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SOUTH AFRICA / ANGOLA: New Reciprocal Visa Waiver

November 23, 2017

Effective 1st December 2017, the Department of Home Affairs (DHS) of South Africa will implement a reciprocal visa waiver for Angolan passport holders for visits of up to 30 days per visit, up to 90 days per year. Angolan passport holders will no longer require Port of Entry Visas in advance of travel to South […]

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ANGOLA: Work Visas No Longer Limited to Three Years

July 28, 2017

Presidential Decree No. 151/17 of 4th July 2017 removes the three-year maximum duration for work visas for foreign nationals established in Article 75.1 of the Visa Law Regulations. What has changed? According to the new rule, work visas are now granted for the duration of the foreign national employee’s employment agreement. However, the change has […]

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ANGOLA: Amendments to Rules on Hiring of Foreign Employees

May 11, 2017

Effective immediately, Presidential Decree No. 79/17 of 24th March 2017 relaxes the rules for employing foreign nationals established in Presidential Decree No. 43/17 of 6th March 2017. What has changed? The new decree makes the following amendments: Angolan companies may now hire foreign professionals for the provision of services or technical assistance The duration of […]

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ANGOLA: Deadline for Annual Submission of Employee List Approaching

March 10, 2017

The annual timeframe (1st to 30th April) when employers must submit a list of all their employees is approaching. What is required? According to Executive Decree no. 155/04, of 31st December 2004, all companies in Angola must submit to the Ministry of the Public Administration, Labour and Social Security (MAPTSS), on an annual basis, a list of […]

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SOUTH KOREA: Tuberculosis Test for Long-Term Visa or Residence

April 1, 2020

16 more countries have been added to the list of countries whose nationals are required to submit a tuberculosis test certificate in support of long-term visa and Alien Registration Certificate (ARC) applications in South Korea.

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INDONESIA: Changes to the Restricted Nationals List

September 15, 2017

The Minister of Law and Human Rights has issued a new regulation for restricted nationals, effective 25th August 2017. The new regulation updates the list of countries whose nationals must undergo additional vetting to enter and work in Indonesia. Who is affected? Nationals of Albania, Angola, Bangladesh, Cuba, Ethiopia, Ghana, Iraq, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Tanzania […]

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 7th August 2017

August 7, 2017

In this week’s edition, we advise that renewals have ceased for fixed-term highly-skilled ICT work permits in Italy, and that a local registration requirement has been enforced in Egypt. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Colombia, Taiwan and Angola.

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 15th May 2017

May 15, 2017

In this week’s edition, we advise that Taiwan is relaxing its visa rules for nationals of Southeast and South Asian countries, we report that Australian Visa Application Charges (VACs) are to increase, and the Swiss Government invokes a “Safeguard Clause” for Bulgarian and Romanian Nationals. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Angola, Japan […]

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COLOMBIA: New Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirement

April 26, 2017

From 1st April 2017, the Colombian government has introduced a new requirement for travellers entering Colombia from Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Uganda and Brazil to present an international yellow fever vaccination at the port of entry. Circular 000018 was issued on 29th March 2017, in response to the recent international yellow fever outbreak. It […]

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BOLIVIA: New Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirement

March 17, 2017

Effective immediately, the Bolivian government has introduced a new requirement for travellers entering Bolivia from certain countries to present a yellow fever vaccination at the port of entry.  This requirement is in response to a recent yellow fever outbreak in Bolivia and neighbouring countries. Any traveller over the age of one entering Bolivia from the […]

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