Is the EES for Europe the Same as ETIAS?

As part of the Smart Borders Package introduced by the EU in 2016, the Entry-Exit System (EES) is an initiative which proposes to improve general security measures for the external Schengen Area borders. In recent years the European Council and the European Parliament have been aiming to... READ MORE

Who needs an ETIAS travel authorization?

ETIAS (European travel Information and Authorization System) has been created by the European Union to protect and strengthen its borders.It will be implemented in 2021 and will require those traveling to the Schengen Area to obtain an ETIAS travel authorization before their trip.The... READ MORE

ETIAS for Europe: What We Know so Far

The European Travel Information and Authorisation System also known as ETIAS for Europe was introduced as a formal proposal in November 2016. The European visa waiver scheme proposal is being developed for the purpose of improving immigration and border control to avoid future health and securit... READ MORE

Visa Waiver for European Travel

At the present moment, for many travelers around the world Europe is one of the easiest places to visit in terms of red tape and travel paper work. There are different categories of visitor to Europe, divided into two lists: the first refers to citizens who are eligible to travel to Europe by req... READ MORE

Quick Facts about Europe’s ETIAS travel authorization

The EU commission created the new European Travel and Authorization System (ETIAS) permit as a way to assess visa-free travelers before they arrive at the Schengen Area. Applicants will have to complete an online form that will then be processed through the ETIAS security database and will e... READ MORE