Category: Living in the UK

Visas, Immigration & Nationality

Brexit: UK Nationals Kicked Out of Spain – 15 Days Notice to Leave Spain

Some UK nationals who have had their Spanish residency applications rejected are being sent notices telling them they must leave the country within 15 days or risk being classified as illegal. It has been reported that Spain’s Immigration Office is informing some British nationals who applied for residency under the Withdrawal Agreement that they have…
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Portugal Eases Restriction for Unvaccinated UK Tourists

Portugal has taken a step towards facilitating wider travel to the country by easing its quarantine restrictions for travellers from certain countries. On top of this, Portugal has also so far resisted following the EU’s recommendation regarding implementing restrictions on American travellers. Under Portugal’s previous entry restrictions, whilst vaccinated travellers could enter without having to…
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Italy Ends Mini-Quarantine for UK Visitors

Italy had re-imposed a 5-day quarantine for travellers arriving from Britain back in June when the Delta variant was spreading rapidly in the United Kingdom.  On 28 August, Italian Health Minister Roberto Speranza tweeted that he had signed a decree that would end “the mini-quarantine” for visitors from the UK, starting on the 31st of…
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Czech Republic Opens to Americans and Other Third-Country Nationals

The government of the Czech Republic has announced that as of 23 August vaccination certificates that have been issued in several third countries, including the US, are now accepted as valid proof of immunity. According to a press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic, third-country nationals who have been…
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Post-Brexit: Visa Uncertainties Hits British Students

Now that the United Kingdom has left the European Union, travellers from the UK need to obtain a visa in order to stay in an EU European country for periods longer than 90 days, a process that is long and tiring for many. Following Brexit, from January 2021 new immigration rules came into effect after…
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