netherlands). Is this possible using the same Study permit, or do I have to apply for a separate Study ...
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Apply for two long-term Schengen visas at a same time

I have a job offer from Country A and I have applied for a long-term visa before. My application has been rejected and it's in the remonstration process which is taking a long time because of the ...
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Living in Switzerland as Italian

I’m an Italian citizen. I want to travel to and live in Switzerland with my children, who have card residence eu limite from Italy. Do they require a visa or are they covered under free movement?
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Do I need to leave Germany after accepting a fully remote job based in the UK?

I currently have a job in Munich with a German company. I am a UK citizen and am claiming residency in Germany under the brexit "Withdrawal Agreement", this allows me to continue to live and ...
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How to get a Schengen tourist visa as a nomad freelancer with a foreign company? (Morocco)

I'm a citizen of Morocco and I have a legal US company (in the software industry), and a US business bank account with a decent revenue (i never travelled to US or europe). How can i prove ties to my ...
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Romania travel visa requirements on UK work visa

Respected Community, I have a query regarding my entry requirements to Romania from the United Kingdom. I am an INDIAN passport holder living in United Kingdom on a UK Tier 2 general work visa (now ...
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Travel within EU with expired passport

I'm a holder of EU Blue Card issued in Germany, my passport expired and couldn't renew it due to embassy closure because of COVID. I need to travel to Prague, Czech Republic to renew the passport. Is ...
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Working remotely with Schengen visa - is it possible?

I'm going to visit Schengen area, Norway. Can I work remotely for my company back in India from there? Are there any restrictions on that?
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Where can EU residency permit holders travel to outside the EU?

I am wondering, where can EU residency permit holders travel to outside the EU without a visa? some counties like Mexico for example, allows anyone to visit if they hold a Schengen visa/Schengen state ...
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Traveling to Europe on UK biometric resident permit (BRP)

Can an Indian National working in UK on Tier 4 general visa use the biometric resident permit (BRP) card to travel to European (Schengen) countries w/o applying for a seperate visa?
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Can I hold a residence permit for Italy and the UK at the same time?

I hold a residence permit for Italy but will be moving to the UK to be with my partner. Can I keep both the permits?
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Can I visit Croatia (as non-European resident) with a Schengen visa?

I am doing volunteer work in Germany, and I want to go to Croatia on summer vacations. I have a Schengen visa. Is that enough for me to visit Croatia?
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Long stay France visa for minors

My wife and I have Long Stay Visa in the “entrepreneur / profession libérale” category from France, and already rented a house in Paris to live. Two weeks ago our baby girl was born in Canada, and now ...
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Is it necessary to return to my country to obtain a long-stay visa for France?

I'm wanting to apply for a French long-stay visa while being in/near France. Is it necessary to return to my country (Australia), or can I go to an embassy in Belgium or some other country closer by? (...
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Can a European country (e.g France) forbid the entry of foreign nationals with a residence permit? (COVID-19)

Suppose that someone has a Student "Titre de Séjour" that is valid for a little more than a year, and this person is in France right now. If this person leaves the European Union for about a month, ...
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UK CITIZEN/AUSTRALIAN WIFE WITH AUSTRALIAN PASSPORT

Is it possible to travel Europe together for one year France, Germany, Italy, Spain , Portugal etc without requiring a visa for my wife?
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With a valid schegen visa (French),, Can I apply for tier-4 UK visa, from any of the application center in schegen country?

While applying for UK visa, It is required to choose the application center. But there isnt much about for Long term tier-4 visa, from where can we apply for UK visa and where we cant. With a valid ...
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Required visa type for Interview: Germany

Currently, I am being interviewed by a German firm and they want me to be in Germany for the remaining rounds, for three days. Since there is no formal interview visa category so which is the best ...
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Can you re-enter France as a tourist if you receive an obligation de quitter le territoire français?

I've recently asked a question regarding the validity of my long-stay "travailleur temporaire" visa in France if I was to resign from the job which brought me over. The consensus was that the visa ...
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I have a Polish work permit and a type-D national visa from a company I decided not to join. Can I travel to the Schengen region?

Some months back I was issued a Polish work permit and I used it get a Type-D national visa. After that, I decided to work for some other company (Not located in Europe) and rejected the Polish ...
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Indian national holding 'Tier 2 General UK' Visa applying for Schengen Visa from within UK

Can an Indian holding a 'UK Tier 2 General Work Visa' (working in Glasgow, Scotland) apply for a Schengen Travel/Tourism Visa from UK? Also, is there any stringent requirement of completing certain ...
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I have permanent residence in Bulgaria. Can I live in another EU country?

Can I live in Finland or Sweden if I have permanent residence in another EU country? If I can, Can I get citizenship after 5 years of immigration? I would like to live in Sweden or Finland using the ...
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Moving out of UK - driving my EU registered car

I am currently UK resident, but I will be leaving the country soon. I have quite a lot of stuff I want to move with me. Being UK resident, I am not allowed to drive foreign registered car in UK. Which ...
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Travel insurance (and flight tickets) for Long Term Schengen Visa

I am going to apply for a Long Term Schengen visa soon for a job I am going to start in Luxembourg. And I am unable to determine whether I need to get travel insurance or not. The VFS website says I ...
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Can I stay in Europe if I'm waiting for work visa for Germany after a work visa for sweden, but the swedish work visa expires

Pretty much everything is in the question. My girlfriend is from the US and has been working in Sweden for a couple of years now. She has applied for a work visa for Germany as she got a job there. ...
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Exceeding number of entries on Schengen National visa (type D)

I’m currently in the process of moving to Portugal with a D visa with 120 days validity and two entries. The wait time to get a residence permit with my visa may take up to 6-8 months, and so there’...
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Funding question for minor in Schengen visa application for Greece

I have this probably a silly question but who wants to risk a visa application. I am applying for a Schengen tourist visa for myself, wife and 4 yo daughter. In the section where they ask about how ...
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What are steps for getting ZAV certificat?

