VIETNAM – New Notification Requirement for Early Termination of Work Permits

Effective immediately, the Ministry of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has issued a circular which re-introduces the requirement to notify provincial Departments of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs (DeLISA) of early termination of work permits, and introduces new work permit application forms. Implementation is ongoing and depends on the province.

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VIETNAM – New Notification Requirement for Early Termination of Work Permits

This alert was prepared using information provided by Resident Vietnam.

PHILIPPINES – Additional Requirements for Cancellation of Alien Employment Permit

Effective 1 March 2019, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has issued new guidelines for applications for cancellation of Alien Employment permits (AEPs).

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by Follosco, Morallos & Herce.

 

VIETNAM – Some Provinces Now Require Residence Card Cancellation Before Departure

Effective immediately, the immigration authorities in some provinces in Vietnam are requiring foreign nationals who are terminating their assignments and leaving the country to surrender and cancel their Temporary Residence Card (TRC) prior to their departure. In these cases, the foreign national and any dependents will have to apply for an exit visa to be able to leave Vietnam.

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VIETNAM – Some Provinces Now Require Residence Card Cancellation Before Departure

This alert was prepared using information provided by Resident Vietnam.

PANAMA – Executive Decree Clarifies Basis for Cancelling Work Permits

On 31 May 2018, the Ministry of Labour published an executive decree setting out possible grounds for the cancellation of work permits.

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PANAMA – Executive Decree Clarifies Basis for Cancelling Work Permits

This news alert was prepared using information provided by BDS Asesores.

INDIA – Various Amendments to the Immigration Regulations

The Ministry of Home Affairs in India has recently made several changes to the immigration regime.

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by LawQuest.

PHILIPPINES – Cancellation of Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card Requires Downgrading of Visa

Effective 29 June 2017, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) is now requiring an additional document in support of applications for conversion of a 9(a) tourist visa or a temporary visitor visa to a 9(g) Pre-arranged Employment Visa (Commercial).

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PHILIPPINES – New Document Requirement for 9(g) Visa Applications

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PHILIPPINES – Cancellation of Alien Certificate of Registration Identity Card Requires Downgrading of Visa

The Bureau of Immigration has announced that, effective immediately, foreign nationals wishing to cancel their Alien Certificate of Registration I-Cards (ACR I-Cards) are first required to downgrade their visa to a 9(a) temporary visitor visa. Previously, the requirement to downgrade the visa to a 9(a) temporary visitor visa was not strictly enforced.

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