Migration and Home Affairs

Documents

Asylum

30/01/2014 - Commission implementing regulation (EU) No 118/2014 of 30 January 2014  amending Regulation (EC) No 1560/2003 Commission implementing regulation (EU) No 118/2014 of 30 January 2014
26/06/2013 - Directive 2013/33/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 laying down standards for the reception of applicants for international protection
26/06/2013 - Directive 2013/32/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 June 2013 on common procedures for granting and withdrawing international protection
11/05/2011 - Directive 2011/51/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 May 2011 amending Council Directive 2003/109/EC to extend its scope to beneficiaries of international protection
19/05/2010 - Regulation (EU) No 439/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 May 2010 establishing a European Asylum Support Office
25/02/2010 - Decision 2010/762/EU of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States, meeting within the Council of 25 February 2010 determining the seat of the European Asylum Support Office (corrigendum)
11/07/2007 - Regulation (EC) No 862/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 July 2007 on Community statistics on migration and international protection and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 311/76 on the compilation of statistics on foreign workers
23/05/2007 - Decision No 575/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 May 2007 (consolidated version of June 2010) establishing the European Return Fund for the period 2008 to 2013 as part of the General Programme "Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows"
18/12/2006 - Regulation (EC) No 1905/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 December 2006 establishing a financing instrument for development cooperation (consolidated version of October 2009)
01/12/2005 - Council Directive 2005/85/EC of 1 December 2005 on minimum standards on procedures in Member States for granting and withdrawing refugee status
27/01/2003 - Council Directive 2003/9/EC of 27 January 2003 laying down minimum standards for the reception of asylum seekers
11/12/2000 - Council Regulation No 2725/2000 of 11 December 2000 concerning the establishment of "Eurodac" for the comparison of fingerprints for the effective application of the Dublin Convention

Legal migration and Integration

15/05/2014 - Directive 2014/66/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 May 2014 on the conditions of entry and residence of third-country nationals in the framework of an intra-corporate transfer
26/02/2014 - Directive 2014/36/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the conditions of entry and stay of third-country nationals for the purpose of employment as seasonal workers
28/04/2009 - Commission Decision 2009/350/EC of 28 April 2009 on the request by Ireland to accept Council Decision 2008/381/EC establishing a European Migration Network
14/05/2008 - Council Decision 2008/381/EC of 14 May 2008 establishing a European Migration Network
11/07/2007 - Regulation (EC) No 862/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 July 2007 on Community statistics on migration and international protection and repealing Regulation (EEC) No 311/76 on the compilation of statistics on foreign workers
12/10/2005 - Council Directive 2005/71/EC OF 12 October 2005 on a specific procedure for admitting third-country nationals for the purposes of scientific research
25/11/2003 - Council Directive 2003/109/EC of 25 November 2003 concerning the status of third-country nationals who are long-term residents (amended by Directive 2011/51/EU of 11 May 2011)
25/11/2003 - Council Directive 2003/109/EC of 25 November 2003 concerning the status of third-country nationals who are long-term residents (amended by Directive 2011/51/EU of 11 May 2011)
22/09/2003 - Council Directive 2003/86/EC of 22 September 2003 on the right to family reunification
22/09/2003 - Council Directive 2003/86/EC of 22 September 2003 on the right to family reunification
27/11/2000 - Council Directive 2000/78/EC of 27 November 2000 establishing a general framework for equal treatment in employment and occupation

