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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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Reapplying with a previous rejection-Working in Malta

Last year, I encountered a visa refusal from Maltese authorities with the reason being "reasonable doubts as to the reliability of the statements made regarding [please specify]." My ...
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Holding Multiple Schengen Visas

Situation: I am Indian national working and living in UK. I have two trips planned to the Schengen zone: April 11th - 15th, 2024: This trip falls within the validity period of my existing Schengen ...
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Can I apply for residency in another EU country with a recently cancelled Latvian permit?

Hello fellow travelers and legal experts, I recently found myself in a unique situation and am seeking your collective wisdom. On December 23rd 2023, I voluntarily requested the cancellation of my ...
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Can a third country national of an EU citizen who is holding a residence permit for a member state, work remotely for another Schengen member state?

I am a third country national, spouse of an EU citizen, living in the member state from where my spouse is, for over a year. I have a residence permit for family reunification with EU national, which ...
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Work from home (remotely) in the Germany for an Indian company on a visitor visa?

I am planning to visit my friend in Germany and do WFH for my India based company from Germany. Is this allowed on a visitor visa?
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Travel through Europe while waiting for residence permit (with visa)

I've spent quite a lot of time looking for an answer to the following question, I and also tried to call my local police office but I didn't get a real answer. So hopefully I'll find some help here. ...
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Work visa rejected twice

I wanted to share my recent experience with my work visa application to Malta through the Maltese embassy in Tunisia. I secured a job offer in the tourism sector from a Maltese employer and submitted ...
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My student visa (type D) expires 1-2 days before the final exam. I'm so confused

I’m a non-EU citizen and studying in a Master’s Degree in Italy. I checked my student visa, it expires on 24 January 2024, but the date of the final exam in the university is either on 25 or 26 ...
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Leaving the Schengen Area for Two Months on Jeune Fille Au Pair Visa?

I am a US citizen in Paris on my second year as an au pair (VLS-TS). I have already renewed my visa, received the récépissé (valid until Jan 25), and my carte de séjour is ready for pickup (just can’...
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How can I calculate living expense for a Schengen visa application?

P is a PhD student on a monthly scholarship at a university in Poland. He lives in Poland and has a 3-year temporary residence permit. Now, he wants to bring his wife and 9-year-old only child to ...
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What happens if you live in an EU member state and lose EU citizenship?

Freedom of movement means that citizens of countries within the European Union can freely live and work in other countries in the EU without restriction. Denmark has a rule where citizenship of ...
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If I have a residence permit to stay in Spain as a US citizen, can I stay in Bulgaria past my 90/180 visa free stay for US passport holders?

US citizen here. My answer to my own question leads towards "no". No harm in asking. I have means to obtain a residence permit in Spain. Can I then overstay the 90/180-day visa-free stay my ...
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Travel Insurance required for UK citizen applying for an Italian Study Visa D (National Visa)

I am a UK citizen in the process of applying for an Italian Study Visa D (National Visa) to attend a course on Italian language and culture for 9 months. I have read the checklist found here: https://...
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Necessity for Schengen visa if in possession of a valid red white red card plus

I am an Indian passport holder and have a red white red plus card valid till Jan 2025 (it was issued for 3 years). My employment in Austria ends on the 31st of August 2023 at which point I will move ...
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Can I start a 6-month internship in Germany under a Schengen visa?

I am a non-EU student currently studying in France, where I am residing with a French residence permit (titre de sejour), which in theory lets me do a 90-day internship in Germany. I have received an ...
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Can you legally work in Germany with an expired residence permit after travel?

