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>90 days in the Schengen zone? Anecdata

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Out at the Nantucket dump today, I ran into an old friend who had stayed in Country X for two weeks longer than the 90 days allowed in the Schengen countries.

He was born in the US and raised in Country X. He didn't come back to the US on a more-or-less permanent basis until he went to University. Having been raised in Country X, he is so fluent in the language that he speaks English with a slight accent.

He has gone back frequently, and it never occurred to him that he would need a visa to stay more than 90 days (he is an artist and may have his head somewhat focused on Higher Things). He had no intention to deceive or manipulate the rules.

No one has ever said anything on his other trips, but this year he exited the Schengen Zone through Switzerland. The Swiss nailed him for overstaying the limit by 2 weeks. It cost him the equivalent of $400 in fines, and he is banned from the entire Schengen Zone for a year.

Your mileage may vary, but this is a data point worth thinking about for those who wonder if they need to worry about the 90 day limit.

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