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EC: a new EU Visa Policy

EU Visa Policy:

Commission upgrades the Visa Information System to better secure the EU’s external borders

Brussels, 16 May 2018

The Commission is today proposing to upgrade the Visa Information System (VIS), the database containing information on persons applying for Schengen visas, in order to better respond to evolving security and migratory challenges and improve the EU’s external border management.

The proposed changes will allow for more thorough background checks on visa applicants; close security information gaps through better information exchange between Member States; and ensure full interoperability with other EU-wide databases.

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Read the Proposal for a new Regulation on the VIS