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BOLIVIA: New Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirement

March 17, 2017

Effective immediately, the Bolivian government has introduced a new requirement for travellers entering Bolivia from certain countries to present a yellow fever vaccination at the port of entry.  This requirement is in response to a recent yellow fever outbreak in Bolivia and neighbouring countries. Any traveller over the age of one entering Bolivia from the […]

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PANAMA: Schengen Visa No longer Valid for Entry

February 16, 2017

Visitors are no longer able to enter Panama using visas for the EU’s Schengen zone.  The policy change came into effect on 13th January 2017 after a similar step was taken by Costa Rica in December 2016, where visas for Schengen zone countries or Japan were also made ineligible for entry. The moves, however, do not […]

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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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Spotlight on Mexico

August 31, 2016

This is the latest instalment in our Spotlight series, exploring different regions across the globe. We hope to provide you with the most up to date and relevant information should you wish to expand to new destinations. Why Mexico? Mexico...

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MEXICO: Additional Visa Requirement Exemptions Announced

May 26, 2016

On 17th May it was announced that additional categories of visa-required nationals are now exempt from obtaining a visa to enter Mexico for visits of up to 180 days (six months). Prior to the change this exemption only applied to…

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COLOMBIA: New Entry and Stay Permit for Schengen Nationals

February 23, 2016

On 24th November 2015, Colombia introduced a new category of Entry and Stay Permit called PIP-10 for Schengen Area member states. Nationals of Schengen Area countries were already allowed to enter Colombia visa-free. On 3rd December 2015 the European Union…

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USA: Diversity Immigrant Visa Program

October 1, 2015

The USA congressionally mandated Diversity Immigrant Visa Program is administered on an annual basis by the Department of State and provides a maximum of 55,000 Diversity Visas (DVs) each fiscal year to be made available to persons from countries with low rates…

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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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TB Screening programme extended October 2013

November 18, 2013

The UK"s pre-entry tuberculosis screening programme was initially announced in May 2012, in response to increasing numbers of cases of TB in the UK. The scheme gradually rolled out to sixty-seven countries with a high incidence of the disease. The…

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