General travel conditions for citizens of the Member States of the European Union and the European Economic Area
The entry into the territory of Romania of the citizens of the European Union, of the Member States of the European Economic Area and of Switzerland is allowed at all border crossing points open to person traffick, provided that the person presents a national identity document, the passport or a document issued under O.U.G. no. 102/2005 for the citizens of the European Union, that is valid, without the border guards stamping any of these documents.
Family members who are not citizens of the European Union may enter Romania on the basis of a valid passport and entry visas, unless the visa requirement is abolished in accordance with the law. A family member who is not a citizen of the European Union but who is in possession of a valid document attesting residency in the territory of another Member State as a family member of a citizen of the European Union is exempt from the requirement to obtain a visa. Border police do not apply the entry or exit stamp in the passport of persons in this category.
Citizens of U.E., .E.E.A. have a community right to free movement and benefit from minimal border control, which consists of a quick and immediate verification of travel documents to establish identity.
In a random manner or on the basis of risk analysis, border guards can carry out more rigorous / additional checks on their persons and means of transport, always respecting the provisions of the legislation in force.
List of Member States of E.U., Schengen and E.E.A. :
- The 28 Member States of the European Union are Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, France, Finland, Germany, Greece, Italy, Ireland, Poland, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Slovakia, Slovenia, Hungary.
- The 26 Member States of the Schengen Area are Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Switzerland, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Hungary.
- citizen of the European Union - any person who holds the citizenship of one of the Member States of the European Union;
- Member State - Member State of the European Union;
- Family member:
- direct descendants, irrespective of their nationality, who have not reached the age of 21 years or who are in the care of the EU citizen, as well as those of the spouse;
- Direct-line ascendants, irrespective of citizenship, who are in the care of the citizen of the European Union, as well as those of the spouse;
- right of residence - the right of the citizen of the European Union to stay and live on the territory of Romania, according to the law;
- resident - a citizen of the European Union or his / her family member who exercises his / her right to move and reside freely within the territory of Romania, according to the law;
- the dependent - any other family member irrespective of his or her nationality who does not meet the definition in paragraph 3 and who, in his / her country of origin or place of origin, is dependent or manages with the citizen of the European Union is in the situation where, for serious medical reasons, personal assistance is necessary;
- partner - the person living with the citizen of the European Union, if the partnership is registered according to the law of the Member State of origin or of origin or, if the partnership is not registered, if the cohabitation relationship can be proved.