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US & UK: Electronic Devices Banned on Flights

March 21, 2017

It has been announced this week that both the US and UK have banned electronic devices from being brought onto flights in hand-luggage. The bans which affect electronic devices such as laptops, tablets (including Kindles), cameras, DVD players, and electronic games consoles larger than 16cm long, 9.3cm wide or 1.5cm deep which will now only […]

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 6th March 2017

March 6, 2017

In this week’s edition, we look at the new Vietnamese work permit exemptions and 30-Day e-Visa, and advise of the increase in the Belgian residence administration fee. We also bring you the latest immigration news from South Korea, Morocco and Spain.

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AZERBAIJAN: New Online Visa System Imminent

February 3, 2017

From January 2017, the State Agency on Public Services and Social Innovations (ASAN Centres) will begin to process electronic visitor visas through the new “ASAN Viza” system. How does the ASAN Viza system work? The e-visa will be issued for a period of stay of 30 days. Foreign nationals can apply for a new e-visa […]

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Americas: 2016 Round-up

January 5, 2017

The election of the new President of the USA, Donald Trump, dominated headlines at the end of last year due to his administration's immigration policies. However, there were also a number of changes across the region including the introduction of new work…

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GHANA: Visa on Arrival Programme Introduced for AU Nationals

July 12, 2016

The Ghana Immigration Service (GIS) has announced that it is introducing a "visa on arrival" programme for African Union nationals, whose countries do not currently have a visa free agreement with Ghana. This programme will initially be piloted at Kotoka International…

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AFRICA: EU Trust Fund Aid Provided to North Africa Region

July 8, 2016

The European Commission has announced plans to allocate €27.5 million to the North of Africa region as part of their EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa programme, which aims to provide stability and contribute to better migration management. As well…

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GHANA: Visa on Arrival Planned for Nationals of African Union States

March 24, 2016

On 25th February 2016, the Government of Ghana announced that it intends to allow citizens of African Union member states to enter the country without a prior visa, and obtain a visa on arrival for up to thirty days, beginning…

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NETHERLANDS: List of Safe Countries of Origin Expanded

February 19, 2016

As of 9th February 2016, the Dutch State Secretary for Security and Justice has made six new additions to the list of Safe Countries of Origin. The list now includes: Ghana, India, Jamaica, Morocco, Mongolia and Senegal. What is the…

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INDONESIA: New Regulations Tighten Immigration Rules

August 6, 2015

When considering the complexities surrounding the stringent regulation changes to immigration in Indonesia, it is firstly worth noting that there are specific nationalities that can stay within the territory visa free for up to 30 calendar days for business purposes.…

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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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