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90 day ruling

Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:31pm
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Graham c

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Can someone please explain in detail the 90 day in 6 month rule for visiting Spain as a tourist.

We normally visit in mid April to end of May then early Sept to mid October. Unsure if we can continue to do this since new Brexit ruling.

Any help and advice greatly appreciated.

Portet

Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:37pm

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Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:37pm

Graham c wrote on Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:31pm:

Can someone please explain in detail the 90 day in 6 month rule for visiting Spain as a tourist.

We normally visit in mid April to end of May then early Sept to mid October. Unsure if we can continue to do this since new Brexit ruling.

Any help and advice greatly appreciated.

Its a rolling 180 so you need to start counting the first day you enter and make sure you have not exceeded 90 days in the 180 days after that irrespective of how many times you visit. Stick some dates in here to see how it works:

Schengen Calculator - Calculate Your Legal Short-Stay in Europe (schengenvisainfo.com)

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Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 9:16pm

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Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 9:16pm

Graham c wrote on Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:31pm:

Can someone please explain in detail the 90 day in 6 month rule for visiting Spain as a tourist.

We normally visit in mid April to end of May then early Sept to mid October. Unsure if we can continue to do this since new Brexit ruling.

Any help and advice greatly appreciated.

Hi Graham c

Ok its a rolling 180 days which you can use any 90 in any combination you like, so see below dates I have added into my app on the phone called "Schengen calculator free"

Lets say you enter Spain on 15th April that is day 1 if you drive then whatever landing point would be day 1, you leave on 31st May that meens you have 43 days left in the rolling 180 to use.

Lets say you now arrive back 15th September this would be day 1 as your rolling 180 days finished on the 30th August so you are back to 90 in 180 days, you leave on the 17th October you would be left with 57 days to use if not your 180 days rolls out 19th January 2022.

So for what you are doing you are well under the days, download the calendar app its great keeps you right, hope this helps

Graham c

Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 9:24pm

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Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 9:24pm

Aspen1992 wrote on Wed Apr 7, 2021 9:16pm:

Hi Graham c

Ok its a rolling 180 days which you can use any 90 in any combination you like, so see below dates I have added into my app on the phone called "Schengen calculator free"

Lets say you enter Spain on 15th April that is day 1 if you drive then whatever landing point would be day 1, you leave on 31st May that meens you have 43 days left in the rolling 180 to use.

Lets say you now arrive back 15th September this would be day 1 as your rolling 180 days finished on the 30th August so you are back to 90 in 180 days, you leave on the 17th October you would be left with 57 days to use if not your 180 days rolls out 19th January 2022.

So for what you are doing you are well under the days, download the calendar app its great keeps you right, hope this helps

Brilliant, thanks for the explanation.

Graham c

Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 9:25pm

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Posted: Wed Apr 7, 2021 9:25pm

Portet wrote on Wed Apr 7, 2021 6:37pm:

Its a rolling 180 so you need to start counting the first day you enter and make sure you have not exceeded 90 days in the 180 days after that irrespective of how many times you visit. Stick some dates in here to see how it works:

Schengen Calculator - Calculate Your Legal Short-Stay in Europe (schengenvisainfo.com)
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Many thanks will take a look 

Yorkygirl51

Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:53am

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Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:53am

Aspen1992 wrote on Wed Apr 7, 2021 9:16pm:

Hi Graham c

Ok its a rolling 180 days which you can use any 90 in any combination you like, so see below dates I have added into my app on the phone called "Schengen calculator free"

Lets say you enter Spain on 15th April that is day 1 if you drive then whatever landing point would be day 1, you leave on 31st May that meens you have 43 days left in the rolling 180 to use.

Lets say you now arrive back 15th September this would be day 1 as your rolling 180 days finished on the 30th August so you are back to 90 in 180 days, you leave on the 17th October you would be left with 57 days to use if not your 180 days rolls out 19th January 2022.

So for what you are doing you are well under the days, download the calendar app its great keeps you right, hope this helps

Hi. If you travel out on the 15th April and the rolling 180 days starts then, doesn’t the period end  around 6 months after that date eg October, and not the end of August?

Graham c

Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:37am

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Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:37am

Yorkygirl51 wrote on Mon Apr 12, 2021 7:53am:

Hi. If you travel out on the 15th April and the rolling 180 days starts then, doesn’t the period end  around 6 months after that date eg October, and not the end of August?

Hmm!! Yes see your point.

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Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:45am

Graham c wrote on Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:37am:

Hmm!! Yes see your point.

The app is good for calculating the number of days you can stay but it doesn’t give you any indication on when the 180 days expire. You have to count forward yourself to ensure you know when you can travel out again. If anyone knows an easier way, please let me know. Thank you

Portet

Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:13am

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Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:13am

Yorkygirl51 wrote on Mon Apr 12, 2021 8:45am:

The app is good for calculating the number of days you can stay but it doesn’t give you any indication on when the 180 days expire. You have to count forward yourself to ensure you know when you can travel out again. If anyone knows an easier way, please let me know. Thank you

It does take forward dates so add 6 months on to you first entry date and play with dates around that.

Aspen1992

Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:41pm

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Posted: Mon Apr 12, 2021 10:41pm

Sorry i had put the dates in wrong, it will work the correct days and re entry for you, it will show in red once you have overstayed.

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