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FINLAND: Fast Track Service Introduced

July 6, 2022

From 1 June 2022, a Fast Track Service aiming to expedite the residence permit application process for specialists, start-up entrepreneurs, EU Blue Card, ICT residence permit applicants and their family members has been launched in Finland.

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FINLAND: Labour Market Test No Longer Required for Career Changers

June 6, 2019

From 1 June 2019, a foreign national who is already employed in Finland, and who wishes to change occupation, will no longer require a labour market test.

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FINLAND: New Notification Requirements for Posted Workers

August 31, 2017

Effective 1st September 2017, companies posting employees for assignments in Finland will have new notification requirements. Finland has become the latest European Union member nation to revise its national laws and procedures to transpose the EU Posted Worker Enforcement Directive (2014/67/EU). Both the new Act on Posting Workers (447/2016) and the old Posted Workers Act (1146/1999) apply […]

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FINLAND: Changes to Residence Permit Application and New Posted Worker Notifications

December 14, 2016

The time limit for residence permit and EU registration applicants to prove their identity in person and submit original documents has increased from one month to three months. Applications for a residence permit on the basis of family ties can…

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JAPAN – Digital Nomad Visa Launched   

April 18, 2024

Digital Nomad visa allows foreign nationals to live and work remotely in Japan for up to 6 months in a 12-month period.

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PERU – Suspension of Visa Exemption for Mexican Ordinary Passport Holders

April 11, 2024

Peru is suspending visa the exemption for Mexican ordinary passport holders for tourist and business visits.

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6 Common Misconceptions about Short Term Travel in Europe

February 6, 2024

Free movement and open borders are concepts that are often misunderstood. Here we clear up the confusion around six common misconceptions.

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COMPLIANCE CORNER – Travel to Host Country During Work Permit Processing

September 22, 2023

Traveling to a future host country while a work permit application is in process can be a problematic situation. In this Compliance Corner, we take a look at the options.

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VIETNAM – Changes To E-Visa Process

August 25, 2023

Vietnam is now offering evisas on arrival for foreign travelers at more than 50 entry points. The program went into effect on 15 August.

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VIETNAM – E-Visas and Visa Exemption Changes

July 7, 2023

Vietnam has made several changes to the country’s immigration laws affecting visas, e-visas, and entry requirements. The changes will go into effect on 15 August 2023.

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