Month: August 2021

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

US Residency: COVID Vaccines Required for Green Cards

According to a new policy from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), effective 1 October 2021, the COVID-19 vaccine is included on the list of vaccines required for applicants to obtain lawful permanent residence. From 1 October, all green card applicants will need to get COVID-19 vaccinations to clear their immigration medical…
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Italy Ends Mini-Quarantine for UK Visitors

Italy had re-imposed a 5-day quarantine for travellers arriving from Britain back in June when the Delta variant was spreading rapidly in the United Kingdom.  On 28 August, Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza tweeted that he had signed a decree that would end “the mini-quarantine” for visitors from the UK, starting on the 31st of…
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Greece Tightens Restrictions for the Unvaccinated

Greece, one of Europe’s top destinations for travellers around the world, has announced new restrictions that will affect unvaccinated citizens and foreign nationals looking to holiday in Greece and those seeking employment. Greece relies heavily on the income generated by its usually booming tourist trade. Greece was one of the first major travel destinations to…
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US Travellers to be Banned from Europe Travel

The European Union on 27 August moved to reinstate COVID travel restrictions such as quarantine and testing requirements for unvaccinated citizens of the United States as the United States is set to be removed from the “safe travel” list. It has been reported that EU countries had started a procedure to remove the United States…
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UK Travel Update: 7 Destinations Added to the Green List

The UK government has made changes to its categorisation of some countries, using its traffic light system. Seven countries have been added to the green list, meaning that travellers from these countries will no longer have to quarantine on arrival. The government has also made some updates to the red list, however, there were no…
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