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Dominicans can spend up to 90 days per 180-day period in Europe with ETIAS.

ETIAS will be valid for 3 years and can be used to enter the Schengen Area multiple times, up to 90 days per stay.

Remember that ETIAS is linked to your passport. If your passport expires before your ETIAS authorisation runs out, you’ll have to apply for a new ETI

The ETIAS programme was designed for tourism, business, and transit purposes. This means that no, you won’t be able to work in Europe legally on an ETIAS visa waiver.

If you’re a Dominican wishing to work in Europe, you should first get information regarding the immigration policies of the country you wish to work in (immigration law for workers may change from country to country) and find out what work visas you’re eligible for.

Although your criminal record will be a factor in the decision European authorities will make regarding your ETIAS application, this doesn’t mean that having a criminal record will prevent you from entering Europe.

Essentially, you will be denied a travel authorisation only if you represent a threat to the safety of the European public. Minor criminal offenses committed in Dominica will not result in automatic rejection of your ETIAS application.

The ETIAS visa waiver is intended as a travel authorisation for short-term stays in Europe. With ETIAS Domincans can travel to the Schengen Area for a maximum of 90 days per 180-day period.

If you wish to stay in Europe long-term, you may want to explore visa options that are intended for immigration purposes. You may do so by consulting with the embassy of the European country you intend to live in, or with the help of a migration agent.