Carolina wrote:Note also that until the ETIAS system is underway, the current system for non- EU citizens entering/leaving the Schengen zone will continue - that means an entry/exit stamp in your passport valid for 90 day stays in the EU and this will apply to British passport holders after the end of the transition period (currently end of Dec 2020), unless you have a residence certificate.
Rick wrote:If passports aren’t stamped if you hold a residents certificate / biometric card, and no electronic entry / exit systems are in place to record movements in and out of Greece, a loophole may be created:
Potentially, the delay of the ETIAS implementation might allow beige resident certificate holders to stay “under the radar” until 2023 with regard to remaining in Greece for more than 183 days per year / moving to Greek tax residency in order to retain a residence card ?
Kilkis wrote:Presumably after the end of 2020 people should hand over their Residence Certificate, or new Biometric Residence Card once they are issued, together with the passport as they go through immigration? It would be a little unwise to rely on the immigration officer asking if you have one before stamping the passport? Does anybody know if any Embassy advice been issued on the best way to do it?
Carolina wrote:...So will everyone be allowed to exit up until 90 days from 31 December without an entry stamp? I would imagine that would have to be the case as immigration will have no way of knowing when they arrived (or will they) ? ...
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