Category: ETIAS

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

What is the Schengen Agreement?

History and Development of the Schengen Agreement On 14 June 1985, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands signed the Schengen Agreement on the gradual abolition of checks at their common borders in the small town of Schengen in Luxembourg, on the border to France and the Netherlands. The agreement has since then led to…
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ETIAS – European Travel Information and Authorization System

ETIAS, which stands for the European Travel Information and Authorization System, is a completely electronic visa waiver pre-screening program for visitors intending to travel to the European Union, created by the EU in order to protect and strengthen its borders. The European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) was proposed by the European Commission in…
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Brexit: The Dilemma of Second-Home Owners in France and the Rest of Europe

With the UK having left the European Union, new rules will apply to British people moving to France and other EU countries. According to the data collected and published by the French National Institute of Statistics and Economic Studies shows UK nationals residing in France back in 2016 was at 148,300 and 53,000 were retirees.…
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Everything You Need to Know About ETIAS

ETIAS, which stands for European Travel Information and Authorisation, is an online system that permits and tracks visitors from visa-exempt countries to enter the Schengen Zone. This system was inspired by the U.S. Electronic System for Travel Authorization (ESTA) currently in place. Because of the unfortunate terrorist attacks happening around the world and the migrant…
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How to Apply for a France Schengen Visa

Updated: 21 January 2020 by Rose Delacquis How to get your French Schengen Visa from the UK as an individual The simple steps to apply for a France Visa in the UK (before and after Brexit) The best reasons why you should apply for a France Visa in the UK According to the last statistics…
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