Category: New Zealand

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Brazil & South Africa Removed From Germany’s List of High-Risk Countries

Residents of Brazil and South Africa have faced some of the harshest travel restrictions since the beginning of 2021 and have finally been removed from Germany’s list of high-risk areas as of 19 September. Other countries that were also removed from the high-risk list, alongside the two nations are: Bangladesh Botswana Cyprus Eswatini India Ireland’s…
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New Zealand to Open Borders Again

New Zealand is one of the countries with the strictest border measures as it combats the spread of COVID-19.  On 12 August, New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced plans to open them in line with a ramped-up vaccination drive. The government will use the second half of 2021 to vaccinate as many people as…
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EU To Keep the US on the Safe List

After reports that the EU was planning to reimpose restrictions for US travellers, the EU decided against the idea on 9 August 2021. Non-essential travel from the US to the EU can continue for now despite a surge in US coronavirus cases exceeding the threshold of cases and lack of reciprocity, according to the latest…
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UK Travel Update: New Countries on the Green List

On 4 August, the British government announced the latest round of changes to the traffic light system. Several EU countries have been added to the UK’s green list. This means people travelling to England from these countries will not need to self-isolate, even if they haven’t been vaccinated. Travellers from Austria, Germany, Slovenia, Slovakia, Latvia,…
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UK’s New Green List for Mid July

The British government has released the latest changes on its international travel list. On 14 July, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced changes to the green, amber, and red lists ahead of the major lockdown easement coming into play next week. Four more destinations will be added to the green list and the green watchlist. From…
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