Irregular Migration & Return

18/06/2009 - Directive 2009/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 June 2009 providing for minimum standards on sanctions and measures against employers of illegally staying third-country nationals
18/06/2009 - Directive 2009/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 June 2009 providing for minimum standards on sanctions and measures against employers of illegally staying third-country nationals
16/12/2008 - Directive 2008/115/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 on common standards and procedures in Member States for returning illegally staying third-country nationals
23/05/2007 - Decision No 575/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 May 2007 (consolidated version of June 2010) establishing the European Return Fund for the period 2008 to 2013 as part of the General Programme "Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows"
29/04/2004 - Council Directive 2004/82/EC of 29 April 2004 on the obligation of carriers to communicate passenger data
19/02/2004 - Council Regulation (EC) No 377/2004 of 19 February 2004 on the creation of an immigration liaison officers network (amended by Regulation (EU) No 493/2011 of 5 April 2011)
19/02/2004 - Council Regulation (EC) No 377/2004 of 19 February 2004 on the creation of an immigration liaison officers network (amended by Regulation (EU) No 493/2011 of 5 April 2011)
19/02/2004 - Council Regulation (EC) No 377/2004 of 19 February 2004 on the creation of an immigration liaison officers network (amended by Regulation (EU) No 493/2011 of 5 April 2011)
25/11/2003 - Council Directive 2003/110/EC of 25 November 2003 on assistance in cases of transit for the purposes of removal by air
28/11/2002 - Council Directive 2002/90/EC of 28 November 2002 defining the facilitation of unauthorised entry, transit and residence
28/11/2002 - Council Directive 2002/90/EC of 28 November 2002 defining the facilitation of unauthorised entry, transit and residence
28/11/2002 - Council Framework Decision 2002/946/JHA of 28 November 2002 on the strengthening of the penal framework to prevent the facilitation of unauthorised entry, transit and residence
28/11/2002 - Council Framework Decision 2002/946/JHA of 28 November 2002 on the strengthening of the penal framework to prevent the facilitation of unauthorised entry, transit and residence
28/05/2001 - Council Directive 2001/40/EC of 28 May 2001 on the mutual recognition of decisions on the expulsion of third country nationals

