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Question about passport control/security in AMS\CDG

Question about passport control/security in AMS\CDG

Old Jun 5, 19, 2:07 am
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Question about passport control/security in AMS\CDG

Hi all,

Was wondering if anyone knew the answer to my question (based on previous experience). I am flying a one way ticket from KUL-LAX connecting in AMS and CDG as follows: KUL-AMS-CDG-LAX.

Will I need to clear passport control in AMS (“entering” Schengen) and then clear passport control again in CDG (“leaving”). This itinerary is all on the same day, so I was a little confused if I had to clear any passport control seeing as I am going from NonSchengen (KUL) to NonSchengen (LAX).

Any advice or feedback would be helpful! Thank you.
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Old Jun 5, 19, 2:09 am
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But you have to enter Schengen (to take the flight to CDG) and exit Schengen (to take the LAX flight), so yes, you will clear Schengen immi- and emigration.
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Old Jun 9, 19, 2:55 pm
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The AMS to CDG flight is "domestic"/intra-Schengen.
In AMS and CDG, the Schengen and non-Schengen gates are usually separated so in order to move between them you need passport control.
Do you need a Schengen visa? US passports do not.
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Old Jun 13, 19, 2:59 am
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As your route includes a 'domestic' Schengen flight between AMS and CDG, you will be entering the Schengen zone and will need to clear immigration both in and out, and so make sure you are authorised to enter.
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