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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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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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Singapore To Lift Covid-19 Travel Curbs – Replacing Vaccinated Travel Lanes (VTL)

Singapore will lift restrictions for all vaccinated travellers from the beginning of April. The city-state is a gateway for many travellers arriving in the Asia-Pacific, and it had already started quarantine-free travel schemes with some countries in recent months. From 1 April, fully vaccinated adults and unvaccinated children will be allowed to enter the country…
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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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