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UNITED KINGDOM – Transit Visa Requirement for Russians, Georgians

September 11, 2023

On 8 September, an amendment to the Immigration (Passenger Transit Visa) Order 2014 went into effect, adding Georgia and Russia to the list of countries or territories whose nationals need transit visas in order to pass through the United Kingdom without entering while transiting to another country.

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POLAND: Changes for Russian Nationals

November 16, 2022

Polish authorities have removed Russian nationals from the list of nationals eligible to utilize the simplified process to obtain work authorization in Poland.

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CZECH REPUBLIC: Entry Ban for Russian Nationals

October 14, 2022

Authorities in the Czech Republic have announced that Russian nationals holding a valid Schengen visa and traveling for the purpose of tourism, sport or culture will be refused entry to the Czech Republic from 25 October 2022.

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Ukraine-Russia and Immigration: What You Need to Know

September 22, 2022

The situation in Ukraine and throughout the region remains unpredictable and is constantly changing. Newland Chase teams throughout the world are closely tracking the crisis and organizing immigration strategies for affected clients, their employees, and their families.

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Russian Nationals: Restricted Entry to Baltic Countries

September 16, 2022

Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland have agreed on a common regional intention to introduce national temporary measures to restrict entry of Russian nationals who hold a Schengen C visa.

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EU – RUSSIA: Full Suspension of EU and Danish Visa Facilitation Agreements

September 13, 2022

Short stay visa applications more challenging for Russians after full suspension of EU and Danish Visa Facilitation Agreements.

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GERMANY: Automatic Short-Term Work Authorization Approval for Employees of Russian Branch of Company Group

June 10, 2022

Following the increased number of work permit applications from individuals wanting to relocate from Russia, the Federal Employment Agency in Germany has announced that work authorization (pre-approval with the Labour Office) is not required for visas issued until 30 September 2022.

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NETHERLANDS: IND Investigating (Bela)Russian Ties with Recognized Sponsors

April 5, 2022

The Dutch Immigration Authority (IND) is to reach out to recognized sponsors (companies that are considered as trustworthy partner of the IND) to request they complete a statement to confirm whether the company has any connections with Bela(Russian) mother companies.

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RUSSIA and UKRAINE: Additional Visa and Immigration Changes Announced

February 28, 2022

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine continued over the weekend, there were many changes from a visa and immigration perspective for both Ukrainian citizens and residents fleeing the country and Russian citizens seeking to apply for visas from certain countries.

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RUSSIA: Medical Testing Requirements Amended for Visa-Required Foreign Nationals

November 3, 2021

Effective 31 October 2021, Russian authorities amended the medical testing requirements for foreign nationals seeking work authorization in the country. Most notably, these new regulations now include visa-required Highly Qualified Specialist (HQS) Work Permit applicants.

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