With the aim of strengthening immigration control, the EU will require a special visa to enter its territory. It is the European Travel Information and Accreditation Agency (ETIAS) that will come into force in early 2023.
ETIAS will register with the ETIAS system and screen all eligible nationals before traveling to Europe. This would be a mandatory immigration requirement.
What is ETIAS?
ETIAS is a fully-fledged electronic system that recognizes and monitors visitors from countries that do not require a visa to enter the Schengen area.
“This travel authorization system collects, monitors and updates visitors’ required data to determine if it is safe for them to enter Schengen countries.” The website reports Schengen visa.
Who needs ETIAS travel authorization?
ETIAS travel authorization is aimed at citizens of countries that have access to EU space without a visa. Are on the Latin American side PeruIn Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay, and other countries.
Currently, adults with passports are allowed to travel to all countries in the Schengen area. This means they can spend up to 90 without a visa.
However, adults wishing to travel to Europe from 2023 will have to apply online for an ETIAS visa waiver to enter the Schengen area.
How is the ETIAS application processed?
According to the page ETIAS VisaThe ETIAS visa waiver must be applied for online, which is a simple procedure and “Can be completed from a smartphone, tablet or personal computer without having to go to the embassy or consulate”.
They only need to provide their passport details by providing their full name, date of birth, address and information about their work and health.
At the end of the application, a series of security questions must be answered. If the information is incorrect, ETIAS may be canceled.
Requirements for applying for an ETIAS application
At the time of placing the request ETIASAdults must meet the following requirements:
- A Peruvian passport valid for 3 months from the expected date of arrival.
- Perfect payment method such as debit or credit card.
- Current email address for which confirmation of their ETIAS approval is required.
How much does ETIAS cost?
Travel authorization ETIAS It is planned to cost only 7 euros per application, however it may vary once opened. There is no charge for minors and payment can be made by credit or debit card. Once the payment is made, the process of ETIAS travel authorization will begin.
Application ETIAS It takes less than 10 minutes for a Peruvian citizen.
The ETIAS It is valid for three consecutive years and allows Peruvians to travel to Europe multiple times, as long as the countries they wish to visit are Schengen member countries.
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