Category: France

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Countries That Most Likely to Approve Your Schengen Visa in 2024

Planning a trip to Europe and worried about your Schengen visa approval?  Knowing which countries have the highest approval rates can ease your concerns and help you plan better.  Here’s a look at the Schengen states where your visa application is most likely to be approved. Leading the pack, Iceland had an impressive 97.8% approval…
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Schengen Visa Fees Set To Increase In June 2024

Planning a short trip to Europe this summer? Be prepared for a bump in your travel expenses.  Starting June 11, 2024, the European Commission will implement a 12% rise in Schengen visa fees for all applicants. The new fee will see the cost for adult applicants rise from €80 to €90 and for children aged…
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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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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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