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EU Officials Move To Clarify Rules For U.S. Travelers After Erroneous 'Visa' Reports

Meant to increase security in Europe, the decision to implement a screening process was announced in 2018. But confusion arose after several media outlets labeled it a "visa."
In 2021, U.S. travelers heading to European Union countries will have to apply for authorization online, as part of a security procedure for visa-free travelers. Source: Kirill Afonin

European Union officials have moved to clarify travel regulations for U.S. citizens, following erroneous reports this week that Americans will soon be required to apply for visas.

Last summer, the European Union that starting in 2021, it will require citizens from countries that don't currently require visas, including the United States, to apply for authorization in order to visit member

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