Category: Entry Clearance Visas

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Croatia Removed Air Border Controls With Schengen Countries

Croatia has removed its air border controls for travel to and from Schengen Area countries. Following Croatia’s accession to Europe’s Schengen Area earlier this year, Croatia eliminated its internal land and sea borders as of 01 January, though its air borders remained operational until 26 March. Now, passengers flying between Croatia and other countries within…
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France Wants To Delay Entry/Exit System Until August 2024

The President of France, Emmanuel Macron, intends to delay the launch of the biometric Entry-Exit System (EES) until after the Paris Olympics in August 2024. Paris will host the 2024 Olympic Games from 26 July to 11 August 2024 and France expects millions of visitors during this period. The EU entry/exit system (EES) requires new…
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UK-Irish Border: New UK Travel Authorisation

The United Kingdom is introducing an Electronic Travel Authorisation (ETA) scheme for visa-exempt individuals visiting the country which will be enforced later this year. The UK and Ireland have an existing migration agreement known as Common Travel Area (CTA) which includes the right of Irish and UK citizens to travel freely between the two countries…
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Netherlands Prepares For Entry/Exit System

There will be major changes to the way the European Union manages its external borders in 2023 and the Dutch government is preparing for the new changes. Changes will come into force in May 2023 when the EU entry and exit system (EES) starts operating. All non-EU nationals arriving and leaving the Schengen area will…
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Overstaying The 90-Day Limit In Italy

Travellers visiting Italy from a non-EU country have 90 days to explore the country unless they have a visa. The 90-day rule has long applied to non-EU nationals which now includes British nationals since the UK exited the EU. Non-EU nationals can stay for 90 days out of every 180 in the EU without needing…
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