Israel - Introduction of Electronic Travel Authorization
08/07/2024 10:00

From August 1, 2024, prior electronic confirmation of entry - the so-called "ETA-IL" - will be mandatory for entry into Israel.

The electronic entry confirmation will be introduced for all citizens who can enter Israel without a visa.

The application process for the "ETA-IL" can already be booked in the DVKG portal. We will be happy to assist you with your application.

Longer waiting times for interview appointments at US consulates
02/07/2024 13:00

Hello,

Please note that the current waiting times for interview appointments at the US consulates (Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich) are approx. 4-6 weeks. Please apply for your visa in time before you plan to enter the country.

The DVKG consular advisors are available to answer your questions at any time.

Your DVKG Team

China: Visa exemption for more countries
28/06/2024 09:00

According to the latest communication, the current 15-day visa-free entry to the People's Republic of China until the end of 2025 for nationals of

is planned to be extended from July 01, 2024 (for now until the end of 2024) also for nationals of

The exemption from the visa requirement will only be valid for the following purposes and provisions

The exemption shall NOT apply for the following purposes:

As soon as we have more detailed information, we will of course inform you again.

The DVKG consular advisors are available to answer your questions at any time.

Your DVKG Team

Extension of visa-free entry to China
10/05/2024 08:00

According to the latest communication, the 15-day visa-free entry option for citizens of twelve countries has been extended until the end of 2025. Visitors from France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Malaysia, Switzerland, Ireland, Hungary, Austria, Belgium and Luxembourg do not require a visa until December 31st, 2025; a passport is sufficient. Persons who do not meet the requirements for visa-free entry must still apply for a visa before entering China. We recommend all travelers to check in advance in any case. For further details, please refer to our newsfeed from March 7th, 2024.

Your DVKG Team

Posted Worker Directive regulations Austria
16/04/2024 23:05

Hello,

The regulations for posting to Austria have changed. Please check these before your next business trip/assignment.

Best regards

Your DVKG Team