European Parliament approves ETIAS regulation

The European Parliament has approved the final agreement to implement ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System). It is estimated that the new scheme will become operational in 2021.Of the 609 who voted, 494 voted in favour of approving ETIAS. The aim of ETIAS is to stre... 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

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 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