The Chinese Embassy has announced that from August 9, 2023 to December 31, 2023 inclusive, fingerprint collection for single and double-entry visas will be waived for the following categories:
The UK is introducing an electronic travel authorization. This will become mandatory as of November 2023. There is to be an exemption for EU citizens up to and including February 2024. DVKG will provide a simple application process timely in advance.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the DVKG consular consultants.
The high demand, especially for Schengen Visas, is currently leading to longer waiting and processing times at the German consulate than usual.
Please apply for your visa in time. You can apply six months before your travel date.
The Korean Embassy announced:
from December 3, 2021 - 00:00 to December 16, 2021 (inclusive) 24:00, Korean and foreign nationals entering Korea from another country, regardless of their vaccination status and visa status, will be quarantined for 10 days.
Each person entering Korea will also be required to undergo three polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests:
Before entering Korea,
one day after arrival in Korea, and
Before the end of the 10-day quarantine period.
Your DVKG Team
according to US media, from Dec. 6, 2021, all travelers should not only be vaccinated, but already present a negative test at check-in for the flight to the USA, which must not be older than one day.
Your DVKG Team