Category: China

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

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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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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Japanese Border Will Open in March But Not For Tourist

The Japanese government is now deliberating over border restrictions after the sixth Covid-19 wave that has hit the country.  “We hope to gradually increase international travel while taking into consideration the infection situation at home and abroad, as well as the demand of Japanese returnees,” Prime Minister Fumio Kishida said at a House of Councillors…
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Iceland Lifts All COVID-19 Travel Restrictions

According to a government news release, Iceland is set to lift all remaining COVID-19 restrictions from 25 February, including pandemic-related border policies.  From today, 25 February, international travellers will be able to visit Iceland without needing to fulfil vaccination, testing or quarantine requirements. Iceland joins a growing number of European countries that have recently lifted…
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EU Recommends To Drop Pre-Travel COVID Testing For Entry

The European Union Council is recommending member states eliminate pre-departure COVID-19 testing and quarantine procedures for travellers who are fully vaccinated. From 1 March 2022, the European Council advised people who received vaccines authorised in the EU to be able to enter the EU without prior testing if they received the last dose of their…
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