SAUDI ARABIA – Stricter Saudization Targets

Effective 3 September 2017, the Ministry of Labour and Social Development will implement a new version of its Nitaqat grading programme for companies, meaning stricter Saudization requirements for businesses.

The Ministry has also announced that it only approved 37% of work visa applications in 2016 (316,212 out of 849,228).

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SAUDI ARABIA – Stricter Saudization Targets Scheduled

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Our sister company Newland Chase, a CIBT company, provides specialist immigration services worldwide.

CIBT is a world leader in short-term outbound visa requirements for expats and businesses.

 

SWITZERLAND – Quotas for EU/EFTA L Permits Exhausted for Second Quarter of 2017

The quota for L permits for the second quarter of 2017, for short-term assignees from European Union (EU) / European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) countries, has been filled.

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SWITZERLAND – Quotas for EU/EFTA L Permits Exhausted for Second Quarter of 2017

This alert was prepared using information provided by Sgier und Partner.

Peregrine builds software and provides consultancy and training for global immigration management.
Our sister company Newland Chase, a CIBT company, provides specialist immigration services worldwide.
CIBT is a world leader in short-term outbound visa requirements for expats and businesses.

ITALY – New Quota Decree Published

The Italian government has announced a cap of 30,850 on the number of workers from outside the EEA allowed in Italy for 2017. The figure and the categories of workers allowed this year are similar to those announced in recent years.

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ITALY – New Quota Decree Published

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ROMANIA – 2017 Quotas Announced

Romania’s work permit quotas for 2017 have been published in the Official Gazette (Part I, no. 85 of 30 January 2017) according to Government Decision no.35/2017.

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ROMANIA – 2017 Quotas Announced

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SWITZERLAND – Quotas for EU/EFTA L Permits Exhausted for Third Quarter of 2016

The quota for L permits for the third quarter of 2016, for short-term assignees from European Union (EU) / European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) countries, has been filled.

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COLOMBIA – New Quota for Oil, Mining and Infrastructure Projects in Barrancabermeja Municipality

Effective 13 June 2016, a quota for skilled and unskilled local workers has been established for projects in the oil, mining and infrastructure sectors in the municipality of Barrancabermeja, home to the largest oil refinery in the country.

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This news alert was prepared using information provided by Brigard and Urrutia and Tannus & Asociados.

SWITZERLAND – Quotas for EU/EFTA L Permits Exhausted for Second Quarter of 2016

The quota for L permits for the second quarter of 2016, for short-term assignees from European Union (EU) / European Free Trade Agreement (EFTA) countries, has been filled.

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