Visas, Immigration & Nationality

France Omicron Travel Restriction: COVID Test Required for UK Travellers

In light of the developments surrounding the new COVID variant Omicron, France tightens travel restrictions for non-EU travellers regardless of vaccination status, following in the heels of Spain’s announcement on travel restrictions for the UK. At present, UK and other non-EU travellers may continue to enter France with proof of vaccination and a sworn declaration…
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US Tightens Restriction on International Travel

In response to the new Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus and in an effort to stop the spread, the United States is restricting travel from certain countries in the African region exposed to the Omicron variant. The new restriction started on 29 November 2021 and will remain in effect until terminated by the president.…
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Spain Introduces Strict Entry Requirements for UK Travellers

Spain has changed the entry requirements for British travellers. The change comes in the wake of several other restriction changes in countries around the world, as they try to take swift action against the spread of the latest Omicron variant.  The news is bound to come as a blow for millions of British travellers, with…
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US Conducts Historic Third H-1B Lottery for 2022

In a move not seen since the introduction of the electronic H-1B registration process, US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) had to hold a third lottery in order to meet the required number of candidates.  The H-1B visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows US companies to employ foreign workers in specialty occupations that require…
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How to Apply for a Latvia Schengen Visa from the UK

Latvia Entry Restrictions in Response to Coronavirus EU Digital COVID Certificate Who needs a visa to travel to Latvia from the UK? Travelling to Latvia for EU/EEA Citizens Travelling to Latvia Post-Brexit for UK Citizens Travelling to Latvia Post Brexit for Other Third Country Citizens Steps to Applying for a Latvia Schengen Visa from the…
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