Canada – Upcoming Border Changes

Posted on July 28, 2021

Canada has announced upcoming easing of travel restriction for fully vaccinated foreign nationals. For those who have received full doses of the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca, or Janssen vaccines at least 14 days prior to their date of travel, the following… Read more »


Norway – Updated Travel Restrictions

Posted on July 28, 2021

The Norwegian government has updated its travel restrictions from July 26th: If you are traveling from a green country (list may be found here), but stopover in a country with stricter quarantine requirements (orange, red, dark red), the entry rules… Read more »


South Korea – Fully vaccinated travelers exempt from 2-week quarantine

Posted on July 28, 2021

Effective from July 1, 2021, the South Korean government has lifted the mandatory 2-weeks quarantine for foreign arrivals who have been fully vaccinated from other countries against Covid19. This applies to South Korean citizens, visa exempt travelers (B-1, B2), short… Read more »


Sri Lanka – Quarantine Measures for Travelers

Posted on July 28, 2021

As per the Ministry of Health Circular No. DGHS/COVID-19/347/2021 dated July 15, 2021,  passengers with a travel history (including transit) in the past 14 days to India, South American countries and South African countries (South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland,… Read more »


Canada – VFS centers in India indefinitely closed for passport stamping and biometric collection

Posted on May 13, 2021

On May 3, 2021, the Canadian High Commission in India announced a closure of all but the most urgent consular services due to the emerging COVID-19 situation. Consequently, VFS centers closed for regular services indefinitely. This echoes similar measures last… Read more »


Mexico – Labor Law Updates

Posted on May 13, 2021

As of April 24, 2021, Mexico’s Federal Labor Law now prohibits the subcontracting of personnel, which is the practice of an entity outsourcing an employee to be available for the benefit of another entity. However, the law was amended to… Read more »


Taiwan – Updated Quarantine Requirements for Travelers from India

Posted on May 13, 2021

Effective May 4, travelers arriving from India will be required to quarantine for 14 days, free of cost, at a designated government facility. This includes travelers who may have visited or transited through India anytime in the two weeks prior… Read more »


United Kingdom – New Young Professional Scheme for India and British citizens

Posted on May 13, 2021

A new Young Professionals Scheme will be available to India and British citizens aged 18-30 to live and work in the other country for up to two years.   An opening date of the scheme is not yet published.  However, to… Read more »


United Arab Emirates – Two New Visas Announced

Posted on April 28, 2021

The UAE has launched two new visa categories: a remote work visa, and a five-year multiple-entry tourist visa. The one-year (renewable) remote work visa enables professionals of any nationality to live and work remotely from the UAE even though their… Read more »


Canada – Flight Ban from India and Pakistan

Posted on April 28, 2021

Due to the higher number of COVID cases detected among travelers coming in from India and Pakistan, Canadian Transportation Ministry has issued a 30-day travel ban on direct air travel from those countries, effective April 22nd. This temporary measure is… Read more »