Search Results for: Ecuador

ECUADOR: New Entry Requirements for Venezuelan Nationals

August 1, 2019

Effective 25 August 2019, a visa will be required for all Venezuelan nationals entering Ecuador.

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ECUADOR: New Immigration Regulations Published

September 4, 2017

On 10th August 2017, new immigration regulations to implement February’s “ley de movilidad humana” were published, and are already in force. Secondary guidelines are expected within the next few months. Key Points The main points of the new regulations are summarized below: Temporary and permanent residents will be issued with an identity card, with validity […]

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ECUADOR: New Immigration Law Implemented

February 16, 2017

A new immigration law in Ecuador called “Ley de movilidad humana” has superseded the previous legislation, and reorganised several visa categories. Regulations to implement the new law are expected. This came into effect on 6th February 2017. Key Changes The 12-6 visa has been replaced by a subcategory of temporary residence. It is now obligatory to […]

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QATAR: Traveling to the FIFA World Cup 2022

August 23, 2022

In preparation for travelers heading to the FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar, the authorities have announced that any foreigners traveling from 1 November 2022 to Qatar should procure a Hayya Card prior to entering the country, except Qatari Residence permit holders.

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Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 5 August 2019

August 5, 2019

The latest global immigration news and insights in your weekly newsletter from Newland Chase.

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PERU: New Entry Rules for Venezuelan Nationals

June 11, 2019

Effective 15 June 2019, the Peruvian immigration authorities will only allow Venezuelan nationals to enter Peru if they have a valid passport and visa.

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SOUTH AMERICA: Ten Years of Freedom of Movement

May 6, 2019

In place now 10 years, MERCOSUR Residence Agreement is foundation for Freedom of Movement in South America. Look at impacts & opportunities for business.

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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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COLOMBIA: New Immigration Compliance Rules and Penalties

June 26, 2018

COLOMBIA has implemented new immigration compliance rules and penalties. Effective 16 May 2018, Resolution 1238 establishes stricter criteria for compliance with immigration obligations, and bigger penalties for non-compliance.

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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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