BRAZIL – Electronic Visas Soon Available for Australian Nationals

From 21 November 2017, Australian nationals will be able to apply for an electronic visa for Brazil, valid for tourism or business and issued within 72 hours, through a new online system.

The electronic visas will then be made available to Canadian nationals from 8 January 2018, to US nationals from 15 January 2018 and to Japanese nationals from 22 January 2018.

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BRAZIL – Electronic Visas Soon Available for Australian Nationals

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INDIA – Mandatory Biometric Enrolment for All India Visa Applicants in South Africa

The High Commission of India in Pretoria, South Africa, has announced that applicants for all India visa categories (including employment, tourist and business visas) are required to register their biometric data, comprising fingerprints and facial image scan, effective 17 July 2017.

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Peregrine builds software and provides consultancy and training for global immigration management.
Our sister company Newland Chase, a CIBT company, provides specialist immigration services worldwide.
CIBT is a world leader in short-term outbound visa requirements for expats and businesses.

OMAN – New eVisa System Launched

On 19 June 2017, the Royal Oman Police (ROP) officially launched a new eVisa system for business and tourist visas.

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OMAN – New eVisa System Launched

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Pro-Link Global.

Peregrine, a CIBT company, builds software and provides consultancy and training for global immigration management.

Newland Chase, also a CIBT company, provides specialist immigration services worldwide.

CIBT is a world leader in short-term outbound visa requirements for expats and businesses.

JAPAN – Relaxation of Visa Requirements for Chinese Nationals

Effective 8 May 2017, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs will introduce several measures to relax the visa requirements for Chinese nationals.

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JAPAN – Relaxation of Visa Requirements for Chinese Nationals

The information in this alert was provided by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

INDIA – Changes to Visa and E-Visa Framework

The Indian government has expanded its e-Visa scheme, extended five-year tourist and business visas to more nationals and introduced two new visa categories, among other changes aimed at promoting tourism, business and investment.

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