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.
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- Czech Republic Resumes Operations in Most Embassies and Consulates July 29, 2020
- EU Council Updates COVID-19 Travel Guidelines Recommendations July 26, 2020
- Italy Resumes Some Visa Operations in India July 24, 2020
- European Commission to Protect Rights of Seasonal Workers Amid COVID-19 July 21, 2020
- European Council Updates List of Recommended Third-Countries for Entry Into EU/Schengen July 20, 2020
- Malta Opens Borders to 18 Third-Countries From 15 July for Non-Essential Purposes July 19, 2020
- Iceland to Open Borders to 15 Nationalities with Fewer Travel Restrictions July 17, 2020
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
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.
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
The regulations for the establishment of the ETIAS (European Travel Information Authorization System) entered into force on October 9, 2018