Visa Current Affairs, GK & News

Henley Passport Index – Update (January, 2021)

The Henley Passport Index was launched by the International air Transport Association. Around 227 different travel destinations are considered to launch the index. The index is released based on the number of destinations the holders can access without visa. What are the Key findings of Henley Passport Index? Nepal at rank 104 and Pakistan at ..

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Travel Restrictions

India recently suspended all visas, except certain categories, till April 15. Restrictions on international flights are to come into effect on March 22nd. Inbound Passengers’ Restriction Passengers from the following countries won’t be brought into India by airlines: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, ..

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UK launches its new Points-based visa system

The United Kingdom’s Home Secretary Priti Patel recently announced the launch of the country’s new Points-based visa system. The system provides visas to only those persons who gain required points. It aims at attracting the high-skilled employees from around the world and cutting down incoming low-skilled labourers. The new system is expected to come into ..

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Henley Passport Index launched

Recently, Henley Passport Index was launched. The index was launched based on the data collected from International Air Transport Association (IATA). Around 199 different passports and 227 different travel destinations were considered to launch the index. The Index is based on the number of destinations their holders can access without visa. Highlights According to the ..

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Indians no longer require Visa to visit Brazil

Indian tourists will be now be exempted from visas to enter Brazil for tourism or business purposes. The exemption is also available for Chinese tourists. Both India and China are part of BRICS, an association of 5 major emerging national economies. Other  three  are Brazil, Russia and South Africa. Key Highlights South American nation will ..

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