Category: Immigration updates

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

British Passports Embrace King’s Name

For the first time in more than 70 years, the wording on British passports is going to change. British passports will be issued in King Charles III’s name. The updated passports are the latest stage in the gradual transition in reigns, with stamps and some coins now carrying the King’s head. Banknotes will begin to…
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Travel Insurance Warning for Summer Holidays

Planning an epic overseas trip this summer?  Whether it’s a sun-soaked beach vacation or a thrilling escapade, travelling can be a fascinating experience full of excitement and expectation. Millions of British holidaymakers usually go for a quick escape to Europe. With the peak summer season underway, there’s a crucial item that should be at the…
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UK Imposes Visas for Citizens of Dominica, Namibia, Honduras, Timor-Leste, & Vanuatu

Dominican passport holders travelling to the United Kingdom will now require a visa. UK Home Secretary, Suella Braverman, made the announcement on 19 July 2023 in a statement to the House of Commons. The new rules were also imposed on the citizens of  Honduras, Namibia, Timor-Leste, and Vanuatu. The decision came following careful consideration of…
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Spain Abolishes 6-Month Absence Rule For Temporary Residents

Spain has much to offer for individuals who want to relocate to live, work, and study in the country. It boasts fascinating culture, great weather, and a laid-back lifestyle.  Now, your residence permit, which is valid for up to five years,  will remain valid even if you are away from the Spanish territory for 6…
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UK Issues Travel Warning To Portugal

The UK Foreign Office has issued an updated travel warning for those planning on coming to Portugal at the end of July and early August. The warning is specifically aimed at travellers planning to visit Lisbon.  It comes after Pope Francis announced his plans to visit the Portuguese capital for World Youth Day which sees…
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