Category: Europe

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

US Lifted COVID-19 Test For International Travel

The United States lifted its requirement that international travellers test negative for COVID-19 within a day before boarding a flight to the United States from 12 June 2022.  Arrivals no longer have to show a negative COVID-19 test result or proof of recovery to enter the country.  “This step is possible because of the progress…
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Italy Dropped All COVID Entry Rules

Italy Dropped All COVID Entry Rules Italy abolished all entry rules for international travellers on 1 June 2022. Like many other European nations, Italy has been steadily opening up over the past few months. The new rules allow travellers to visit the country without having to show proof of vaccination, get tested, or show proof…
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What are the High Potential Individual Visa Requirements?

The UK high potential individual visa route was first alluded to on 3rd March 2021 by the UK’s treasury in the “attracting global talent and boosting investment” section of its “Build Back Better: our plan for growth” paper.  It was then announced in a statement of changes to the immigration rules on 9th July 2019.…
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More People Choose Rail Routes To Travel

A poll conducted by Opinium Research for High Speed 1 (HS1) has shown that a large share of persons would travel to Europe by train if there were more available routes. Opinium surveyed 1,000 UK workers who have travelled for business within the last five years. According to the data provided by Opinium Research, 81…
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Brexit Blamed For Decline In Numbers of EU students at Oxford

Oxford University has blamed Brexit for the sharp decline in the number of students from the European Union. Brexit has caused a “steep decline” in the number of students from the European Union going to study at Oxford University, the annual admissions report has shown. The university’s annual report found the number admitted from the…
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