Category: Schengen Visas

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Schengen Countries with the Most Short-Term Visa Applications in 2023 

Non-EU nationals residing in the United Kingdom, whose home countries do not have a visa waiver agreement with the Schengen Area, must apply for a visa to travel to the bloc. As of January 2021, British nationals are subject to immigration rules for third-countries, meaning they can stay a maximum of 90 days within any…
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British Residents in Spain Urged to Obtain TIE Card Ahead of EU’s Entry/Exit System (EES)

British residents in Spain are advised to exchange their green residency certificates for a TIE (Tarjeta de Identidad de Extranjero) ID card before the EU’s new Entry/Exit System (EES) takes effect later this year. TIE is a biometric document that confirms the holder’s right to live and work in Spain under the UK-EU Withdrawal Agreement.…
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Simplified EU Single Permit Rules Begin on May 20

On 12 April 2024, the European Council formally adopted the revision of the European Union’s Single Permit Directive, marking a significant step forward in simplifying the migration process for non-EU nationals. The updated directive, which revises the original 2011 version, sets out streamlined administrative procedures for obtaining a single permit that grants both the right…
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UK Drivers Urged to Obtain Clean Air Stickers for France Travel

France continues to captivate British tourists and its proximity to the UK makes France an irresistible and easy getaway for British holidaymakers. British holidaymakers planning to drive in France this summer are being advised to apply for a crucial document at least 10 days before their trip to avoid hefty fines. Failure to do so…
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Visa-Free Travel To China Extended To 2025

In a further move to jump-start the tourism industry and revitalise its travel sector and international influence, China has extended visa-free travel for 11 European countries and Malaysia until the end of 2025. The visa-free scheme has been announced in stages since the start of 2024 and was initially set to last for one year. …
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