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Airport transit visa

REGULATIONS

REGULATION (EC) No 810/2009 OF THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND OF THE COUNCIL of 13 July 2009 establishing a Community Code on Visas (Visa Code)

ANNEX IV

Common list of third countries listed in Annex I to Regulation (EC) No 539/2001, whose nationals are required to be in possession of an airport transit visa when passing through the international transit area of airports situated on the territory of the Member States

  • AFGHANISTAN
  • BANGLADESH
  • DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO
  • ERITREA
  • ETHIOPIA
  • GHANA
  • IRAN
  • IRAQ
  • NIGERIA
  • PAKISTAN
  • SOMALIA
  • SRI LANKA 

ANNEX V

LIST OF RESIDENCE PERMITS ENTITLING THE HOLDER TO TRANSIT THROUGH THE AIRPORTS OF MEMBER STATES WITHOUT BEING REQUIRED TO HOLD AN AIRPORT TRANSIT VISA

ANDORRA:

  • autorització temporal (temporary immigration permit – green),
  • autorització temporal per a treballadors d'empreses estrangeres (temporary immigration permit for employees of foreign enterprises – green),
  • autorització residència i treball (residence and work permit – green),
  • autorització residència i treball del personal d'ensenyament (residence and work permit for teaching staff – green),
  • autorització temporal per estudis o per recerca (temporary immigration permit for studies or research – green),
  • autorització temporal en pràctiques formatives (temporary immigration permit for internships and trainings – green),
  • autorització residència (residence permit – green).

CANADA:

  • permanent resident (PR) card,
  • permanent Resident Travel Document (PRTD).

JAPAN:

  • residence card.

SAN MARINO:

  • permesso di soggiorno ordinario (validity one year, renewable on expiry date),
  • special residence permits for the following reasons (validity one year, renewable on expiry date): university attendance, sports, health care, religious reasons, persons working as nurses in public hospitals, diplomatic functions, cohabitation, permit for minors, humanitarian reasons, parental permit,
  • seasonal and temporary working permits (validity 11 months, renewable on expiry date),
  • identity card issued to people having an official residence ‘residenza’ in San Marino (validity of 5 years).

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA:

  • valid, unexpired immigrant visa; may be endorsed at the port of entry for one year as temporary evidence of residence, while the I-551 card is pending production,
  • valid, unexpired Form I-551 (Permanent Resident Card); may be valid for up to 2 or 10 years – depending on the class of admission; if there is no expiration date on the card, the card is valid for travel,
  • valid, unexpired Form I-327 (Re-entry Permit),
  • valid, unexpired Form I-571 (Refugee Travel Document endorsed as ‘Permanent Resident Alien’).

 

Last updated: 22 June 2020

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