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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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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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INDONESIA: Government Expands Visa-Free Nations

July 30, 2015

In an effort to boost the numbers of tourists visiting Indonesia, the Indonesian Government, encouraged by Tourism Minister Arief Yahyah, have taken the drastic steps of expanding the number of Visa-Free countries from 15 to 45. Although those wishing to…

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UK Immigration Update: Tuberculosis Screening

February 20, 2014

As of 31st March, those applying for a UK visa valid for 6 months or more from the following countries will be required to obtain a medical certificate confirming no presence of Tuberculosis: Algeria, Belarus Bhutan Burma Iraq Sri Lanka…

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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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2020 LOOK AHEAD: Global Business Immigration and Mobility Trends (Part 4 of 4)

February 7, 2020

Newland Chase takes a look ahead at 2020. Including business immigration, visas, and mobility global trends and regional developments to expect this year.

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2020 LOOK AHEAD: Global Business Immigration and Mobility Trends (Part 1 of 4)

February 4, 2020

Newland Chase takes a look ahead at 2020. Including business immigration, visas, and mobility global trends and regional developments to expect this year.

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Global Immigration 101: Intra-Company Transfer Permits

April 12, 2019

Overview of work permits and visas for intra-company & intra-corporate transfers of employees around the world. Guide for corporate HR & mobility managers.

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2019 LOOK AHEAD: Global Business Immigration and Mobility Trends

January 11, 2019

Comprehensive review and look ahead for 2019 at the international business climate and global business immigration and mobility. Emphasis on expected changes in laws for work permits, business visas, work and residence authorisation globally and in key countries and regions around the world.

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Global Immigration 101: Free Trade Agreements and International Unions – Their Impact on Global Mobility

October 5, 2018

How do free trade agreements and international political and economic unions impact global mobility? A brief survey of the agreements and unions around the world with visa and immigration provisions for international business. NAFTA, EU, MERCOSUR, ASEAN, GCC, African Union, CETA, CPTPP, and ECOWAS.

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