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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COVID-19 Passport Systems – Where Are They Going? A Global Mobility Manager’s Guide to COVID-19 Vaccine Passport Systems

July 2, 2021

As the world starts to emerge from the pandemic and global travel slowly reopens, many countries are considering putting in place a system whereby travelers can prove their vaccination status to facilitate travel across borders. Newland Chase takes a look at some of the systems in place across the world and explores how companies can find their way through the maze of approaches and requirements.

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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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