Do I need an ETIAS in 2022?

David Banks
Authored by David Banks
Posted: Saturday, September 18, 2021 - 10:50

Traveling was always a popular hobby, but now the world is adopting new travelling functionality, especially in Europe.

In this article  we will look at ETIAS - will you need ETIAS when travelling to Europe in 2022? And if you do, what is the updated Schengen country list? 

Briefings on ETIAS? 

It is a hot topic throughout Europe, will you need an ETIAS to travel in 2022 or not? 

ETIAS is also known as the Europe Travel Information and Authorization System. It is a completely electronic system which allows and keeps track of visitors from countries who do not need a visa to enter the Schengen Zone.

Motive on Authorization of ETIAS 

The EU is constantly trying to upgrade its facility to the world's best traveling and business engagement zone. ETIAS is another step in making it safer concerning the 62 countries that are not involved in the European Union, but countries allowed to enter this Schengen area for 90 days in business and tourism.

You will now need ETIAS for traveling without a visa for the same purposes as you were allowed before for 90 days. It follows to strengthen European security. It will also maintain a more organized data of Travelers and foreigners entering the country. The main aim is to keep everyone secure inside the country and in the zone concerning visitors, making the procedure hassle-free and easy.

When talking about Europe, Europe is the destination that is on everyone's list as dream travel. Europe is a very prominent tourist place. The Schengen country list sequences various countries together that are popular for tourism and economic trade in Europe. All the countries that have more International linking towards tourism or business than other European countries are on the list of Schengen country list.

What do you mean by Schengen?  

The specific countries, which came together in terms of trade and business—unifying their borders. It eliminated the need for a visa when traveling from one country to another. It is applicable because there is a similar dependency upon each nation. The complication of trading business and tourism across the countries be easier to deal with through one rule. 

The Schengen Countries Needing ETIAS

Here is the list that requires ETIAS to travel hereafter with no visa permit for 90 days.

1. France

2. Greece

3. Hungary

4. Iceland

5. Italy

6. Estonia

7. Belgium

8. Liechtenstein

9. Lithuania

10. Austria

11. Finland

12. The Czech Republic

13. Latvia

14. France

15. France

16. Luxembourg

17. Malta

18. The Netherlands

19. Norway

20. Poland

21. Portugal

22. Slovakia

23. Denmark

24. Slovenia

25. Spain

26. Sweden

27. Switzerland

28. Bulgaria 

29. Croatia

30. Ireland 

31. Republic of Cyprus 

32. Romania

These countries require ETIAS for traveling without a visa as this will act like the wavier or the alternative to access the non-member countries of the European Union. Many countries have already implemented it, and many countries are on their way to implement it until 2022.

Countries Require that ETIAS for Travel

You are already aware of the countries. Countries that are not the member of the European Union and do not require a visa will acquire ETIAS for business and tourism purpose that will permit them for 90 days of stay in the Schengen.

The countries that require ETIAS are as follows:

1. Australia

2. Ukraine

3. The Bahamas 

4. Barbados

5. Bosnia and Herzegovina

6. Canada

7. Chile

8. Albania

9. Costa Rica

10. Dominica

11. El Salvador

12. Georgia

13. Vanuatu

14. Andorra

15. Brunei Darussalam

16. Argentina

17. Colombia

18. Antigua and Barbuda

19. Uruguay

20. Grenada

21. Guatemala

22. Honduras

23. Hong Kong

24. Brazil

25. Israel

26. Japan

27. Kiribati

28. Macau

29. Macedonia

30. Malaysia

31. The Federated States of Micronesia

32. Marshall Islands

33. Mauritius

34. Mexico

35. Moldova

36. Montenegro

37. New Zealand

38. Nicaragua

39. Palau

40. Panama

41. Paraguay

42. Peru

43. Saint Kitts and Nevis

44. Saint Lucia

45. Samoa

46. United States

47. South Korea

48. The United Arab Emirates

49. Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

50. Serbia

51. Seychelles

52. Singapore

53. Solomon Islands

54. Taiwan

55. Timor Leste

56. Tonga

57. Trinidad and Tobago

58. Tuvalu

59. Venezuela


Now you know the concerns and how you apply and travel with ETIAS concerning Nation. Make sure you go through your embassy rules before application and read the precepts carefully.