Category: China

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

US To End Covid-19 Test For Travellers From China

The US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed its plan to end mandatory Covid-19 tests for travellers from China on 10 March, amid a decline in cases there following a winter surge. The CDC said on 08 March that the “public health measure was put in place to protect US citizens and communities…
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Moving To Portugal: Digital Nomad Visa

Now that Portugal has ended its controversial “golden visa” scheme, there are still other routes that allow people to get a residency permit in Portugal. Portugal draws a sizable number of digital nomads, freelancers, and expats each year due to its pleasant coastal temperature, stunning shorelines and mountainous landscapes, as well as its vibrant, culturally,…
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EU To End COVID Restrictions For Chinese Travellers

EU member states agreed recently to “phase out” the requirement for a negative pre-departure Covid-19 test for travellers from China by the end of the month. Last month, the EU recommended requiring pre-departure testing and post-arrival random checks for travellers from China in order to stop the spread of the virus because of worries about…
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US To Eliminate Passport Entry Date Stamps

In an effort to digitise and streamline the entry process for travellers, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun to eliminate the issuance of entry stamps in the passports of foreign nationals upon arrival in the United States. The record being eliminated is the ink stamp and not the “visa stamp” that a US…
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Working Holiday Visa for South Korea

Many travellers including citizens from the US, UK, Australia, New Zealand, and most European countries can visit Korea for up to 90 days with no visa required. Canadians can stay for up to six months.  To check the most up-to-date requirements for your country, visit the Korean government’s Visa Portal. To stay longer than 90…
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