What is ETIAS?

ETIAS stands for European Travel Information and Authorization System, it is a form of electronic travel authorization. From 2021, visitors travelling to the Schengen Area will need to obtain an ETIAS travel authorization prior to their trip.In light of the recent increased security risk t...

Will ETIAS be similar to US ESTA?

Yes, since the ETIAS visa application form has similar objectives to the American ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorisation, part of the Visa Waiver program).

Which nationalities need to apply for ETIAS?

As things stand, there will be 60 visa-exempt countries (listed below) whose citizens will be able to obtain an ETIAS travel authorization after its implementation in 2021. The ETIAS visa will permit entry into the Schengen Area.Which countries will be required to apply for ETIAS?The c...