Kenya announces new visa rules for South Africa

Kenya has set new visa rules for South African visitors and businessmen, after the decision of South Africa to toughen its immigration rules. The new rules necessitate South African visitors to possess a return air ticket and a service charge of $70 each time they file their visa applications. Besides, they are required to possess […]

France Relaxes Visa Rules For Indians To Boost Tourism

The French government has declared wide range of initiatives intending to attract more number of tourists, ranging from initiation of fast-track visas for Indian visitors to granting Sunday shop openings in particular areas of tourism. Laurent Fabius, Foreign Minister, said that France intends to attract 100 million tourists with 83 million foreign tourists in 2012. […]

Japan Plans To Relax Visa Requirements For Few Asian Countries

The Foreign Ministry of Japan has plans to relax visa requirements for few Asian countries to promote the country as a tourism-oriented one. New rules are expected to put aside visa requirements for Indonesia holding e-passports on former registration. The Ministry also plans to substantially relax both multiple-entry visa and single-entry tourism visa requirements. According […]

US Considers Visa Waiver For Columbia

As promised earlier, the United States has plunged into the formalities that would waive the visa requirement for Columbian nationals. Columbian president, Juan Manuel Santos, confirmed the news to the media after prolonged talks with the United States vice president Joe Biden here in Washington. It may be recalled that the United States welcomed the […]

Turkey Introduces E-visa For Group Travelers

In a move that brings smiles on the faces of many travelers, Turkey has announced a new immigration policy under which a group of travelers can file just a single e-visa application for the entire team. The new policy is already in place, said immigration officials when we contacted them. The officials have further said […]

Swedies Embassy Ties Up With VFS

In a bid to loosen the efforts of Vietnam tourists applying for Sweden visas, the Swedish embassy in Vietnam has opened up a new visa application centre in Hanoi of Vietnam with the help of outsourcing major VFS Global. After a crucial meeting held today at Hanoi, Sweden ambassador Camilla Mellander and VFS director Alton […]

UK-Ireland to Issue Single Visa To Indian, Chinese Tourists

Barely a day after Gulf countries decided to issue a single visa to enter six Gulf countries, similar news is hitting the headlines. Now, it’s United Kingdom that has decided to issue a single visa to Indian and Chinese tourists to enter UK and Ireland. UK minister for justice and equality, Fitzgerald, who has ascertained […]