Category: Coronavirus

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

China Reopens for International Travel

China has removed almost all of its border restrictions, bringing an end to pandemic measures that effectively closed off the nation from the rest of the world for three years. China reopened on 08 January 2023 to international travel both for Chinese citizens leaving the country as well as for international inbound travellers after nearly…
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EU Member States Agree To Impose Pre-Departure Testing of Travellers From China

After EU Member States had been divided over the necessity of pre-departure testing of travellers coming from China for the past week, an emergency meeting of the Council’s Integrated Political Crisis Response (IPCR) took place on 04 January to establish a coordinated approach. The European Union Member States have agreed to recommend that all Member…
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US Reinstates COVID Testing For Travellers From China, Hong Kong, And Macau

Due to a surge in the number of COVID cases in China, the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced the reinstatement of COVID testing requirements for air passengers from the People’s Republic of China and the Special Administrative Regions of Hong Kong and Macau. From 05 January 2022, travellers will need to provide the…
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UK’s Covid Travel Restrictions Are Back

Closely following behind the US, Italy, and several other nations, the United Kingdom will also impose new restrictions for passengers arriving from China as “precautionary measures” due to a lack of health information from the country. Since China abandoned its “zero Covid” policy, the virus has spread extremely fast throughout the country.  The UK government…
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Travel Concerns During The Holidays

As the holiday season approaches, many of us are starting to think about travel plans and how to stay safe while on the go. While the availability of COVID-19 vaccines is certainly a positive development, there are still a number of travel concerns that we need to be aware of during this time of year.…
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