Schengen, Borders & Visas

08/10/2019 - Commission Recommendation C(2019) 7131 (PDF) establishing a common "Practical Handbook for Border Guards” (PDF) to be used by Member States' competent authorities when carrying out the border control of persons and replacing Commission Recommendation C(2006) 5186 (PDF) of 6 November 2006
30/11/2018 - Commission Implementing Decision C(2018)7767 final laying down the technical specifications for the uniform format for residence permits for third country nationals and repealing Decision C(2002)3069: Commission Implementing Decision C(2018) 7767 of 30 November 2018 Annex 1 Annex 2 Annex 3
30/11/2018 - Commission Implementing Decision C(2018) 7774 of 30 November 2018 final laying down the technical specifications regarding the standards for security features and biometrics in passports and travel documents issued by Member States and repealing Decisions C(2006) 2909 and C(2008) 8657: Commission Implementing Decision C(2018) 7774 of 30 November 2018 Annex to Commission Implementing Decision C(2018) 7774 of 30 November 2018
14/11/2018 - Regulation (EC) No 2018/1806 of 15 March 2001 listing the third countries whose nationals must be in possession of visas when crossing the external borders and those whose nationals are exempt from that requirement (codification of Council Regulation (EC) No 539/2001 of 15 March 2001)
12/02/2018 - Commission Implementing Decision C(2018)674 final as regards further technical specifications for the uniform format for visas and repealing Commission Decision C(2010) 319: Commission Implementing Decision C(2018)674 of 12 February 2018 Annex 1 Annex 2
28/07/2017 - Regulation (Eu) 2017/1370 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 4 July 2017 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 1683/95 laying down a uniform format for visas.
23/02/2016 - Commission Implementing Decision C(2016) 966 final of 23.2.2016 amending Implementing Decision C(2013) 4914 establishing the list of travel documents which entitle the holder to cross the external borders and which may be endorsed with a visa (annexes: part1, part2 and part3).
12/06/2015 - Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/913 of 12 June 2015 determining the date from which the Visa Information System (VIS) is to start operations in the 20th region
01/06/2015 - Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2015/854 of 1 June 2015 determining the date from which the Visa Information System (VIS) is to start operations in the 19th region
29/08/2014 - Commission Implementing Decision 2014/540/EU of 29 August 2014 determining the date from which the Visa Information System (VIS) is to start operations in a sixteenth region
22/10/2013 - Regulation (EU) No 1052/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 22 October 2013 establishing the European Border Surveillance System (Eurosur)
30/09/2013 - Commission implementing Decision 2013/493/EU of 30 September 2013 determining the third and last set of regions for the start of operations of the Visa Information System (VIS)
20/08/2013 - Commission implementing Decision 2013/441/EU of 20 August 2013 determining the date from which the Visa Information System (VIS) is to start operations in an eighth region
02/08/2013 - Commission Implementing Decision C(2013) 4914 of 2 August 2013 establishing the list of travel documents which entitle the holder to cross the external borders and which may be endorsed with a visa (annexes: part1, part2 and part3) Commission Implementing Decision C(2013) 4914 of 2 August 2013
07/03/2013 - Commission implementing Decision n° 2013/122/EU of 7 March 2013 determining the date from which the VIS is to start operations in a fourth and a fifth region
21/09/2012 - Commission implementing Decision 2012/512/EU of 21 September 2012 determining the date from which the VIS is to start operations in a third region
27/04/2012 - Commission implementing Decision 2012/233/EU of 27 April 2012 determining the date from which the VIS is to start operations in a second region
24/04/2012 - Commission implementing Decision 2012/274/EU of 24 April 2012 determining the second set of regions for the start of operations of the Visa Information System (VIS)
13/12/2011 - Council Decision 2011/842/EU of 13 December 2011 on the full application of the provisions of the Schengen acquis in the Principality of Liechtenstein
13/12/2011 - Regulation (EU) No 1342/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 amending Regulation (EC) No 1931/2006 as regards the inclusion of the Kaliningrad oblast and certain Polish administrative districts in the eligible border area
25/10/2011 - Regulation (EU) No 1077/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 establishing a European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice
25/10/2011 - Regulation (EU) No 1077/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 establishing a European Agency for the operational management of large-scale IT systems in the area of freedom, security and justice
21/09/2011 - Commission Implementing Decision 2011/636/EU of 21 September 2011 determining the date from which the Visa Information System (VIS) is to start operations in a first region
01/07/2011 - Commission Implementing Decision 2011/406/EU of 1 July 2011 amending the SIRENE Manual Commission Implementing Decision 2011/406/EU of 1 July 2011
