#Visa

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (NewsVoir) HDFC ERGO General Insurance, India’s leading private sector general insurance company, announced its partnership with Visa, the leader in digital payments. ...

Golden visas can be secured with an application process in most countries. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Golden visas are a scheme for immigration
  • It provides investors and their families to reside in a specific country in exchange for a significant economic investment
  • Several countries in Europe offer golden visas to the non-Europeans

New Delhi, May 19 (PTI) The much-vaunted Indian pistol team's foreign coach Pavel Smirnov is set to join the contingent in Croatia on Friday with two other coaches, Samaresh Jung and Ronak ...

New Delhi, May 12 (PTI) The remains of a Hindu man who was buried in Saudi Arabia according to Muslim rites has been brought back to India and are in transit to his family, the Centre informed ...

New Delhi, Mar 24 (PTI) A 54-year-old man was arrested from Uttar Pradesh for allegedly duping people in the name of Haj or Umra yatra, police said on Wednesday.

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Beijing has struggled to gain international trust for its vaccine candidates, hindered by a lack of transparency on test results. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • China has been closed to most foreigners since last March to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic
  • Visas will now be issued to applicants, including from India, Australia and the US, inoculated with a Chinese COVID-19 vaccine
  • China is driving its vaccination programme with four domestically developed vaccines, but is yet approve any foreign jabs

.Moscow, Russia
Moscow on Wednesday said it had refused a visa for a new representative in Russia for the US space agency NASA.(Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Russia accused Washington of blocking Russian visa applications to the United States
  • "It was a retaliatory measure," said Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov
  • The sources did not name the NASA employee in question

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The US court has sought the joint status report by March 5. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • Last month, President Joe Biden withdrew the ban on work authorisation for H4 visa holders
  • As per a 2018 report, 93% of the approved applications for H-4 employment authorisation were issued to those born in India
  • An H-4 visa is issued to an immediate family member of the H-1B visa holder

.London, UK
The visa scheme went live on Sunday. (Photo Credit: Representational/ UnSplash)

  • The scheme allowes anyone with a British National (Overseas) passport and their dependents to apply online for a visa
  • Britain predicts up to 154,000 Hong Kongers could arrive in the country over the next year
  • The scheme would bring an estimated "net benefit" of up to £2.9 billion 

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The aim of this the Henley Passport Index analysis is to ascertain how many countries a passport holder can enter visa-free or on a visa-on-arrival basis. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • Singapore's passport is the second strongest in the world, according to the index
  • India on the other hand kept its position intact at 85
  • The index is based on exclusive data from the International Air Transport Association