What Is the Impact of ETIAS on the Common Visa Policy?

As part of an EU initiative to improve tourism and trade throughout the territory, Europe developed a way to facilitate travel and commerce between countries which included a common visa policy. However, to improve security measures, Europe has recently decided to develop a new program to offer... READ MORE

The ETIAS application process: how it works

After ETIAS is introduced in 2018, those wanting to travel to Europe will need to apply for travel authorization in the form of an ETIAS. there will be a fee but not everyone will have to pay, children under 18 and people over 60 will be exempt from paying.ETIAS validity: The ETIAS travel... READ MORE

ETIAS to be discussed at World Border Security Congress

The European Commission is proposing to establish a European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) to strengthen security checks on visa-free travellers. The ETIAS will gather information on all those travelling visa-free to the European Union to allow for advance irregular migration a... READ MORE

Can ETIAS be refused?

The new visa waiver program being developed by the EU, inspired by the US ESTA, is known as the Electronic Travel Information and Authorisation Service (ETIAS) and is planning to be implemented by 2021. The ETIAS program will require travelers from approximately 60 countries, including the... READ MORE

ETIAS Past, Present and Future

A chronological order of ETIASIn November 2016 the European Commission proposed to establish a European Travel Information and Authorization System, ETIAS. The goal of this system is to strengthen and improve security checks on visitors from visa exempt countries. ETIAS will be an automate... READ MORE