TURKEY – Update on Residence Permit Process

The Migration Directorate has recently introduced changes to its rules for short-term (touristic) residence permits, with the stated aim of limiting the number of foreign nationals illegally engaging in work while holding these permits.

These measures are expected to develop further as the Migration Directorate tests their effectiveness.

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by Bener Law Office.

PANAMA – New Online Application for Travel Permits for Minors

Effective 1 April 2018, the National Immigration Authority will implement a mandatory online application process for travel permits for minors exiting the country with one or no parents.

The introduction of the new system may cause delays.

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PANAMA – New Online Application for Travel Permits for Minors

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Morgan & Morgan Abogados.

PANAMA – Work Permit Applicants Must Attend Ministry of Labour in Person [UPDATED]

On 26 December 2017, the Ministry of Labour issued a decree requiring all work permit applicants to visit the Ministry in person for biometric registration before submitting any initial or renewal work permit application.

UPDATE: The Ministry of Labour Resolution No. DM-064-2018 of 8 February 2018, published on 20 February 2018, reveals more details of this new registration requirement.

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PANAMA – Work Permit Applicants Must Attend Ministry of Labour in Person [UPDATED]

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Morgan & Morgan Abogados.

RUSSIA – New Work Permit Regulations Bring Administrative Changes

Effective 4 February 2018, new regulations on issuing work permits bring some administrative changes to the work permit rules.

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

PANAMA – Work Permit Applicants Must Attend Ministry of Labour in Person

On 26 December 2017, the Ministry of Labour issued a decree requiring all work permit applicants to visit the Ministry in person for biometric registration before submitting any initial or renewal work permit application.

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PANAMA – Work Permit Applicants Must Attend Ministry of Labour in Person

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Morgan & Morgan Abogados.

NIGERIA – Residence Permit Renewals Will Require National Identification Number

1 January 2018 is the deadline for foreign nationals legally residing in Nigeria to obtain a National Identity Number (NIN) issued by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC).

Without a NIN, a foreign national will not be able to obtain or renew a long-term work and residence permit.

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