British citizens might be required to buy permits and undergo tough grilling before being allowed into the European Union (EU) countries after Brexit, according to a new report, citing the newly proposed European travel instructions.
Under the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS), Brits would be treated as “visa-exempt third country nationals” when traveling to the EU, the Express reported Monday.
This means they would need to first buy £5 online permits and divulge personal details to prove their “identity, travel document, residence information, contact details, education and current occupation.”
The proposed ETIAS regulations would also require travelers to answer questions about their previous convictions, including for “racism and xenophobia.” They would also be required to explain any previous presence in war or conflict zones.
The scheme is supposed to identify individuals thought to pose “a…