Travel to the Schengen might become difficult for those applying for a visa, according to EU’s new Coronavirus response team.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed after the Cobra meeting at Downing Street:
That coronavirus is unfortunately likely to spread in the UK. Although, for the time being, people should go about “business as usual”. CS Global Partners, reports that demand for alternatives to international mobility and citizenship of safer countries is growing.
Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission, announced:
The EU has now established the Corona response team based on three pillars: medical, mobility and economy. Meanwhile, the British government said it would publish its nation-wide action plan, the BBC reports.
According to EU’s Schengen travel advice, third-country nationals may be refused entry. As the European Centre for Disease Prevention & Control announced the risk to public health in the European Union has also increased. ‘Third countries’ refer to those outside of the EEA, UK, San Marino, Monaco and Switzerland. However, the EU Commission says to expect proportionality of border control while health checks will be reinforced at the external borders of the Schengen area.
Paul Singh, Director of CS Global Partners, said:
“Demand for citizenship by investment (CBI) has increased in light of the latest coronavirus developments. We work with three Caribbean governments – Dominica, St Kitts and Nevis and St Lucia. Promoting their CBI programs worldwide and assist authorized agents with any enquiries of these three countries. There has been a significant increase in demand for information on how to obtain second citizenship from the Caribbean specifically. They are known for their experience, faster processing, and no residence requirement although this is compensated by tougher due diligence checks”.