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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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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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Schengen visa extension more than 90 days

My spouse works in Germany with work permit and as a resident permit . due to the duration of his work permit I didn't get my dependent visa . if I apply for visitors visa for 90 days is it possible ...
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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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I have a French student visa from India, but now I feel like I want to change my school to Spain. Can I do it directly from France?

Long story short, I have a french student visa and have residence permit (OFII) in France, but after 8 months I realised I want to study in another school in Spain, but I was wondering if I can change ...
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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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Schengen Visa Types Overview indended as a general Guideline for questions

Overview: Official EU sites: EU Visa policy Schengen area as of 2013 The Schengen Visa (Short term visa - Visa C) PRADO - Public Register of Authentic travel and identity Documents Online ...
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Germany work visa

My company has it's office in Germany and I will be travelling from India for 2 weeks related to work(No Business Meetings). What type of visa I should apply for working there?
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Cancelling a Schengen residence permit the right way

I've applied for an employee's residence permit for a Schengen country and it's being processed. In the meantime I got another job offer from an Asian country which is way better than the previous one ...
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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 from 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 ...
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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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If I have a job offer while in Schengen-Business stay in Portugal, can I apply for a residence permit?

I am a non-EU citizen. Recently, I received an invitation for an interview (IT position) from a company in Porto, Portugal. I will be visiting them on a Schengen-business visa. If they make the job ...
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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 ...
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Can I go to Netherlands for thesis(6 months) on student visa which I got in Germany?

I am a non-Eu Master student in Germany. For this, I got a student visa (Schengen -type D). I have got an offer from a university in the Netherlands for the thesis. My question is on this visa can I ...
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Can I apply for a student visa in Spain once I enter the Schengen as a visa-free traveler?

I'm considering learning Spanish in a language school in Spain, but it would be after I entered the Schengen area for 90-days visa-free and stayed for a while. So for example: Enter the Schengen on ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen visa while in a Schengen state?

I am a Filipina on a short-term training program in Greece (3 months only) and was only given a single entry Type C Schengen Tourist Visa. I am nearing the end of my maximum 90-day stay but have been ...
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Is there a cap for the number of Verpflichtungserklärung one can request for friends and family members?

As per §§ 66 - 68 German Residence Act, a German resident got the option to provide his/her third-country friends and family members with a formal obligation document (Verpflichtungserklärung) to ...
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Can I apply for a Type D visa for Austria from Germany while holding a Type D visa in Germany?

I am in Germany and hold a Type D visa here. Can I apply for a Type D visa for Austria while I am here in Germany on this Type D visa?
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work permit from Sweden to work in UK?

I currently have a Schengen visa and work in Sweden. I have a job offer to evaluate in the UK. Is it possible for me to ask for a temporary permit from Sweden to work in UK? Or do I have to look at ...
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Is there a minimum duration requirement for employement contract when applying for a Blue Card through Germany?

Company managed to send the contract for 8 months instead of 1 year. I have appointment on Monday. There is a frequent mention of "at least 1 year employement contract" however these are from ...
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Non EU student(Indian), studying at German university,planning to do an internship in Netherlands company

I am a non EU student living and studying in Germany. I am looking at internships(for 6 months) in Netherlands and I was wondering the immigration procedures involved for me? Thank you.
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Can a UK Tier2 dependent work in other EU countries with valid work permit and schengen visa

I am currently working in Belgium with valid Work Permit and Resident Permit. My wife is working in UK with Tier 2 General Visa. Can I get UK Tier2 dependent visa and work in Belgium with my current ...
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Is it possible to apply for a work visa (blue card?) for Germany while you have a French D-Category (family reunion) visa?

