Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Canada To End COVID Travel Requirements

It has been reported that the Canadian government would end random testing for all travellers entering Canada and vaccination requirements for foreign nationals entering the country on September 30, 2022. Travellers on planes and trains will still require face masks. The removal of travel restrictions will come as welcome news to travellers frustrated by delays…
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Spain Extends Covid Travel Restrictions for Non-EU Visitors

Spanish officials have revealed the Coronavirus entry restrictions for all travellers over the age of 12 from non-European Union countries will be extended until 15 November 2022. Spain has dropped all COVID-19 entry requirements for incoming travellers to the country from the EU or Schengen area. However, third country visitors such visitors British holidaymakers and…
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Switzerland Suspends Visa Facilitation Agreement With Russia

The Swiss government has announced the suspension of a visa facilitation agreement with Russia, following a Federal Council decision on 16 September. All Russian citizens who apply for a Swiss visa will now be subject to the ‘regular rules of the Visa Code’, rather than benefiting from the more lenient terms of the facilitation agreement. …
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Malaysia Rolls Out Digital Nomad Pass

Malaysia has rolled out a digital nomad visa to attract local and international professionals all over the world who can work remotely. Malaysia’s new ‘digital nomad’ scheme is called the DE Rantau Nomad Pass. The programme is designed to establish Malaysia as the preferred digital nomad hub in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations),…
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The Netherlands Lifted Remaining Travel Restrictions

The Netherlands has ended its remaining pandemic-era entry restrictions for international travellers. The Dutch Government announced that as of 17 September 2022, it will drop all the remaining Covid-19 travel restrictions and requirements. This decision applies to all travellers, including those travelling into the Netherlands from outside the EU/Schengen area.  “Given the current epidemiological situation…
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