The short term work permit, also called “de facto” work permit, is referred to as “Special Skills Work Permit VETS”.
Here is what you need to know about the short term work permit:
- The application must be submitted directly to the DGM (DRC Migration Agency).
- The short term work permit is issued for 1 year, this is the VET permit.
- It allows the applicant to work in specific sectors (eg. mining).
- Alongside with the VET permit, a VSR (entry-return visa) is also required, which is valid for 7 months and renewable.