ETIAS News

The European Commission Office has announced that it is working on the implementation of a new electronic registration system called EES. The acronym stands for Entry/Exit System and will be put in place for travelers holding Schengen visas. Currently, citizens from the following countries require a Schengen visa, which holds quite a few differences with […]

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Frontex, more commonly known as the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, is an international border enforcement agency for the European Union’s Schengen Area. It works to ensure that the zone’s frontier member states and the border integrity of the Schengen zone is adequately protected. Once ETIAS is launched in 2021 the job of the […]

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In September 2016, the European authorities announced the introduction of the new ETIAS Travel Authorization System that will streamline and strengthen border controls for the Schengen area. The ETIAS program is expected to come into full force by 2021 and will allow eligible passport holders to visit the Schengen countries visa-free. The European ETIAS and […]

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At the moment, citizens of around 60 countries are able to visit the European Union and the 26 Schengen Area countries visa-free. However, from 2021, all visa waiver passport holders will first be required to register with ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System) before traveling to the Schengen Area. Eligible citizens will be able […]

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The new ETIAS waiver program (European Travel Information and Authorization System) is expected to come into effect by the end of 2021. From that moment on, nationals of 60 different countries will have to fill out an online application and will be able to obtain their ETIAS visa waiver without having to visit a single […]

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ETIAS stands for European Travel and Information Authorization System. ETIAS will be an electronic travel authorization and it will be a mandatory entry requirement for citizens of over 60 countries. Children will be required to have a valid ETIAS upon arrival at any of the 26 Schengen member countries. Parents will need to complete the […]

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Almost three years after the Brexit referendum in which the British people voted by a narrow margin to leave the EU, much uncertainty remains. The new official date for the UK to leave is 31 October but it remains to be seen whether this will be replaced with yet another extension. Amongst the many questions […]

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The European Union: How It Got Started The European Union began as the EEC (European Economic Community) after the Second World War. In 1958, six countries (Belgium, Germany, France, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands) decided to join forces to create a community that would involve agreements over steel, coal, and other elements of trade. The […]

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The European Union will introduce ETIAS, the European Travel Information and Authorization System, in 2021. The EU decided to create this visa waiver program to protect and strengthen all of its shared external borders. This is why, ETIAS will be necessary to enter Europe via air, land and sea. Citizens of over sixty countries will […]

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