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Schengen Visa Question
desilva
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Hi,

I have a small question about the schengen visa (actually, I should have thought about this before applying…but, here goes). Does it matter what country you are departing from, if you have a valid schengen visa?

I’ve obtained a schengen visa from the Italian Consulate in USA (I currently live in USA on F1 student visa) but my plans changed and I’m going to my home country (Sri Lanka) for a few days before actually starting my tour in the schengen countries. Would it be an issue since I didn’t obtain the schengen visa from a corresponding consulate in my home country? Does the departing country have to be the same as the country you obtained your schengen visa from?

Thanks in advance.

I am leaving from Salt Lake City with $16000 for 20 days
Paris, Würzburg, Colmberg, Füssen, Salzburg, Interlaken, Pisa, Rome
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This technicality might best be cleared up by the consulate.

I am leaving from Toronto with $12000 for 105 days
Edinburgh, Madrid, London, Segovia, Santiago de Compostela, Toledo, Córdoba, Seville, Granada, Barcelona, Lyon, Nice, Paris, Bruges, Brussels, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Berlin, Prague, Kutná Hora, Vienna, Salzburg, Munich, Füssen, Venice, Milan, Pisa, Florence, Siena, Rome, Pompei, Naples, Dubrovnik, Split, Zagreb, Budapest, Hunedoara, Sighişoara, Bucharest, Sofia, Plovdiv, Istanbul, Selçuk
I am leaving from Toronto with $2500 for 22 days
Porto, Guimarães, Lisbon, Tomar, Sintra, Evora, Lagos, Seville, Málaga, London
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