Peru: Schengen visa exemption postponed until first half of 2016

Peruvians may have to wait until the first half of 2016 until they can take advantage of the elimination of the Schengen visa . In August, the National Superintendency of Migration (Migrations) of Peru announced that Peruvians could begin receiving their biometric passports by December, but the process is going to take a little longer than expected… read more →

26 Nov 2015

EU chief defends visa-free travel

A top European Union official has urged EU leaders to rescue of Europe’s passport free area as it comes under threat from extremist attacks and the arrival of hundreds of thousands of migrants. Visa-free travel in the 30-nation area known as the Schengen zone has been compromised by border closures, increased security and the building.. read more →

25 Nov 2015

10 Easiest Schengen countries to obtain a Schengen Visa

If you have been pondering with the idea of visiting the Schengen Area – you are not alone. Worldwide applications fly over Schengen countries’ Embassies daily, requiring profound analyzing of documents and the purposes of travel. Assuming you have already become familiar with the Schengen Visa types and the required documents for that matter, the.. read more →

24 Nov 2015

Schengen Visas on Non-Biometric Moroccan Passports No Longer Valid

Rabat – Long-stay (over 90 days) Schengen visas on old non-biometric passports will no longer be valid as of November 24. Beginning next Tuesday, Schengen visas, which allow a non-European national to visit multiple European countries among the 25 member states of the Schengen agreement, will be valid only for holders of the new biometric.. read more →

21 Nov 2015

EU offer due attention to Kuwait’s bid for Schengen visa waiver

Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah has stated the Head of the European Union’s Delegation Riyadh Ambassador Adam Kulach has told him that the Kuwaiti bid for Schengen visa waiver “is given due attention.” Al-Jarallah told reporters on the sidelines of the Omani embassy celebrations of the National Day Wednesday evening that his meeting with Kulach.. read more →

19 Nov 2015

Official: No cancellation of Schengen visas – French Embassy

THE French Embassy in Manila on Sunday belied reports that it has temporarily cancelled its participation in the Schengen agreement after the terror attacks in Paris that killed 128 people and injured more than 200. Camille Conde of the French Embassy in Manila said that there was no announcement made by the French government regarding.. read more →

15 Nov 2015

7,000 visas to Algerian nationals have Police, Interpol and Schengen visa system clearance

The 7,000 visas issued in 18 months to Algerian nationals represented just half of the applications received and they all enjoyed the clearance of the police, the Interpol and the Schengen visa system. Speaking during the ‘Government That Listens’ (Gvern Li Jisma) campaign, Foreign Affairs Minister George Vella lambasted scaremongering reports built on baseless allegations… read more →

14 Nov 2015

France Suspends Schengen Visa

Latest update (15.11.2015) – Official: No cancellation of Schengen visas – French Embassy The move by the French government is temporary and the country will suspend its participation in the Schengen agreement for a month starting November 13. During this period, foreign citizens, who have a Schengen visa, won’t be able to enter France without a French visa. This means.. read more →

13 Nov 2015

Malta probes how Libyans, Algerians, got Schengen visas; worry that Europe’s security at risk

VALLETTA, Malta –  Lawmakers from France and Italy are worried about possible security risks following allegations that hundreds of Libyans obtained Maltese residency permits with bribes and that Malta’s consulate in Algeria doled out thousands of visas to Algerians apparently intent of using the documents to gain a foothold on the European continent. Members of.. read more →

12 Nov 2015

Oman awaits Schengen visa waiver

Oman is in talks with the European Union to enable its citizens to travel to the bloc’s Schengen zone countries without a visa, Foreign Minister Yousuf Bin Alawi told local media on Thursday. Bin Alawi added that the EU is studying the request from Oman, adding that Oman meets all the Schengen zone’s visa waiver.. read more →

09 Nov 2015