STUDENT PERMITS AVAILABLE AGAIN

STUDENT PERMITS AVAILABLE AGAIN

  STUDENT PERMITS WHAT’S THE LATEST?   Last season we began to apply for Student Permits for some UK trainees. This was because trainees from the UK cold no longer stay all winter following Brexit – the limit, called the Schengen allowance, was 90 days. However, if you book an extended course after your BASI 2 with either further performance training or off-piste training, you […]

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STUDENT PERMITS – DO YOU NEED ONE?

STUDENT PERMITS – DO YOU NEED ONE?

  SHOULD YOU GET A STUDENT PERMIT? AND WILL YOU NEED ONE?   Student Permits became something we needed to learn about as soon as the UK left the EU. That’s because until that date, trainees (and anyone else) could stay in Switzerland as long as they wanted if they held an EU passport. That’s still true for EU passport holders, as they have no […]

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WHAT IS THE 90 DAY RULE?

WHAT IS THE 90 DAY RULE?

  SCHENGEN TRAVEL LIMITS HOW DO THEY WORK?   If you are British the idea of limiting your stay in Europe might be new. If you are from elsewhere outside Europe it might seem more normal. But whatever your situation, it’s important to understand your allowance when it comes to staying in the Schengen zone – which includes Switzerland. You might have heard about 90 […]

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NEW RULES FOR STUDENT PERMITS

NEW RULES FOR STUDENT PERMITS

  STUDENT PERMITS IN VERBIER WHAT’S CHANGED? AND WHY?   We have been given the definitive rules for Student Permits this week, and unfortunately the powers-that-be have changed their minds on a few crucial things. The permits are still available – as we expected – but there are some significant changes, so we wanted to communicate them to everyone and explain the best way we […]

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GETTING A STUDENT PERMIT

GETTING A STUDENT PERMIT

  STUDENT PERMITS WHAT’S THE BENEFIT?   With many trainees coming from outside the EU – especially after Brexit – we have been looking at some trainees getting Student Permits for the duration of their course. However, they aren’t right for everyone (or appropriate) and there is quite a bit of planning required well before your course begins.     A BIT OF BACKGROUND   […]

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