If you are planning to travel to an EU country (except Ireland), or Switzerland, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino or Vatican City, you must meet the Schengen area rules.
Your passport must meet 2 requirements. It must be:
Less than 10 years old on the day you enter (check the ‘date of issue’)
Valid for at least 3 months after the day you plan to leave (check the ‘expiry date’).
For more information e mail: firstname.lastname@example.org