When is More Required?
All Tongans regardless of age or status must fulfil these applications, although minors and
elderly people are not obliged to pay an application fee. Sometimes, more is required for an
ETIAS visa waiver to be given if concerns are raised surrounding the applicant.
These issues can be divided into minor and major problems, and are dealt with by the EU
differently. Small problems will not lead to a rejection, but the Tongan will be politely
requested to recomplete certain sections or answer supplementary questions via email.
Around 5% of Tongans will have serious problems with their applications, as has been the case
in similar visa waiver systems used in the
Tongans may appeal their rejection, which will require them to provide a great deal more
documentation and information. They can take up to 96 hours to provide anything asked of them
and can expect serious delays in their application, as the EU will take its time to come to a