September 12, 2019 | Indonesia
The Indonesian Investment Board (BKPM) has amended a 2018 regulation to confirm that foreign nationals who are shareholders in an Indonesian company and who will work as directors or commissioners…
September 12, 2019 | Thailand
Eligible companies can now apply to the One Stop Service Center for a WP3 (a work permit pre-approval letter) with same-day approval instead of applying to the Employment Department.
September 12, 2019 | Philippines
Per a new Bureau of Immigration regulation, foreign nationals who wish to work while their 47(a)(2) Special Non-Immigrant Visa application is pending now require a Provisional Work Permit (PWP) instead…
September 12, 2019 | United States of America
OFLC Announces Schedule for E-Filing of LCAs The Department of Labor’s Office of Foreign Labor Certification (OFLC) has announced its schedule for electronic filing of
September 12, 2019 | South Korea
All foreign nationals with more than six months of residence in South Korea will now be enrolled in South Korea’s national health insurance (NHI) system automatically, regardless of whether they…
August 28, 2019 | United States of America
State Dept. Establishes, Retrogresses August Employment-Based Final Action Dates The Department of State’s Visa Bulletin for August 2019 notes a steadily increasing level of employment-based
August 28, 2019 | United Kingdom
Per updated guidance for sponsors from the Home Office, Tier 2 sponsors are now required to keep a record of their Tier 2 employees’ admission dates to the UK.
August 28, 2019 | Israel
Multiple stays are now permitted under the STEP B-1 90-day work visa. Instead of a single stay of up to 90 days in a year, multiple stays not exceeding 90…
August 28, 2019 | Thailand
A medical certificate is now required for initial work permit applications and work permit extension applications filed under the Board of Investment (BOI), Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT), and…
August 28, 2019 | South Africa
Nationals of New Zealand, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and United Arab Emirates are now visa-exempt for stays of up to 90 days for tourism, conferences and business meetings.