Sri Lanka is to extend its free visa on arrival program to visitors from 48 countries. This recent development in global visa information is to be enacted imminently and is to remain in place until April 30th for applicable travelers. The extension of the visa on arrival system was announced by Sri Lankan Tourism Minister
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The government of Myanmar has decided to include 5 more countries in its visa on arrival (VoA) policy. The nation formerly known as Burma hopes to attract more foreign travelers in a bid to strengthen its tourism industry. As of January 1, 2020, visitors from Austria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Luxembourg, and New Zealand are
The government of the United Arab Emirates has announced the upcoming launch of a multiple-entry UAE tourist visa valid for 5 years, in a move to encourage foreign travelers to become repeat visitors to the country. The announcement was made following the first UAE cabinet meeting of the year, during which it was also decided
The Ministry of Justice of South Korea has announced the upcoming launch of an Electronic Travel Authorization (ETA) for select foreign nationalities following a revision of the South Korean visa policy. On the 9th of January 2019, the South Korean National Assembly passed a revision of the Immigration Law that will permit the introduction of
Applicants for the new electronic visas for Russia have been advised to carefully complete the online application forms to guarantee they can enter the country. Citizens of over 50 countries have been able eligible to apply for a Russia eVisa for the St. Petersburg, Kaliningrad and Far East regions since late 2019. To obtain an
The government of Vietnam has extended visa-free access to the country for 8 nationalities for the next 3 years, in an effort to boost the growth of the country’s tourist industry. Citizens of Japan, Russia, South Korea, Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Belarus will able to continue to enjoy visa-exempt travel to the country until