Category: Slovenia

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

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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Schengen Visa For Russians: Where To Submit Your Application

Following the termination of the EU-Russia visa facilitation agreement, European consulates stopped issuing Schengen visas for more than one year to Russian citizens and most visas are issued for just the trip period unlike before. The EU Council terminated the EU-Russia visa facilitation agreement in September 2022. As a result, it now takes longer to…
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US To Eliminate Passport Entry Date Stamps

In an effort to digitise and streamline the entry process for travellers, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has begun to eliminate the issuance of entry stamps in the passports of foreign nationals upon arrival in the United States. The record being eliminated is the ink stamp and not the “visa stamp” that a US…
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EU Entry/Exit System: UK To Work With France On Border Control

The United Kingdom and France confirmed their commitment to work together on the implementation of the new EU biometric entry system. The new Entry/Exit System (EES) is a new automated system that is expected to launch later this year. The system is expected to keep track of third-country travellers, including British nationals, who enter the…
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