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SCHEN GEN VISA
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I WAS ONLY GRANTED AN 8DAY MULTIPLE TOURIST VISA TO GERMANY,
HOW DO I GET AN EXTENSION?

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Apply for an extension.

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APPLYING FOR AN EXTENSION MEANS APPLYING OVER AGAIN. HOW CAN I GET AWAY WITH THE 2 WEEK WAIT? IF I ENTER A SCHEN GEN COUNTRY, CAN I ASK FOR AN EXTENSION AT THE PORT OF ENTRY? BY JUST STAMPING MY PASSPORT?

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No, you usually can not do that. You can ask, but visas are arranged in advance for reasons. By the way, PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR ALL CAPS — it looks like you’re shouting.

Realize that arriving and then asking for an extension gives the border authorities reason to question you further. It seems like you’re entering the country with thoughts of overstaying, and that could be grounds to refuse you entry — even with a visa already affixed.