Category: Travel

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Post-Brexit: Portugal To Release Residency Cards By End Of Year

Portugal’s Minister of Internal Administration has said that he hopes that the approximately 36,000 British citizens living in Portugal will have the new post-Brexit residence card by the end of the year. “By the end of the year, that is, until the 31st of December, we really hope to have responded to these 36,000 British…
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New Zealand Launches Active Investor Plus Visa

Application is now being accepted for New Zealand’s Active Investor Plus visa, which has been designed to build successful New Zealand businesses. The new Active Investor Plus visa category is aimed to attract high-value investors. This visa replaces the previous Investor 1 and Investor 2 visa categories, which closed to new applications on 27 July…
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Japan To Lift Covid Restrictions

Japan will scrap nearly all its remaining entry requirements and allow for normal tourism after over 2 years of stringent restrictions.  The land of the rising sun has allowed a small number of visitors since June, but only as part of strictly managed tour groups. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida announced that Japan will resume…
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Online US Passport Renewal To Open in 2023

The US Department of State has announced that an online passport renewal service will be launched to the public in early 2023 after two successful limited pilot programs took place earlier this year. Following the success of a limited pilot program for online passport renewal this summer, the U.S. State Department says it plans to…
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Poland Bans Russians From Entering

Poland has banned Russians from entering the country via land and will extend this ban to those travelling by air and sea, though diplomats, transport drivers, residence permit holders, and dissidents are exempt, the interior ministry decided on 20 September. The ban was made possible through the amendment to the regulations concerning traffic restrictions at…
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