Tanzania may become even more stringent for Work Permit applicants The Tanzanian immigration landscape is notorious for being inconsistent, time-consuming, expensive and above all, unnecessarily difficult. However, Tanzanian immigration may just become somewhat of a myth when looking at the latest draft notice, which the Tanzanian government intends to implement link to be included, so that readers can have sight of the attached document.
Kenya imposes restrictions on entry for Work Permit applicants In a further attempt to combat illegal foreigners, in August 2018, Interior CS Fred Matiang’i announced that all foreign nationals who intend to apply for a Work Permit are required to do so whilst outside of Kenya.
SOUTH AFRICA: Work permits - The Corporate Immigration Law Review - Edition 7 We would like to share with you parts of my chapter contribution towards the book THE CORPORATE IMMIGRATION LAW REVIEW - EDITION 7 - about SOUTH AFRICA work permits: IV EMPLOYER SPONSORSHIP i Work permits No foreign worker may perform any work related activity in South Africa without a valid short-term work visa or without any of the three different categories of work visa, namely the intra-company transfer (ICT) visa, the critical skills visa and the general work visa.
Canada opens pilot program to facilitate issuance of work permits for skilled workers The Canadian government has announced the entry into force of a new pilot program last June 12, 2017, Global Skills Strategy (GSS), aimed at facilitating the issuance of work permits. Applicants who qualify are those under the International Mobility Program (IMP) and the Global Talent Stream (GST).
NIGERIA’s new Immigration Regulation 2017 Nigeria recently refurbished his legal framework for immigration comprehensively through the Immigration Regulations 2017 (“The Regulations”). The major objective is the implementation of the Immigration Act 2015 (“Act”) which has significant influence especially on the Business Permit, Temporary Work Permit, Spousal Resident Permit and Residence Permit.
Mozambique tightens laws on non-compliant companies and foreign workers Mozambique has tightened their reign in terms of work permits and employer obligations. Immigration and Labour officials are now conducting regular audits of employers in certain areas of Mozambique, namely, the Cabo Delgado province.