Search Results for: Bahrain

BAHRAIN: Minimum Salary Increase for Dependent Sponsorship

January 18, 2018

Bahrain has increased the minimum income requirement for foreign nationals wishing to sponsor their dependent family members for residence, from BHD 250 (about USD 660) per month to BHD 400 (about USD 1060) per month. The change will affect only new dependent permit applications. Our Advice Employers of foreign nationals wishing to sponsor their dependent […]

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BAHRAIN: New Visas and Changes Announced

December 14, 2016

As part of the fourth phase of its new visa policy, Bahrain has announced the introduction of two new visas; a single entry visa and a one-year multiple re-entry visa. These new visas are available to nationals of 114…

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BAHRAIN: New Flexible Work Permit Introduced

December 1, 2016

Bahrain”s Labour Market Regulatory Authority (LMRA) has announced that a new flexible work permit will be introduced and will be available exclusively to workers who have overstayed their visa due to being exploited by their employers. Officials say the move…

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BAHRAIN: Subsidy Cuts to Affect Expats

June 11, 2015

Bahrain has announced plans to cut subsidies for consumer goods and services across the Kingdom in order to offset government spending on subsidies that are seen to primarily benefit foreign nationals and companies. Instead, the government will redirect spending directly…

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Global Immigration Updates | Week beginning 8 March 2021

March 12, 2021

Newland Chase brings you the very latest immigration news and updates from around the globe for week of 8 March 2021.

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Top 10 Global Immigration Updates | Week of 11 January 2021

January 15, 2021

Top 10 Global Immigration Updates including news from China, Denmark, France, Germany, Luxembourg, Romania, Russia, Qatar, the U.S., and Vietnam.

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INDIA: Exit Clearance Requirement Now Extended to All Indian Nationals

November 23, 2018

Effective immediately, all Indian nationals travelling to any of 18 “notified” countries for employment purposes are advised to register with the eMigrate portal of the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) at least 24 hours prior to departure.

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Global Immigration 101: Free Trade Agreements and International Unions – Their Impact on Global Mobility

October 5, 2018

How do free trade agreements and international political and economic unions impact global mobility? A brief survey of the agreements and unions around the world with visa and immigration provisions for international business. NAFTA, EU, MERCOSUR, ASEAN, GCC, African Union, CETA, CPTPP, and ECOWAS.

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MIDDLE EAST UPDATE: Qatar Blockade Persists One Year Later… With Little Negative Impact for International Business and Global Mobility

June 14, 2018

Update for companies on Middle East business travel and global immigration and the impact of the Qatar blockade, now one year after Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Egypt, and Bahrain severed diplomatic ties and imposed a trade blockade. Current status on visas and business travel requirements.

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Global Trends | 2017 Roundup of Significant Global Corporate Immigration Developments

January 23, 2018

In 2017, Newland Chase published hundreds of client and public updates on significant changes to immigration policy impacting international business on dozens of countries via newsletters, white papers, client briefs, industry articles, and social media. The world of 2017 was one replete with change, especially in the field of global mobility. The trends toward globalization […]

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