Category: Canada

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

India Suspends Visa Issuance To Canadians

The Indian government suspended visa processing for Canadian nationals as tensions rose between the two countries.  This suspension applies to all categories of Indian visas and will remain in effect until further notice. Moreover, Canadian citizens are currently barred from applying for Indian visas in any third country such as the US. The announcement was…
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No ETIAS Fees for British Travellers to the EU Until at Least 2025

British travellers going to the European Union will not need to pay for a travel permit until 2025 at the earliest. The ETIAS, which stands for European Travel Information and Authorisation System, was set to launch in ‘mid-2024’ according to EU officials. However, it has now been revealed that the European Union has delayed the…
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UK Electronic Travel Authorisation Scheme To Launch Next Month

The first stage of the United Kingdom‘s phased roll-out of the new Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) scheme is scheduled to begin next month. The ETA is a digital ‘permission to travel’ scheme, which is being introduced to help strengthen the security of the UK border and to improve travel.  In general, the ETA is for…
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UK Visa Fee Increase Will Take Effect Next Month

Tourist and student travel to the United Kingdom is expected to rise by October 2023. The British government has announced that the proposed hike in visa fees will become effective from October 4, 2023. A UK Visit visa for under six months will cost GBP 15 more and student visas will be GBP 127 more…
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Brazil Postponed Visa Requirement for Citizens of Australia, Canada, and the United States

Authorities in Brazil have postponed reinstating the visa requirement for nationals of Australia, Canada, and the United States until 2024. If you’re planning a trip to Brazil in the new year, there’s one more thing you should do.  Starting 10 January 2023,  travellers from Australia, Canada, and the United States will need to acquire an…
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