COSTA RICA – Relaxation of Post-Arrival Temporary Residence Application Process

Effective 9 October 2017, the immigration authorities (DGME) have reversed a recent change to the post-arrival temporary residence application process for employees of registered companies.

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COSTA RICA – Relaxation of Post-Arrival Temporary Residence Application Process

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COSTA RICA – Changes to the Post-Arrival Temporary Residence Application Process

Effective 16 August 2017, changes have been made to the application procedure for temporary residence for employees of registered companies who are applying post-arrival in Costa Rica.

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COSTA RICA – Changes to the Post-Arrival Temporary Residence Application Process

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COSTA RICA – New Expedited ID Card Process for Registered Companies

The Immigration authorities have this week implemented an expedited process for the issuance of Identification cards for employees of accredited companies.

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COSTA RICA – New Expedited ID Card Process for Registered Companies

This news alert was prepared using information provided by BLP and Immigration Solutions Costa Rica.

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IRELAND – Delays in Employment Permit Processing, GNIB Registration Appointment Booking and Security Checks on Entry

There are currently severe delays in the processing of Employment Permits and in obtaining appointments for GNIB Registration in County Dublin.

There has also been a tightening up of border controls causing longer security clearance times at ports of entry into Ireland.

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IRELAND – Delays in Employment Permit Processing, GNIB Registration Appointment Booking and Security Checks on Entry

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DENMARK – Biometrics Registration in Copenhagen Will Require an Appointment; and the Minimum Salary Threshold for the Pay Limit Scheme has Increased

From 7 February 2017, foreign nationals applying for work and residence permits under the Fast-Track Scheme must book an appointment for registering their biometric data at the Danish Agency of Recruitment and Integration (SIRI) in Copenhagen.

Appointments can be scheduled online from 13 January 2017, and advance booking will become mandatory from 7 February 2017.

In addition, the minimum gross annual pay to qualify for the Pay Limit Scheme increased to DKK 408,000 (up from DKK 400,000) from 1 January 2017.

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DENMARK – Biometrics Registration in Copenhagen Will Require an Appointment; and the Minimum Salary Threshold for the Pay Limit Scheme has Increased

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

TURKEY –Turkish Embassy in London Opts Out of Online Work Visa Appointment Booking System

The Turkish Embassy in London is asking applicants to book appointments for work visa applications by email, instead of via the usual online appointment booking system.

This new procedure aims to clear a backlog of appointments.

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by Bener.

TURKEY – Significant Delays to Residence Permit Application Appointments; and New Limits for Stays Abroad for Residence Permit Holders

The online system for booking appointments for first-time residence permit applications in Turkey is currently issuing appointments up to 90 days after the booking date, putting applicants’ legal immigration status in Turkey at risk.

In addition, a law which entered into force in May 2014, regulating the length of stays abroad for foreign national residence permit holders, has recently begun to be enforced.

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