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Israel and China: New Ten Year Multiple-Entry Visa Agreement Signed

July 1, 2016

Earlier this week, the Israeli parliament (Knesset) ratified an agreement for a new ten year multiple-entry visa between Israel and China. This enables nationals of both countries to be issued with multiple-entry visas to Israel and China, valid for a…

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ISRAEL: Immediate Changes to Work Permit Regulations

June 29, 2016

The Work Permit Unit (WPU) of the Ministry of Interior has implemented new regulations for obtaining work permits and visas for foreign experts with immediate effect. It is understood that the implemented changes will also be applicable to pending work…

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ISRAEL: Innovation Visa Program Introduced for Foreign Entrepreneurs

November 17, 2015

Israel"s Ministry of Economy have announced a new initiative entitled "Innovation Visas for Foreign Entrepreneurs". Visas are being offered to foreign nationals to start new technological enterprises in Israel and to develop their expertise in their particular field, which in turn should increase…

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ISRAEL: Increased Workplace Inspections

October 2, 2013

This year, workplace inspections by the Ministry of Interior in Israel have increased dramatically. Over the last few weeks alone, local authorities in Israel have made several unannounced worksite visits to a number of multinational corporations involved in national projects.…

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ISRAEL: Visa processing to be affected by Government department closures

September 14, 2012

Companies who are planning assignments to Israel over the coming months should note that visa processing will be affected by the temporary closure of Government departments in observance of upcoming religious holidays. Israel"s Ministry of Interior (MOI) and the Population,…

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ISRAEL: New Documentary Requirement for Work Visa Applicants

August 10, 2012

The Israeli Government has announced a new requirement that all applications for B-1 Work Visas must now be supported by a copy of the applicant"s Government-approved photo identification card. The new rule also applies to individuals who are currently awaiting…

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TAIWAN: Full Resumption of Visa-Exempt Entry

September 23, 2022

In line with Taiwan’s plan to lift the remaining entry restrictions, the country will restore the visa exemption arrangement with the nationals of Chile, Israel, Japan, Republic of Korea, Nicaragua, Dominican Republic, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Brunei, Philippines with effect from 29 September 2022.

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MIDDLE EAST REGION: Immigration Updates from Kuwait and UAE

August 17, 2022

Immigration updates from the Middle East region, including the suspension of the issuance of family and visit visas to expats in Kuwait until further notice. Residents of the UAE can apply for Israel visas at the VFS Global Visa Application Centre in Abu Dhabi.

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UKRAINE: Countries Implore Foreign Citizens in Ukraine to Depart Urgently

February 15, 2022

More than a dozen countries, including the U.S., the UK and Australia, have strongly urged their citizens residing in Ukraine to depart the country immediately due to the rising political and military tension with Russia.

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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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