ARGENTINA – Ten-Year Police Clearance Certificates Now Required for Immigration Applications

Effective 6 March 2019, the immigration authorities have published a new regulation requiring police clearance certificates submitted in support of immigration applications to include the applicant’s criminal record for the ten years prior to the certificate’s issuance.

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ARGENTINA – Ten-Year Police Clearance Certificates Now Required for Immigration Applications

This alert was prepared with information provided by Labs Relocation Services, CSM and Newland Chase.

VENEZUELA – Embassy in Argentina Can Now Apostille Venezuelan Criminal Records Certificates

Effective immediately, the Venezuelan embassy in Argentina is now authorised to stamp an apostille seal on Venezuelan criminal records certificates.

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VENEZUELA – Embassy in Argentina Can Now Apostille Venezuelan Criminal Records Certificates

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ARGENTINA – New Application Process for 90-Day Work Permit

The National Immigration Office (DNM) has implemented changes to the application process for the 90-day work permit (24h visa).

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ARGENTINA – New Application Process for 90-Day Work Permit

This alert has been prepared with information from CSM.

BRAZIL – Relaxation of New Police Clearance Requirement for Residence Renewal Applicants

The Ministry of Labour has issued a Technical Note stating that current resident visa holders applying for residence renewal in Brazil are not required to present a legalised and translated police clearance certificate from their country of residence covering the last five years. Instead, these applicants must provide a certificate of criminal record issued by the Brazilian police.

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BRAZIL – Relaxation of New Police Clearance Requirement for Residence Renewal Applicants

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Newland Chase Brazil.

POLAND – Changes to Work Permit Regulations from 1 January 2018

Various changes to work permit regulations for non-EEA nationals came into effect on 1 January 2018.

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POLAND – Changes to Work Permit Regulations from 1 January 2018

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SOUTH AFRICA – Launch of Automated Biometric Police Clearance Postponed

The Department of Home Affairs has postponed the introduction of an automated biometric criminal records check system, without announcing a new launch date.

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SOUTH AFRICA – Launch of Automated Biometric Police Clearance Postponed

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