I'm Amit Kumar Ghosh from Bangladesh. I'm studying Automobile Engineering in India. Right now I'm in 4th year. I got internship offer from one company in Germany. I heard about ZVA certificate. ...
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I'm an American journalist in the UK on a tier 2 sponsored visa. If I leave my work, can I go to the Schengen area as a visitor?

I'm an American in London. After completing a masters degree in the UK, I was offered full-time sponsored employment on a tier 2 visa in London at a trade publication covering commodities. I've worked ...
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where to apply for long-term student visa to Germany when you are a long term student visa holder in Ireland

I am Indian, have currently One-year Resident permit (June 2019-June 2020) in Ireland as a 4-year duration Ph.D. student(June, 2019- June 2023), In this situation, If I accept an offer from Germany, ...
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Can I apply for a UK visa just to visit the Estonian Embassy in London?

I just got hired in a company in Estonia as a web developer. I am Nigerian and there's no Estonian Representation here in Nigeria for long stay Visas. I apparently just got back from Estonia o ...
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Changing Airlines in Spain - UK Citizen without Passport

My son's UK citizenship came through today, we're not applying for his UK passport from here (Bolivia) instead we're travelling to the Republic on his Bolivian passport and then we'll drive to ...
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Visa Free to Visa D Transition

I am a researcher with an American passport and I will be starting a PhD Program in Spain. I have a visa-D but the consulate here issued it with a validity date as my contract start date. Naturally I'...
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Do non-EU passport holders in Ireland get very short validity schengen visas? [closed]

From what I've noticed, non-EU people from Ireland applying for Schengen visas will only get very short validity visas. My friends who applied in France, Netherlands and Italy only get 15 days to 2 ...
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Can I travel to other Schengen countries while the residence permit is processing?

I'm going to live in Italy for a year, I already have the relevant visa. 2 weeks after arriving, I need to travel to Germany for 2 days and then come back to Italy; however I wouldn't yet have the ...
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Chances of getting a 3 month or 6 months schengen visa?

I am currently working in Ireland and I am not an EU passport holder. I have a GNIB card which is going be up for renewal on the 3rd o January 2020. I am planning to go to France on September 27-...
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Netherlands: EU Proof of Entitlement to Residency Status and Verification Against EU Law (2004/38/EC)

Just got back from a rather stressful appointment at the IND (Dutch immigration), where we attempted to apply for proof of entitlement to residency status for me (as a British/EU citizen) and for ...
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NOC for 1 year student visa. Is it reasonable?

I work for a company in the software industry. I've been admitted to a Spanish university and I am currently applying for a student visa. The duration of the study program is 1 year. One of the ...
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2004/38/EC: Applying for EU Family Member Residence Card (Verification Against EU Law) in the Netherlands After More Than 90 Days In-Country

TL;DR (because this has turned into a MUCH longer post than I anticipated - sorry!): should we be concerned about my non-EU boyfriend submitting an application for verification against EU law (namely ...
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Question about Schengen visa

I am not an EU passport holder, but currently working in Ireland. I have a GNIB card which is going be up for renewal on the 3rd o January 2020. I am planning to go to France on September 27-October 3 ...
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Visa to work in Germany for a short time (2 weeks)

My company has its office in Germany and I will be travelling from India for 2 weeks related to work (not merely business meetings). What type of visa I should apply for working there?
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EU Blue Card - Is there any difference/limitation on Blue Card issued from different countries?

I'm going to get a contract with a Romanian company for 2 yrs; they told me that I'm going to get a EU Blue Card. So I'm curious that: Is there difference/limitation between Blue Cards issued from ...
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Dropped out of school on Schengen long term student visa. Can I change visa country?

I was admitted to a school in France long-term student visa (multiple entry), but I had to drop out after 6 months. Now I have gone to Spain, another Schengen state, and see good schools where I would ...
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Overstayed Schengen tourist visa for about a 1 year and 2 months

Greetings fellow expats!! I am looking for some suggestions, information, and guidance to deal with my situation. I am an Indian passport holder, I arrived in Paris on a tourist visa in the 2nd week ...
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Going to Switzerland with EU-Permit for non-eu person

Can someone go to Switzerland with the residence Permit (Employee Card - Job permit from Czech Republic) from Prague to Zürich even he is non-EU nationality (Lebanese)? Traveling by Plane , Train or ...
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Leaving Schengen when having two permits in EU for non-eu people

I have two work permits in EU ( Austria , Czech Republic) I want to leave Schengen from (Prague , Czech Republic), I will come back to (Prague , Czech Republic) and present my passport + Czech Permit. ...
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Would a multi entry schengen visa get cancelled upon applying for family reunion visa?

My wife(non EU) has a 1 year schengen visa issued by the Netherlands. She has used it already twice, once to Netherlands and second time to Denmark/Germany last year. We had got married in Denmark ...
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Can I keep staying in France after I enter it without a visa?

I’m going to France to study French. My plan is take the course for 10 weeks and I enter it without a visa. I’m from a country that allows me to stay in the Schengen for 90 days without a visa. Now ...
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fingerprints for Schengen visa vs national visa

I applied for student visa for Czech republic visa (D) but was refused and they took my fingerprints during the process , now I want to apply for polish student visa so I'm confused about previous ...
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Schengen rule apply to non-EU spouse with Croatian residency card?

For the next couple years, my family and I are planning on traveling all through Europe with our camper. I am a Croatian (and US) citizen, as well as my kids. My husband is a US citizen with Croatian ...