This list features all 26 official and defacto Schengen states. The ETIAS visa
area shares borders with those of the Schengen agreement, and all European nations
outside of this area have their own entrance policies in operation.
The ETIAS application form is easy for Mexicans to deal with, necessitating minimal
documentation and the answering of some questions. The documentation required is
scarcely more than they would have required before the ETIAS visa waiver, being a
passport and a proof of address.
The ETIAS application form also necessitates the answering of simple questions
surrounding the Mexican’s personal information, and queries about the potential
threat they could pose to EU citizens and other travellers. They are:
- If they carry any infectious diseases
- Their previous trips to conflict zones
- Their planned travel itinerary
- Their terrorist, criminal, or human trafficking past
- European travel
What Security Reasons Justify Rejection of an ETIAS Application
A key purpose of ETIAS is to put up barriers for short-term travellers who pose a
security and public health risk to EU citizens and other travellers. Part of this
is reducing access to Mexicans with serious criminal and terrorist convictions.
Mexicans with the former within 15 years and the latter within 25 years are unlikely
to have their ETIAS application accepted.
The public health protecting purpose of the ETIAS visa waiver comes as nations work to
protect their citizens from future pandemics. ETIAS questions on the infectious
diseases Mexicans have will work to
restrict their travel into the EU