Category: Coronavirus

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

UK Travel Changes: Pre-Departure COVID Test and Red List Addition

The British government has added compulsory extra COVID-19 checks for everyone aged 12 and over travelling to the UK from any foreign country. This is in addition to the PCR test on arrivals that was introduced on 30 November. The move applies for travellers arriving from 4 AM on Tuesday, 7 December. All arrivals must…
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New US COVID Testing Requirements for International Travel – What You Need To Know

The United States will require all inbound international travellers, regardless of citizenship or vaccination status, to test negative for COVID-19 within one day of departure starting on Monday, 6 December. President Joe Biden announced the rollout of the stricter requirements in response to the recent discovery of the Omicron COVID variant. Starting Dec. 6: All…
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Brexit: France Warns of Fines to UK Nationals Overstaying the 90-Day Limit

Following the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union, the French authorities warned British second-home owners and visitors to France not to overstay their 90-day limit. At the end Brexit transition period in January 2021, UK nationals who don’t hold a French residency permit are subject to stricter limitations on their permitted period…
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France Omicron Travel Restriction: COVID Test Required for UK Travellers

In light of the developments surrounding the new COVID variant Omicron, France tightens travel restrictions for non-EU travellers regardless of vaccination status, following in the heels of Spain’s announcement on travel restrictions for the UK. At present, UK and other non-EU travellers may continue to enter France with proof of vaccination and a sworn declaration…
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US Tightens Restriction on International Travel

In response to the new Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus and in an effort to stop the spread, the United States is restricting travel from certain countries in the African region exposed to the Omicron variant. The new restriction started on 29 November 2021 and will remain in effect until terminated by the president.…
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