It is my impression that it is legal to leave the Schengen zone Area (specifically Germany) with an expired work/residence permit, then almost immediately re-enter with a passport which grants 90-day ...
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Validity of 90-day tourist Schengen visa after Blue Card or resident permit expiration

I am wondering about the following scenario: I am the holder of a Residence Permit (Blue Card or other) in a Schengen country (e.g: Germany) My passport normally allows me to stay up to 90 days in a ...
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How is the 90/180 rule tracked if you have residency permit in one Schengen country

If you're not an EU citizen, but you have a valid residency permit, what is to stop you from spending more than 90 days in another Schengen country. I mean, the passport is stamped only on Schengen ...
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Relocating to another Schengen country with Portugal D7 Visa

Suppose I apply for this Portugal D7 Visa, which I hear is a residence permit. Can I use it to relocate to another country like the Netherlands or Spain upon collection?
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Re-enter EU with renewed US passport [closed]

After staying in Spain for 87 days I got back to US to renew my passport. Can I re-enter Spain earlier than having to stay outside for 90 days using my new passport?
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What happens if you don't travel after getting a Schengen visa?

About 3 years ago I had an Italian Schengen visa for travel for a duration of 2 weeks. Due to an emergency I had to cancel my trip and did not travel. The visa was left unused. Will this have any ...
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Unintentionally overstaying in the Schengen area by 5 days without exceeding the visa expiration date

So I have been in the Schengen zone this summer entering on 15th of June, 2022 and exiting on 30th of August, 2022 for business with Italy being my visa issuing country and first entry point. However, ...
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Moving to Portugal while my wife has stayed in Schengen area for more than 3 months on the basis of a pending residency permit application in Finland?

I have following situation: Finnish migration office will take close to two years to process a residency application, while we want to move away to Portugal. But due to staying in Finland (Schengen ...
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US Citizen, Hungarian Temp Residence Permit Pending. When approved, does it restart the 90/180 clock?

US Citizen here. Applied for Temporary Residence Permit in Hungary via the Private Entrepreneur pass. I've stayed in Schengen for over 90/180 days now. Most of it is in Hungary. Hungary and the US ...
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Holding two EU temporary residence permit, is it possible?

I'm a Tunisian citizen, resident in italy as a self-employed worker (2 years temporary residency permit), I recently got accepted to study in Portugal: Do I need a visa ? or I can apply directly for ...
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What's the travel limits for F card (Belgium) travels in EU?

As is noted that EU resident are entitle to travel within EU countries. I'm wondering what's the limits for the maximum length of the period when traveling in another EU country other than the country ...
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Is an EU citizen legally required to hold a passport to resettle in another EU Schengen country?

In general, are you legally required to hold a passport to resettle in another EU Schengen country? Or does this depend on each EU country? For example, if somebody has a Portuguese citizen and they ...
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Enter a Schengen country with Romanian resident permit?

i'm Romanian citizen and married with Indonesian citizen. we are planning to move in Holland. my question is, does my wife need to apply visa to entry in Holland? she has Romanian resident permit. i ...
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Schengen visa will expire next month

I am working here in Germany I have a valid Working contract but my Multiple Entry Schengen Visa will expire next month. What should I do? I hope you can help me. and if there is a form or office that ...
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Is it possible to get a national visa of one Schengen country after reaching duration limit of national visa of another country?

I have Lithuanian national visa. Its duration is limited by 1 year in a row. (After a year there should be a pause for at least 6 months before new Lithuanian national visa.) And I'm close to reaching ...
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Use student visa to visit another country even after deciding not to pursue studies abroad

I recently got a student visa to go study a Master's in Germany, however, I decided to take a job instead and never really enrolled in the university (so no student ID in case it matters). However, I ...
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Can I visit to Denmark/Faroe islands with a German blue card (for tourism 3-4 weeks)

Can I visit to Denmark/Faroe islands with a German blue card. I'm planning a trip to Faroe Islands and Denmark for 3-4 weeks and would like to know if need a separate visa for the same. I hold a ...
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Is refusal to renew passport sufficient for applying as a stateless person in Switzerland

I have a work permit in Switzerland. And it is valid until the end of my passport validity (within another 3 years). My passport is going to expire after 3 years. I can't renew my passport until 2 ...
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Staying in Switzerland with expired (non renewed) passport

