Category: Switzerland

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

EU Blue Card Reformed, Conditions Made Easier

The EU’s Blue Card giving eligible foreign professionals the right to live and work in the EU is being made more attractive under the new modifications.  The European Parliament has announced on 15 September, that the MEPs have adopted the reform on the EU Blue Card to make it easier to employ highly-skilled non-EU nationals…
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Post-Brexit: EU Passport Required When Travelling to the UK

EU nationals as well as Switzerland, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway will no longer be able to use their country’s national identity cards as a means of entry into the UK from the end of September. Previously, travellers who had citizenship in EU countries could use their national ID cards to enter the UK. However, from…
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US Travellers to be Banned from Europe Travel

The European Union on 27 August moved to reinstate COVID travel restrictions such as quarantine and testing requirements for unvaccinated citizens of the United States as the United States is set to be removed from the “safe travel” list. It has been reported that EU countries had started a procedure to remove the United States…
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UK Travel Update: 7 Destinations Added to the Green List

The UK government has made changes to its categorisation of some countries, using its traffic light system. Seven countries have been added to the green list, meaning that travellers from these countries will no longer have to quarantine on arrival. The government has also made some updates to the red list, however, there were no…
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Brexit: UK Travellers to Pay More for Mobile Costs

British travellers in the EU were disappointed as another leading mobile phone company reintroduced roaming charges. Mobile phone operator Vodafone has announced it would reintroduce European roaming fees for new and upgrading British customers in January 2022, following the lead set by rival EE. Although the UK already decided to leave the EU, roaming charges…
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