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KAZAKHSTAN: July Deadline for 2021 Quota Applications

June 26, 2020

The deadline for submitting quota applications for employing foreign nationals in quota-subject categories in 2021 is 31 July 2020.

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KAZAKHSTAN: Deadline for 2020 Quota Applications is 31 July 2019

July 4, 2019

The deadline for submitting quota applications for employing foreign nationals in quota-subject categories in 2020 is 31 July 2019.

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KAZAKHSTAN: Recent Changes to Entry and Visa Rules

August 14, 2018

Several laws have taken effect recently in Kazakhstan which amend the regulations for obtaining visas and visa invitations, as well as the rules of entry to Kazakhstan for foreign nationals who arrive on a visa.

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KAZAKHSTAN: Deadline for Quota Applications is 1 August 2018

July 27, 2018

The deadline for submitting quota applications for employing foreign nationals in Kazakhstan in 2019 is 1 August 2018.

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KAZAKHSTAN: Work Permit No Longer Required for CEOs and Deputies

June 4, 2018

Recent amendments to the immigration rules that apply to chief executives and their deputies are benefiting companies operating in Kazakhstan. Effective April 28, work permits are no longer required for foreign chief executives and their deputies of Kazakhstani companies with foreign ownership.

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KAZAKHSTAN – Late Notification of Arrival May Incur Fines

March 7, 2018

Effective 9th January 2018, changes to the code of administrative offences mean that a host entity may now be fined for the late notification of a foreign national’s entry into Kazakhstan. Penalties If the host entity fails to notify the internal affairs body of foreign nationals’ arrival within three business days, a fine in the […]

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KAZAKHSTAN: Recent Changes to Intra-Company Transfer Work Permit Rules

November 16, 2017

Effective 15th September 2017, the Ministry of labour and Social Protection has amended the rules for obtaining work permits for intra-company transferees. What has changed? Here are the changes to the intra-company transferee work permit rules: The host company must now submit confirmation that the position has been advertised for 15 days, in support of […]

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KAZAKHSTAN: Changes to Work Permits and Visa Waiver Program

January 11, 2017

Upcoming Changes to the Work Permit Regime From 1st January 2017, new rules for the issuance of work permits for Kazakhstan include the removal of the current labour market test for locally-hired applicants and the introduction of a state fee,…

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KAZAKHSTAN: Changes to Regional Work Permit Rules

December 14, 2015

New rules have been enforced this year which will see changes to regional work permit procedures and to hiring processes for first category employees. The changes, which began to be implemented in September, meant that foreign workers can no longer…

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KAZAKHSTAN: Visa Exempt Entry for Passport Holders from Selected Countries

July 10, 2015

Passport holders from the following countries are now permitted to travel on a visa exempt basis to Kazakhstan for up to 15 days: Australia, Belgium, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, South Korea, South Korea,…

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