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EGYPT: Local Registration Requirement Enforced

August 2, 2017

As of mid-July 2017, nationals of certain countries must now register with the immigration authorities within seven days of arrival in Egypt, or face fines. The registration requirement for all foreign nationals is part of existing immigration law, but has only recently been enforced, and only for certain nationals. Who is affected? The registration requirement […]

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Global Immigration Update – Tuesday 2nd May 2017

May 2, 2017

In this week’s edition, we report on upcoming changes to the Skilled Migrant Category in New Zealand, provide clarification regarding Israel’s short-term employment authorisation, and advise of stricter criteria for citizenship in Australia. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Canada, Ukraine and Colombia.

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AZERBAIJAN: New Online Visa System Imminent

February 3, 2017

From January 2017, the State Agency on Public Services and Social Innovations (ASAN Centres) will begin to process electronic visitor visas through the new “ASAN Viza” system. How does the ASAN Viza system work? The e-visa will be issued for a period of stay of 30 days. Foreign nationals can apply for a new e-visa […]

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KAZAKHSTAN: Changes to Work Permits and Visa Waiver Program

January 11, 2017

Upcoming Changes to the Work Permit Regime From 1st January 2017, new rules for the issuance of work permits for Kazakhstan include the removal of the current labour market test for locally-hired applicants and the introduction of a state fee,…

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EMEA: 2016 Round-up

January 5, 2017

2016 saw big changes across the EMEA region, with the new Posted Workers and ICT Directive. Other big news across the region was that the UK voted to leave the EU and countries across the Middle East implemented stricter regulations…

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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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AUSTRALIA: Subclass 457 and 462 Update

June 10, 2016

Changes to Subclass 457 Accredited Sponsorship Criteria 457 sponsors with a long history of good dealings with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) are eligible to apply to become Accredited Sponsors. The benefits to acquiring accredited status include;…

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GLOBAL: Amended Minimum Salary Thresholds for Foreign and Domestic Workers

January 21, 2016

Since the start of 2016, several countries around the world have amended their minimum salary threshold for foreign and domestic workers. We have summarised these changes for you, which came into effect on 1st January 2016. These are as follows: Belgium Type-B Work…

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