I have an interesting situation here. I am a non-Schengen country citizen while my wife is a French national. We decided to move to France and obtained a family reunion visa with a year duration ...
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National visa expiring before applying for EU Blue Card

I am working in Germany for 4 months with national visa and currently in process of applying for an EU Blue card. Unfortunately I got an appointment only in December 1st week of 2018 and my national ...
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Getting mom sponsored through her brother for Schengen

I am in Germany with a 1 year contract which is ending in March. I have been promised an extension but it may take a couple of more months. But I thought of bringing my mom to Germany on schengen visa ...
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Validity and Use of Carte de Sejour

My husband and I have already received our Carte du Sejour (Passeport Talent) here in France which will expire on 2021. My employment contract with my French employer was not renewed so we're now ...
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Move to Italy having an Hungarian student visa

I am a coach in a basketball team, and we would like to sign a Nigerian player (underage) currently playing in Hungary. Can he move to Italy having a Hungarian student visa?
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Partner of EU Citizen working alone in another EU state

My wife and son are Lithuanian citizens and I am a New Zealand citizen with a Lithuanian residence permit. Can I work alone in another EU state without my partner joining me for a few months, or will ...
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Entering the Schengen area with one passport and legally remaining with another

I have obtained my visa to study in the Schengen area. It is valid from September 4. However my flight is on September 2 (flights are full and I cannot change it). I can enter the Schengen area as a ...
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Can I apply for a work permit while on Schengen visa?

Sorry if this question does sound redundant, but most posts I read are about applying to work while on a Schengen visa. But my concern is, if I were to travel to Germany under a Schengen visa and ...
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Is a Schengen visa valid after marriage (new last name)

My spouse holds a Schengen visa, which is valid until the end of the year. She got my last name in addition to hers after we married. Is her Schengen visa still valid?
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Schengen visa: Duration of stay not same as difference between 'Visa from' and 'Visa until'

I have got a Schengen visa, with: Visa from: 28/06/18 Visa up to: 28/08/18 Duration of stay: 47 days I entered the Schengen area on 02/07/18. Up to which date can I stay within the limits of my visa?...
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Does the time spent in OTHER Schengen countries on a D visa count towards the 90 tourist days?

Situation: I'm a U.S. citizen who studied abroad in France for a year using the type D long stay visa. While studying in France on my visa, I traveled to other Schengen countries for around 90 days ...
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Is it possible to apply Schengen visa type C(90 days) with one way flight and apply Temporary residence permit at the arrival destination?

I'm going to study Master degree in Estonia start from 27 August 2018 which I have got all the document to apply for Visa (letter of university acceptance and dormitory contract of 1 year) but ...
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How early can we travel within the EU with a US baby born in the EU?

My wife and I are both US citizens planning on giving birth in possibly France or Switzerland while I am there for work. How soon and what is required for us to be able to travel with the new baby ...
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US citizen working in the EU for a year. Can my US spouse join?

I am a US citizen who will be traveling through Europe working with a company based in Canada. I will have work permits in Spain, Switzerland, France, UK, and Austria while in each country, arranged ...
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Can you enter Croatia without a visa if you have a 3-year resident permit in Germany?

My husband has a 3-year resident permit in Germany and with his passport he can enter any Schengen country. Can he enter Croatia with his passport?
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My J1 visa expires in less than a month from my intended travel return date from the Schengen area. Will I be issued a visa?

I am on a J1 visa in the USA. My visa expires at the end of June 2018. I intend to travel to the Schengen area in the first week of June 2018 and come back to the USA within the validity period of my ...
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Can I bring my wife to Austria on a dependent visa?

I am from India and I have visa D (long term visa) which will expire in September 2018. I want to bring my spouse to Austria on a dependent visa. Can I bring her here for more than 90 days? What is ...
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What is the process for getting a ZAV Certificate on your own for Germany?

I am an Indian undergraduate student in my 4th year. I have been accepted for an internship in a German University. I applied for a short term Schengen visa (Guest Scientist / Visiting Scholar) at the ...
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Will applying for a Dutch residence permit invalidate my French residence permit immediately?

I am a non-EEA citizen finishing my PhD soon in France and have an offer to join a company in the Netherlands. My future Dutch employer informed me that I don't need to apply for a Dutch visa given ...
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Marriage with Schengen visa in Germany with German citizen

I would like to know if it's possible for my boyfriend to come to marry me in Germany with a Schengen visa. He holds an Azerbaijani passport. It would be very helpful because right now I am pregnant ...
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Among Schengen countries, which has the “easiest” requirements for getting permanent residence? [closed]

I am an international student from South Asia, studying for a Master's (Computer Science) in a Schengen country. I want to get "permanent residence" in any of the Schengen countries: Austria, Belgium,...