INDONESIA – Changes to Work Immigration Rules Take Effect

On 1 November 2018, Regulation 10/2018 of the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) took effect.

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INDONESIA – Changes to Work Immigration Rules Take Effect

This news alert was prepared using information provided by PNB Immigration Law Firm.

INDONESIA – Further Details of Upcoming Regulations for Hiring Foreign Workers

Further details are now available of the new regulations for hiring foreign workers (see our previous alert here).

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has published Regulation No. 10/2018, but there the Directorate General of Immigration has not yet published its new regulations, and there is still no implementation date for the new system.

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VIETNAM – Work permit duration cannot exceed local entity business licence validity

Effective immediately, the Labour Authority in Ho Chi Minh City has clarified that the proposed duration of a work permit as stated in the application (currently two years maximum) cannot exceed the expiration date of the sponsoring entity’s current business licence.

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VIETNAM – Work permit duration cannot exceed local entity business licence validity

This alert was prepared using information provided by Resident Vietnam.

INDONESIA – Upcoming Regulations for Hiring Foreign Workers

Effective 29 June 2018, the government of Indonesia has issued new regulations for hiring foreign workers.

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INDONESIA – Upcoming Regulations for Hiring Foreign Workers

This news alert was prepared using information provided by PNB Immigration Law Firm.

INDONESIA – Simplified Work Permit Application Process for Oil and Gas Companies

Effective immediately, oil and gas companies that intend to hire foreign workers in Indonesia no longer require RPTKA (request for approval to hire foreign workers) or IMTA (work permit) recommendation letters from the Directorate General of Oil and Gas (“Dirjen MIGAS”) and can now apply for a work permit directly at the Ministry of Manpower.

This change should significantly decrease processing times for work permits in the oil and gas sector.

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Global Trends | 2017 Roundup of Significant Global Corporate Immigration Developments

In 2017, along with our sister company, Newland Chase, we published hundreds of client and public updates on significant changes to immigration policy impacting international business in dozens of countries, via newsletters, white papers, client briefs, industry articles, and social media.

While it would be near impossible to summarise in one document all of last years’ changes in immigration policy from around the world, linked below is a brief overview of what we consider to be among the most significant developments in corporate immigration from around the world, grouped by region and country.

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Global Trends | 2017 Roundup of Significant Global Corporate Immigration Developments

INDONESIA – Domicile Letter Now Required for ITAS Applications in South Jakarta

Dutch colonial architecture in Kota, Jakarta, IndonesiaEffective 6 November 2017, foreign nationals applying for a limited stay permit (ITAS) at the South Jakarta immigration office must submit a domicile letter, as proof of residency, in support of their application.

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