Category: Schengen Visa News

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Brexit: Spain Protects British Citizens Post-Brexit

Steps Taken to Protect EU Free Movement Rights for British Citizens It’s now just over three months before the United Kingdom officially ceases to be an EU Member. Britons will no longer be EU citizens and the Spanish government signed instructions on the treatment of UK citizens three months ago. There are now procedures that…
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Spain backs Kuwait’s Schengen visa waiver request

The Spanish Parliament supports the exemptions of Kuwaiti citizens from visa requirements to enter the Schengen area, the Spanish Senate President Pilar Llop has announced. Additionally, Llop said he would back this effort within the European Parliament (EP) during his recent visit to Kuwait, where he met Kuwait’s Ambassador to Madrid Eyada Al-Saeedi,  Kuwait has…
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England puts Portugal back on the coronavirus quarantine list

Portugal has been placed back on the list of countries from which travellers must quarantine when entering England. This is less than a month after Portugal was placed on the safe list. In line with the UK’s new regional policy, the UK transport minister Grant Shapps confirmed that anybody arriving in England from Portugal, excluding…
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Portugal added to UK’s safe travel list

Austria, Croatia and Trinidad and Tobago are removed The UK has the highest number of travellers to Portugal, with more than 2.5  million tourists visiting every year and adding to the Portuguse tourism economy, last year according to the Office for National Statistics.  Portugal’s Algarve is the most popular destination which usually has more than…
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Norway Urges to Avoid Travel to Germany and Liechtenstein, Imposes Quarantine

The Norwegian authorities are now advising citizens to avoid non-essential travel to Germany, Liechtenstein and Sweden’s part of Västerbotte, because of an increase in COVID-19 cases in those countries. Travellers arriving from those countries will also be subject to 10 days quarantine, from August 29. “These countries and regions are being changed from ‘yellow’ to…
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