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.

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.

AUSTRIA – New Police Clearance Requirement for Residence Applications in Vienna

Since the beginning of 2018, applicants for residence permits in Vienna must now submit a police clearance certificate from each country in which they have resided for more than six months, at any time in their lives.

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AUSTRIA – New Police Clearance Requirement for Residence Applications in Vienna

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Relocation Services Strohmayer and Recom Relocation.

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Upcoming Police Clearance Certificate Requirement; Recent Changes to Immigration Processes

Effective 4 February 2018, new employment applications must be supported by a police clearance certificate.

Meanwhile, the Ministry of Labour (MOL) and Ministry of Interior (MOI), and free zone authorities have all made some important changes that affect how applications are processed.

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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – Upcoming Police Clearance Certificate Requirement; Recent Changes to Immigration Processes

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Sesam Business Consultants.

BRAZIL – Stricter Documentary Requirements for Police Registration

Effective 27 December 2017, the Federal Police in Brazil have introduced a new documentary requirement for the mandatory in-country registration (“Registro Nacional Migratório” or RNM).

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BRAZIL – Stricter Documentary Requirements for Police Registration

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

KENYA – Police Clearance Certificates Required for All Work Permit and Pass Applications

Effective 2 October 2017, original police clearance certificates (PCC) must be submitted in support of initial and renewal applications for all work permit and pass types.

This includes short-term Special Passes, long-term Class D work permits, Dependent Passes and Student Passes.

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