The regulations for the establishment of the ETIAS (European Travel Information Authorization System) entered into force on October 9, 2018
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A spokesman for the European Commission announced that the implementation of the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) is likely to be delayed until
Starting in January 2021, 60 countries including the United States and Australia will need to obtain visa authorization before being allowed to travel in the European Union.
ETIAS will be a new system being launched by the European Union to optimize the way that travelers planning on visiting the EU apply for
Americans traveling to the Schengen Zone after January 1st, 2021 will need to register for the European Travel Information and Authorization System, or simply ETIAS.