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Visas, Immigration & Nationality

What are the High Potential Individual Visa Requirements?

The UK high potential individual visa route was first alluded to on 3rd March 2021 by the UK’s treasury in the “attracting global talent and boosting investment” section of its “Build Back Better: our plan for growth” paper.  It was then announced in a statement of changes to the immigration rules on 9th July 2019.…
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Costa Rica’s Digital Nomad Visa

Applications for Costa Rica’s digital nomad programme have opened. The Digital Nomad Visa was signed into law in 2021 by president Carlos Alvardo. It was expected that details would be released soon after that. However, the program hit a few snags, causing a delay until early July 2022, when Alvarado finalised the regulations. But, after…
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Travel Chaos: Strikes Likely to Disrupt Holiday Plans

UK’s biggest tour operator, TUI, has issued a warning for UK passengers setting off this week as strikes could cause them to miss their flight. On top of ongoing airport chaos, hours-long queues at ports, and thousands of flight and rail cancellations, people looking to get to the airport could run into problems if they…
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Germany Plans Simplify Immigration Rules To Attract Foreign Workers

As the competition for skilled labour intensifies around the world, Germany is considering making it easier for skilled migrants to be able to get a job in Germany as the country needs to fill in a large number of vacancies. Germany plans reforms to its immigration system to make itself more attractive to skilled workers…
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Spain’s Golden Visa: One of the Top Investor Choices in Europe for 2022

As the pandemic begins to subside, interest in foreign residency through property investment is rising again. Golden Visa programmes are investment schemes where purchasing a second home in a different country entitles buyers to a second passport or pathway to citizenship. According to research by Tranio, the Spanish Golden Visa program remains among the top…
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Contactless Digital Border: Electronic Travel Authorisation to Enter the UK

The British government reveals its plan to implement the Electronic Travel Authorisation scheme, which obliges visitors to apply for permission to visit the country, including EU tourists. The new scheme intends to establish a ‘contactless’ border crossing from 2024, meaning that some passengers will be able to enter the country exempted from using an electronic…
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