Search Results for: Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE: Residency Document No Longer Required for Foreign Nationals Entering for Work

December 4, 2017

Effective immediately, foreign nationals entering Mozambique with a work visa will no longer be required to obtain an Identification and Residency Document for Foreigners (DIRE). Instead, their work visa will be extended, for up to one year at a time, for the period of their employment contract. Please note: The change only affects new hires. […]

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MOZAMBIQUE: Deadline to Submit Annual Employees List Imminent

April 20, 2017

Mozambican companies have until Sunday 30th April 2017 to submit their annual Mozambican Company Employees List. Employers must complete the Mozambican Company Employees List (or Relação Nominal) each year which must list all individuals, including both local hires and foreign nationals, employed as of 31st March of that year. The list must be submitted to […]

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MOZAMBIQUE: Upcoming Reform for Long and Short Term Work Permit Regulations

October 13, 2016

It is anticipated that stricter work permit regulations will be introduced with reform to some existing regulations when hiring foreign workers in Mozambique. The main changes will include: A dramatic proposal for the withdrawal of sponsorship from employment agencies may…

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MOZAMBIQUE: New Rules for Annual Submission of “Nominal List” of Employees

April 13, 2016

The Ministry of Labour, Employment and Social Security has implemented Decree number 104/2015, published in November 2015, amending the procedure for the mandatory annual submission by employers of the "nominal list" of their local and foreign national employees. What has…

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PORTUGAL: Amendments to Immigration Law Announced Through Law on Foreign Nationals

September 16, 2022

The purpose is to introduce a number of amendments to existing immigration laws in Portugal, including expanding eligibility for key employment-based visas to remote workers employed or self-employed abroad, whilst also introducing a new jobseeker visa type, where jobseekers previously were not eligible for a tailored immigration status. 

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New Global Travel Restrictions Introduced in Response to COVID-19 Omicron Variant Concerns

December 1, 2021

While the world awaits further information on the new COVID-19 Omicron variant, many countries have introduced new travel restrictions against individuals from, or with recent travel to, several Southern African countries.

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AUSTRALIA: Travel Restrictions Ending for Eligible Visa Holders [Updated 30 November 2021]

November 30, 2021

From 15 December 2021, eligible visa holders who have been fully vaccinated with a Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) recognized vaccine will be free to travel to and from Australia without the need to first apply for a Travel Exemption.

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SOUTH KOREA: Tuberculosis Test for Long-Term Visa or Residence

April 1, 2020

16 more countries have been added to the list of countries whose nationals are required to submit a tuberculosis test certificate in support of long-term visa and Alien Registration Certificate (ARC) applications in South Korea.

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 4th December 2017

December 4, 2017

In this week’s edition, we bring you news that business travellers to Russia can use the address of their inviting organisation for registration purposes. The Riyadh Chamber of Commerce in Saudi Arabia is now offering certification services online and a residency document is no longer required for foreign workers in Mozambique. Plus, there’s immigration news from Qatar, Iraq and South Africa.

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MALAYSIA: eVisa Program Expanded to Include Work Visas

August 22, 2017

From 1st August 2017, the government-appointed visa agency, Window Malaysia has expanded its eVisa facility to include the “eVisa for Expatriate”, for work purposes. Window Malaysia aims to process and approve eVisa applications within two working days, an improvement on the usual five to six working days required to process a consular Visa with Reference application. However, […]

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