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Leaving the Schengen Area to EU country as a visitor.

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1. Posted by AndreeVieiraa (Budding Member 2 posts) 2y

Good Evening All!!!

I really hope i can find help in this forum as i was searching on the internet, and this forum is the best so far... Here we go:
I'm Brazilian engaged to a Polish woman, we've spend most part together working on cruise lines, and we decided to take a break from the ships, the situation is,we went to Poland , so as a visitor i'm allowed to stay on the Schengen countries for 90 days, in the mean time we got this opportunity to work in the Caribbean, so we started to work out the work permits to the Caribbean, they said that can take up to 6 weeks to be done. My visitor visa ends on 5th of May, and this week we tried to extend it but i couldn't, on the council they said that i need to leave the schengen area by that time and come back after 90 days, I've decided to wait for the Work Permit ( around 4 weeks left) in Ireland ( i have familiars there ) i don't need any visa to go to Ireland unless i prove that i have enough Resources (Money) and the ticket to leave Ireland, and here is my problem, Tickets to Brazil are very expensive from Europe, I still don't have the Work Permit to know the date to go to Caribbean, can i enter Ireland with a come back ticket to Poland? Even tough my 90 days on the Schengen Area wore done? Will the Immigration check it?

I'm sorry for the long text, but i'm desperate for help.

Thanks a lot in advance.
Best Regards.

2. Posted by amsel07 (Budding Member 55 posts) 2y

I found Ireland immigration to be very thorough and I think it's quite likely that your days in Schengen will be checked by them. Why don't you get a cheap ticket from Ireland to another non-Schengen country? The UK maybe, or Croatia?
A ticket to go back to Poland before your 90 days out of Schengen are over may get you into trouble.
Of course, there is always the chance that you end up with a very relaxed immigration officer who doesn't care, but don't count on it.

3. Posted by AvaC (Budding Member 14 posts) 2y

Yeah I agree with amsel it depends on immigration officer. I always have the same problem of 90 days. I know that Croatian are quiet calm on that point. If you cross the border from Slovenia with car it's the best.

4. Posted by AndreeVieiraa (Budding Member 2 posts) 2y

First of all thanks a lot for the answers... AvaC, so if i'll travel from Poland to Croatia by car, shouldn't be a problem? Do you know if on my way back i'll get any passport stamp?
Is getting quite anoying all this situation... i've been on the foreign offices here in Poland, and every time they say different things... it end up with the Head of the officers that if ill get another stamp to Poland i should be ok...

Once again guys... thanks a lot for your time.

5. Posted by amsel07 (Budding Member 55 posts) 2y

If it's your own car, you can travel from Poland to Croatia - just check with your insurance company. If it's a rental, check if you are allowed to take the car out of the Schengen area, not all rental companies allow that.

Upon going back you will either get a stamp or your passport will be swiped. Just to be on the safe side, keep all receipts from your stay outside of Schengen - receipts from a hotel, from a restaurant, from a petrol station etc. Then if asked you can prove that you had been outside of Schengen.

Good luck. Visa stuff can take so much time, I know.

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