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As of December 2010 '''only''' the nationals of the following non-EU/EFTA countries do '''not''' need a visa for entry into the Schengen Area: [[Albania]]*, [[Andorra]], [[Antigua and Barbuda]], [[Argentina]], [[Australia]],  [[Bahamas]], [[Barbados]], [[Bosnia and Herzegovina]]*, [[Brazil]], [[Brunei]], [[Canada]], [[Chile]], [[Costa Rica]], [[Croatia]], [[El Salvador]], [[Guatemala]], [[Honduras]], [[Israel]], [[Japan]], [[Republic of Macedonia|Macedonia]]*, [[Malaysia]], [[Mauritius]], [[Mexico]], [[Monaco]], [[Montenegro]]*, [[New Zealand]], [[Nicaragua]], [[Panama]], [[Paraguay]], [[Saint Kitts and Nevis]], [[San Marino]], [[Serbia]]*/**, [[Seychelles]], [[Singapore]], [[South Korea]], [[United States]], [[Uruguay]], [[Rome/Vatican|Vatican City]], [[Venezuela]], additionally persons holding British National (Overseas), [[Hong Kong]] SAR or [[Macau]] SAR passports.  These visa-free visitors may not stay more than three months in half a year and may not work while in the EU.
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As of January 2011 '''only''' the nationals of the following non-EU/EFTA countries do '''not''' need a visa for entry into the Schengen Area: [[Albania]]*, [[Andorra]], [[Antigua and Barbuda]], [[Argentina]], [[Australia]],  [[Bahamas]], [[Barbados]], [[Bosnia and Herzegovina]]*, [[Brazil]], [[Brunei]], [[Canada]], [[Chile]], [[Costa Rica]], [[Croatia]], [[El Salvador]], [[Guatemala]], [[Honduras]], [[Israel]], [[Japan]], [[Republic of Macedonia|Macedonia]]*, [[Malaysia]], [[Mauritius]], [[Mexico]], [[Monaco]], [[Montenegro]]*, [[New Zealand]], [[Nicaragua]], [[Panama]], [[Paraguay]], [[Saint Kitts and Nevis]], [[San Marino]], [[Serbia]]*/**, [[Seychelles]], [[Singapore]], [[South Korea]], [[Taiwan]]*** (Republic of China), [[United States]], [[Uruguay]], [[Rome/Vatican|Vatican City]], [[Venezuela]], additionally persons holding British National (Overseas), [[Hong Kong]] SAR or [[Macau]] SAR passports.  These visa-free visitors may not stay more than three months in half a year and may not work while in the EU.
 
 
Citizens of [[Taiwan]] (Republic of China) with an ID number will become visa-exempt on 11 January 2011.
 
  
 
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Further note that
 
Further note that
  
(*) nationals of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia need a '''biometric''' passport to enjoy visa-free travel and
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(*) nationals of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia need a '''biometric''' passport to enjoy visa-free travel,
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(**) Serbian nationals with passports issued by the Serbian Coordination Directorate (Serbs residing in Kosovo) '''still do need''' a visa and
  
(**) Serbian nationals with passports issued by the Serbian Coordination Directorate (Serbs residing in Kosovo) '''still do need''' a visa.
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(***) Taiwanese nationals need their '''ID number to be stipulated''' in their passport to enjoy visa-free travel.

Revision as of 13:42, 14 January 2011

As of January 2011 only the nationals of the following non-EU/EFTA countries do not need a visa for entry into the Schengen Area: Albania*, Andorra, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Bosnia and Herzegovina*, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Costa Rica, Croatia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Israel, Japan, Macedonia*, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Monaco, Montenegro*, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Kitts and Nevis, San Marino, Serbia*/**, Seychelles, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan*** (Republic of China), United States, Uruguay, Vatican City, Venezuela, additionally persons holding British National (Overseas), Hong Kong SAR or Macau SAR passports. These visa-free visitors may not stay more than three months in half a year and may not work while in the EU.

Note that

  • while British subjects with the right of abode in the United Kingdom and British Overseas Territories citizens connected to Gibraltar are considered "United Kingdom nationals for European Union purposes" and therefore eligible for unlimited access to the Schengen Area,
  • British Overseas Territories citizens without the right of abode in the United Kingdom and British subjects without the right of abode in the United Kingdom as well as British Overseas citizens and British protected persons in general do require visas.

However, all British Overseas Territories citizens except those solely connected to the Cyprus Sovereign Base Areas are eligible for British citizenship and thereafter unlimited access to the Schengen Area.

Further note that

(*) nationals of Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia need a biometric passport to enjoy visa-free travel,

(**) Serbian nationals with passports issued by the Serbian Coordination Directorate (Serbs residing in Kosovo) still do need a visa and

(***) Taiwanese nationals need their ID number to be stipulated in their passport to enjoy visa-free travel.