No Results to Show


Bureau of Immigration Sees 23.6% Revenue Surge from Tourist Visa Extensions

United kingdom, United state



The Bureau of Immigration reports a significant 23.6% revenue increase in tourist visa extensions for 2023, totalling P1.42 billion. The surge reflects post-pandemic interest in Philippine tourism.

Commissioner Norman Tansingco emphasizes collaboration with the Department of Tourism to revitalize international travel. Enhanced immigration services aim to support government initiatives.

Visa-free nationals enjoy a 30-day stay, extendable through the BI. The revenue boost underscores the country's attractiveness to tourists and the importance of streamlined immigration processes in promoting tourism.


Canada Sees Slight Rise in Unemployment and Job Market Shifts in June

United kingdom,United state


Canada's employment remained stable in June, with a slight job loss of 1,400 and a minor decrease in the employment rate to 61.1%. The unemployment rate rose to 6.4%, a 0.2 percentage point increase from May.

Young men's employment decreased by 13,000, while young women's employment held steady. Sectorally, transportation and warehousing saw job losses, while accommodation food services, and agriculture gained jobs.

Wage growth continued with a 5.4% year-over-year increase. Teleworkers now make up 24.2% of work-from-home employees, up from 17.2% in June 2022. The labor market showed mixed signals with minimal employment changes but rising unemployment.

Thailand Eases Entry for Foreigners with New Visa Measures Effective July 15

United kingdom,United state



Thailand's Ministry of Interior announced new visa measures to boost tourism and attract foreign business. Starting July 15, citizens from 93 countries can enter without a visa for up to 60 days.

The list of countries eligible for Visa on Arrival has expanded from 19 to 31. A new visa, the Destination Thailand Visa (DTV), allows remote workers, freelancers, and skilled individuals to stay for up to 180 days, with a 5-year validity.

Foreign students on a non-immigrant ED visa can now stay for one year post-graduation to work or travel. These changes aim to stimulate Thailand's economy and attract global talent.

UK Visas Drop by a Third After Family Immigration Crackdown

United kingdom,United state



The UK's issuance of skilled worker, study, and health and care visas fell by 34.1% in the first half of this year, following measures to reduce immigrants bringing dependants.

Visa numbers dropped from 397,800 to 262,000, with dependants falling 36.1%. Net migration, currently at 685,000, is expected to decrease further due to policies like raising the skilled worker salary threshold.

Rishi Sunak aims to cap immigration annually. Labour, while also aiming to reduce net migration, has yet to set specific targets. Some within Labour call for relaxed visa rules, especially for the science sector, to attract global talent.

Join us for latest Visa & Immigration trends. Read & Publish articles. Get exclusive updates & newslatter absolutely FREE


To access the free information about visas and immigration, simply navigate to the relevant section on our website. You'll find a wide range of articles, guides, and resources to help you understand various visa processes, immigration requirements, and related topics.
Yes, VisaLobby strives to cover visa and immigration information for a wide range of countries across the globe. While we aim to provide comprehensive coverage, please note that the depth and breadth of information may vary for different countries.
Registering as a user on VisaLobby is easy. Simply click on the "Sign up" button on the top right corner of the website and fill in the required information. Once registered, you'll have access to full features on our website.
If you have any further questions, concerns, or feedback, you can reach out to us through the "Help" page on our website. We value user input and are always ready to assist you with any inquiries you may have.
If you need technical assistance or have inquiries about VisaLobby, you can reach our customer support team through the "Help" page on our website. Provide a detailed description of your issue or question, and our team will promptly assist you. We strive to provide excellent customer support and ensure that your experience on VisaLobby is as smooth and enjoyable as possible.
Yes, you can leave comments on the blog articles without registering. We encourage active participation and discussion among our users, so feel free to share your thoughts, ask questions, or provide feedback in the comments section.
After registering as a user, you can log in to your account and navigate to the blog section. There, you'll find an option to submit your article for review. Our team will review the content, ensuring it aligns with our guidelines and it will be published on the blog.
No, publishing articles on our blog is completely free for registered users. We believe in providing a platform for individuals to share their experiences, knowledge, and insights related to visas and immigration.
Yes, we strive to keep our visa and immigration information up-to-date. Our team regularly monitors and researches changes in visa policies, immigration regulations, and related topics to ensure that the information we provide is accurate and current.
Absolutely! We encourage users to share their personal visa and immigration experiences on VisaLobby. By doing so, you can provide valuable insights, tips, and support to others who may be going through similar situations.
Absolutely! We encourage users to share blog articles or other visa-related information from VisaLobby on social media platforms. By sharing valuable content, you can help spread awareness and assist others who may benefit from the information.
While we encourage users to freely express their opinions and experiences, there are certain guidelines in place to maintain the integrity and quality of the content published on the blog. Content that is offensive, discriminatory, or violates our community guidelines may not be approved for publication.
Yes, you can subscribe to our newsletter or opt-in for email notifications to receive updates on new blog articles, visa-related information, and other relevant updates from VisaLobby. Simply provide your email address and select the subscription option that suits your preferences.
If you come across inappropriate content or behaviour on VisaLobby, we encourage you to report it to our moderation team. Look for the "Report" option associated with the content or user, provide a brief explanation of the issue, and our team will review and take appropriate action.