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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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CROATIA: Nationals are Now to Enjoy Access to Eight More EU Member States Labour Markets

July 23, 2015

As of 1st July 2015, transitional restrictions have been lifted allowing Croatian Nationals access to a further eight EU Member States labour markets. This significant change has helped Croatians to move forward and enjoy the same degree of access to…

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KAZAKHSTAN: Visa Exempt Entry for Passport Holders from Selected Countries

July 10, 2015

Passport holders from the following countries are now permitted to travel on a visa exempt basis to Kazakhstan for up to 15 days: Australia, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, South Korea,…

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KAZAHKSTAN: Visa Waiver for Business and Tourist Travellers

July 11, 2014

Kazakhstan is due to introduce a visa waiver programme for nationals of the following 10 countries, who wish to enter or transit through for business or tourism purposes: France Germany Holland Italy Japan Malaysia South Korea United Arab Emirates United…

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SWITZERLAND: Voters back to limit the number of EU immigrants

February 14, 2014

Switzerland held a referendum on European Union immigration on Sunday 9th February. Currently, the country allows unrestricted entry and residence to European Union nationals- this is a key principle of the European Union, known as "free movement of workers". With…

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ROMANIA: Schengen visa holders can soon enter Romania visa-free

January 17, 2014

Those who hold a Schengen state"s residence permit or a Schengen visa, valid for double or multiple entry, will be able to enter Romania from 1st February 2014 and remain there for up to 90 days in any 180 day…

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Belgium, Portugal implement EU Blue Card

October 9, 2012

Background The EU Blue Card Directive (Council Directive 2009/50/EC) was launched in May 2009. The aim is to attract highly skilled migrants to the EU via a streamlined and uniform system. All member states are bound by the Directive, apart…

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EU commission acts to protect Schengen Agreement

September 8, 2011

Under proposed plans from the European Commission, countries in the Schengen agreement would not be allowed to limit freedom of movement without approval from the commission. The Schengen system covers 22 countries in the EU, including France, Italy and Germany…

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