Category: ETIAS

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

France Wants To Delay Entry/Exit System Until August 2024

The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, intends to delay the launch of the biometric Entry-Exit System (EES) until after the Paris Olympics in August 2024. Paris will host the 2024 Olympic Games from 26 July to 11 August 2024 and France expects millions of visitors during this period. The EU entry/exit system (EES) requires new…
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EU Council Approves Visa-Free Entry For Kosovo

The Council of the European Union recently gave Kosovo the green light for visa-free travel. The new changes will permit holders of Kosovo’s passports to travel visa-free to EU countries for 90 days in a 180-day period.  The decision was made after the EU assessed Kosovo’s progress in meeting the necessary requirements for visa liberalisation.…
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EU Pushed Back ETIAS Plan To 2024

The EU has officially pushed back plans to roll out its launch of the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS). This means that travellers from more than 60 countries who can travel to the Schengen Area without a visa won’t have to fill out extra forms or pay a fee quite yet. The European…
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Entry-Exit System (EES) Pushed Back To End of 2023

Plans by the European Union to introduce the new Entry-Exit System (EES) have been delayed once again. The Entry/Exit System (EES) will not be rolled out in May 2023 as it has been planned by the European Union authorities and has been pushed to late 2023. This means that holidaymakers heading to Europe this summer…
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Netherlands Prepares For Entry/Exit System

There will be major changes to the way the European Union manages its external borders in 2023 and the Dutch government is preparing for the new changes. Changes will come into force in May 2023 when the EU entry and exit system (EES) starts operating. All non-EU nationals arriving and leaving the Schengen area will…
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