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Thailand announces longer visa stays for Georgian tourists

Thailand announces longer visa stays for Georgian tourists

Visitors from 93 countries, including Georgia, can double the length of their stays in Thailand after the government extended visa-free travel to 60 days. The extension also includes leisure and business travelers from the U.S., …

Azerbaijan and Albania cancel visa regime

Azerbaijan and Albania cancel visa regime

A meeting was held between Azerbaijani Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Fariz Rzayev and Albanian Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Besart Kadia on March 1, the Azerbaijani Foreign Ministry reported. The meeting was held as part …

When unified e-visa to be launched in Russia?

When unified e-visa to be launched in Russia?

A unified electronic visa in Russia will be launched at 10:00 a.m. Moscow time on August 1, the Russian Foreign Ministry’s Consular Department said. "The launch of the unified e-visa will take place on August 1, …

Albania cancels visa-free travel for Russian citizens

Albania cancels visa-free travel for Russian citizens

Albania has waived its visa-free mode of entry for Russian nationals, according to the Albanian Embassy in Russia. Previously, Russian citizens could visit visa-free from May until September and stay for up to 90 days. …

China reopens borders to foreigners

China reopens borders to foreigners

 China will reopen its borders to foreign tourists for the first time in the three years since the COVID-19 pandemic erupted by allowing all categories of visas to be issued from Wednesday. The removal of this last cross-border …

Russia and Iran may declare visa-free regime

Russia and Iran may declare visa-free regime

Moscow and Tehran may agree on introduction of visa-free regime in 2023, Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Kazem Jalali said during a press conference Monday, adding that Iran is currently waiting for Moscow’s response on this issue. …

China liberalizes visa issuance to Russians

China liberalizes visa issuance to Russians

The Chinese consulate general in Khabarovsk has liberalized visa issuance to Russian citizens, Consul General Jiang Xiaoyang said. Russian citizens can apply for crew, guest, work, business, family, and long-term student visas, Jiang …

U.S. refuses to issue visas to Russia for IAEA conference

U.S. refuses to issue visas to Russia for IAEA conference

Russia was not allowed to participate in International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) conference in the United States, state-run atomic energy agency Rosatom said on Friday. International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in the 21st …

Switzerland suspends relaxed visa rules for Russians

Switzerland suspends relaxed visa rules for Russians

The Swiss government decided on Friday to fully suspend an agreement that eases visa rules for Russian citizens, it said in a statement. This brings Swiss visa rules for Russians in line with those in the European Union, the statement …