The start date is based on the date of entry listed on the Germany visa application and flight itinerary provided. You will not be able to enter Germany prior to that date.
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- I have an expired Schengen visa with biometrics in my old passport. I would like to apply for a German business visa with my new passport. Should I submit my previous passport?
- Can I enter a country other than Germany with my Schengen visa that was issued at the German Consulate?
- When does the Germany visa start?
- Is a Germany visa valid in an expired passport?