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The ETIAS will allow Macedonian passport holders to travel to Schengen nations for vacation or business. It is appropriate for brief business trips but not for job searching or employment.

North Macedonian passport holders must visit the embassy or consulate of the EU nation in which they want to work. Long-term visas, such as work permits, are country-specific, as opposed to the ETIAS, which allows access into all Schengen countries.

The ETIAS visa waiver permits Macedonians to conduct business in the Schengen zone for up to 90 days each 180-day term. However, because it is not a visa, the ETIAS does not allow Macedonians to seek employment or work in member countries.

Macedonian students and professionals who intend to attend a conference or seminar in a Schengen country may do so beginning in late 2023 with an ETIAS.

ETIAS holders may also participate in seminars and courses in member countries if their stay is equal to or less than the maximum permissible stay of 90 days.

Macedonians who intend to participate in academic activities that extend beyond the ETIAS’s 90-day stay must get a visa. In contrast to the ETIAS, which allows entrance into the whole Schengen Area, visas are country-specific.

Students from Macedonia who want to study for a graduate or Master’s degree in the Schengen Area but are unsure which university to attend may find the ETIAS beneficial.

Because the ETIAS visa waiver permits Macedonians to visit all Schengen countries, students should visit all of the colleges they are contemplating attending until they locate the one that best meets their needs.

After selecting a university, a Macedonian student should inquire about student visas at the embassy or consulate of the nation in which they desire to reside.