Category: Slovakia

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

EU Council Approves Visa-Free Entry For Kosovo

The Council of the European Union recently gave Kosovo the green light for visa-free travel. The new changes will permit holders of Kosovo’s passports to travel visa-free to EU countries for 90 days in a 180-day period.  The decision was made after the EU assessed Kosovo’s progress in meeting the necessary requirements for visa liberalisation.…
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Moving To The EU: EU Countries Who Granted The Most Citizenship In 2021

Latest data shows that EU countries granted a record number of citizenships in 2021. A total of 827,300 people obtained citizenship in EU member states in 2021 which is an increase of 98,300 in 2020.  Around the EU countries, the administrative process of getting citizenship takes an average of two years, so most of the…
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EU Pushed Back ETIAS Plan To 2024

The EU has officially pushed back plans to roll out its launch of the European Travel Information and Authorisation System (ETIAS). This means that travellers from more than 60 countries who can travel to the Schengen Area without a visa won’t have to fill out extra forms or pay a fee quite yet. The European…
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EU To End COVID Restrictions For Chinese Travellers

EU member states agreed recently to “phase out” the requirement for a negative pre-departure Covid-19 test for travellers from China by the end of the month. Last month, the EU recommended requiring pre-departure testing and post-arrival random checks for travellers from China in order to stop the spread of the virus because of worries about…
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Early Warning To UK Holiadymakers On EU Border System Change

A nine-month warning has been issued to UK holidaymakers planning to travel to the EU later this year. This is because the process of crosing the border is becoming digitised which could affect their travel and change how the entire process of going on holiday works. Currently, anyone with a UK passport need to have…
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