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COLOMBIA: Nationals of More Countries Included in Visa-Free Entry Regime

March 6, 2018

Effective 24th February 2018, the Colombian government has authorised certain nationals of Bosnia & Herzegovina, Qatar and Serbia to enter Colombia without a visa. Moreover, nationals of Nicaragua who hold a valid visa or residence status from a Schengen country, the United States or Canada, as well as those who are residents of the North […]

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 12th February 2018

February 12, 2018

In this week’s edition, we bring you news that there are new work permit regulations in Russia. There’s an update on Zimbabwe Exemption Permit (ZEP) applications in South Africa and there are changes to work permit regulations in Poland.  Plus, there are updates from Nigeria, Iraq and Ghana. 

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Global Trends | 2017 Roundup of Significant Global Corporate Immigration Developments

January 23, 2018

In 2017, Newland Chase published hundreds of client and public updates on significant changes to immigration policy impacting international business on dozens of countries via newsletters, white papers, client briefs, industry articles, and social media. The world of 2017 was one replete with change, especially in the field of global mobility. The trends toward globalization […]

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 18th December 2017

December 18, 2017

In this week’s edition, we report new immigration regulations in Brazil. There’s a new residence permit in Ireland and the Moscow Migration Office in Russia is issuing invitation letters in electronic format only. And, there’s news from South Africa, Costa Rica and China.

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 4th December 2017

December 4, 2017

In this week’s edition, we bring you news that business travellers to Russia can use the address of their inviting organisation for registration purposes. The Riyadh Chamber of Commerce in Saudi Arabia is now offering certification services online and a residency document is no longer required for foreign workers in Mozambique. Plus, there’s immigration news from Qatar, Iraq and South Africa.

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QATAR: 30-Day Visa on Arrival Can Only Be Extended Online

November 29, 2017

The Ministry of Interior (MoI) has announced that visitors who have entered Qatar on a 30-day tourist visa on arrival and who wish to extend their stay for another 30 days must do so via a new online portal, rather than through the Airport Passports Department. Who is affected? The 46 countries whose nationals can […]

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TAIWAN: Permanent Residents of Hong Kong and Macau Can Now Obtain Multiple-Entry Permit Online

October 10, 2017

Effective 2nd October 2017, permanent residents of Hong Kong and Macau, who live in one of 27 designated locations can apply for one-year or three-year multiple-entry permits for Taiwan online, rather than in person at the Taipei Representative Office. Previously, only a single-entry permit to Taiwan was available through the online platform. Obtaining a visa upon […]

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QATAR: Visa-Free Entry Introduced for 80 Nationalities

August 16, 2017

On 9th August 2017 Qatar announced that, effective immediately, nationals of 80 countries can enter the country visa-free for stays of up to 30 days or 90 days. Who Qualifies? The 34 countries whose nationals can obtain a multiple-entry visa on arrival for stays of up to 90 days, valid for 180 days from the […]

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 10th April 2017

April 10, 2017

In this week’s edition, we advise that Malaysia has reclassified its Employment Pass categories and that South Africa has signed a reciprocal waiver agreement with Russia. We also bring you the latest immigration news from India, the UK and Italy.

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Global Immigration Update – Monday 20th February 2017

February 20, 2017

In this week’s edition, we advise that a high-skilled tech visa has been proposed in the UK and that a new law has been introduced in Peru to reorganise its immigration categories. We also bring you the latest immigration news from Japan, South Africa, Panama and Ecuador.

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