04/05/2010 - Commission Decision 2010/260/EU of 4 May 2010 on the Security Plan for the operation of the Visa Information System
04/05/2010 - Commission Decision 2010/261/EU of 4 May 2010 on the Security Plan for Central SIS II and the Communication Infrastructure
27/01/2010 - Commission Decision C(2010) 319 of 27 January 2010 replacing Commission Decision C(1996) 352 of 7 February 1996 laying down further technical specifications for the uniform format for visas (consolidated version of Decision C(1996) 352 and its amending Decisions C(2000) 4332 of 28 December 2000, C(2002) 2002 of 3 June 2002 and C(2009) 3769 of 20 May 2009) (Annex to this Decision classified EU Secret) Commission Decision C(2010) 319 of 27 January 2010 replacing
30/11/2009 - Commission Decision 2010/49/EC of 30 November 2009 determining the first regions for the start of operations of the Visa Information System (VIS)
30/11/2009 - Council Decision 2009/917/JHA of 30 November 2009 on the use of information technology for customs purposes
13/09/2009 - Regulation (EC) No 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code) (consolidated version of February 2012)
11/09/2009 - Regulation (EC) No 810/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 July 2009 establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code) (consolidated version of February 2020), supplemented by the following implementing acts: Commission Implementing Decision C(2020) 6149 final of 11.09.2020 amending Implementing Decision C(2014) 2737final, as regards the list of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants for short stay visas in Belarus (annex). Commission Implementing Decision C(2020) 3329 final of 27.05.2020 amending Implementing Decision C(2014) 2737 final, as regards the list of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants for short stay visas in United Arab Emirates (annex). Commission Implementing Decision C(2020) 3331 final of 27.05.2020 amending Implementing Decision C(2011) 5500 final, as regards the list of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants for short stay visas in Indonesia (annex). Commission Implementing Decision C(2020) 3328 final of 27.05.2020 amending Implementing Decision C(2015) 6940 final, as regards the list of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants for short stay visas in India (annex). Commission Implementing Decision  C(2020) 1764 final of 25 March 2020 establishing the Handbook for the administrative management of visa processing and local Schengen cooperation (Visa Code Handbook II) and repealing Commission Decision C(2010) 3667 (annex). Commission Implementing Decision C(2020)395  of 28 January 2020 amending Decision C(2010)1620 final as regards the replacement of the Handbook for the processing of visa applications and the modification of issued visas (Visa Code Handbook I) (annex). Commission Implementing Decision C(2020)64 of 15 January 2020 establishing the operational instructions for issuing visas at the external border to seafarers (annex). Commission Implementing Decision C(2020)34 of 14 January 2020 establishing the operational instructions for filling in and affixing visa sticker (annex). Commission Implementing DecisionC(2019)6865 final of 30 September 2019 amending Implementing Decision No C(2015)1585 final, as regards the list of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants for short stay visas in Azerbaijan (annex). Commission Implementing DecisionC(2019)5432 final of 25 July 2019 amending Commission Decision No C(2015)6940 final, as regards the title and list of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants for short stay visas in Morocco (annex). Commission Implementing DecisionC(2019)3271 of 6 May 2019 establishing the list of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants for short stay visas in Canada, Ghana, Israel, Mexico, Senegal and Tunisia (annex) Commission Implementing DecisionC(2018) C(2018)6862 of 24 October 2018 amending Implementing Decision C(2011)5500 final, as regards the title and the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in Saudi Arabia  (annex) Commission Implementing DecisionC(2018) C(2018)6863 of 24 October 2018 establishing the list of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants for short stay visas in Bolivia, Ecuador, Pakistan and South Korea (annex) Commission Implementing DecisionC(2017) 5853 of 30 August 2017 establishing the list of supporting documents to be submitted by applicants for short stay visas in Australia, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, South Africa, Thailand and Zambia (annex) Commission Implementing Decision C(2016) 3347 of 6 June 2016 establishing the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in Iran, Iraq and the Russian Federation (annex) Commission Implementing C(2016) 5927 of 23 September 2016 amending Implementing Decision C(2014) 6141 final, as regards the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants  in Algeria (annex) Commission Implementing Decision of 16 October 2015 establishing the list of supporting documents to be submitted by visa applicants in Afghanistan, India, Morocco, Singapore and Trinidad and Tobago (annexes) Commission implementing Decision no (C(2016) 5947) of 23 September 2015 