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Visas, Immigration & Nationality

The Schengen Zone finally opens borders after COVID-19

It has been almost three months since each Schengen Member States closed their borders, despite the Schengen agreement being signed and in force, in a bid to slow down the infection rate of the novel coronavirus. This has affected the free movement and travel and has caused huge damage to the economy. Air traffic and…
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how to extend your Schengen visa - Overstaying in the Schengen Zone & how to 90 days visa free schengen travel

Overstaying in the Schengen Zone? Here’s How to Extend Your Schengen Visa

So you are traveling across the Schengen States, or one of the Schengen Countries in particular, and find yourself falling for the culture, scenery, music, and people and a tempting idea pops into your head of whether you can stay longer than the allowed duration of your visa. Before you entertain this appealing thought, you…
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Schengen Countries: Where in Europe Can You Travel on a Schengen Visa

The Schengen Countries, also known as the Schengen states or Schengen members, are European countries that you can visit on a Schengen Visa. They are primarily located in the European Area (or EU countries).  The uniform visa that allows you to travel to each of these countries is based on an agreement, internationally known as…
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Coronavirus travel restrictions: Is Summer holiday travel back on?

The lifting of containment measures and the future of travel in 2020 The President of the EU Commission warned travellers on April 13, not to rush on making summer holiday plans. She added that “we will need to learn to live with this virus for many months, probably until next year”. Unless someone finds a…
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Coronavirus update: EU Commission and State aid

The lastest approvals for European Member States guarantee schemes The legal background for State Aid rules There is a general prohibition from governments of the European Union from helping its local companies and organisations as it is generally considered as an unfair advantage for a government to help one company over another. This is known…
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