Category: Japan

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Brazil To Resume Visa Requirements For Australia, Canada, Japan, and US Citizens

In a major overhaul of its immigration system, Brazil has decided to reinstate visa requirements for nationals of Australia, Canada, Japan, and the US. Brazil’s former president, Jair Bolsonaro, revoked the visa requirement with the four countries in 2019 to facilitate tourism. Citizens of Brazil still need visas to travel to the four countries. For…
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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 Pushed Back ETIAS Plan To 2024

The EU has officially pushed back plans to roll out its launch of the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS). This means that travellers from more than 60 countries who can travel to the Schengen Area without a visa won’t have to fill out extra forms or pay a fee quite yet. The European…
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Early Warning To UK Holiadymakers On EU Border System Change

A nine-month warning has been issued to UK holidaymakers planning to travel to the EU later this year. This is because the process of crosing the border is becoming digitised which could affect their travel and change how the entire process of going on holiday works. Currently, anyone with a UK passport need to have…
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