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US May Soon Lift Travel Ban With Europe

The United States could soon welcome travellers from European countries, as President Joe Biden has indicated that soon the ban imposed on travel from Europe could be abolished. The United States administration has suspended flights from Europe for 16 months now in an effort to stop the further spread of the deadly virus, VisaGuide.World reports. In March 2020, former US President Donald Trump banned the entry for passengers wishing to visit the US from most European countries. [...]

By |2021-07-21T09:03:00+02:00July 21st, 2021|US Visa/Passport News|

Visa Free Countries for Australians

As an Australian citizen, you are lucky in terms of where you can go with your passport. The Australian passport is the 8th strongest in the world - it allows you to travel to more than 180 countries and territories, visa-free or by obtaining a visa upon arrival. Visa Free Countries for Australians Here are the countries that Australians can visit without a visa: Albania - 90 days Andorra - 90 days Antigua and Barbuda [...]

By |2021-07-15T12:36:32+02:00July 15th, 2021|Tips|

Find Out Whether Your Destination Country Accepts Your Covid Vaccine as Valid for Travel

If you are planning to travel anytime soon but are unaware whether the vaccine you have been vaccinated with is accepted as valid proof of COVID-19 immunity by your destination country, you can find out through our vaccine checker. To use the Covid Vaccine Checker for Travelling Abroad, select the vaccine you have taken, and then select your destination country. The checker will then tell you whether your vaccine is accepted as valid for immunization against COVID-19 [...]

By |2021-07-27T10:02:39+02:00June 23rd, 2021|Worldwide Passport & Visa News and Updates|

Australia Visa Invitation Letter

An invitation letter for Australia is not obligatory for all of the visas. It’s usually required for Australian temporary visit tourist visas, and even then it might not be a strict requirement. However, having an invitation letter will increase the chances of receiving a visa. The letter serves as proof that the visa holder won’t overstay in Australia after their visa has expired. What Is an Australia Visa Invitation Letter? An invitation letter is a [...]

By |2021-06-10T10:05:30+02:00May 31st, 2021|Tips|

Visa Free Countries for Indians

The Indian passport ranks 85th on the passport strength index. However, despite the ranking, there is still a good selection of places you can visit without a visa if you are an Indian passport holder - even more if you count the countries in which you can obtain a visa on arrival or a facilitated electronic visa. List of 30 Countries Indians Can Visit Visa Free in 2021 Indians can visit the following countries without [...]

By |2021-07-21T14:02:15+02:00April 22nd, 2021|Tips|

Australian Government Promises That Will Not Prohibit Entry for Non-English-Speaking Spouses

Australia has announced that internationals maintaining a relationship with an Australian citizen, will be ineligible to enter the country through the partner visa program if they do not know the English language, the country's government has announced. However, the federal government has promised that internationals will not be barred from entering, as a result of the new requirement, VisaGuide.World reports. According to the acting minister for immigration, Alan Tudge, the recently imposed rule will not prohibit internationals [...]

By |2020-10-09T10:02:41+02:00October 9th, 2020|Australia Visa/Passport News|

Albanian Govt to Reimburse Its Citizens Fined Abroad for Overstaying Visa During COVID-19 Lockdown

Albania has decided to reimburse the fines imposed by international countries' authorities for Albanian citizens that overstayed their visas amid the Coronavirus outbreak. The fines, which have occurred between March 10 and June 1, will be reimbursed by the General Directorate of Taxation (GDT) in Albania, VisaGuide.World reports. The GDT's announcement clarified the documents that citizens must send via email so that they could be refunded. Proof of the payment of the fine, translated and notarised fine [...]

By |2020-09-03T09:38:39+02:00September 3rd, 2020|Albania Visa/Passport News, Coronavirus News and Updates|

US Resumes Processing K Visas, as a Priority

The United States government has announced that the processing of K visa applications will be resumed with high priority, according to the United States Department of State announcement. K visas are created for international citizens who plan to marry a citizen of the United States. Still, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, their processing has been temporarily suspended, since mid-March, VisaGuide.World reports. However, the new statement from the US Department of State has revealed that since August 28, [...]

By |2020-09-01T14:28:06+02:00September 1st, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, US Visa/Passport News|

USCIS Cancels Its Plan to Furlough More Than 13,000 employees

The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has announced that it has canceled its plan to furlough more than 70 percent of its staff, while also stressing that some applications could be prolonged due to the financial hardship that the agency is facing. In a press release announcing the move, the agency stressed that more than 13,000 employees could be furlough, more than 750 of them in Virginia, VisaGuide.World reports. According to USCIS Deputy Director for [...]

By |2020-08-28T15:07:06+02:00August 28th, 2020|US Visa/Passport News|

Japan to Permit Re-Entry of Visa Holders From Next Month

Authorities in Japan are discussing the possibility to permit international visa holders to re-enter the country from next month, according to Japan's national broadcasting network NHK. In April, Japan banned the entry for citizens from 146 countries in an effort to stop the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic, VisaGuide.World reports. Due to the entry bans and travel restrictions imposed by a large share of countries, amid the Coronavirus outbreak, the Tokyo Regional Immigration Bureau received many requests [...]

By |2020-08-28T13:09:02+02:00August 28th, 2020|Japan Visa/Passport News|
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