What is a visa?
A visa is a document that shows you’re allowed to enter a specific country, for a specific length of time, to do a specific thing such as conduct business, attend a conference, tour, study or work. They may be stamped or glued directly into a passport for convenience, or they may be issued separately, in the form of documents which must be carefully protected to ensure that they are not lost or stolen.
Do I need one?
Some nations require everyone who enters to get a visa, while others have what are known as reciprocal agreements with certain nations which waive such requirements. Other nations may require visas for individuals only of a certain nationality, conducting only certain types of activities or staying for a period of time greater than the standard visa-waiver period.
Can the Council obtain a visa for me?
The Council works with a number of expert travel agencies, visa consultants and law firms which can assist in processing visa applications in a timely and professional manner. Please contact us for further information.