Category: Cyprus

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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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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Cyprus to Welcome Vaccinated UK Travellers from May

Cyprus will be opening its borders to travellers from the UK that have been vaccinated since May. It has already made arrangements for travellers from Israel, which has been leading the coronavirus vaccine drive by countries.  The government of Cyprus has confirmed that those who had both COVID injections could travel to the country without…
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COVID-19: Which Countries are Welcoming Vaccinated Tourists?

The COVID-19 vaccine rollout has given us all hope that travel will be possible again. But with the situation changing daily along with the travel restrictions, it is hard to pinpoint a low-risk place to book a trip. The COVID-19 pandemic hampered international travel for much of 2020 but as vaccines are distributed and more…
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