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SLOVAKIA: New Online Appointment Booking System Established by Foreign Police

April 18, 2019

Effective 17 April 2019, the Foreign Police has implemented a new online system for scheduling appointments for a particular date and time.

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SLOVAKIA: Recent Legislative Changes to Immigration Procedures

March 4, 2019

Effective 1 January 2019, amendments to Act No.5/2004 on the Employment Service and Act No. 404/2011 on the Stay of Foreign Nationals affect non-EU nationals working in Slovakia and their employers.

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SLOVAKIA: Long Queues for Temporary Residence Permits at Foreign Police Office in Bratislava

September 11, 2018

The number of non-EU nationals attending the Foreign Police office in Bratislava, Slovakia to submit initial and renewal applications for temporary residence permits (including single permits) has increased significantly in recent weeks, leading to very long queues.

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SLOVAKIA: Shortage Occupations Lists are Published; and Processing of Single Permits is Delayed

July 17, 2018

The Slovak authorities have published lists of occupations with labour shortages during the past calendar year, for districts where the average unemployment rate was lower than 5%. These occupations are now exempt from labour market testing.

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SLOVAKIA: Changes to Rules for Employment and Assignment of Non-EU Nationals

March 15, 2018

Amendments to Slovakia’s Act on Employment Services will take effect on 1st May 2018, bringing several changes to the rules for the employment and assignment of non-EU nationals. The main changes are listed below: Shorter processing times Vacant Position Notifications will need to be reported to the Labour Office 20 business days prior to submission […]

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SLOVAKIA: Amendments to Immigration Law Include New EU Intra-Corporate Transfer Permit

May 19, 2017

Amendments to Slovakia’s Act on Residence of Foreigners and Act on Employment Services took effect on 1st May 2017, introducing the new EU ICT permit, as well as expedited work and residence permit processing for non-EU national employees of innovative businesses. Intra-Company Transfer (ICT) Permit The amendments to the immigration laws transpose European Union Directive […]

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Global Immigration Updates | Week Beginning 5 April 2021

April 9, 2021

Newland Chase brings you the very latest immigration news and updates from around the globe for week of 5 April, including news from Belgium, Iraq and Nigeria.

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Brexit: EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) | Impact in the EU

January 13, 2021

After nearly 11 months of negotiations, the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) was approved on 24 December 2020 and is currently being applied provisionally until full ratification.

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Travel and Mobility Strategies to Successfully Manage the Unexpected

September 23, 2020

Newland Chase’s September COVID-19 webinar focused on strategies that global mobility managers and travel managers can utilize to surf the waves of the continually changing immigration and global entry landscape. Global mobility managers and travel managers are encouraged to carefully evaluate these suggestions to successfully steer their immigration program through the choppy waters of global travel during the COVID-19 era.

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CHINA: Certain Nationals Holding Valid Residence Permits May be Able to Obtain a Visa Without a Letter of Invitation

August 11, 2020

The Chinese authorities have confirmed that holders of valid residence permits, including for work or family reunion, who are nationals of certain countries, are now able to apply for a visa at a Chinese embassy or consulate in these countries without a letter of invitation (LOI or “PU Letter”).

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