Global Immigration Weekly Roundup – 18 November 2019

November 18, 2019

The latest vital global immigration news and insights in your weekly update from Newland Chase.

Newland Chase is Proud to Announce Enhanced Immigration and Business Visa Services in China

Through a unique joint venture with Shanghai Foreign Service (Group) Co., Ltd (FSG), Newland Chase-FSG will provide customers and clients in China with an unparalleled offering as we add our full suite of services to our industry-leading global footprint. 

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SINGAPORE: Higher Minimum Salary for S Pass Applicants

Effective 1 January 2020, the minimum qualifying salary for the S Pass will be increased from SGD 2300 to SGD 2400.

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COLOMBIA: Changes to Degree Validation Process

The Ministry of National Education has issued a Resolution establishing or modifying the requirements and processing times of degree validation processes.

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ZAMBIA: Foreign Nationals Now Require Health Insurance

Effective Immediately, foreign nationals who enter Zambia without valid health insurance must obtain local health insurance through the National Health Insurance Management Authority (NHIMA), on arrival at the port of entry.

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KUWAIT: New Business Visit Visa Regulations for Egyptian Nationals and Graduates of Egyptian Universities

In an attempt to crack down on forged degree certificates submitted in support of business (commercial) visit visa applications, the Kuwait Ministry of Interior has issued an internal memo containing new rules for Egyptian nationals and graduates of Egyptian universities.

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