Migration and Home Affairs

Non-EU citizens: new passport requirements for travelling to Europe

Wednesday, 17 July, 2013

As of 19 July 2013, for travelling to Europe, non-EU citizens need a valid passport fulfilling the following criteria:

  • its validity shall last until at least three months after the intended date of departure from the territory of the Member States
  • it shall have been issued within the previous 10 years.