regarding the harmonised list of supporting documents to be submitted by visa applicants in Argentina, Brazil, Hong Kong and Macao and Tanzania (annex) Commission implementing Decision C(2015) 1585 of 16 March 2015 regarding the harmonised list of supporting documents to be submitted by visa applicants in Angola, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cuba, Palestine Commission Implementing Decision C(2014) 7594 of 22 October 2014 amending Implementing Decision C(2011)5500 final, as regards the title and the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in China (annex) Commission Implementing Decision C(2014) 6141 of 4 September 2014 establishing the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in Algeria, Costa Rica, Mozambique and Uzbekistan (annexes) Commission Implementing Decision C(2014) 6146 of 3 September 2014 establishing the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in Cape Verde, Kenya and the Philippines (annexes) Commission Implementing Decision C(2014) 5338 of 31 July 2014 establishing the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in Ireland (annex) Commission Implementing Decision of 29 April 2014 on amending Commission Decision No C(2010)1620 of 19 March 2010 establishing the Handbook for the processing of visa applications and the modification of issued visas as amended by Commission Implementing Decision No C(2011)5501 final of 4 August 2011 with its Annex Annexes 1 to 6 of Commission Implementing Decision C(2014) 2737 of 24 April 2014 establishing the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in Belarus, Cameroon, Georgia, Moldova, Ukraine and the United Arab Emirates Commission Decision C(2013) 1725 final of 26 March 2013 establishing the lists of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in Jordan, Kosovo and the United States of America (Atlanta, Bedford, Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, Newark, New York, Philadelphia, San Francisco, San Juan, Tampa, Washington) Commission Decision C(2012) 5310 final of 6 August 2012 establishing the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in Chile, Kazakhstan (Almaty and Astana), Nicaragua and Nigeria (Abuja and Lagos) Commission Decision C(2012) 4726 final of 27 February 2012 establishing the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in the United Kingdom (Edinburgh, London and Manchester) Commission Decision C(2011) 1152 final of 27 February 2012 establishing the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in Egypt (Alexandria and Cairo) Commission Decision C(2011) 7192 final of 13 October 2011 establishing the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sri Lanka and Turkey (Ankara, Istanbul, Edirne and Izmir) Commission Decision C(2011) 5500 final of 4 August 2011establishing the list of supporting documents to be presented by visa applicants in China (in Beijing, Guangzhou, Chengdu, Shanghai and Wuhan), Saudi Arabia, Indonesia and Vietnam (in Hanoi and Ho-Chi Minh City) Commission Decision C(2010) 3667 final of 11 June 2010 establishing the Handbook on the organisation of visa sections and local Schengen cooperation Commission Decision C(2010) 1620 final of 19 March 2010 establishing the Handbook for the processing of visa applications and the modification of issued visas
20/05/2009 - Commission Decision C(2009) 3770 of 20 May 2009 modifying the technical specifications for the uniform format for residence permits for third country nationals Commission Decision C(2009) 3770 of 20 May 2009 modifying the technical specifications for the uniform format for residence permits for third country nationals
14/01/2009 - Regulation (EC) no. 81/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 January 2009 amending Regulation (EC) No 562/2006 as regards the use of the Visa Information System (VIS) under the Schengen Borders Code
27/11/2008 - Council Decision 2008/903/EC of 27 November 2008 on the full application of the provisions of the Schengen acquis in the Swiss Confederation
09/07/2008 - Regulation (EC) No 767/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 July 2008 concerning the Visa Information System (VIS) and the exchange of data between Member States on short-stay visas (VIS Regulation) (consolidated version of April 2010)
18/04/2008 - Council Regulation (EC) No 380/2008 of 18 April 2008 amending Regulation (EC) No 1030/2002 laying down a uniform format for residence permits for third-country nationals Council Regulation (EC) No 380/2008 of 18 April 2008 amending Regulation (EC) No 1030/2002 laying down a uniform format for residence permits for third-country nationals
18/02/2008 - Council Decision 2008/173/EC of 18 February 2008 on the tests of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) (corrigendum)
18/02/2008 - Council Regulation (EC) No 189/2008 of 18 February 2008 on the tests of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II)
12/06/2007 - Council Decision No 2007/533/JHA of 12 June 2007 on the establishment, operation and use of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II)
23/05/2007 - Decision No 574/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 May 2007 establishing the External Borders Fund for the period 2007 to 2013 as part of the General Programme "Solidarity and Management of Migration Flows"
