Category: Immigration Advise

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

British Travellers Face Long Queues at Spanish Airports

Travellers from the United Kingdom who have reached Spain in the last few days have faced long queues at passport control.  Since the UK is no longer part of the European Union, British nationals without Spanish residency rights who reach Spain are no longer permitted to enter without a passport. UK nationals now need to…
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Australia Delays Reopening Plans for Visa Holders

People eager to return to Australia have been plunging in and out of hope and despair as the country announced it had delayed the reopening of its borders over Omicron concerns. 1 December should have been a time of celebration but things took a turn for eligible visa holders planning to travel to Australia.  The…
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COVID-19: Which Countries Are Closed Again? Updated Restrictions Due to Omicron Variant and How to Bypass Them

The omicron variant (B.1.1.529) of the SARS-CoV-2 virus was first detected in South Africa on November 24, 2021. Since its discovery, countries around the world have closed their borders to citizens, travellers, or visitors from many African countries in hopes of slowing the spread of the virus.  Each country has its own set of rules…
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Switzerland Drops Quarantine Rule, Opts for Stricter Testing

With the detection of the new Omicron variant and rising infection rates, several EU and Schengen member states have decided to review their rules and impose stricter entry restrictions. In order to prevent the COVID-19 cases from increasing and the Omicron variant from spreading any further, the EU countries have been keeping strict rules for…
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How to Apply for a Lithuania Schengen Visa from the UK

Lithuania Entry Restrictions in Response to Coronavirus Who needs a visa to travel to Lithuania from the UK? Travelling to Lithuania for EU/EEA Citizens Travelling to Lithuania Post-Brexit for UK Citizens Travelling to Lithuania for Non-EU Nationals Steps to Applying for a Lithuanian Schengen Visa from the UK Step 1: Know your visa type and…
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