Statewatch article: RefNo# 35038
EU: Visa Information System to start operations in China, Japan, Mongolia, North Korea, South Korea and Taiwan on 12 October 2015: Visa Information System (VIS)
Statewatch News Online, June 2015
See the full text: Commission Implementing Decision: (EU) 2015/854 of 1 June 2015 determining the date from which the Visa Information System (VIS) is to start operations in the nineteenth region (pdf)

See also: EU: Collection of personal data for the EU's Visa Information System spreads further across the globe (Statewatch database), and: EU: Law enforcement authorities to gain access to European visa database on 1 September, plus: EU officials discuss interconnection of visa database and Schengen Information System

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