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Is Visa required for mor than 30 days (U.S)?


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..am planning my pilgimage on Camino Frances for May-June 2008 and realized I will be there more than 30 days. Am a U.S. citizen that has travelled to Spain before but never for more than a week or two..Will I need a Visa?

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No, you can stay up to 90 days without a visa.


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Here is a pagehttp://www.immihelp.com/visas/schengenvisa/requirements-exemptions.html
that lists countries exempt from applying for a Schengen visa, and you can stay 90 days. The USA is one of the exempt countries.

I don't know if this applies to the US or not, but some countries also have bilateral agreements where you can stay three months in each country.


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Check this website for info:

http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_t ... _1024.html

Here's a quote from the section on Spain and Andorra:

ENTRY/EXIT REQUIREMENTS: A passport is required for both countries. U.S. citizens can stay without a visa for a tourist/business stay of up to 90 days.

So, looks like you're OK (I was in Spain for over 40 days, and I was good to go without a Visa - although I'd recommend bringing a Visa credit card that you can use for cash advances...) :arrow:

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