Category: Coronavirus

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

CDC to Drop COVID-Related Travel Advisories for Individual Countries

The United States Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced it would no longer maintain a country-by-country list of coronavirus-related travel advisories. CDC officials said it would only post notices for nations if it is experiencing a concerning COVID-19 variant or other situation that would change the agency’s travel recommendations, starting on October 3.…
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Japan To Lift Covid Restrictions

Japan will scrap nearly all its remaining entry requirements and allow for normal tourism after over 2 years of stringent restrictions.  The land of the rising sun has allowed a small number of visitors since June, but only as part of strictly managed tour groups. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced that Japan will resume…
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Canada To End COVID Travel Requirements

It has been reported that the Canadian government would end random testing for all travellers entering Canada and vaccination requirements for foreign nationals entering the country on September 30, 2022. Travellers on planes and trains will still require face masks. The removal of travel restrictions will come as welcome news to travellers frustrated by delays…
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Spain Extends Covid Travel Restrictions for Non-EU Visitors

Spanish officials have revealed the Coronavirus entry restrictions for all travellers over the age of 12 from non-European Union countries will be extended until 15 November 2022. Spain has dropped all COVID-19 entry requirements for incoming travellers to the country from the EU or Schengen area. However, third country visitors such visitors British holidaymakers and…
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The Netherlands Lifted Remaining Travel Restrictions

The Netherlands has ended its remaining pandemic-era entry restrictions for international travellers. The Dutch Government announced that as of 17 September 2022, it will drop all the remaining Covid-19 travel restrictions and requirements. This decision applies to all travellers, including those travelling into the Netherlands from outside the EU/Schengen area.  “Given the current epidemiological situation…
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