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Schengen Visa Application from UK – Part 2 Essential Information

The document requirements for Schengen Visa applications from the UK can be confusing, especially as each destination has their own unique guidelines as to what must be provided. Following on from last month's Introduction to Schengen Visas, we demystify this complex subject, giving you a simple and to-the-point explanation of what paperwork you must submit in order to be issued one of these travel visas.
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Business Visas – When Are They Required?

If you're travelling for business, you'd think it's a given that you'd require a business visa for the country you're visiting. In reality, that depends on what you'll be doing on behalf of your company in the destination country, as well as which country you will be visiting. What's classified as a "business trip"? Here we look at some classification examples for popular economic centres.
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Easing Travel Visa Restrictions – Which Countries Are Leading The Way?

Countries across the world are exploring how to open their doors more widely to tourism and international business. Making visa processes simpler and less expensive can be an important factor in attracting more visitors, which in turn can give a welcome boost to the economy. Which countries are in the process of making changes in hopes of benefiting from more foreign footfall?
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Chinese Travel Visa – Do you really need one?

China is a popular transit hub with excellent transport links across the globe. This can be a great opportunity to take in some of China's sights, if you're able to make use of their excellent transit visa system. It can be complicated however, as each airport and region has it's own rules on length of stay and which nationalities can apply. If you're unsure, read on to find out if you really need to apply for that full visa before you leave.
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Planning a cruise? Don’t fall into the visa trap!

Cruises are a great way to check off a lot of destinations in one trip, but they can also be perilous in terms of documentation. A recent incident where a couple were forced to disembark their cruise liner halfway through their holiday highlights the importance of checking visa requirements before you leave! Do you know which popular cruise destinations require UK citizens to apply for a pre-travel visa? Read on to find out!
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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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