China – Broader Visa Policies to Attract Foreign Talent

Posted on August 9, 2019

The National Immigration Administration in China has implemented new immigration and entry-exit policies, effective nationwide from August 1, 2019. The 12 new policies aim to attract foreign talent, outstanding youths and overseas Chinese to innovate, start businesses, study and work… Read more »


Russia – Official Form Released for Address Registration and De-Registration

Posted on August 9, 2019

The Internal Affairs Ministry Order has approved an official form for Address Registration and De-Registrations as of July 28, 2019.  Inviting parties must use the official form to de-register foreign citizens from their place of their temporary residence in Russia…. Read more »


South Africa – 7 Countries added to Visa Fee Travel

Posted on August 9, 2019

The Department of Home Affairs has added seven more countries to the list of 175 already visa free travel to South Africa.  These countries include Cuba, Ghana, New Zealand, Qatar, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom…. Read more »


Ukraine – D Visa Applications Within Country to be Introduced

Posted on August 9, 2019

Foreign nationals already staying in Ukraine on a visa-free basis will be eligible to apply for a long-term visa (type D) without leaving the country. The relevant governmental decree entered into force on June 26, 2019, though in practice in-country… Read more »