The following month, the country said that it would provide e-travel notification to visitors of all nationalities with residence permits or valid visas from the United Kingdom or the United States Canada, Australia, New Zealand or Schengen Convention
Philippine passport holders with a visa or permanent resident certificate issued by the United States, Canada, Korea, Japan, the United Kingdom, Schengen Convention
countries, Australia or New Zealand that has expired less than 10 years prior to the date of arrival in Taiwan are eligible for visa exemption, which permits a stay for up to 30 days.
For her part, Merkel stressed on necessity of maintaining the Schengen convention
despite challenge related to the immigrants' crisis.
The Schengen Agreement in 1985 and Schengen Convention
in 1990 led to end of border controls among participating countries.
It is highly recommended to check the entry and exit requirements for travelers as Switzerland is a party to the Schengen Convention
Iceland is associated with the EU through the Schengen Convention
and the European Economic Area.an
The Schengen agreement of 1985 and the Schengen Convention
Mr Straw said signing up for anti-crime arrangements under the so-called 'Schengen Convention
' would help UK police forces crack down on drug-smuggling and international car theft and would make it easier to obtain evidence for use in UK criminal courts.
Especially with the incorporation of the Schengen Convention
into the Amsterdam Agreement, EU members have made great strides in cooperation on transferring sovereignty to the EU for the migration of EU nationals; they have also made lesser strides in the development of common policies with regard to non-EU nationals.
Mr Straw said the UK will shortly formally propose participation in the law enforcement and criminal judicial co-operation elements of the so-called Schengen Convention
on free movement.
(1) Regulation 1931/2006 establishing rules on local border traffic at member states' external borders and amending the provisions of the Schengen Convention