16/03/2007 - Commission Decision 2007/171/EC of 16 March 2007 laying down the network requirements for the Schengen Information System II (3rd pillar)
16/03/2007 - Commission Decision 2007/170/EC of 16 March 2007 laying down the network requirements for the Schengen Information System II (1st pillar)
20/12/2006 - Regulation (EC) No 1986/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 regarding access to the Second Generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) by the services in the Member States responsible for issuing vehicle registration certificates
20/12/2006 - Regulation (EC) No 1987/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 on the establishment, operation and use of the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II)
20/12/2006 - Regulation (EC) No 1931/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 December 2006 laying down rules on local border traffic at the external land borders of the Member States and amending the provisions of the Schengen Convention (corrigendum)
04/12/2006 - Resolution of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States of the European Union, meeting within the Council on 4-5 December 2006, on minimum security standards of identity cards valid for travel issued by Member States
03/11/2006 - Commission Decision 2006/752/EC of 3 November 2006 establishing the sites for the Visa Information System during the development phase
28/06/2006 - Commission Decision C(2006) 2909 of 28 June 2006 establishing the technical specifications on the standards for security features and biometrics in passports and travel documents issued by Member States (subsequent amendments contained in the Commission Decision C(2009) 7476 of 5 October 2009 and the Commission Decision C(2011) 5499 of 4 August 2011) The Commission decisions are not published. These specifications are published for information purposes.
15/03/2006 - Regulation (EC) No 562/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2006 establishing a Community Code on the rules governing the movement of persons across borders (Schengen Borders Code) (consolidated version of March 2016) (related notifications)
12/10/2005 - Council Directive 2005/71/EC of 12 October 2005 on a specific procedure for admitting third-country nationals for the purposes of scientific research
28/02/2005 - Commission Decision C(2005) 409 of 28 February 2005 establishing the technical specifications on the standards for security features and biometrics in passports and travel documents issued by Member States Commission Decision C(2005) 409 of 28 February 2005
13/12/2004 - Council Regulation (EC) No 2252/2004 of 13 December 2004 on standards for security features and biometrics in passports and travel documents issued by Member States (consolidated version of June 2009)
08/06/2004 - Council Decision 2004/512/EC of 8 June 2004 establishing the Visa Information System (VIS) (corrigendum)
29/04/2004 - Council Directive 2004/82/EC of 29 April 2004 on the obligation of carriers to communicate passenger data
14/08/2002 - Commission Decision C(2002) 3069 of 14 August 2002 laying down the technical specifications for the uniform format for residence permits for third country nationals (subsequent amendments contained in the Commission Decision C(2011) 5478 of 4 August 2011)(Note: certain Annexes to above Decisions classified EU Secret)
13/06/2002 - Council Regulation (EC) No 1030/2002 of 13 June 2002 laying down a uniform format for residence permits for third-country nationals (consolidated version of May 2008)
28/02/2002 - Council Decision 2002/192/EC of 28 February 2002 concerning Ireland’s request to take part in some of the provisions of the Schengen acquis
01/12/2000 - Council Decision 2000/777/EC of 1 December 2000 on the application of the Schengen acquis in Denmark, Finland and Sweden, and in Iceland and Norway
17/10/2000 - Resolution of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States, meeting within the Council of 17 October 2000 supplementing the Resolutions of 23 June 1981, 30 June 1982, 14 July 1986 and 10 July 1995 as regards the security characteristics of passports and other travel documents
27/03/2000 - Council Decision 2000/261/JHA of 27 March 2000 on the improved exchange of information to combat counterfeit travel documents
13/12/1999 - Council Decision 1999/848/EC of 13 December 1999 on the full application of the Schengen acquis in Greece
16/08/1998 - Decision of the Executive Committee of 16 September 1998 setting up a Standing Committee on the evaluation and implementation of Schengen (SCH/Com-ex(98) 26 def) (OJ L 239, 22.09.2000, p. 138)
29/05/1995 - Council Regulation (EC) No 1683/95 of 29 May 1995 laying down a uniform format for visas (consolidated version of October 2013)
29/05/1995 - Council Regulation (EC) No 1683/95 of 29 May 1995 laying down a uniform format for visas (consolidated version of September 2008)
13/12/1993 - Agreement on the European Economic Area Agreement on the
23/06/1981 - Resolution of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States of the European Communities, meeting within the Council of 23 June 1981 concerning the adoption of a passport of uniform pattern (supplemented by the Resolution of 30 June 1982, the Resolution of 14 July 1986, the Resolution of 10 July 1995 and the Resolution of 8 June 2004)

