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ETIAS Visa For Europe

ETIAS Visa For Europe

ETIAS stands for European Travel Information and Authorization System, it is a form of electronic travel authorization. Visitors who want to travel to the Schengen Area will need to obtain an ETIAS travel authorization before their trip. This process recalls ESTA (Electronic System for Travel Authorization). Another automated system that determines the eligibility of visitors to travel to the United States.

What is ETIAS for?

ETIAS means European Travel Information and Authorization System and it is a new visa to travel to Europe. The main aim of this visa is to ensure the safety of all European citizens within its borders, reduce risk situations and control the irregular inmigration. ETIAS is designed to improve the security of the region by screening travellers before their arrival in the Schengen Area. The ETIAS process will determine whether a citizen can enter th Schengen Area or not.

What is the ETIAS application date?

From 2021 ETIAS can be used.

How to obtain ETIAS travel authorization?

The form of this authorization will be simple and easy. It will be  necessary to complete a straightforward online application form. Applicants have to enter their personal details such as their name, surname, date of birth and address, country of birth, professional carreer and information about their trip, as well as some security questions. Filling out this questionarie should not last more than 10 minutes.

How much is ETIAS travel authorization cost?

The cost of this authorization is expected around 7 euros per applicant. Valid for adults over 18 years old. Minors do not have to pay any fees.

What is the validity?

If it is approved, the ETIAS travel authorization will have a validity period of 3 years.