Migration and Home Affairs

Financial facility for the migration from SIS I+ to SIS II

On 20 December 2012, the Council adopted the Regulations (EU) No 1272/2012 (OJ L 359, 29.12.12, p. 21) and 1273/2012 (OJ L 359, 29.12.12, p. 32) on migration of the Schengen Information System (SIS 1+) to the second generation Schengen Information System (SIS II) (hereafter referred to as 'the Migration Regulations').

According to the Regulations, to be eligible for funding, the activities for which Member States may seek financial facility shall cover the following areas:

  • Member States' migration related testing activities performed under Articles 8, 9 and 10 (8) of the Migration Regulations; and
  • Member States migration related activities performed under Article 11 of the Migration Regulations.