India has suspended visas for most foreign nationals traveling to the country due to the outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). However, for overseas visitors already in the country, it is possible to extend an existing visa until April 15. With COVID-19 having spread to many countries around the world, India announced that all visas would
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As a preventative measure against the ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the Australian government has implemented temporary travel restrictions, including an entry ban for all foreign nationals. On March 20th, 2020, the government announced that only Australian citizens, residents, and immediate family members can travel to Australia until further notice. A compulsory 14-day quarantine in the
Europe’s Schengen Area—a group of 26 countries that have been in an open-borders agreement for a quarter of a century—has marked its 25th anniversary with border checks reinstated and movement restricted due to the outbreak of coronavirus. The Schengen Area has closed its external borders to travelers from third countries. Only nationals and official residents
Coronavirus (COVID-19) could cause 50 million jobs to be lost worldwide, according to the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). The pandemic currently sweeping the globe has led many countries to introduce travel restrictions and deterred millions of people from traveling. The travel industry has been hit hard by this and will continue to suffer
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has introduced a number of travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. These restrictions involve both visas and residency permits and could affect a large number of travelers and official residents of the country. From Thursday March 19, the UAE’s Federal Authority for Citizenship and Identity stopped issuing visas on
South Africa has announced that it plans to expand the trial of its new e-Visa system to include visitors from more countries. This will make it easier for foreign travelers to visit the country. Electronic visas, or e-Visas, are becoming more and more popular around the world. The possibility of obtaining a visa by online