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EHIC After BREXIT

Britain finally left the European Union on January 31, 2020 - almost 4 years after 52% of the British citizens voted to leave. So far, British citizens have been able to enjoy the same rights and liberties as all other EU citizens, but with Brexit, some things are bound to change, including the freedom of movement. Although for short-term trips to the EU, British citizens will still be able to travel visa-free (as long as they do [...]

By |2020-08-13T11:26:31+02:00July 2nd, 2020|Tips|

How to Move to the UK?

If moving to the UK is your main goal at the moment, the most important step to getting there is also the most boring and tiresome: getting a visa. Visiting the UK for a short trip may be as easy as hopping on a plane and setting off on your way (if you are visa-exempt, that is), but if you want to actually move to the UK there’s a longer process involved. We all know that nobody [...]

By |2020-06-09T12:46:36+02:00June 9th, 2020|Tips|

Transferring an O-1 Visa to a Green Card

The O-1 visa is comparable to the H-1B visa as they both require a petition from an employer, but the O-1 visa requirements are much more extensive. Because of these extensive requirements, few people manage to get the O-1 visa which allows the visa holders to stay in the U.S and work for 3 years in their field of expertise. Besides this advantage, O-1 visa holders also get an additional benefit. The O-1 visa is a dual [...]

By |2020-08-13T11:28:15+02:00June 8th, 2020|Tips|

Visa Free Countries for Canadians

Canada has the 9th most powerful passport in the world. By passport strength we mean, how many places can the holder travel without visa restrictions? And according to the 2019 Henley Passport Index, Canadians can travel to 183 countries applying for a visa at an Embassy. To put things into perspective, there are 195 countries in the world. This list would be easier to compile if we were to mention the countries where a visa is required [...]

By |2020-10-15T13:48:27+02:00June 4th, 2020|Tips|

Visa Free Countries for Filipinos

Filipino citizens can travel to more than thirty countries completely visa-free, and they are eligible for a Visa on Arrival or eVisa for another fifty-plus countries. This rounds up the number to over 80 countries where Filipinos can travel without needing to deal with excessive bureaucratic procedures at different Embassies. Visa Free Countries for Filipinos Filipinos don’t need a visa to travel to the following countries: Barbados – up to 90 days Bolivia – up to 90 [...]

By |2020-10-22T09:52:34+02:00June 4th, 2020|Tips|

How to Get a Temporary Passport?

A temporary passport or limited validity passport is a travel document issued by the relevant authorities of your country in urgent cases. So for example, you are abroad, and for some reason, your regular passport is just gone – you misplaced it, or it was stolen, or damaged. Or, you have to travel abroad in an emergency, you don’t have a valid passport, and you don’t have time to wait a few weeks until a regular passport [...]

By |2020-06-09T12:46:37+02:00June 3rd, 2020|Tips|

Becoming a Citizen of Thailand

Many expats who have been living in Thailand for a considerable amount of time decide to undergo the long process that leads to becoming a Naturalized Thai Citizen. Obtaining Thai Citizenship through naturalization is a long and often tiring process, which requires you to submit mountains of paperwork, deal with bureaucratic office after bureaucratic office, sing the National Anthem, and - mostly - wait, wait, and wait… However, those who have chosen to make Thailand their home, [...]

By |2020-05-12T15:39:50+02:00May 11th, 2020|Tips|

Bank Account Verification Letter for Sponsoring US Visa

If you are sponsoring someone’s US visa application, you must send the applicant several documents, including a Bank Account Verification Letter. The Bank Account Verification Letter for sponsoring a US visa serves to prove to the Embassy or Consular services that you are capable of supporting your guest financially during their time in the US. Your bank has to issue your letter (it usually involves a fee) and you have to send it to the applicant abroad [...]

By |2020-05-04T15:53:47+02:00May 4th, 2020|Tips|

Countries That Green Card Holders Can Travel to Without a Visa

US citizens can travel without a visa to more than 170 countries worldwide. Because of this, many places have extended the same privilege to holders of the US permanent residence permit (Green Card). There are several countries that you can visit with your Green Card, that you otherwise may not be able to. Neighbouring Mexico and Canada are just two of them. Can All Green Card Holders Travel Abroad Without a Visa? You can only travel internationally [...]

By |2020-08-10T17:20:37+02:00April 30th, 2020|Tips|

Countries That Won’t Let You in Without Travel Insurance

Getting travel health insurance should be one of the first things anyone does as soon as they book a trip abroad. A good travel insurance policy can give you financial protection in case you need to cancel the trip and cover your medical bills if you have a medical emergency abroad. This is why a lot of countries have added travel health insurance as part of their visa requirements. But if we travel to a place where [...]

By |2020-06-09T12:46:37+02:00April 27th, 2020|Tips|