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PANAMA: Changes to Friendly Nations Work Permit

May 13, 2019

Effective 24 Apr 2019, the Ministry of Labour has introduced some changes to the work permit for nationals of so-called ‘friendly nations’ (paises amigos).

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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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TAIWAN: Permanent Residents of Hong Kong and Macau Can Now Obtain Multiple-Entry Permit Online

October 10, 2017

Effective 2nd October 2017, permanent residents of Hong Kong and Macau, who live in one of 27 designated locations can apply for one-year or three-year multiple-entry permits for Taiwan online, rather than in person at the Taipei Representative Office. Previously, only a single-entry permit to Taiwan was available through the online platform. Obtaining a visa upon […]

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TAIWAN: New Visa Exemptions for Nationals of Latin American and Caribbean Countries

July 19, 2017

From 12th July 2017, nationals of eleven countries in Latin America and the Caribbean are now eligible for visa-free entry to Taiwan for either 30 or 90 days. Who qualifies? Nationals of Belize, the Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Saint Vincent, Saint Kitts and Nevis and Saint Lucia are visa-exempt for 30 days Nationals of Paraguay, El […]

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BRAZIL: New Temporary Residence Status for Selected Non-Mercosur Countries

March 17, 2017

The National Immigration Council in Brazil has introduced a new temporary residence process for nationals of countries bordering Brazil which are not signatories to the Mercosur agreement, with immediate effect. Who can benefit? The new residence status applies to nationals of French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname and Venezuela who enter Brazil overland. How does it work? […]

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BOLIVIA: New Yellow Fever Vaccination Requirement

March 17, 2017

Effective immediately, the Bolivian government has introduced a new requirement for travellers entering Bolivia from certain countries to present a yellow fever vaccination at the port of entry.  This requirement is in response to a recent yellow fever outbreak in Bolivia and neighbouring countries. Any traveller over the age of one entering Bolivia from the […]

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UK: Additional Nationalities Permitted to use Registered Traveller Service

November 25, 2016

UKVI has announced an increase in the permitted use of the Registered Traveller Service. As a reminder, this service is available to applicants who have a UK visa, or have visited the UK at least 4 times in the last…

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TB Screening programme extended October 2013

November 18, 2013

The UK”s pre-entry tuberculosis screening programme was initially announced in May 2012, in response to increasing numbers of cases of TB in the UK. The scheme gradually rolled out to sixty-seven countries with a high incidence of the disease. The…

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