Coronavirus: Travel Insurance May Not Offer Coverage for EU Travellers

By |2020-10-15T13:20:15+02:00March 24th, 2020|Coronavirus News and Updates, Schengen Visa News|

Thousands of EU citizens have been left stranded abroad due to the recent travel restrictions as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Being stranded in a foreign country during a pandemic naturally brings [...]

EU Commission Explains Increased Fees and Other New Schengen Visa Application Rules

By |2020-02-03T14:11:09+02:00February 1st, 2020|Schengen Visa News|

Travelers in need of a Schengen Visa will have to apply for one according to the new rules, introduced by the updated Schengen Visa Code, as of Sunday, February 2, 2020. The new [...]

Crimea and Donbass Residents with Russian Passports Can No Longer Apply for Schengen Visas

By |2019-08-16T16:28:53+02:00August 16th, 2019|Schengen Visa News|

The European Union has made another move to show that it does not intend to support Crimea’s annexation by Russia, and the Donbass armed conflict. In its most recent move, the EU has [...]

Germany Remains Top Favorite for EU Blue Card Applicants

By |2020-01-17T17:30:50+02:00June 11th, 2019|Germany Visa/Passport News, Schengen Visa News|

Despite an overall continuously increasing number of EU Blue Card applications since the program was introduced six years ago, Germany is still the top favorite country for highly skilled migrants. A report published [...]

Over Six Million Schengen Visa Applications Lodged in 2018, 25% of Them for France

By |2019-08-03T15:18:27+02:00April 25th, 2019|Schengen Visa News|

The consulates of the common travel area of Schengen located abroad have received over 16 million Schengen visa applications for the second year in a row. Despite that there was a decrease of [...]

Schengen Area May Reintroduce Visas for Albanians Traveling to the Member States

By |2019-08-03T15:18:27+02:00April 15th, 2019|Albania Visa/Passport News, Schengen Visa News|

The Netherlands may soon propose to the European Commission to suspend visa-free traveling to the Schengen Area for Albanian nationals. Last week the Dutch Parliament supported a motion initiated by four MPs from [...]

EU proposes visa-free travel for Britons after Brexit

By |2019-08-26T08:58:34+02:00November 13th, 2018|Schengen Visa News, UK Visa/Passport News|

The European Commission has decided that UK nationals should not fall under the Schengen visa regime, after the United Kingdom leaves the European Union at the end of March next year. During today’s [...]

European Parliament gives green light to Kosovo visa liberalization

By |2019-09-25T10:17:04+02:00September 13th, 2018|Schengen Visa News|

The European Parliament has given the green light to Kosovo visa liberalization, by approving the opening of visa talks. With 420 votes pro, 186 against, and 20 abstentions, now the proposal for the [...]

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