Who needs ETIAS? Currently, individuals from the following 57 countries do not require Schengen visas to visit countries in the European Union. However, with the arrival of ETIAS expected in 2021, passport holders of these countries that currently travel visa-free, will require an ETIAS waiver to travel to Europe for the purposes of tourism, business or transit for a short 90 days stay in any 180-day period.
Visa-free access to the Schengen states for at least 90 days in any 180 day period. Passport holders of these countries require an ETIAS from 2021 onward.
Schengen Area full member countries. No ETIAS or Schengen Visa required.
EU countries outside Schengen Area but have the visa policy and special territories of the EU and Schengen member states (e.g. Romania, Bulgaria, Greenland). No ETIAS or Schengen Visa required.
Members of the EU with an independent visa policy (e.g. UK, Ireland). Disputed and currently unconfirmed if ETIAS or Schengen Visa will be required for UK countries. Irish passport holders will not require Schengen Visa or ETIAS.
Schengen Visa required to enter the Schengen states (e.g. Russia, China, India, South Africa).
Schengen Visa required for transit through the Schengen states (e.g. Iran, Iraq, Afghanistan).
ETIAS and Schengen Visa status currently unknown.