Category: Spain

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

What is the Schengen Agreement?

History and Development of the Schengen Agreement On 14 June 1985, Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands signed the Schengen Agreement on the gradual abolition of checks at their common borders in the small town of Schengen in Luxembourg, on the border to France and the Netherlands. The agreement has since then led to…
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Brexit: British Nationals Refused Entry in Spain

A group of British nationals who arrived in Spain without the needed documentation were sent back to the United Kingdom as they failed to present proof of residency. Based on Spain’s local media reports, the travellers claimed that they had not been informed regarding the requirement of residency proof applied at airports. British nationals not…
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Brexit: How Long Can You Stay in the UK Without Losing Your EU Residency?

The economic and social disruption caused by the global pandemic has been devastating. A lot of British nationals resident in the EU opted to return to the UK to bide their time until things are sort of back to normal. British nationals ‘waiting out’ COVID-19 health situation in the UK could lose their rights to…
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Spain Travel Update: Travel Restrictions for Third Countries Extended Until 30 April

Spanish authorities have extended restrictions on non-essential travel from countries outside the European Union and the Schengen Zone until April 30 in order to halt the further spread of the Coronavirus disease. Initially, the restriction was scheduled to end on 31 March however, due to increasing coronavirus cases, the Spanish government decided to keep the…
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Spain Travel Update: UK Ban Lifted

The Spanish government has announced that it is lifting the ban on air and sea arrivals from the United Kingdom that had been in place since December in a bid to contain the spread of a new coronavirus variant.  The UK entry ban will last only until 30 March. Passengers traveling to Spain from the…
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