A Visa to Visit Europe?
A lot of people have been talking about changes to the EU law that will require US citizens to be pre-screened before being allowed to travel to Europe (starting in 2021). Instead of just jumping off the plane and rolling into the country, you’ll have to go online before your trip and apply. But according to the European Commission it won’t be too much of a headache: "Completing the online application should not take more than 10 minutes with automatic approval being given in over 95% of cases.” You won’t be applying for a Visa, you’ll actually be applying for a Visa exemption. Read more at CNN
(CNN) - US citizens visiting parts of Europe will need authorization from the European Union come 2021. The EU announced last year it was creating a European Travel Information and Authorization System, or ETIAS, that will require "pre-travel screening for security and migration risks of travellers benefiting from visa-free access to the Schengen area."