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ETIAS General Information

ETIAS is a multiple-entry travel authorization planned to be operational by November 2023. This electronic permit is to allow its holders to enter any of the Schengen Area member countries.

The European Travel Information and Authorization System is a mandatory document to be obtained by all travelers from outside the EU (nationals of 60 different countries) planning to enter the EU countries.

The approved ETIAS will remain valid for 3 years and enable visiting the Schengen Area countries multiple times within its validity period. Every single stay with ETIAS can last up to three months and must be related to such travel purposes as leisure, transit, business, and medical treatment.

ETIAS application can be completed online by simply following a few intuitive steps involving filling out an online application form and making the payment of the service fee, to finally receive the approved document via email.

Who needs ETIAS

All travelers from non-EU countries need to apply for ETIAS travel authorization to enter any country being part of the Schengen Area. Therefore, do remember to complete the ETIAS application if you are a national of a country outside the European Union.

List of eligible countries


eVisa for European is available to the citizens of following countries:

  • Albania Albania
  • Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda
  • Argentina Argentina
  • Australia Australia
  • Bahamas Bahamas
  • Barbados Barbados
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Brazil Brazil
  • Brunei Brunei
  • Canada Canada
  • Chile Chile
  • Colombia Colombia
  • Costa Rica Costa Rica
  • Dominica Dominica
  • El Salvador El Salvador
  • Georgia Georgia
  • Grenada Grenada
  • Guatemala Guatemala
  • Honduras Honduras
  • Hong Kong SAR Hong Kong SAR
  • Israel Israel
  • Japan Japan
  • Kiribati Kiribati
  • Macau Macau
  • Malaysia Malaysia
  • Marshall Islands Marshall Islands
  • Mauritius Mauritius
  • Mexico Mexico
  • Federated States of Micronesia Federated States of Micronesia
  • Moldova Moldova
  • Montenegro Montenegro
  • Nauru Nauru
  • New Zealand New Zealand
  • Nicaragua Nicaragua
  • Macedonia Macedonia
  • Palau Palau
  • Panama Panama
  • Paraguay Paraguay
  • Peru Peru
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Lucia Saint Lucia
  • Samoa Samoa
  • Serbia Serbia
  • Seychelles Seychelles
  • Singapore Singapore
  • Solomons Solomons
  • South Korea South Korea
  • Taiwan Taiwan
  • East Timor East Timor
  • Tonga Tonga
  • Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad & Tobago
  • Tuvalu Tuvalu
  • Ukraine Ukraine
  • United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • United States United States
  • Uruguay Uruguay
  • Vanuatu Vanuatu
  • Venezuela Venezuela

Should your country is not eligible for ETIAS, you will need to obtain a relevant visa or another permit covering all your particular traveling needs.

Types of ETIAS visa waiver

There is only one type of ETIAS visa waiver that covers various purposes, including:

  • leisure: visiting friends or family members in Europe, spending vacation, exploring tourist attractions, traveling around Europe;
  • business: handling various business affairs, participating in a business conferences, negotiating business contracts, looking for potential business partners;
  • transit: making a stop before going to another travel destination in the Schengen Area;
  • medical treatment: to undergo medical treatment in one of the European countries.

Important: Please do note that although ETIAS serves business-related purposes, it does not function as a work permit.

ETIAS application

The online ETIAS application was designed to be as effortless as possible. Applying for ETIAS shouldn’t take more than a couple of minutes, and most applications should be approved immediately upon submission.

Applicants will need to grab a valid passport and follow these simple steps:

  1. Fill out an online form: enter the standard personal data, passport information, and contact details; make sure that all the information is error-free and move on to the second step.
  2. Cover the service fee: choose one of the preferred methods of online payment and cover the processing fee.
  3. Refresh your email address: after a maximum of 4 business days from the date you submitted your ETIAS application, you will receive its approval in a PDF file via email.

Please note that the processing time may differ depending on various factors, such as the correctness of the submitted application form. Remember to submit only true and up-to-date information to ensure immediate approval of your ETIAS.

ETIAS validity period

The ETIAS travel authorization stays effective for 3 years from the date of issue or until the individual’s travel document expires (whichever comes first).

Please do note that since ETIAS and passport are digitally matched, the passport cannot expire during your entire duration of planned stay in one of the EU member countries.

Transit information

Nationals of every country that can enjoy visa-free entry to the European Union need to apply for an ETIAS visa waiver, even if they only wish to transit through a given country.

Do remember to obtain ETIAS before entering any of the EU countries and reaching your final destination.

Requirements for ETIAS

All applicants for ETIAS need to provide the following documents:

  • a passport that will remain valid for the entire duration of the planned trip;
  • a digital face photo (phone or PC camera photos are acceptable).

Our consultants will adjust the received files, so there is no need to worry about their sizes.

Moreover, make sure you have access to the following items:

  • active email address
  • valid method of online payment
  • working electronic device
  • stable Internet connection

Visa Summary

  • eVisa destination


    EU/Schengen Area

  • eVisa price


    Price will be shown after filling out the application form

  • eVisa Processing time


    a few days

  • Visa validity


    3 years

  • Visa requirements documents


    • passport
    • active email
    • valid means of online payment
    • face photo

Other Travel Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

How do I get an ETIAS for Europe?

The moment your ETIAS is approved, you will receive its confirmation via email. Do remember to download it and save its digital copy on your mobile device.

When will I receive an ETIAS for European Union?

It may take up to a few days to process your ETIAS application. Should you want to check the progress of your application, feel free to contact our support team via email, phone, or contact form.

Do I need to print ETIAS?

Since ETIAS is supposed to be an entirely electronic system, it is not mandatory to print it out. The approved ETIAS will be digitally linked to the applicant's passport. A backup printed copy is, however, always recommended.

What if my ETIAS is not approved?

Should your ETIAS be rejected for some reason, feel free to contact our support team immediately. Our consultants will try to discuss your situation and make the necessary corrections to your application form.

What is the validity of ETIAS?

ETIAS remains effective for 3 years from the date of issue. Should the individual's travel document expires, ETIAS will become invalid too.

Do children need an ETIAS to travel to EU countries?

Children traveling to any European countries who are nationals of non-EU countries also need to obtain ETIAS. The application on behalf of underage travelers should be made by legal guardians or parents.

Can I enter Europe without ETIAS?

Only nationals of the EU can travel between European countries without an ETIAS visa waiver. Obtain ETIAS authorization before your planned travel!

What must I have to apply for ETIAS for Europe?

An applicant needs to provide passport details and upload a face photo. Moreover, it is necessary to have access to an active email address, valid means of online payment, and a working electronic device with a stable Internet connection.

What is the processing time for ETIAS?

Processing the ETIAS application may take up to a few days. Please remember to apply for your ETIAS at least 4 business days before you plan to visit the EU.

What documents are required to get an ETIAS?

The only document required for ETIAS is a valid passport. Its details need to be provided in the online application. Moroever, an applicant will be asked to upload a face photo. There is no need to worry about the file size - our consultants will adjust the received file, so simply take a picture using your smartphone or PC camera.

What data do I need to provide in the application form for ETIAS?

You will need to provide some basic personal and travel details, such as name, address, and passport number. Make sure that every piece of information entered is error-free.