New EU visa rules – Questions and Answers

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. New EU rules on short-stay visas apply worldwide from 2 February 2020. They make it easier for legitimate travellers to apply for a visa to come to Europe, facilitating tourism, trade and business, while providing more resources for countering irregular migration risks and threats […]

EU Visa Policy: Commission welcomes agreement to strengthen EU visa rules

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. Today Member States endorsed the agreement reached by the European Parliament and the Council on the Commission’s proposal to modernise the EU’s common visa policy, adapting the rules to evolving security concerns, challenges linked to migration and new opportunities offered by technological developments. The […]

Youth Forum calls on Parliament to ease entry into Europe for young people

The European Youth Forum has called on the European Parliament and Member States to help young people to travel into Europe by reducing the barriers that they currently face, such as excessive visa fees, delays and extreme administrative requirements. The Youth Forum’s intervention at a hearing of the Parliament’s Civil liberties, Justice and Home Affairs […]