European Visa Waiver ETIAS

Travelling to Europe from Canada has never been easier. However, besides the ETIAS travel authorization, there are certain requirements to think about when going to Europe for leisure, work or study.

Canadian tourists in Europe will soon benefit from the added safety and security of ETIAS. The new scheme, to be launched towards the end of 2022, will become mandatory for all travelers from current visa-waiver countries. Until now, Canadians have enjoyed trips to 26 European Schengen Area countries using just their passport. Although this has […]

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The latest news from the European Commission confirms that the release date for the ETIAS electronic visa waiver system has been pushed back to 2022. This is extremely relevant for Canadians planning a trip to Europe as Canadian passport holders are among those that must apply for ETIAS once the program comes into full force. […]

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Things are moving fast when it comes to new European migration and visa policies. As Canadian travellers may already know, the ETIAS visa waiver program is expected to come into effect in 2021. The system is being implemented to simplify and streamline entry to travellers who do not require a visa to visit the Schengen […]

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The future of travel to Europe is set to change when the European parliament introduces the ETIAS visa waiver for Europe, which is expected to be implemented by 2021. Once the new electronic visa waiver system has been activated, citizens of visa waiver countries will be required to have an approved ETIAS to travel to […]

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Canadians can currently travel to the Schengen Area, composed of 26 European countries, visa-free. However, this is going to change once the European Travel and Information Authorization System, ETIAS, is launched in 2021. The European Union put forward a proposal for this system in 2016. In his annual State of the Union Address that year, […]

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