ISRAEL – SEA (45-Day Work Travel) and 2017 Government Fees, Minimum Salary and Pensions Update

The Ministry of Interior has clarified the waiting period after SEA visa expiration until a new SEA application can be submitted.

The government has also published new work visa fees, a new minimum salary and new pensions payment requirements for 2017.

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ISRAEL – Clarification of Rules for Short-Term Work Travel and for Israel-China Ten-Year Multiple-Entry Visa

Recently published articles in the Israeli press have misleadingly advised that, pursuant to a “new” regulation issued by the Population and Immigration Authority, almost every business visitor who comes to Israel for business, even for a short period, is required to have a work visa rather than a tourist visa. To avoid further misunderstanding, here we summarise the regulations relating to short-term business travel.

Also, earlier in 2016, Israel and China signed a ten-year multiple-entry visa agreement. The agreement came into effect and was published officially on 1 December 2016.

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MEXICO – Expansion of Visa Exemption for Certain Visa-Required Nationals

Effective 17 May 2016, more categories of visa-required nationals are allowed to enter Mexico for up to six months without a visa.

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MEXICO – Expansion of Visa Exemption for Certain Visa-Required Nationals

This news alert was prepared using information provided by Arellano Abogados.

New Data in Immiguru: GHANA – Rotator Permit (Oil and Gas)

We’re very pleased to announce that a new immigration process for Ghana has been added to Immiguru this week: Rotator Permit (Oil and Gas).

This is a short term work permit  for foreign nationals to enter Ghana for a short term assignment (up to six months) within the oil and gas industry. The process is a streamlined application, with fewer document requirements, no local labour market search and faster processing time.

Many thanks to our partner in Ghana, Globetrotters Legal for their help with this!

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New Data in Immiguru: Dominican Republic – Short Term Work Permit (Under 11 Months)

We’re very pleased to announce that a new immigration process for Dominican Republic has recently been added to Immiguru: Short Term Work Permit (Under 11 Months).

This is the standard process for applicants remaining on payroll and home contract while working in the Dominican Republic for more than 60 days and up to a maximum of 11 months.

Many thanks to our partner in Dominican Republic, Guzmán Ariza for their help with this!

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New Data in Immiguru: Egypt – Temporary Work Authorisation (Under 30 Days)

We’re very pleased to announce that a new immigration process for Egypt has been added to Immiguru this week: Temporary Work Authorisation (Under 30 Days).

The short term work authorisation process allows the applicant to enter Egypt for limited work activities for a specified short term period (under 30 days). The application process is much quicker and less document intensive than a full work permit process.

Many thanks to our partner in Egypt, Challenge Law Firm for their help with this!

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New Data in Immiguru: Norway – Temporary Assignments (Under 90 Days)

We’re very pleased to announce that the Temporary Assignments (Under 90 Days) to Norway process was added to Immiguru this month.

Some work-related activities are permitted on a Schengen C Visa or visa waiver stay for non-EU/EEA/Swiss nationals assigned from outside the EU/EEA to Norway for a period of up to 90 days.

Many thanks to our partners in Norway, Oslo Relocation and Homble Olsby, for their help with this!

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