Category: Canada

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Canada Eases Covid-Related Travel Restrictions

Canada has relaxed its travel restrictions since 25 April 2022. The two most important changes apply to vaccinated adults and unvaccinated children.  Fully vaccinated travellers are no longer required to make a quarantine plan in the event they test positive while in Canada. And, children under 11 can skip the pre-arrival Covid test as long…
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Italy Opens Doors To Remote Workers And Digital Nomads

Digital nomads will finally have a place in Italy. The Italian government is introducing visas that allow foreigners to spend a year working in Italy. The new visa scheme for remote workers was approved and signed into law on 28 March 2022. This new permit is specifically designed for non-EU ‘nomadi digitali’, or those “who…
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US ESTA Expanded To Land Travel

The United States government has announced that the US ESTA will be mandatory for citizens of 40 Visa Waiver Program (VWP) countries entering the United States by land. This new policy will be introduced on May 2, 2022. From this date, visa-free travellers to the US will still be able to enter the country by…
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Hong Kong Eases Travel Rules – Flight Bans and Quarantine

Hong Kong will lift the ban on flights from nine countries and reduce hotel quarantine alongside a “roadmap” towards eased restrictions that suggest a departure from the zero-Covid policy. The ban on flights from Australia, Canada, France, India, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, the UK, and the US will end on 1 April. Flight bans are…
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UK Visa Priority Services Suspended

Amid the ongoing Ukraine crisis, UK Visas & Immigration (UKVI) has taken the decision without prior notice to suspend priority and super-priority visa processing services for all applications being made from outside the UK.  Not only have the priority services been suspended, but the UKVI update says that “applications for study, work and family visas…
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