Migration and Home Affairs

irregular stay

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Definition(s)

The presence on the territory of an EU Member State, of a third-country national who does not fulfil, or no longer fulfils the conditions of entry as set out in Art. 5 of the Regulation (EU) 2016/399 (Schengen Borders Code) or other conditions for entry, stay or residence in that EU Member State.

Source(s)

Art. 3 (2) of Directive 2008/115/EC (Return Directive)

Translations

  • BG: незаконно пребиваване
  • CS: neoprávněný pobyt
  • DE: irregulärer Aufenthalt
  • EL: παράτυπη διαμονή
  • EN: irregular stay
  • ES: estancia irregular
  • ET: ebaseaduslik (riigis) viibimine
  • FI: säännösten vastainen / laiton maassa oleskelu
  • FR: séjour irrégulier
  • GA: cuairt aimhrialta
  • HU: szabálytalan tartózkodás
  • IT: soggiorno irregolare
  • LT: neteisėtas buvimas
  • LV: nelikumīga uzturēšanās
  • MT: Qagħda / Waqfa / Żjara irregolari
  • NL: illegaal verblijf / onregelmatig of irregulier verblijf
  • PL: nieregularny pobyt
  • PT: permanência irregular
  • RO: ședere ilegală
  • SK: neoprávnený pobyt / neregulárny pobyt / nelegálny pobyt
  • SL: nedovoljeno prebivanje / ilegalno prebivanje
  • SV: olaglig vistelse
  • NO: irregulært opphold (b); irregulært opphald (n)

Synonym(s)

  • illegal stay

Broader Term(s)

Related Term(s)

Note(s)

The European Commission favours nowadays the term ‘irregular stay’ (e.g. see: DG HOME e-Library Glossary ) instead of ‘illegal stay’ which was the term used in the Council Directive 2008/115/EC (Return Directive) .