Latest Immigration Resources and News

Welcome to Envoy Global's Resources Center. Discover engaging content on talent acquisition trends, immigration news updates, white papers, webinars and much more.

  • Immigration Trends 2022: Key Findings from Envoy Global’s Report

    Immigration Trends 2022: Key Findings from Envoy Global’s Report

    Envoy Global, a leading immigration services provider, is excited to announce the release of its 2022 Immigration Trends Report. Here are six key takeaways.

    Read Article
  • Vietnam: New Passport Introduced Followed by Revisions  

    Vietnam: New Passport Introduced Followed by Revisions  

    The government of Vietnam announced that holder’s birthplace will be added to the new passport in the appendix section of the passport.

    Read Article
  • Global Travel Permissions: Understanding Visa Exemptions

    Global Travel Permissions: Understanding Visa Exemptions

    Visa exemptions, sometimes referred to as a visa waiver, allow foreign nationals from select countries to enter another country without requiring an entry visa for limited activities.

    Read Article
  • United Kingdom: Priority Processing Reopened for Select Visa Applicants

    United Kingdom: Priority Processing Reopened for Select Visa Applicants

    The government of the United Kingdom (UK) reintroduced priority processing services for customers applying under a sponsored work or student route.

    Read Article
  • United Arab Emirates: New Passport to be Introduced 

    United Arab Emirates: New Passport to be Introduced 

    The government of the UAE will introduce a new passport type on 1 September 2022.  The new passport will feature additional security measures intended to reduce forgery or falsification.

    Read Article
  • Japan: Pre-Departure COVID-19 Related Updates

    Japan: Pre-Departure COVID-19 Related Updates

    On 15 August 2022, the government of Japan introduced new timeline requirements for the completion of a certificate of inspections.

    Read Article
  • U.S. Immigration Policy Updates

    Learn More
  • Hong Kong: New Quarantine Timelines

    Hong Kong: New Quarantine Timelines

    On 12 August 2022, the authorities of Hong Kong introduced new quarantine measures for travelers. Travelers entering Hong Kong should ensure that they hold the appropriate immigration authorization.

    Read Article
  • Estonia: Visa Restrictions Placed on Russian Nationals 

    Estonia: Visa Restrictions Placed on Russian Nationals 

    Effective 18 August 2022, the government of Estonia will impose restrictions on the issuances of visas to Russian citizens and stricter will entrance measures for select Russian citizens.

    Read Article
  • United Kingdom: Removal of Police Registration Scheme 

    United Kingdom: Removal of Police Registration Scheme 

    The government of the United Kingdom (UK) will no longer require foreign nationals to register under the Police Registration Scheme.

    Read Article
  • Don't Miss Our Upcoming Webinars

    Register Here
  • Thailand: Long-Term Resident Visa for Remote Work and More Introduced

    Thailand: Long-Term Resident Visa for Remote Work and More Introduced

    The government of Thailand will launch a 10-year long-term resident (LTR) visa on 1 September 2022 for highly skilled foreign nationals, remote workers and wealthy foreign nationals .

    Read Article
  • Australia: Program Expanding Immigration Introduced

    Australia: Program Expanding Immigration Introduced

    Australia introduced a new immigration program for 2022 and 2023. According to the government, the program has been created to boost Australia's economic recovery in the post-pandemic environment.

    Read Article
  • Netherlands: Increased Minimum Wage

    Netherlands: Increased Minimum Wage

    On 1 July 2022, the government of the Netherlands increased its national gross minimum wage to €81.06 per day. These measures will apply to all full-time employees 21 years of age or older.

    Read Article
  • New Visa Guides! Expand Your Visa Knowledge With Our Guides:

    Read More
  • Costa Rica: Reduced Period of Stay for Select Visa-Exempt Nationals 

    Costa Rica: Reduced Period of Stay for Select Visa-Exempt Nationals 

    The government of Costa Rica introduced a resolution that will reduce the maximum period of stay to 30 days per visit for visa-exempt tourists and business visitors.

    Read Article
  • Netherlands: Resident Sticker Exemption for Select Highly Skilled Migrants 

    Netherlands: Resident Sticker Exemption for Select Highly Skilled Migrants 

    The Netherlands will allow entry visa exempt foreign nationals to begin working in the country without having to obtain a provisional residence permit, known as a residence endorsement sticker.

    Read Article
  • Malaysia: Updated COVID-19-Related Entry Requirements

    Malaysia: Updated COVID-19-Related Entry Requirements

    Travelers entering the Malaysia will no longer be required to provide proof of a COVID-19 traveler’s card, a pre-departure COVID-19 test or an on-arrival test and more.

    Read Article
  • Canada: New Option to Complete Customs and Immigration Declaration Prior to Entry

    Canada: New Option to Complete Customs and Immigration Declaration Prior to Entry

    On 3 August 2022, the government of Canada announced measures to allow travelers to submit customs and immigration declarations prior to arrival in Canada.

    Read Article
  • Chile: Increased National Minimum Wage

    Chile: Increased National Minimum Wage

    The government of Chile raised the country’s national monthly minimum wage on 1 August 2022. The national monthly minimum wage will be raised to CLP $ 400,000.

    Read Article
  • Colombia: New Visas and Immigration Changes Introduced in Fall 2022

    Colombia: New Visas and Immigration Changes Introduced in Fall 2022

    The government of Colombia introduced several new visa types and changes to its immigration laws that will be implemented on 22 October 2022.

    Read Article
  • [Infographic] United Arab Emirates: New Entry Visa Types Introduced

    [Infographic] United Arab Emirates: New Entry Visa Types Introduced

    On 18 April 2022, the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced a new entry system for visitors to the UAE.

    Read Article
  • Israel: New Eligibility for Hi-Tech Visa

    Israel: New Eligibility for Hi-Tech Visa

    The government of Israel opened the B-1 Hi-Tech visa to entry visa-required foreign nationals. Since 2019, entry visa-required foreign nationals have been unable to apply for the B-1 Hi-Tech visa.

    Read Article
  • European Union: Three New COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates Approved

    European Union: Three New COVID-19 Vaccination Certificates Approved

    In July 2022, the European Commission approved three additional COVID-19 vaccination certificates as alternatives to the EU COVID-19 vaccination certificate.

    Read Article
  • loading
    Loading More...