PART 3: Update on the European Travel Information and Authorization System (ETIAS)

Previously we have covered the European Travel Information and Authorization System (“ETIAS”) in our blog section, anticipating its full enforcement by the end of 2020.  However, recent changes have delayed the release of the ETIAS.  In this Part 3 of our Brexit blog, we are revisiting and updating the information relating to the ETIAS, as it affects […]

PART 2: What to know about travel post Brexit (from the EU to the UK, and UK to the EU)

With the Brexit transition period ending on December 31st, 2020 at 11pm, here is what you can expect in your travels between the EU and the UK, as national of either the UK or an EU country, including Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland, Andorra, San Marino and Vatican City (“UK et al”). The UK government […]

PART 1: Travel to the UK and its associated territories and countries post Brexit

In this four-part blog, we will look at the legal requirements and changes for visiting the UK and the EU (as a third country national and a UK national) as a result of Brexit, as well as update on the European Travel Information Authorization System for future travels.   The UK’s post-Brexit transition period ends by […]

Current Covid-19 Travel Risk Based on Destination

The United States’ Center for Disease Control (CDC) assigns color-coded risk levels to each global travel destination: Red (risk is high), Orange (risk is moderate), Yellow (risk is low), Gray (no travel notice – risk is very low), and Dark Gray (no information available). The CDC ascertains the level of risk based on the rate […]

Three Global Visa Issuance Trends

Author: Visa-Adviser Visa Adviser® cultivates and regularly updates visa filing procedures and information for every country in the world. In doing so, we notice certain trends among countries about visa issuance and reciprocity all over the world. These are our observations. Short-term visa issuance is going online. More countries are outsourcing visa processing to third parties. […]

What is a Visa?

Author: Visa-Adviser The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a visa as “an endorsement made on a passport by the proper authorities denoting that it has been examined and that the bearer may proceed.” In reality, having a visa does not guarantee you can proceed into another country. According to the U.S. Department of State, which issues visas […]