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BELGIUM: Integration Law Takes Effect

February 10, 2017

From 26th January 2017, a new law requires certain residence permit applicants to submit a signed “newcomers statement” in support of their application and to provide evidence of their integration efforts in order to maintain or renew their residency status. Who is Affected? The new rules apply to third country (non-EU/EEA) foreign national workers, as […]

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BELGIUM: 2017 Minimum Salary Increases for Work Permits

January 11, 2017

The Belgian government has announced a slight increase in the minimum salary requirements for Type B work permits and Blue Cards from 1st January 2017. The Belgian government annually increases its minimum salary requirements for foreign nationals in line with…

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BELGIUM: Integration Statement Now Required for Non-EU Nationals

April 8, 2016

All Non-EU nationals residing in Belgium for longer than 3 months will now be subject to submitting a signed statement, in which they will promise to integrate into Belgium society and respect all laws and values. The rule is expected…

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BELGIUM: Information Following Brussels Terror Attack

March 31, 2016

Following the terror attacks in Brussels last week, it is important that travellers in Belgium, or those planning on travelling there in the near future, ensure the correct documentation is with them at all times when travelling. This will include a passport…

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Belgium, Portugal implement EU Blue Card

October 9, 2012

Background The EU Blue Card Directive (Council Directive 2009/50/EC) was launched in May 2009. The aim is to attract highly skilled migrants to the EU via a streamlined and uniform system. All member states are bound by the Directive, apart…

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December 8, 2011

Effective from 1 January 2012, Belgium has raised the minimum salary levels for Type "B" work permits for highly skilled or senior managerial non-EEA workers. The minimum annual base salary for highly skilled foreign nationals will be increased from €36,604…

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The Schengen Area’s 90/180 Day Rule Made Easy

September 9, 2021

As the whole of Europe continues to adjust to Brexit, many UK nationals are faced with new travel requirements and restrictions. We take an in-depth look at one of those new responsibilities for UK nationals: staying within the Schengen Area’s 90/180 day visa-free stay rule.

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COVID-19 Passport Systems – Where Are They Going? A Global Mobility Manager’s Guide to COVID-19 Vaccine Passport Systems

July 2, 2021

As the world starts to emerge from the pandemic and global travel slowly reopens, many countries are considering putting in place a system whereby travelers can prove their vaccination status to facilitate travel across borders. Newland Chase takes a look at some of the systems in place across the world and explores how companies can find their way through the maze of approaches and requirements.

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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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Global Immigration Updates | Week of 8 February 2021

February 12, 2021

Newland Chase brings you the very latest immigration news and updates from around the globe for week of 8 February 2021.

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