Category: Brazil

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Portugal Tightens Border Restrictions With Other EU Member States

On 29 March, the Portuguese government extended and tightened border restrictions along with other European Union member states as the continent battles a third wave of COVID-19 infection. Portugal’s Interior Ministry said that people coming from EU countries where the incidence rate is over 500 cases per 100,000 population may only enter for essential business…
Read more

Europe to Open to US Travellers: Germany Downgrades US Coronavirus Travel Risk Status

The United States is no longer classed as a “high incidence area” by Germany and has returned to being a “risk area”. The Robert Koch Institute (RKI) changed the risk classification of the United States on 07 March 2021. The US was previously classed as a “high incidence area” by the RKI. These are regions…
Read more

Dual Testing and Hotel Quarantine for UK International Arrivals

All travellers arriving in the United Kingdom are to face dual mandatory coronavirus tests at their expense. The British government is introducing a comprehensive new coronavirus testing regime for overseas arrivals aside from the mandatory hotel quarantine for those coming from the “red list” of high-risk countries. This move is an attempt to crack down…
Read more

US: Quarantine Required for All Travellers, Europe Travel Ban Still in Effect

As the global pandemic drags on, the United States President Joe Biden issued an Executive Order that will require all international passengers to quarantine upon arrival including U.S citizens. The new quarantine order comes hand in hand with the new testing requirement that is coming into effect on January 26, 2021. Included in the executive…
Read more

The Netherlands to Ban Travel from UK, South Africa & South America

The Netherlands is clamping down on travel to curb the spread of coronavirus while citizens await to be vaccinated.   Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced that the Netherlands will impose new international flight bans, increasing testing measures, and a curfew for citizens, lasting at least one month. The Dutch Prime Minister announced that starting 23rd January,…
Read more