Category: France

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

The World’s Most Powerful Passports 2023

The Henley Passport Index has just released the world’s ‘most powerful passport’ for 2023. The Henley Passport Index is a comprehensive list that compares passports using data from the International Air Transport Association, specifically looking at holders able to gain visa-free access. The index uses a scoring system to establish the most powerful passports globally,…
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Post-Brexit: Thousands of British Nationals Ordered To Leave EU Countries

Since the United Kingdom officially exited the European Union, one of the consequences of ending free movement has become clear for the thousands of British nationals who have been ordered to leave EU countries. Data published by the EU statistical office, Eurostat, reveals that about 2,285 British nationals were ordered to leave EU countries between…
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EU Member States Agree To Impose Pre-Departure Testing of Travellers From China

After EU Member States had been divided over the necessity of pre-departure testing of travellers coming from China for the past week, an emergency meeting of the Council’s Integrated Political Crisis Response (IPCR) took place on 04 January to establish a coordinated approach. The European Union Member States have agreed to recommend that all Member…
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Visit Visa to the US is Needed After Stay in Cuba

As the United Kingdom is part of the US Visa Waiver Program (VWP), British visitors to the US can enter through the Electronic System for Travel Authorisation (ESTA). However, the US government advised that any visit to Cuba since 1 March 2011 disqualifies British holidaymakers from the ESTA scheme. Instead, they must spend $160 on…
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UK’s Covid Travel Restrictions Are Back

Closely following behind the US, Italy, and several other nations, the United Kingdom will also impose new restrictions for passengers arriving from China as “precautionary measures” due to a lack of health information from the country. Since China abandoned its “zero Covid” policy, the virus has spread extremely fast throughout the country.  The UK government…
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