KAZAKHSTAN – New Visa Waiver Program Covers 20 More Countries and Longer Stays

Effective 1 January 2017, nationals of 39 countries (up from 19) will be able to enter, leave and transit through Kazakhstan without a visa, and stay for up to 30 days (up from 15 days), for business, tourism or private trips.

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KAZAKHSTAN – New Visa Waiver Program Covers 20 More Countries and Longer Stays

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

RUSSIA – Employment Ban and Visa Restrictions for Turkish Nationals

Due to the current political situation, employers in Russia will not be able to obtain work permits for Turkish nationals from 1 January 2016.  Also from 1 January, Turkish nationals will no longer be able to enter Russia without a visa.

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RUSSIA – Employment Ban and Visa Restrictions for Turkish Nationals

This alert was drafted using information provided by Vista Foreign Business Support.

INDONESIA – New Rules to Counter Illegal Working in Bali

Effective 20 October 2015 until 31 December 2015, foreign nationals who have entered Indonesia more than twice in a year, or who have stayed in Indonesia for more than four consecutive months, on a visa on arrival (VOA), a tourist visa or a visa-free short visit, are to be denied entry into Bali.

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INDONESIA – New Rules to Counter Illegal Working in Bali

This news alert was prepared using information provided by PNB Immigration Law Firm.

KAZAKHSTAN – Visa Waiver Extended to 2017 and for Ten More Nationalities

Nationals of ten more countries will be able to enter, leave and transit through Kazakhstan without a visa, and stay for up to 15 days, when travelling for business or tourism.

The visa waiver scheme, originally introduced in 2014 for one year as a pilot project, has been extended until December 2017.

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KAZAKHSTAN – Visa Waiver Extended to 2017 and for Ten More Nationalities

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