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USA: Strengthened Visa Waiver Legislation Passed

December 16, 2015

The House of Representatives in the US has voted to bring in new restrictions relating to the visa waiver program following the Paris attacks. The White House-backed bill was proposed because the Paris attackers could have travelled to the US without…

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INDONESIA: Government Expands Visa-Free Nations

July 30, 2015

In an effort to boost the numbers of tourists visiting Indonesia, the Indonesian Government, encouraged by Tourism Minister Arief Yahyah, have taken the drastic steps of expanding the number of Visa-Free countries from 15 to 45. Although those wishing to…

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UK: Registered Traveller Service Reduces Border Customs Queuing

June 25, 2015

The UK Visa and Immigration"s new "Registered Traveller service" has now gone live. This new service will stream line border crossing for regular visitors and visa holders from eligible countries that have been enrolled. As we head through…

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NHS Surcharge for Migrants in the UK

April 8, 2015

The Home Office, as part of a reform programme led by the Department of Health, has taken steps to ensure that temporary migrants coming to live in the UK are contributing to the cost of their NHS healthcare. Temporary migrants…

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Registered Travellers Scheme

October 11, 2013

The Home Office has recently announced that they have introduced a scheme called the Registered Traveller Scheme. The Scheme, which is now open for people to register, will be initially operated at Heathrow and Gatwick and will allow certain travellers…

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A Fast Track to the UK for Business Travellers?

October 5, 2012

It is all too common knowledge that over the past year waiting times for non-European passengers at Border Control in the UK's airports have been on the rise. In May the American movie star, Joan Collins, famously tweeted her disapproval...

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