Industry for security

12/12/2003 - A Secure Europe in a Better World -  European Security Strategy, 12 December 2003

Organised crime & Human trafficking

29/09/2017 - Council Framework Decision 2001/413/JHA of 28 May 2001 combating fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment
06/07/2016 - Directive (EU) 2016/1148 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning measures for a high common level of security of network and information systems across the Union (based on proposal COM(2013) 48 final)
02/07/2016 - Council Implementing Decision 2016/1070/EU of 27 June 2016 on subjecting 1-phenyl-2-(pyrrolidin-1-yl)pentan-1-one (α-pyrrolidinovalerophenone, α-PVP) to control measures OJ L178, 02.07.2016, p. 18 - 20
08/10/2015 - Council Implementing Decision 2015/1876/EU of 8 October 2015 on subjecting 5-(2-aminopropyl) indole to control measures. OJ L 275, 20.10.2015, p 43 - 45
08/10/2015 - Council Implementing Decision 2015/1875/EU of 8 October 2015 on subjecting 251-NBOMe, AH 7921, MDPV and methoxetamine to control measures. OJ L 275, 20.10.2015, p 38-42
08/10/2015 - Council Implementing Decision 2015/1874/EU of 8 October 2015 on subjecting 4 methylamphetamine to control measures. OJ L 275, 20.10.2015, p 35 – 37
21/10/2013 - Communication from the Commission to the Council and the European Parliament - Firearms and the internal security of the EU: protecting citizens and disrupting illegal trafficking
08/10/2013 - Council Implementing Decision 2015/1873/EU of 8 October 2015 on subjecting 4,4'-DMAR and MT45 to control measures. OJ L 275, 20.10.2015, p 32 - 34
12/08/2013 - Directive 2013/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on attacks against information systems and repealing Council Framework Decision 2005/222/JHA (based on proposal COM(2010) 517 final of 30/09/2010 - accompanying impact assessment and its summary)
13/12/2011 - Directive 2011/93/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 December 2011 on combating the sexual abuse and sexual exploitation of children and child pornography, and replacing Council Framework Decision 2004/68/JHA (corrigendum)
28/09/2011 - Commission Decision of 28 September 2011 setting up the Group of Experts on Corruption
06/06/2011 - Commission Decision of 6 June 2011 - Establishing an EU Anti-corruption reporting mechanism for periodic assessment ("EU Anti-corruption Report") (C(2011) 3673 final)
15/12/2010 - Regulation (EU) No 1210/2010 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 December 2010 concerning authentication of euro coins and handling of euro coins unfit for circulation
02/12/2010 - Council Decision 2010/765/CFSP of 2 December 2010 on EU action to counter the illicit trade of small arms and light weapons (SALW) by air
02/12/2010 - Decision on submitting 4-methylmethcathinone (mephedrone) to control measures - OJ L 322, 8.12.2010, p.44
16/09/2010 - Decision 2010/597/EU of the European Central Bank of 16 September 2010 on the authenticity and fitness checking and recirculation of euro banknotes (ECB/2010/14)
30/11/2009 - Council Decision 2009/902/JHA of 30 November 2009 setting up a European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN) and repealing Decision 2001/427/JHA
16/03/2009 - Council Resolution of 16 March 2009 on the EU Customs Action Plan to combat IPR infringements for the years 2009 to 2012
16/12/2008 - Decision No 1351/2008/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 December 2008 establishing a multiannual Community programme on protecting children using the Internet and other communication technologies
24/10/2008 - Council Decision 2008/582/JHA of 24 October 2008 on a contact-point network against corruption
24/10/2008 - Council Framework Decision 2008/841/JHA of 24 October 2008 on the fight against organised crime
24/10/2008 - Council Framework Decision 2008/841/JHA of 24 October 2008 on the fight against organised crime
25/09/2008 - Council Resolution of 25 September 2008 on a comprehensive European anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy plan
15/11/2006 - Regulation 1781/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 November 2006 on information on the payer accompanying transfers of funds (corrigendum)
06/10/2006 - Council Framework Decision 2006/783/JHA of 6 October 2006 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to confiscation orders (consolidated version of March 2009)
06/10/2006 - Council Framework Decision 2006/783/JHA of 6 October 2006 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to confiscation orders (consolidated version of March 2009)
07/08/2006 - Commission Decision 2006/581/EC of 7 August 2006 setting up a group of experts on the policy needs for data on crime and criminal justice
13/01/2006 - EU Strategy to combat illicit accumulation and trafficking of SALW and their ammunition EU Strategy to combat illicit accumulation
26/10/2005 - Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2005 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing (consolidated version of January 2011)
26/10/2005 - Regulation 1889/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2005 on controls of cash entering or leaving the Community
26/10/2005 - Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2005 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing (consolidated version of January 2011)
24/02/2005 - Council Framework Decision 2005/212/JHA of 24 February 2005 on Confiscation of Crime-Related Proceeds, Instrumentalities and Property
29/04/2004 - Directive 2004/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the enforcement of intellectual property rights (corrigendum)
10/03/2004 - Regulation (EC) No 460/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 10 March 2004 establishing the European Network and Information Security Agency (consolidated version of November 2008)
08/12/2003 - Council Decision 2003/861/EC of 8 December 2003 concerning analysis and cooperation with regard to counterfeit euro coins
22/07/2003 - Council Framework Decision 2003/568/JHA of 22 July 2003 on combating corruption in the private sector
22/07/2003 - Council Framework Decision 2003/577/JHA of 22 July 2003 on the execution in the European Union of orders freezing property or evidence (corrigendum)
22/07/2003 - Council Framework Decision 2003/577/JHA of 22 July 2003 on the execution in the European Union of orders freezing property or evidence (corrigendum)
28/02/2002 - Council Decision 2002/187/JHA of 28 February 2002 setting up Eurojust with a view to reinforcing the fight against serious crime (consolidated version of June 2009)
17/12/2001 - Council Decision 2001/923/EC of 17 December 2001 establishing an exchange, assistance and training programme for the protection of the euro against counterfeiting (the "Pericles" programme) (consolidated version of January 2007)
06/12/2001 - Council Decision 2001/887/JHA of 6 December 2001 on the protection of the euro against counterfeiting
08/11/2001 - Decision 2001/912/EC of the European Central Bank of 8 November 2001 on certain conditions regarding access to the Counterfeit Monitoring System (CMS) (ECB/2001/11)
28/06/2001 - Council Regulation (EC) No 1338/2001 of 28 June 2001 laying down measures necessary for the protection of the euro against counterfeiting (consolidated version of January 2009)
28/05/2001 - Council Framework Decision 2001/413/JHA of 28 May 2001 combating fraud and counterfeiting of non-cash means of payment
29/05/2000 - Council Decision 2000/375/JHA of 29 May 2000 to combat child pornography on the Internet
03/05/2000 - The prevention and control of organised crime: a European Union strategy for the beginning of the new millennium
25/02/1993 - Commission Recommendation 93/216/EEC of 25 February 1993 on the European firearms pass (supplementing Recommendation 96/129/EC of 12 January 1996 and complementary Recommendation 2005/11/EC of 28 December 2004)
18/06/1991 - Council Directive 91/477/EEC of 18 June 1991 on control of the acquisition and possession of weapons (consolidated version of July 2008)
17/09/1987 - Recommendation No. R (87) 19 of the Committee of Ministers to Member States on the Organisation of Crime Prevention Recommendation No. R (87) 19 of the Committee of Ministers to Member States on the

