Eurostar e-Gates available for Australian & New Zealand citizens

Monday, 08 July 2019

All Eurostar travellers pass through ticket controls, security controls, and immigration controls (both in UK and continental Europe). All nationalities can pass through manual controls with a valid passport. However, Eurostar has also established automated controls called e-Gates.

  • Who is eligible to use the e-Gates?
    Leaving France: All EU, EEA citizens who are over the age of 18 and have a valid electronic passport. E-gates
    are not available at Belgian or Dutch stations for departure controls.

  • Entering the UK: All EU, EEA citizens who are over the age of 12 and have a valid electronic passport. From
    May 20, 2019, citizens from the following countries are also eligible to use the e-Gates: Australia, Canada,
    Japan, New Zealand, Singapore, South Korea, and the United States. Also, the requirement of landing cards has
    been removed for all non-EU citizens

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