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Applications for 2019 Canadian Working Holiday programme now being accepted
11 Dec 2018 Considering a big move next year? Perhaps Canada will be your destination of choice. The 2019 International Experience Canada (IEC) programme is now open for applications from young people (aged 18-35) around the world. Approximately 30 countries have a reciprocal work and travel agreement with Canada. Under the Workin... Read more
OZ working holiday visas – good news for Irish applicants
13 Nov 2018 Young Irish workers have been granted an additional five years in which they can venture down under for work and travel. Prospective Irish travellers can now apply for an Australian working holiday visa up to the age of 35. Successful applicants can spend up to two years working and travelling around Australia. The pre... Read more
Cutoff Age Now 35 for Australians On IEC Canada Visa
10 Oct 2018 The cutoff age for Australians applying for the International Experience Canada (IEC) work permit is now 35, compared to 30 previously. The change also works both ways with Canadians now allowed to travel to Australia under the International Experience Canada programme up to the age of 35. The move was welcomed... Read more
New 10 Year Visa Announced for Investors and Professionals in the UAE
14 Aug 2018 The UAE recently announced that it would issue 10 year visas for professionals and investors and allow 100% ownership in mainland companies. These changes come as part of a plan to encourage foreign investment and attract talent and will be implemented at the end of 2018 as part of reforms focusing on fostering growth in p... Read more
Please Beware of Scam Emails!
12 Jul 2018 Fraudulent emails have been doing the rounds from a company calling themselves Visa First Global Fastservice.  Please click on the below image to see an example:     In the emails, Visa First Global Fastservice is claiming they are Visa First. We can confirm that this company is NOT associated in any... Read more
Student Visa Applications for Australia Increase by Almost 22%
09 Jul 2018 For the first 3 months of 2017, the number of visa applications rose by 18.5% in comparison with the same period in 2016 and visas granted from Jan-Mar 2017 increased by nearly 22% compared to 2016.  This percentage increase equates to just under 18,000 more student visas compared to the first quarter of 2016. The ... Read more