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Mauritius to sell citizenship and passports

WVNTR – By all means Mauritius is trying to attract investors. Mauritius is offering foreigners the chance to obtain Mauritian citizenship in exchange for a non-refundable contribution of $1m to the national sovereign wealth fund. Applicants’ dependents are also eligible for citizenship with an additional cost of $100,000 per family member. Another scheme will offer […]

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Montenegro grants Georgians visa-free entry

WVNTR – Effective immediately, Georgian citizens can travel visa free to Montenegro, the Georgian Foreign Ministry announced today. According to the agreement, Georgians will be able to stay in the territory of Montenegro for 90 days in any 180-day period. Georgians with ordinary passports, now have travel freedom to 57 countries worldwide.

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Zimbabwe grants visa-on-arrival to Chinese visitors

WVNTR – (ECNS) – Zimbabwe will relax travel restrictions for Chinese visitors starting July 1, offering visa-on-arrival for Chinese nationals. As a landlocked country with abundant natural beauty in southern Africa, Zimbabwe brims with wonder and spectacle for tourists, boasting five World Heritage Sites. These recreational cultural and historical locations are popular destinations for visitors […]

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Myanmar eases visa rules for visitors from 3 Asian nations

Former president U Htin Kyaw (left) and Vice President U Henry Van Thio chat during the conference in Nay Pyi Taw on Tuesday. Ei Ei Thu/The Myanmar Times WVNTR – The government hopes to entice more visitors from Japan, South Korea and China by easing visa regulations for travelers from these countries, which have been the […]

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Belarus, China scrap visas for ordinary citizens

WVNTR –  An intergovernmental agreement on mutual visa-free travel for ordinary citizens of Belarus and China was signed in Qingdao on 10 June. The document was concluded following the talks between Belarus’ President Alexander Lukashenko and China’s President Xi Jinping. The parties signed a number of other cooperation documents. Pictured are Belarus’ Minister of Foreign […]

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Citizens of Romania now need a valid electronic passport for visa-free travel to Canada

WVNTR – To ensure the integrity of Canada’s immigration and refugee system, the Government of Canada introduced today new entry requirements for Romanian citizens. Romanians with non-electronic passports will need a valid visa to travel to Canada. Only Romanian citizens who hold a valid electronic passport remain visa free, and similar to other visa-exempt travellers, […]

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United Arab Emirates Joins the Top 15 Most Powerful Passports in the World UAE fastest growing passport in world, now with visa-free access to Canada

WVNTR – As of June 5th, 2018, Emirati citizens will no longer need a visa to visit Canada for up to six months. This is a major step for UAE’s Race to the Very Top with the UAE’s Passport Force Initiative. In addition to Canada, UAE has visa waivers coming in force from Brazil and Guyana, resulting in a total visa-free score of 151 by beginning of June, pushing […]

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