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Top 12 Holiday Destinations That Require a Visa

A United Kingdom passport is ranked in the 5th band of most powerful passports, with visa-free entry into 118 countries, a visa being issued on arrival in 42 and only requiring a visa prior to travelling in 38 countries. But do you know which countries require a visa and which one's don't? Here we've selected the top 12 destination countries that UK citizens visit which require a visa process before you travel.
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Travel Visas have arrived

A few months ago we told you that we'd changed our name to Vital Consular to better reflect the services we offer, and the services we plan to offer in the future. Today, we're proud to announce the first of those new services. We're now offering Travel Visas for use across the world.
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Why Verification is Vital – Three Year Jail Term for Exaggerating CV in UAE

Exaggerated information on a CV is not a new problem, but the idea of fabricating details to boost your apparent experience or qualification levels is usually met with an "everybody does it" attitude. As the job market is becoming increasingly competitive however, employers are quickly tightening regulations to end these practices. What steps are the UAE taking to change this mindset?
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UAE Suspends Good Conduct Certificate Requirement

In an about-turn from their notification earlier this year, the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MoFA) has now issued a directive to all Embassies worldwide that from the 1st April they are postponing the requirement for Good Conduct Certificates to be provided when applying for a UAE Residence Visa.
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Staff Interviews – Ami Fox

Welcome to the fourteenth of our staff interviews! Today we're talking to Ami Fox, our Legalisation Administrator who deals with all incoming and outgoing documents. Ami's one of our newest staff members, having only been at the business for a few months, so she has a unique perspective on her role and how the business works. Read on to find out more about Ami, what her role entails, and what she enjoys doing outside of work.
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Staff Interviews – Sarah Price

Welcome to the eleventh of our staff interviews! Today we’re talking to Sarah Price, Sales Manager at Vital Certificates and one of our more competitive staff members! Sarah has been at the company for 2 and a half years, and now has her own Sales Office! Keep reading to find out what Sarah did before joining Vital Certificates and what she gets up to both inside and outside work.
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Tension Between Qatar and its Neighbours Shows No Sign of Easing

On June 5th, a conglomerate of Gulf countries took unprecedented action against the State of Qatar, and ceased all diplomatic relations with the gas-rich country. This lead to the immediate removal of Qatari diplomats from a number of nations, including Saudi Arabia, UAE, Egypt and Bahrain, as well as the complete shutdown of land and air borders between all the accusing states and Qatar. Citizens of Qatar were given fourteen days to leave, leading the government to respond in kind and block all relations with their indicters as well.
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Staff Interviews – Nicola Palmer

Welcome to the tenth of our staff interviews! Today we're talking to Nicola Palmer, our Office Manager and longest serving staff member. Nicola's been working at Vital for over six years and has seen a lot of change in that time. Keep reading to find out what her first interview was like, how her role has evolved and what she likes doing in her spare time.
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Staff Interviews – Louise Wood

Welcome to the ninth of our staff interviews! Today we’re talking to Louise Wood, former Shipping Coordinator and now Sales Support Officer at Vital Certificates and one of our biggest personalities! Louise has been at the company for almost two years and has recently had the chance to switch roles within the business. Keep reading to find out what Louise did before joining Vital Certificates and what she gets up to both inside and outside work.
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Staff Interviews – Andy Howden

Welcome to the eighth of our staff interviews! Today we’re talking to Andy Howden, Legalisation Advisor at Vital Certificates and one of our more musical staff members. Andy has been at the company for almost four years. Keep reading to find out what Andy did before joining Vital Certificates and what he gets up to both inside and outside work.
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Staff Interviews – Sean Garvey

Welcome to the seventh of our staff interviews! Today we're talking to Sean Garvey, Sales Advisor at Vital Certificates and one of our longest serving staff members. Sean's been at the company for almost five years and has seen numerous changes occur across his tenure. Keep reading to find out what the company looked like when he first got the job, how his role has evolved over time, and see some of Sean's artistic displays that adorn the main office!
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