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Entering the EU - online visa application process and digital visa – PUBLIC CONSULTATION

The aim of the consultation is to obtain the views of citizens and stakeholders on the envisaged initiative, in particular on the usefulness of an online application process and EU/national application portal, as well as the replacement of a visa sticker with a digital visa.

More specifically, the consultation aims to gather views of stakeholders on the impact of different policy options, as well as on the legal, economic and practical aspects of the possible digitalisation of the visa procedures.

The main stakeholders to be consulted:

• Third country nationals, in particular those with experience of applying for a Schengen visa

• Stakeholders in the travel and tourism industry

• Wider public: citizens or NGOs with an interest in the initiative

Date: 11 March 2021 - 03 June 2021 (midnight Brussels time)

You can contribute to this consultation by filling in the online questionnaire ( ).

Questionnaires are available in some or all official EU languages. You can submit your responses in any official EU language.