I am working in Germany and have a blue card. The blue card will expire in one year. I am moving out to Switzerland (with a valid passport and authorized work permit next month) for work and I think I ...
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Non-EU spouse moving to another Schengen country after 90-day stay

I'm a non-EU citizen about to become an Italian Citizen by descent. My wife, also non-EU citizen is with me but has already overstayed her 90-day Schengen visa-free entry. We would like to permanently ...
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Moving to Germany within Schengen, registration requirement

I have recently moved to Germany from Norway to conduct a paid, 6 month internship. I am looking for housing intensively, which has proven to be extremely difficult. I have to this day sent 90 ...
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Overstayed Schengen visa, then married - can I leave safely?

I am an italian citizen 🇮🇹. My Brazilian 🇧🇷 girlfriend came to Italy last year as a tourist, and overstayed the 90-day period by about 6 months. We are getting married next week and we are ...
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Estonian Digital Nomad rules for Schengen travel

What are the rules of spending time and working in the Schengen zone if you have the Estonian digital nomad visa? For example, without any visa I could spend up to 90 days in the Schengen zone without ...
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Visiting other Schengen countries using a Schengen residence permit - seeking clarification of the exact meaning of "90 days per 180 day period"

A lot of questions were asked regarding people outside of the Schengen area visiting the area using the 90/180 rule. However, I am curious about the following scenario: One has a residence permit in a ...
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Overstay in Germany

I arrived at Bochum Germany in Aug on a Intra-Corporate Transfer (ICT) visa and I did request for an appointment regarding the residence permit for which I have also sent the documents. I did not ...
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Traveling within EU with expired Blue Card but a valid passport

I am a national of Turkey with a valid passport, working in Latvia with a Blue Card that is valid until 4th of December. I already applied for the renewal of BC but it will take some time before I can ...
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90/180 Schengen rule for people with two justifications

If one is a citizen of a Schengen entry visa-free country (e.g. Canada) and has a temporary residence permit from a Schengen country, and the Schengen visa-free days (90/180) have been used up on the ...
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Can a freelance provide proof of work experience for a work visa in Schengen?

I've been offered by my employer support for a move to Luxembourg - trying to gather the documents needed for my work visa. Under the "work permit" section of their official immigration ...
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Apply for a Spain Schengen visa on an expired H-1B

I am on an H-1B visa residing in the USA. I have a valid I-797 that is expiring in 2024 but my H-1B visa expired recently. I am planning to visit Spain for 6 days for an important event in January and ...
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Crossing Schengen: port of entry for residency permit holders?

I have the Red White Red Card (residency card) from Austria. I am flying to the outside of Schengen, and my port of entry back to Schengen is Milan, Italy then back to Vienna as there are no ...
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Travel from Schengen Area back to home country

I am traveling from Italy to my home country of India and my residence permit might expire by the time of my travel. If I am not wrong, I have to surrender my residence permit before I leave Italy. ...
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I have a German (D type national visa) but was not allowed entry into another Schengen state

I was travelling from Germany to Hungary on a valid German (D type national visa). The visa mentions Germany in valid for field. However while travelling to Hungary through rail, I was stopped and ...
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Can you stay in the Schengen area for more than 90 days (not at once) with 2 year validity and multiple entry visa?

My visa is valid for two years and is for multiple entries. The duration of stay says "90 days". Does this 90 day rule apply for every 180 days period in that two years validity OR is it a ...
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Girlfriend is in Cameroon and I want her to join me in Germany

I am looking at this https://www.bmi.bund.de/SharedDocs/kurzmeldungen/EN/2020/08/einreise-unverheirateter-paare-en.html It looks promising for me to bring my fiance from Cameroon to Germany. I have ...
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How can I get my mom a dependent visa for Poland?

I am from Bangladesh, and recently I got a job offer from Google, Warsaw as a software engineer. My mother is a 64 year old widow, has some medical conditions, and needs to be cared for. Now I need ...
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