Denmark COVID – 19 Global Immigration Update

Effective immediately, entry is suspended for foreign nationals on business, tourism or regular family visits. Entry is allowed for Danish passport holders; EU passport holders with a Danish health card (yellow card); non-EU citizens with a valid Danish Residence Card or work permit; and passengers...

Hong Kong COVID – 19 Update

Compulsory quarantine: A 14-day compulsory home (or other accommodation) quarantine for all travelers, regardless of where they are coming from, has been implemented.  This quarantine order is expected to remain in place for 3 months.  There are hotels and serviced apartments who are willing...

China COVID – 19 Update

Different cities have implemented different regulations at the airport, but in general we have been informed of delays of several hours upon arrival before being able to proceed. We have advised our incoming assignees to be prepared for long waiting period and subsequent procedures. Beijing:...

Canada COVID – 19 Update

Canada will ban entry to ALL non-residents, except US nationals. Canadians currently abroad, are urged to return to Canada, while they still can. Permanent Canadian residents, the immediate family members of Canadian citizens, diplomats, air crews, and U.S. citizens are still being allowed into Canada...

Brazil COVID – 19 Update

Effective immediately, temporary enterance is suspended for a minimum of 30 days for international travellers showing up from China, EU, Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, UK, Australia, Japan, Malaysia and South Korea. This limitation is not applicable to Brazilian residents, remote national home grant/visa holders, outside specialists...

Belgium COVID – 19 Update

Effective 17 March, Belgium will uphold a 30-day Schengen border closure for non-EU nationals. All travel outside the country is suspended. Visa applications and issuance are suspended. Visa Application Centers are shutting. A few cooperatives are shut for everything except urgent services. Government services are working...

Austria COVID – 19 Update

Presently, all visa and residence services at Austrian consulates are suspended until further notification. The migration expert in Vienna has shut its workplaces until further notification. Applications can in any case be submitted by means of email or post. From the 13th of March, all flights...

Australia COVID – 19 Update

Effective 21st March at 9pm Australian time, entry to all nationalities will be suspended, other than Australian residents and Australian permanent inhabitants, and their close relatives. Qantas aircraft will suspend the entirety of its worldwide flights from the 31st of March until in any event...

Schengen Visa changes

The changes came into effect on the 2nd February 2020.  What Is Set to Change? The main changes are as follows: Higher visa fees. Extended application submission periods. Electronic application forms for most countries. Representative authorities of every Schengen Member state must be present, to provide...