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Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Trump lifts travel ban, Biden says no

On 1th January, the White House formally announced the end of a travel ban that restricted entry into the USA from certain countries.  United States President Donald Trump rescinded entry bans imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic on most non-US citizens arriving from Brazil, the United Kingdom and all Schengen member states. Starting at midnight…
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Brexit: UK Passport standing in 2021

A passport is an important document for international travellers. Each country’s passport is different and not all are as strong as the other.  The Henley Passport Index is an annual ranking of the most powerful passports in the world based on how many destinations the holder can enter without a visa. Having visa-free access to…
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Schengen Visa Fees: How much does a Schengen visa cost?

Some of the common questions someone asks when they apply for a Schengen visa is are: Do I have to pay for a Schengen visa? How much does a Schengen visa cost? When applying for a Schengen visa there is a mandatory Schengen visa fee every applicant must pay. The Schengen visa costs vary depending…
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Everything You Need to Know About a Schengen Transit Visa

A Transit Schengen Visa is a permit that will allow nationals of non-Schengen countries to enter the international transit zone within the Schengen Area. If you will be making a short stop in an airport or seaport within the Schengen Area en route to a destination outside the Schengen zone then you may need a…
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ETIAS – European Travel Information and Authorization System

ETIAS, which stands for the European Travel Information and Authorization System, is a completely electronic visa waiver pre-screening program for visitors intending to travel to the European Union, created by the EU in order to protect and strengthen its borders. The European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS) was proposed by the European Commission in…
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