ETIAS is a Visa Waiver Program not a Traditional Visa

From 2021, US citizens and many other nationalities will need to apply for an ETIAS Visa Waiver before traveling to Europe. Since the European Union made the announcement, there has been some confusion about exactly what ETIAS is.ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization Sy... READ MORE

Croatia closer to joining the Schengen after Brussels meeting

Croatia has received strong support from the European Union (EU) for its plan to become a member of the Schengen Area. The Croatian Minister of the Interior, Davor Bozinovic, met with the EU Citizenship Commissioner, Dimitris Avramopoulos in Brussels to discuss Croatia’s progress in meeting the... READ MORE

Dual Citizenship and ETIAS

By 2021, the European Union aims to implement an electronic visa waiver program similar ones already in place around the world, including in the United States. The program will be called ETIAS, which stands for the European Travel Information and Authorisation System, and has been readily accep... READ MORE

When Does My ETIAS Expire?

In response to the growing threat of terrorism, the European Union will implement the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS) by 2021. The program will be somewhat similar to the Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) program in place in the United States, which scr... READ MORE

UK Tourists to Pay into EU Budget Post-Brexit

Even though the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union in June 2016, British nationals may still end up paying in the EU’s general budget after it leaves. Nearly 35 million Britons took holiday trips to the European Union in 2016, with nearly a third visiting Spain, followed by France a... READ MORE