Europe and Schengen Area
Your existing valid identity card, valid for use abroad
, is sufficient for travel within the countries signed up to the Schengen Agreements: Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary, and Iceland, Norway, Liechtenstein, Croatia and Switzerland.
To travel in Sweden, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Cyprus, Bulgaria, and Romania a passport
or valid identity card
Driving license is not valid for travel abroad.
For further information visit the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website
To enter the United States under the “Visa Waiver Program”
, it is compulsory to fill in the online form to obtain the digital travel authorization (the ESTA
- Electronic System for Travel Authorization).
To request ESTA form: https://esta.cbp.dhs.gov/esta/
Before embarking, it is mandatory to obtain the "electronic Travel Authorization" (eTA).
The eTA can only be requested online at
This application costs 7 Canadian dollars
and the operation is usually validated within a few minutes
, excluding security checks.
The eTA is electronically linked to the passport
and is valid for a period of five years
or until the passport expires.