Category: Croatia

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

What is the Schengen Agreement?

History and Development of the Schengen Agreement On 14 June 1985, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands signed the Schengen Agreement on the gradual abolition of checks at their common borders in the small town of Schengen in Luxembourg, on the border to France and the Netherlands. The agreement has since then led to…
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Croatia Now Open For American Tourists

Croatia has now reopened for a second time and is once again allowing visitors from the United States and other countries outside the EU to visit as tourists. After enjoying a very successful tourism season throughout the summer, the government of Croatia changed some rules in their entry requirements at the end of 2020, which…
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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…
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Spain Travel Update: Travel Restrictions for Third Countries Extended Until 30 April

Spanish authorities have extended restrictions on non-essential travel from countries outside the European Union and the Schengen Zone until April 30 in order to halt the further spread of the Coronavirus disease. Initially, the restriction was scheduled to end on 31 March however, due to increasing coronavirus cases, the Spanish government decided to keep the…
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Croatia to Join Schengen Zone by Second Half of 2024

In four years, Croatia successfully completed the Schengen evaluation procedure. It is reasonable to expect that Croatia would join the Schengen Zone by the second half of 2024, the country’s Prime Minister Andrej Plenković stated. The Prime Minister emphasized that by that time, besides the Schengen Zone, Croatia would also be part of the Eurozone.…
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