Category: Passports

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Canada Unveiled New Passport Design

The Canadian passport consistently ranks among the top 10 passports in the world and enjoys visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to over 170 countries. This summer, Canada will be rolling out a new passport design. Current passports will remain valid until they expire. Passport holders’ personal information will now be laser engraved instead of being printed…
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Beyond Brexit: Spain Remains The Top Choice for British Retirees

Retiring overseas has become a popular choice for many British citizens seeking a new adventure and a better quality of life. Spain has been named the most popular destination in the world for British nationals who want to retire abroad, according to a new survey.  Spain remains a popular choice for British expats despite the…
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British Holidaymakers Could Use E-Gates Again In The EU

UK travellers heading to the European Union for a holiday could be allowed to use e-gates again when travelling through airports. UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is reportedly due to discuss the matter with the European Commission chief, Ursula von der Leyen, in June. British officials plan on calling on the EU Member States to…
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US Passport: Overwhelming Demand Results in Longer Processing Time

As the summer travel season approaches have resulted in higher demand for US passports.  An increase in demand for passports has led to longer processing times, delays, and backlogs. If you’re planning an overseas trip that’s only a couple of months away, you need to ensure that your passport is still valid. On 24 March,…
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Expect Delay On UK Passport Renewals Due to Planned Strike

British holidaymakers planning a holiday in the near future with expiring passports may want to pay attention to the latest news from the UK Passport Office.  The Public and Commercial Services (PCS) union, which represents workers at the Passport Office, has called for strikes in response to a dispute over pay and conditions.  Over 1000…
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