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The authorisation or decision of an EU Member State required for transit or entry for an intended stay in that EU Member State or in several EU Member States.


Art. 2(m) of Regulation (EU) No 604/2013 (Dublin III Regulation)


  • BG: виза
  • CS: vízum
  • DE: Visum
  • EL: θεώρηση εισόδου / βίζα
  • EN: visa
  • ES: visado
  • ET: viisa
  • FI: viisumi
  • FR: visa
  • GA: víosa
  • HU: vízum
  • IT: visto
  • LT: viza
  • LV: vīza
  • MT: Viża
  • NL: visum
  • PL: wiza
  • PT: visto
  • RO: viză
  • SK: vízum
  • SL: vizum
  • SV: visering
  • NO: visum

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For some third countries (specifically, and as of December 2011, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Georgia, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Russian Federation and Ukraine) there are visa facilitation agreements which facilitate, on the basis of reciprocity, the issuance of visas for an intended stay of no more than 90 days per period of 180 days to the citizens of the European Union and the third country party to the agreement. These are often concluded at the same time as readmission agreements. For more information see the webpage on visa policy.