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Tell us: What are your questions about the EU's new EES and ETIAS travel systems

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Tell us: What are your questions about the EU's new EES and ETIAS travel systems
Passport control checks at EU external borders are set to change later this year. Photo by DENIS CHARLET / AFP

Big changes are afoot for travel in Europe with the EU introducing two new systems for travellers - EES and ETIAS. We want to hear from readers about their questions and any worries about the new systems.


After repeated delays, the enhanced checks for travellers - including facial scans and fingerprints - are set to be introduced later in 2024.

The introduction of the Entry & Exit System is due to be followed by the ETIAS system, which introduces an online visa waiver for tourists visiting the EU. 

At this stage there is still plenty that we don't know, but we'd like our readers to share their questions and any worries that they have so that we can try to find out the information that is relevant to you.

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kevin amerigo 2024/04/11 14:39
So after nearly three years of administration I have now been able to apply for my Italian passport.. in the UK the consulate reports a 26 week delay on the issue of same unless a real emergency arises. Therefore I will be in Italy with my British passport for longer that 90 days. Will my legal documents from the courts showing my nationality as Italian prevent the overstay stamp in my passport. Secondly my wife is English with an English passport but holds a different surname. We will always carry our marriage certificate which has an apostille but will the border guards quite understand her entitlement to stay in Europe with me??

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