The Schengen Borders Code
Entry conditions for third-country nationals
· For border with the EU should you have any passport and visa or biometric passport (after the entry into force of the visa-free regime), which will be valid at least 3 months after your return home
· With biometric passports while visa-free or visa with the usual, you can stay in the EU is not more than 90 days within 180
· Counting the 180-day period to assess border guard your previous stay in the Schengen area is back “from today”. If today, August 1, the countdown ends 3 February. During this time you should have no more than 90 days and stay in the EU.
· You can also have a valid residence permit or long-stay visa (which entitles you to stay longer in the EU than 90 consecutive days)
· You must be able to calmly and convincingly explain the border guards are going where, how much time, for what purpose, if ye return, and how to be able to provide themselves with food and shelter for the trip
· Explain the need to confirm or clearly documented
Caution concerning a SIS
· Persons who have been convicted of a crime in the EU and sentenced to a prison sentence of 1 year
· Persons against whom there is reason to believe that they committed a serious criminal offense or intended to commit a crime on the territory of a Member State
· Persons who have been expelled from the EU
· Persons who have been denied entry or forbidden to reside in the EU member states for non-compliance of national rules of entry or residence, etc ..
All this may be a reason for refusing entry. However, not all cases of refusal of entry and expulsion from the EU entails entering into the SIS
· Even if you entered on August 1 at 23:55, is your date of entry, and 2 August will be the second day of your stay
· If you have previously been in the EU on the basis of a residence permit or long-stay visa, those days are not considered
· There is a list of documents that you can provide on the border to prove the purpose of stay, availability of funds and intend to go back, but it is not comprehensive, it all depends on the circumstances
· Each state their requirements to the minimum amount that must have with them, calculated on the basis of average prices for cheap accommodation and food
· In cash, proof of means of subsistence may be traveler’s checks, credit cards, declarations sponsuvannya (someone under the law proves to finance your trip) or letters of guarantee from the host (eg, grant or housing)
· If you have a residence permit or long-stay visa of one member state, you can enter it through another country even without the required amount of money or documents
· You can drop into the territory of the EU without performing the above rules if the issue humanitarian reasons, national interests or international obligations
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