Crisis & Terrorism

22/12/2011 - Council Implementing Regulation (EU) No 1375/2011 of 22 December 2011 implementing Article 2(3) of Regulation (EC) No 2580/2001 on specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities with a view to combating terrorism and repealing Implementing Regulation (EU) No 687/2011
15/11/2006 - Regulation (EC) No 1781/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 November 2006 on information on the payer accompanying transfers of funds (corrigendum)
26/10/2005 - Directive 2005/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2005 on the prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering and terrorist financing (consolidated version of January 2011)
20/09/2005 - Council Decision 2005/671/JHA of 20 September 2005 on the exchange of information and cooperation concerning terrorist offences
13/06/2002 - Council Framework Decision 2002/475/JHA of 13 June 2002 on combating terrorism (consolidated version of December 2008)
27/12/2001 - Council Regulation (EC) No 2580/2001 of 27 December 2001 on specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities with a view to combating terrorism (consolidated version of December 2007)

Police cooperation

27/04/2016 - Directive (eu) 2016/681 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the use of passenger name record (PNR) data for the prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of terrorist offences and serious crime
23/01/2012 - Council Decision 2012/58/EU of 23 January 2012 on the launch of automated data exchange with regard to DNA data in the Czech Republic
23/01/2012 - Council Decision 2012/46/EU of 23 January 2012 on the launch of automated data exchange with regard to dactyloscopic data in the Netherlands
13/12/2011 - Council Decision 2011/887/EU of 13 December 2011 on the launch of automated data exchange with regard to DNA data in Lithuania
13/12/2011 - Council Decision 2011/888/EU of 13 December 2011 on the launch of automated data exchange with regard to dactyloscopic data in Lithuania
27/10/2011 - Council Decision 2011/715/EU of 27 October 2011 on the launch of automated data exchange with regard to DNA data in Latvia
19/07/2011 - Council Decision 2011/472/EU of 19 July 2011 on the launch of automated data exchange with regard to DNA data in Portugal
25/02/2010 - Council Decision 2010/131/EU of 25 February 2010 on setting up the Standing Committee on operational cooperation on internal security
30/11/2009 - Council Decision 2009/902/JHA of 30 November 2009 setting up a European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN) and repealing Decision 2001/427/JHA
30/11/2009 - Council Decision 2009/968/JHA of 30 November 2009 adopting the rules on the confidentiality of Europol information
30/11/2009 - Council Decision 2009/936/JHA of 30 November 2009 adopting the implementing rules for Europol analysis work files
23/10/2009 - Council Resolution of 23 October 2009 on a reinforced strategy for customs cooperation
04/06/2009 - Decision 2009/1010/JHA of the Management Board of Europol of 4 June 2009 on the conditions related to the processing of data on the basis of Article 10(4) of the Europol Decision
06/04/2009 - Council Decision 2009/371/JHA of 6 April 2009 establishing the European Police Office (Europol)
27/11/2008 - Council Framework Decision 2008/977/JHA of 27 November 2008 on the protection of personal data processed in the framework of police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters
23/06/2008 - Council Decision 2008/615/JHA of 23 June 2008 on the stepping up of cross-border cooperation, particularly in combating terrorism and cross-border crime
12/06/2007 - Council Recommendation 2007/562/EC of 12 June 2007 concerning sharing of information on terrorist kidnappings
03/05/2007 - Decision No 624/2007/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 May 2007 establishing an action programme for customs in the Community (Customs 2013)
24/02/2006 - Decision 9/2006/GB of the Governing Board of the European Police College of 24 February 2006 concerning the rules regarding the selection of the candidates for the post of Director
26/10/2005 - Regulation (EC) No 1889/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 October 2005 on controls of cash entering or leaving the Community
20/09/2005 - Council Decision 2005/681/JHA of 20 September 2005 establishing the European Police College (CEPOL) and repealing Decision 2000/820/JHA
22/12/2004 - Council Decision 2004/919/EC of 22 December 2004 on tackling vehicle crime with cross-border implications
08/05/2003 - Council Decision 2003/335/JHA of 8 May 2003 on the investigation and prosecution of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes
27/02/2003 - Council Decision 2003/170/JHA of 27 February 2003 on the common use of liaison officers posted abroad by the law enforcement agencies of the Member States (consolidated version of August 2006)
28/11/2002 - Council Decision 2002/956/JHA of 28 November 2002 setting up a European Network for the Protection of Public Figures (consolidated version of November 2009)
25/04/2002 - Council Decision 2002/348/JHA of 25 April 2002 concerning security in connection with football matches with an international dimension (consolidated version of June 2007)