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Frequently Asked Questions
Do Australian Citizens Need ETIAS?
Yes. From November 2023, Australian citizens must have valid ETIAS authorization upon arrival at the EU/Schengen border.
How Long Can I Stay in Europe with ETIAS Authorization?
With a valid ETIAS authorization, you can stay in Europe for up to 90 days every 180 days.
Can I Study in Europe with ETIAS Visa Waiver?
No. ETIAS visa waiver doesn’t enable you to study full-time in European educational institutes, including schools and universities. You’ll need to apply for a national visa or residence permit card.
Can I Work in Europe with ETIAS Visa Waiver?
No. Much like study purposes, you must apply for a national visa or temporary residence permit card to be eligible to work in Europe.
What Rights Do ETIAS Visa Waiver Grant Me?
With a valid ETIAS visa waiver, you can visit all the EU/Schengen Area countries (except Ireland) uninterruptedly for three years or until the expiration of your passport.
Please note that you must comply with the Schengen 90/180-day regulation.
Can I Visit Friends and Family Members in Europe with ETIAS Authorization?
Yes. ETIAS enables you to enjoy short-term visits to Europe, including leisure, business, medical needs, or visiting friends and family.