Month: June 2021

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

EU Calls On the United States to Ease Travel Restrictions

Despite the EU relaxing its rules to allow US travellers into the bloc, the US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken cut off the hopes of millions that the US could reciprocate the EU’s move to reopen the borders. We are anxious to be able to restore travel as fully and quickly as possible. I…
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Brexit: EU Citizens Given 28 Days Notice to Apply for EUSS

Tens of thousands of EU citizens will be issued with 28-day UK immigration notice should they miss the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) deadline on 30 June.  The warning notices will notify EU citizens, who fail to make an application for the EUSS within a week of the deadline, to apply or risk the consequences, including…
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Poland Opens Borders to US and More

Due to the pandemic, the Polish government has implemented obligatory restrictions on Poland’s border. These restrictions limit foreign nationals’ entry and dictate quarantine restrictions upon crossing the border. The travellers from EU Member States or Schengen Associated Countries are allowed entry without restrictions if they provide proof of vaccination authorised by the EU or they…
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Norway Unveils Plans to Reopen Travel

Norway has relaxed its notoriously tight COVID-19 border rules to allow more people from the EU/EEA and the UK to enter the country. Since January of this year, Norway has barred entry for almost anybody who isn’t a Norwegian citizen or resident of Norway and very few other exemptions in an attempt to limit the spread…
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UK Travel Safe List: Expanded Green List Effective 30 June

The UK government has shared the latest changes to its traffic light system for international travel. This, after workers from the tourism sector protested for quarantine-free travel. The tourism sector has been one of the most affected sectors during the pandemic, with many countries severely restricting their borders now over a year to prevent the…
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