About ETIAS: Everything you need to know

What is ETIAS?About ETIAS: It stands for European Travel Information and Authorization System and is a type of European visa waiver. It will allow travelers to visit the countries in the Schengen Zone, it has not yet come into effect. It will be similar to the US ESTA.When ETIAS come int... READ MORE

ETIAS for Europe and its impact on human rights

A study has been carried out by the European Parliament’s Policy Department to deduce whether ETIAS, the newly proposed European Travel Information and Authorisation System infringes in any way human rights, basic fundamental rights or data protection laws. The ETIAS proposal, set forth... READ MORE

Changes to EU Visa Policy and how they will affect ETIAS in Europe

Since several new proposals were submitted to the EU, agreed upon by the European Council and European Parliament, in 2016 including the Entry-Exit System (EES) and the ETIAS visa waiver system, the EU Commission has found itself in a transitory position where changes to the EU Visa Policy need... READ MORE

How ETIAS will help in the fight against terrorism in Europe

In the EU’s Special Committee on Terrorism in January of this year, Commissioner Avramopoulos spoke to those attending about the benefits that ETIAS will offer to counteracting terrorism in Europe. Various initiatives were proposed in 2016 following a string of attacks on European soil which h... READ MORE

ETIAS VISA - How will it affect UK citizens?

After the initial shock of the Brexit vote, Europeans have been slowly returning to their routine only to be stunned again by the new implementation of a European visa waiver system which is being planned by the European Commission for introduction in 2020. ETIAS, the name given to the new visa... READ MORE