Citizens of Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina possessing biometric passports will be able to travel to and throughout the Schengen area without a visa. That is the result of a unanimous vote by the Council which amends regulation No 539/2001 (PE-CONS 50/10). The European Parliament gave its green light to the amendments on 7 October 2010.
The visa free regime concerns stays of up to 90 days. Concerning the entry into force, article 2 of the adopted text reads: “on the day following that of its publication in the Official Journal of the European Union”. This is expected to occur in mid-December.
Source: Council of the European Union