Europe has introduced a new travel authorization system for you If you belong to any of the 62 countries in the world that allowed the citizens to visit Europe without a visa. Other than the European Nations, these 62 countries do not need to acquire their visa in order to enter the continent of Europe but this is soon going to change as the European Union has introduced the concept of ETIAS into the world that is necessary for you if you want to visit any European countries.
ETIAS is the European Travel Information and Authorization System, it is the new visa waiver system for the people who didn’t have to go through any visa formalities to enter Europe. With the help of ETIAS now you will get to visit the country for 90 days without a visa.
The concept is introduced in order to protect the boundaries of the 26 nations that fall under the Schengen border. The 26 countries falling under the Schengen Border Area are namely, Spain, Denmark, Italy, Sweden, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Finland, Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Greece, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, and Switzerland.
Travelers in the world who needed a visa to visit any of the European Nations will not be affected by this new travel regulations. They will continue needing their visas in order to travel to the European Nations.
But the eligible members are suggested to apply for their ETIAS soon. In order to apply for ETIAS, ensure that you have a valid passport. The procedure for applying may be simple and uncomplicated but it will require you to have a passport. Just fill out an online application form available on the official website. You can also visit www.etias-europe.us for further inquiry. To apply for your ETIAS, you will have to visit the official site and fill out a form. The form will ask you to give your basic details so that you can move forward in the process. These basic details include your name, last name, place of birth, nationality, gender, age, etc.
Minors and old age people will also need their own individual ETIAS. However, for them the cost of application is free, for rest, the cost of ETIAS is 7 euros for adults.
After getting your ETIAS application approved, it will be valid for the duration of three years from the date of the issue. You can visit visa-free in the European nations for 90 days one at a time in these three years of the validity period.
One more thing to add is that this European Travel Information and Authorization System is only valid if you are visiting any of these European nations that fall under the Schengen Border as a tourist or for any kind of business purposes. It also includes transit and medical purposes. But you are not allowed to visit these countries for education or employment purposes.