Category: Schengen Visas

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Post-Brexit: Portugal To Release Residency Cards By End Of Year

Portugal’s Minister of Internal Administration has said that he hopes that the approximately 36,000 British citizens living in Portugal will have the new post-Brexit residence card by the end of the year. “By the end of the year, that is, until the 31st of December, we really hope to have responded to these 36,000 British…
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Poland Bans Russians From Entering

Poland has banned Russians from entering the country via land and will extend this ban to those travelling by air and sea, though diplomats, transport drivers, residence permit holders, and dissidents are exempt, the interior ministry decided on 20 September. The ban was made possible through the amendment to the regulations concerning traffic restrictions at…
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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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Switzerland Suspends Visa Facilitation Agreement With Russia

The Swiss government has announced the suspension of a visa facilitation agreement with Russia, following a Federal Council decision on 16 September. All Russian citizens who apply for a Swiss visa will now be subject to the ‘regular rules of the Visa Code’, rather than benefiting from the more lenient terms of the facilitation agreement. …
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Malaysia Rolls Out Digital Nomad Pass

Malaysia has rolled out a digital nomad visa to attract local and international professionals all over the world who can work remotely. Malaysia’s new ‘digital nomad’ scheme is called the DE Rantau Nomad Pass. The programme is designed to establish Malaysia as the preferred digital nomad hub in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations),…
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