Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. consulates have suspended processing for all visa categories until January 31, 2021, similar to the lockdown in Germany. An exception to this rule is the processing of e-registrations. This means that appointments for e-visas can still only be made in Frankfurt. Other visa categories are currently suspended in...
When employees go on business trips to Belgium, they can expect further hurdles when registering for entry. In addition to the A1 certificate, which must be carried as a matter of course, and the registration in the Limosa portal, a pre-registration, the so-called Passenger Locator Form, has been required since August 2020.
From Dec. 28, 2020 to Jan. 31, 2021, there will be a worldwide ban on entry to Japan for foreign nationals. This development includes the following residence/visa titles: temporary business visas (up to 90 days), working holiday visas and long-term visas (visas with Certificate of Eligibility).
Business trips are associated with special difficulties in times of COVID-19. This does not only apply to the practical problems of implementation, for example due to restricted travel options or special regulations for entry and quarantine. One special regulation that many countries have adapted is an entry declaration prior to travel.