KAZAKHSTAN – Recent Changes to Intra-Company Transfer Work Permit Rules

Effective 15 September 2017, the Ministry of labour and Social Protection has amended the rules for obtaining work permits for intra-company transferees.

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KAZAKHSTAN – Recent Changes to Intra-Company Transfer Work Permit Rules

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Intermark Relocations.

SINGAPORE – Detailed Recruitment Questions Added to Employment Pass Application Form

Effective immediately, and without any official announcement, the Ministry of Manpower has added several questions to the Employment Pass (EP) online application form, requiring sponsoring employers to give additional, detailed information about their recruitment practices.

The changes may cause delays with applications which have not yet been submitted, as additional information on the recruitment process will need to be gathered.

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SINGAPORE – Detailed Recruitment Questions Added to Employment Pass Application Form

This alert was prepared using information obtained from Newland Chase.

CANADA – New Job Match Service

Effective 28 August 2017, Canadian employers who want to hire workers through the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) will be required to use the new Job Match service when advertising a position on Job Bank, before they can apply for a Labour Market Impact Assessment (LMIA).

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CANADA – New Job Match Service

This alert was prepared using information provided by Newland Chase Canada and the Canadian Government.

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ZAMBIA – Additional Supporting Documents Required for Work Permit Applications

Effective 29 May 2017, the Department of Immigration in Zambia has issued revised guidelines for the issuance of standard employment permits, requiring additional information and documentation in support of applications, including evidence that newly compulsory labour market testing has been carried out.

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ZAMBIA – Additional Supporting Documents Required for Work Permit Applications

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Corpus Globe Corporate Solutions.

Peregrine builds software and provides consultancy and training for global immigration management.

Our sister company Newland Chase, a CIBT company, provides specialist immigration services worldwide.

CIBT is a world leader in short-term outbound visa requirements for expats and businesses.

ROMANIA – Employers Must Obtain Labour Market Approval Before Hiring Foreign Workers

A new ordinance adopted by the Romanian Government enters into force on Friday 28 November 2014. The ordinance establishes the need for a labour market approval in some cases and emphasises the need for compliance with the labour code and reporting responsibilities.

Be aware that there will likely be delays in the processing of employment authorisations for Romania from 28 November 2014, when this ordinance takes effect.

For further details, please see our September news alert on this development, prepared using information provided by Rilvan Relocation.